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  1. twinturboteddy

    twinturboteddy Bling Bling!

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    A B800 and a B400. The 400 has trouble lighting anything above F/8 at 100 ISO. Where as the B800 has little trouble going to F/13 on my camera. I'm completely new to portrait/studio lighting so this should be fun.

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    I also got a Cokin Z grad kit, graduated blue, tobacco, and ND2. Got a 52 and 77mm adapter ring. After thinking about it now, I can't think of many scenarios I would even use these graduated filters on a 50mm prime. Kinda of stupid, oh well.

    A quick shot while runnning back to the office at lunch.

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    And finally something to trigger the Alien Bee Slaves (that sounded funny)

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    SG-3IR. Was just using a 58mm IR filter taped to the front of the built in flash before to trigger the speedlights. This works better and the Alien Bee slaves have not failed at all even with the camera placed in front of a 48" octobox.
     
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    how hard are you gripping that shit bro?
     
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    i remember u from rx7club :cool:
     
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    I want a grad filter set so bad :hs:
     
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    twinturboteddy Bling Bling!

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    MastaCow I love cup.

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    MastaCow I love cup.

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  8. Sympathy

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    SG-31R
    i tried putting black electrical tape over the built in flash. it seems that if i completely cover the flash, my sb-600 won't go off remotely. if i cover the built in flash around 80%, my sb-600 goes off remotely. does the sg-31 work with wireless flashes?
     
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    twinturboteddy Bling Bling!

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    SG-3IR is an infrared filter made of an almost opaque plastic. It is virtually identical to what people use infrared filters for in IR photography (these are made of glass though). Only light from a certain spectrum (not visible to humans) can pass through. This infrared light that can pass through triggers any devices hooked up to a slave(receiving device setup to automatically fire upone seeing infrared) This means that anyone with a flash in the vicinity will trigger it.

    This is slightly different from the Nikon CLS system. The CLS system encodes some signals into itself and sets of unidentifiable pre-triggers to tell the remotes what to do. Only the Nikon cameras setup a certain freq and group will set off a determined flash. Strobes are not part of the CLS system and all adjusted manually. SB-800 can be set as a CLS remote AND slave. SB-600 is remote ONLY. That's why I don't have the sb-600 anymore. I need to have everything work in slave mode.

    If you cover the built in flash completely with black tape it will block the IR light from coming out which is what sets off all slaves. I have heard that if you used film that has already been exposed as like a gel taped over the built in flash it will work too. My previous method of IR filter that was originally meant for the end of a lens works almost as good as the sg-3ir
     
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    twinturboteddy Bling Bling!

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    good info thx :)
     

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