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I'm curious about speedlight usage.

HBB

Phoenix, US
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"RE: I'm curious about speedlight usage."

HBB Moderator Hal is an expert in several areas, including CLS Awarded for his excellent article contributions to the Resources. Charter Member
Sun 05-Dec-10 07:10 PM

Sean:

Your path is really a function of the type of shooting you will be doing. If you expect to get into micro/macro photography, get the R1C1 kit which includes the SU800, a pair of SB-R200 units, and all the related accessories.

If larger sets are of interest (portraits, groups, etc.) you will get more use out of a couple more SB900/700 units, and perhaps some light stands to go with them. SB800s are no longer made, and I heard recently that SB600s have also ceased production.

Unless you are using remotes at great distances, or shooting around lots of obstacles, you won't need to get into Pocket Wizards at this stage of your photography.

Hope this helps a bit.

Regards,

HBB in Phoenix, Arizona
Nikonian Team Member

Photography is a journey with no conceivable destination.

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