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question about flash gels

Arkayem

Richmond Hill, GA (Savannah), US
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"RE: question about flash gels"

Arkayem Moderator Awarded for his high level skills in flash photography Charter Member
Thu 08-Nov-12 08:43 PM

>>Try and make a GOBO or snoot that would prevent the spill
>from
>>the SB600.
>
>I agree with the snoot idea. Here's a link to Honl snoot that
>I use for this sort of thing. It can also be used as a
>reflector to get the effective flash location high above the
>camera with nice softening if there is a ceiling bounce.
>
>http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/601262-REG/Honl_Photo_HONL_SNOOT8_8_Speed_Snoot_Reflector_for.html/BI/4775/KBID/5289/

Also, it looks like you may be using the pull-out wide angle adaptor. Don't use that. Instead zoom the flash to its maximum and point it slightly away from the background, but not into the lens or you will get flare.

Russ
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