I have an F90X and a Speedlight SB-24. I want to take the flash off-camera, and have acquired an SC-17 cable. The hotshoe on the SC-17 attaches to the camera's hotshoe, while the other end attaches to the flash handle with a tripod female mount. I cannot find such a flash handle in South Africa. Any ideas?
#1. "RE: SB-24/F90x" | In response to Reply # 0Lefty Basic MemberTue 20-Nov-01 04:51 AM
Some of the better brackets for this are made by Stroboframe. There have been some questions and mention of the topic elsewhere on the site; but, basically there are two forms of flash brackets available - the 'flash-flip' (the camera stays put while the flash is flipped), & the 'camera-flip' (flash arm is stationary while the camera pivots on a base)...both of these help to eliminate shadows by keeping the flash directly above the lens (attached using that tripod-mount on the SC-17).
They are available on-line at B&H and Adorama and the like. If you do not have the MB-10 Vertical Grip on your F90X, you would be able to use either the 'flash' or 'camera' flip models. However, if you do have the MB-10, it might be easier to use either the Pro-T or Pro-RL 'camera flip' units. (these run about $100 USD)
I use the Pro-RL with my N90S and love it! The flash arm extends up-and-down, so I can use even the FATEST (in diameter) lens out there.
Hope this helps.
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