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tyb1987 Registered since 25th Jun 2013Thu 04-Jul-13 05:38 AM
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"Diffuser for SB910"


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I am interesting to buy a SB910 with diffuser. May I know which model should I get if I mainly snap outdoor portrait, landscape and animal?

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gvk Silver Member Nikonian since 16th Feb 2006Thu 04-Jul-13 11:35 PM
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Diffusers are useless for the situations that you mentioned. Diffusers scatter some of the light from the flash so that it will bounce off walls, ceilings or other reflectors to fill in shadows and soften the contrast of direct flash. Outdoors there are generally no reflective surfaces, so the scattered light does not fall on the subject, and is just wasted.

Gerry

  

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jrp Administrator JRP is one of the co-founders, has in-depth knowledge in various areas. Awarded for his contributions for the Resources Charter MemberFri 05-Jul-13 01:11 AM
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#2. "RE: Diffuser for SB910"
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Sat 06-Jul-13 08:04 AM by jrp

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I use my SB-900 for outdoor portraits, as fill flash, usually with a Gary Fong Universal Lighstphere diffuser.

For landscape, only at dusk or dark hours, to bring out a bit of the foreground, without a diffuser.

For animals, with 300mm lens or longer I use it with a Kirk FX-6 Flash X-Tender.

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