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k8do

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"RE: Slave with SB800 -- Newbie here -- Moderators plz have a look"

k8do Registered since 12th May 2008
Mon 12-May-08 12:31 PM

Just tripped over this discussion...
With the Nikon DX50 I often use a White Lightning strobe into an umbrella for side fill or main light...
The strobe has a flash detector built in - or I could use a strobe detector...
Covering/shielding the camera flash with white paper attenuates the preflash enough that the strobe does not fire until the camera flash fires...
By juggling the strobe power level you can get a good balance between camera flash and strobe fill light...

Better yet, is to put the DX50 on manual shutter speed and F-stop... The F-stop controls the strobe exposure on the main subject and the shutter speed controls ambient / background level... By going to 1/500 you can make the background dark/black... By going slower you can progressively lighten the background ambient light...
By using a paper reflector in front of the camera flash you can shield the main subject and have only side lighting from the strobe... Or any combination in between...

FWIW

denny

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