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Forum: Flash Photography Technique 19-10-06, 17:25
Replies: 29
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Posted By Don Hoey
Although there are good deals on old flash units...

Although there are good deals on old flash units to be had, the electronic circuits in modern cameras will, as John says, be fried by the high trigger voltage of old but useable by remote triggering...
Forum: Flash Photography Technique 19-10-06, 10:51
Replies: 29
Views: 43,459
Posted By Don Hoey
John, Canon 430ez does appear to be OK. Here...

John,

Canon 430ez does appear to be OK. Here are a couple of links to Canon EOS flash units

http://www.kjsl.com/~dave/speedlites.html
...
Forum: Flash Photography Technique 19-10-06, 10:32
Replies: 29
Views: 43,459
Posted By Don Hoey
John, The Vivitar 283 most certainly WILL...

John,

The Vivitar 283 most certainly WILL fry electronics. The trigger voltage is too high. OK if used off camera and triggered by a slave. I will have to check for info on the canon 430ez.

Don
Forum: Flash Photography Technique 12-01-06, 20:36
Replies: 29
Views: 43,459
Posted By Don Hoey
The Canon flash system.

I have been on a trawl of the net to try and understand Canon Flash Systems and came across this. It has got to be the most comprehensive guide to the Canon system on the net. A lot of reading here....
Forum: Flash Photography Technique 11-01-06, 22:13
Replies: 29
Views: 43,459
Posted By Don Hoey
Just looked at Jessops and 18 for a G/N 15 is...

Just looked at Jessops and 18 for a G/N 15 is pretty impressive by todays standards.

Don
Forum: Flash Photography Technique 11-01-06, 21:51
Replies: 29
Views: 43,459
Posted By Don Hoey
Jon, I have also been down the bulb and brolly...

Jon,
I have also been down the bulb and brolly route. Would not even consider it now. What at one time I found hard, is now not so, and if I can help I will.

Any questions - just post them here....
Forum: Flash Photography Technique 11-01-06, 21:19
Replies: 29
Views: 43,459
Posted By Don Hoey
Harry, Nice one. Just been to Sigma's web...

Harry,
Nice one.
Just been to Sigma's web site to check out your flash. Not surprised the setup is heavy. Bit of a job controlling output from 2 big guns G/N 50.
I would think at the lens to...
Forum: Flash Photography Technique 31-12-05, 09:11
Replies: 29
Views: 43,459
Posted By Don Hoey
Christine, Thats super. All you need to have...

Christine,

Thats super. All you need to have a play today is something to take a picture of. Not too shiney. Even a dull coin will do.

The biggest problem you have probably found is focusing as...
Forum: Flash Photography Technique 22-12-05, 22:03
Replies: 29
Views: 43,459
Posted By Don Hoey
I did mention this in post #3 but no harm in...

I did mention this in post #3 but no harm in restating it.


Harry your lighting technique is superb in your Christmas Cacti photo. The water droplets could so easily have been killed by flash. It...
Forum: Flash Photography Technique 18-12-05, 20:25
Replies: 29
Views: 43,459
Posted By Don Hoey
Remote flash

You can quite cheaply arm yourself with a powerful second hand flash to add additional light or as a means of lighting within a tighter budget.

This is NOT a flash that will be directly attatched...
Forum: Flash Photography Technique 18-12-05, 19:52
Replies: 29
Views: 43,459
Posted By Don Hoey
Guide Numbers and sync speed in flash.

These are an indicator of power. High numbers = more power. More power = more reach.

With flash exposure is calculated based on flash to subject distance not camera to subject distance.

If the...
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