GHwell

GHwell

Lives in United States United States
Joined on Sep 7, 2010

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  • when using flash the shutter speed does not increase or decrease  the power of the flash.  It only adjusts the amount of ambient light entering the picture.  any setting at or below sync speed is ...
  • 30% or any percent as I was taught is the amount of fill you want the flash to add to an already properly exposed image to fill in the shadows.  The 30 % is the standard most portrait people use. y ...
  • Replied in shotgun mic?
    I have had very good sound with the rode pro compact shotgun.  be sure you get a sock or dead kitty to cover mic in the wind.  b&h has one with sock or 208.  I got a 6 ft. and a 25 ft cord from ...
  • Replied in color checker
    I got a deal and it came with the meter free.    It is the best thing I own besides the new meter.  I did not use the color board to calibrate my monitor because I already had it set and it was a ...
  • Replied in correct
    cameras are set to 18% gray or middle gray reflected light and I always shoot to the right in the histogram so I set a +2/3 for the spot meter of the camera.  In center weighted I set +1/3  when I ...
  • Replied in srgb
    almost all printers and labs use only srgb,  so make that the setting.   I use Epson r2000 and it gives me the options to use printer, custom, or photo shop to manage colors.  I use the PS option ...
  • Replied in screen
    The screen brightness can be set to different levels.  never use it to evalate the exposure of your picture unless you have adjusted it to match a print made from the file.   Do not compare to ...
  • I have both my 5d and 6d set at + 2/3 when spot metering     my sekonic is set to +.2 to give the same readings.
  • spot metering I set +2/3 always  this matches my seckonic lightmeter reading.  any other camera metering I set +1/3   every canon product I own under exposes flashes are always set at +1 in ettl ca ...
  • It is good till it falls out.   I have 2 5d and a 6d   still use the 5d for copy work and portraits of older people   the 6d is just too sharp.  shows too much of the face defects.
  • Created discussions 5d mirror replaced.
    Thank you Canon nice repair as always.  No charge.   I could tell they had done a complete systems check because I had to reset some stuff.  NO big deal just glad to have the great service.
  • Created discussions Fed X deliveries
    Well I was mad when the fed x driver took the time to open the storm door steal the delivery sign information that read:  please leave packages between doors and push closed.  it will lock  thank you ...
  • Replied in NO PROBLEM
    everyone likes different things.  the bands loved the stuff   wife hated it .
  • Created discussions topaz glow
    Still playing  does have some fun effects
  • The picture on the screen is not a true example of what you have taken if the brightness is not set to minus 2 on my 6d.  If you are comparing the camera screen to a print then lower brightness to ...
  • Ihave westcott boxes.   Compaired thier strobes with alien bee  got the 320 bee first.  It is now a hair light most of the time   got the 640 bee and the mini.   Love them both.  I would not buy ...
  • Did you set the white balance in camera to3200 k   it should have been set to that with a full cto
  • Replied in can
  • Every thing needs to be square and shoot at 50 to80 mm on the lens.   Set any light sourse at 45 degree angles to the poster.   Must use two lights a this angle.   One on each side.   Custom white ...
  • B&W still rocks.   That is just perfect
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