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  • My guess is that he took the diagonal length of each of the formats, saw that FF was about 43mm and 4x5 was about 163, giving a nominal multiplier for the dreaded "equivalency" concept of about ...
  • My guess is Hocking Hills State Park, Ohio, near Old Man's Cave. Free turn if correct.
  • Just so you know, the 430EXIII-RT flashes cost half that of the 600EX-RTs, but their max brightness is also half. If you don't think you'll need the full output they could do what you need.
  • Currently, Canon's radio wireless triggering scheme can do this using their Group settings, but it would require a 430EXIII-RT or 600EX-RT as the master on the camera's hot shoe and the remotes ...
  • But "instantly"? Well, fairly quickly, maybe. My experiences with wireless tethering leave much to be desired, including using EyeFi.
  • I used my 20D til last year, when I got a 70D. It had to be repaired once when its shutter release button quit working after getting wet in a cave, and during its last year the exposure control ...
  • Replied in Feedback
    Yeah. It's a "private message". None of those options appear.
  • Created question thread How to report spam messages?
    I have received outright spam messages. I don't see an easy way to forward it to an administrator as a spam report. I think the account should be zapped, but I'm an old curmudgeon of a sysadmin.
  • I'm afraid it is. Canon, for some unfathomable reason, won't permit HSS when the optical master is the pop-up flash on the camera. In your case, I assume you are using the pop-up flash on the 7D ...
  • Yes, all of the Westcott Apollo series can work with a speedlite or hotshoe flash. The standard swivel adapter used for umbrellas works fine. There are other umbrella-type softboxes other than ...
  • No. If you look at the EXIF you'll see the shutter was at 1/500, meaning HSS, in this case. But no, using all manual settings, you try a few test shots, usually without the ultimate subject in the ...
  • Hm. Well, Here's an example that may work for you: Equipment used: Canon 580EXII Speedlite, Last-o-lite Ezybox Speed-Lite, Manfrotto Nano Stand 5001B, a Manfrotto 026 swivel adapter, and an OCFGear ...
  • IIRC the way to cope with this is to put the hood on first. No?
  • Then you haven't looked carefully enough. Lee makes what they call a "tandem adaptor" for doing just that - having two independently rotatable filter holders. I can be puchased independently or as ...
  • I have two, the 1/4" version and the 1/8" one. As you saw from the video, they are used to concentrate and narrow the speedlite's pattern. You can make such a device from soda straws if you have ...
  • +1 for this recommendation. Also, if you'd like to set up studio lighting tests and learn important techniques and concepts, Light: Science and Magic is a good resource, with carefully laid-out ...
  • Well, there's this:
    And if you want to leave your hotshoe empty you can use a Super Clamp to clamp it to your tripod.

  • Yes, I was there in the early oughts and if you walk around at all at night you will of course tread in one of them. I can't find any pics from that period. I need to go back while we are still ...
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    I was thinking it might be Mount Aspiring, named by John Turnbull Thomson, but he was from Northumberland, as far as I can tell, and I can't find any evidence for the FRAS - he was a surveyor and ...
  • Yeah, this kinda gives it away, too: GPS Coordinate: 38.905605° N, 91.575459° W I don't have GPS added to my pics, but if/when I do, I think I'll strip it off when posting pics on this thread.  :-)
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