Category Archives: sb-900

Softlighter and Speedlights

Some outdoor test shots in bright daylight (2pm mid-July) with my new 60″ Softlighter (basically an umbrella with a cover to emulate a softbox look) and three Speedlights: one SB-900 and two SB-600s. Featuring the mannequin I acquired a few years ago for practice (Manny). Even though I used no radio/remotes to activate the Speedlights,… Continue Reading

Off camera gelled flash

This past weekend I changed up my off-camera lighting just a little bit than I normally have been doing. Using off-camera flashes has been part of my repertoire for quite some time now with certain bars/bands, but I never used a dome diffuser nor did I use any colored gels (even though I own both).… Continue Reading

The Nikon D700

So I’ve had the D700/24-70 for a couple of days now. Haven’t done any jobs with it yet; just been putting it through its paces shooting things around the house. This weekend I’ll be taking it on three different shoots, so I’m looking forward to that. Justice is coming. Continue Reading

Nikon d300s Impressions from a Canon 7D and 5DM2 shooter.

I’ve rented the Nikon d300s this past week, along with the Nikon 17-55 2.8, the SB-900 flash and the SB-600 flash (to experiment with off-camera lighting). I’ve been considering a switch from Canon to Nikon for a long time. Here is a link to some pics I shot with the Nikon. Below are my impressions: Continue Reading