Strobist

DIY autofocus assist + added DIY hotshoe

During the Brussels strobist meet we encountered some low-light situations (gearing towards no-light). The camera’s didn’t really like that and I got thinking about getting an ST-2. But as usual this requires money and why spent money when you’ve got

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DIY autofocus assist + added DIY hotshoe

During the Brussels strobist meet we encountered some low-light situations (gearing towards no-light). The camera’s didn’t really like that and I got thinking about getting an ST-2. But as usual this requires money and why spent money when you’ve got

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External Flash Battery Pack DIY

I have two Canon 540EZ’s which have an issue with low battery power. If the batteries aren’t fully charged, the flashes will not sync under 1/30th. At least not with the cactus remotes. To bypass this problem and in addition

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External Flash Battery Pack DIY

I have two Canon 540EZ’s which have an issue with low battery power. If the batteries aren’t fully charged, the flashes will not sync under 1/30th. At least not with the cactus remotes. To bypass this problem and in addition

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Happy New Year!! Fireworks, Snow & looking back @ 2007

Hey everyone! Happy new year to start this post with off course! This year I had hoped to shoot some fireworks but again, same as last year and the year before… it was foggy Still got some funky shots though

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Happy New Year!! Fireworks, Snow & looking back @ 2007

Hey everyone! Happy new year to start this post with off course! This year I had hoped to shoot some fireworks but again, same as last year and the year before… it was foggy Still got some funky shots though

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Strobist meetup

About time After a laptop crash and reinstalling all software I finally got around to uploading these pictures from the strobist meet. Had a good time and looks like we got a Netherlands strobist meet coming up, organized by Illogical!

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Strobist meetup

About time After a laptop crash and reinstalling all software I finally got around to uploading these pictures from the strobist meet. Had a good time and looks like we got a Netherlands strobist meet coming up, organized by Illogical!

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Flash diy gadgets: grids, spigot and barndoors

DIY time! (harhar) With the upcoming Brussel strobist meet coming up, I decided it was time to make met some grids, snoot, barndoors and spigot adapters. Read the full post for howto’s and pics!

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Flash diy gadgets: grids, spigot and barndoors

DIY time! (harhar) With the upcoming Brussel strobist meet coming up, I decided it was time to make met some grids, snoot, barndoors and spigot adapters. Read the full post for howto’s and pics!

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Strobist Lighting 102: Apparent size & specular highlight

For the apparent size I used different reflectors and stuff, nothing fancy. I guess I should’ve set the flash more to the right since that would make the diffused highlight-to-shadow transfer area more clear. The specular highlight was something else,

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Strobist Lighting 102: Apparent size & specular highlight

For the apparent size I used different reflectors and stuff, nothing fancy. I guess I should’ve set the flash more to the right since that would make the diffused highlight-to-shadow transfer area more clear. The specular highlight was something else,

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Strobist Lighting 102: Position

Off course, way too late… But finally here’s my take on the first chapter for the strobist Lighting 102. There were two exercises, angle and distance. For the angle I set the camera on the timer and just handheld the

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Strobist Lighting 102: Position

Off course, way too late… But finally here’s my take on the first chapter for the strobist Lighting 102. There were two exercises, angle and distance. For the angle I set the camera on the timer and just handheld the

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Rosco Gels / Colour correction filters / Strobist gel pack available!

So I had to buy these filters/ gels in very big sheets. Better start sharing it! So I made some packs as defined by mr Strobist himself and they are available here. These filters, also called gels, are used as

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Rosco Gels / Colour correction filters / Strobist gel pack available!

So I had to buy these filters/ gels in very big sheets. Better start sharing it! So I made some packs as defined by mr Strobist himself and they are available here. These filters, also called gels, are used as

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Strobist challenge: Macro

On the strobist discussion group on flickr another assignment was set; a macro picture. No further restrictions except for the use of off-camera flash. For those of you that haven’t found strobist yet; it’s an amazing site about the use

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Strobist challenge: Macro

On the strobist discussion group on flickr another assignment was set; a macro picture. No further restrictions except for the use of off-camera flash. For those of you that haven’t found strobist yet; it’s an amazing site about the use

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