« on: July 05, 2011, 09:18:14 PM »
thanks for the replies and my statements were only examples about the glass or the coating as sort of a reference. Assumptions welcome but I was seeking more absolute, factual information if at all possible.
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"Second shooting" is a common method that wedding photographers employ to make sure nothing is missed on a wedding day. It involves the principal photographer hiring an assistant to photograph with them. Basically two photographers at one wedding.Very familiar with the wireless on the 580EXII - really enjoy that option especially when in manual mode - can get some cool shadowing effects. I took a look at the books and see there are various versions of Light Science and Magic. I would presume you mean the 4th edition? I saw several on amazon I appreciate the response and tips on items to acquire
Lightweight/Starter portrait gear? A good starting point would be:
Shoot Thru/Reflective Umbrella
You can use your 7D wireless commander to trigger your 580EXII, but I would consider investing into a wireless trigger system. Once you're comfortable with one light, you can move into two light setups. Most of the Strobist 101 seems out of date, but its very much a good starting point for reading. Speaking of reading, if you want to learn more about light and off camera flash I recommend:
Light: Science and Magic
The HotShoe Diaries
Most L lenses have quiet focus. Besides, you really need a separate mic / input system when filming on DSLR
Just make a personal account with a fake name and fake pic. Lots of people are starting to do that!