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Sports photo question
« on: October 17, 2012, 11:55:00 AM »
This seems like a pretty big off-camera flash to use for an NBA game, especially so because it doesn't appear to be modified/softened in any way. Isn't that uncommon for sports photos, especially for something as high profile as the NBA?
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Sports photo question
« on: October 17, 2012, 11:55:00 AM »

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Re: Sports photo question
« Reply #1 on: October 19, 2012, 09:58:34 AM »
Ok, I was wondering why I had zero responses, and apparently the link was broken. It's fixed now. Any thoughts on using this kind of light in that kind of venue?
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Re: Sports photo question
« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2012, 10:13:57 AM »
I've seen some photog's use PCB einstiens to light a small gym with radio poppers for triggers.

They tend to use a 10" aluminum cone to get the reach they need and setup long before the game starts.

but for something this large, probably a couple of large broncolor strobes.

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Re: Sports photo question
« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2012, 02:00:38 PM »
I've seen some photog's use PCB einstiens to light a small gym with radio poppers for triggers.

They tend to use a 10" aluminum cone to get the reach they need and setup long before the game starts.

but for something this large, probably a couple of large broncolor strobes.

It just seems like a lot of light to use in a situation like that. If I'm Lebron, and I'm ready to throw one down over Dwight Howard, I'm going to be hopping mad if I get a big flash in my eyes at the last second.
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Re: Sports photo question
« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2012, 02:00:38 PM »