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    Question indoor photography equipment help - flash and triggers

    Good Morning all,

    Let me just start by saying it was a mission to find a photography discussion site that does not only reside on FB

    And to the issue at hand... I have decided to take my photography indoors and not just limit myself to outdoor photography. This requires me to set up a small studio that is cost effective, does the job while I work and learn and help me to be creative as is my nature.

    I have done my research and came up with a basic studio setup that will me achieve this, however, I don't know much about compatibility and quality of some equipment.

    This will consist of flashes who would have known? and a few small continuous lighting and backdrops. I have found some sites where i can purchase this locally and prices seem to be decent.

    But i need some help or advice on the technical aspect of the flash and triggers I wish to get, running on a tight budget though. the flash I am looking at is the "YONGNUO Flash Speedlite YN460 For Canon Nikon Olympus Sony" and then the trigger system is either "Micnova 2.4 GHz Wireless 3-in-1 Trigger Set Nikon" or "Commlite ComTrig trigger T320". The later is the more expensive one but would both do the job? I will be adding more than 3 "slave" eventually to the system.

    Thank you for reading

    (if anyone know of any walk in shops for equipment within or close to the Eastrand Mall area or other online shops please share the info)

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    I would suggest that you speak to Graham Robertson. He not only sells this type of equipment, he can guide you on all the technical aspects as well. http://www.grphotographic.co.za/
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    Default Re: indoor photography equipment help - flash and triggers

    Thank you for the reply, that is actually one of the sites i will be purchasing from

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    Default Re: indoor photography equipment help - flash and triggers

    Also speak to Sean Nel, Shoots Imaging, a member here on ODP - a heck of a nice guy, I am sure he can help with everything.



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    Default Re: indoor photography equipment help - flash and triggers

    I just bought 2 * YongNuo YN560 III and the 603 II triggers and they work a treat. Only need one trigger on camera because the 560 have build in trigger that works with 602 or 603. Shooting with Canon D7200.

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    Default Re: indoor photography equipment help - flash and triggers

    Quote Originally Posted by John Lindsay View Post
    I would suggest that you speak to Graham Robertson. He not only sells this type of equipment, he can guide you on all the technical aspects as well. http://www.grphotographic.co.za/
    Thanks, it's really useful!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bonnita View Post
    Thanks, it's really useful!
    There are many more options today than just two years ago... would be important to decide what you want to do before you jump...
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    Default Re: indoor photography equipment help - flash and triggers

    welcome to ODP - the home of die-hards

    I do a lot of studio work - but work with studio strobes - so cant assist in anything speedlight - (for me thats a swear word simply because I I hate speedlights and dont know how they work)
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    Quote Originally Posted by elsahoffmann View Post
    welcome to ODP - the home of die-hards

    I do a lot of studio work - but work with studio strobes - so cant assist in anything speedlight - (for me thats a swear word simply because I I hate speedlights and dont know how they work)
    Whow! Admitting defeat at the hand of an SB-xxx!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Leo Theron View Post
    Whow! Admitting defeat at the hand of an SB-xxx!
    unashamedly too
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    Default Re: indoor photography equipment help - flash and triggers

    I'm presenting an Off Camera Flash workshop in Port Alfred soon - you can be my guest!
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    Default Re: indoor photography equipment help - flash and triggers

    Quote Originally Posted by Leo Theron View Post
    I'm presenting an Off Camera Flash workshop in Port Alfred soon - you can be my guest!
    thank you sweetness but you couldnt pay me to learn how to use speedlights - it's been 12 years and I still hate them. I have no intention of getting used to it. But I do studio lighting workshops if you are interested
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