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  1. #11
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    Rooz
    I did read what you posted and tried to remember what you said however memory failed me once I got there and started shooting. i am going to go back and read it again to see where I messed up.
    Thanks Again
    Frank
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  2. #12
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    you didnt mess up mate. you;re just learning. we're all there at some point. while Don's post processing skills never cease to amaze me. i think you're much better off spending the time to use the flash better and get it better straight from the camera. it will save you a heck of alot of time in front of the computer later and remember we're essentially here to try and learn to be better photographers, not better photoshop users.

    in a nutshell, balancing ambient light with flash can be tested at home whenever you want. get in a normally lit room in the eveing and take one shot...1/60s, f5.6, iso100. then take another, 1/40s, f5.6, iso400, (even 800 if the a100 can take it). see the difference for yourself in your loungeroom.
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  3. #13
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    Thanks Rooz I will be getting a flash soon.
    Sony A77
    Sony A580
    Sony A 100
    Maxxum 400si.
    Sony 18-70 Kit Lens
    Minolta AF 35-70
    Minolta AF 50 f/1.7
    Tamron 70-300 f/4-5.6 Di LD
    Tamron 60mm Macro
    Tamron 17-50 f/2.8
    Tamron 2x Converter
    Sony HVL-F42AM
    Quantaray 70-300 4.5-5.6 Macro
    Slingshot 200 Bag



    http://www.flickr.com/photos/22083244@N06/

    http://s305.photobucket.com/albums/nn219/sparkie1263/

  4. #14
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    i thought you got a flash ??
    thats with just the onboard ?? holy hell..you did a great job then considering !
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  5. #15
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    Just imagine what he might have gotten with the "proper equipment" for such a shoot? Good work, Frank.
    Last edited by DonSchap; 05-04-2008 at 06:35 PM.
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    Look, I did not create the optical laws of the Universe ... I simply learned to deal with them.
    Remember: It is usually the GLASS, not the camera (except for moving to Full Frame), that gives you the most improvement in your photography.

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  6. #16
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    Thanks I though I said that in my first post.
    Sony A77
    Sony A580
    Sony A 100
    Maxxum 400si.
    Sony 18-70 Kit Lens
    Minolta AF 35-70
    Minolta AF 50 f/1.7
    Tamron 70-300 f/4-5.6 Di LD
    Tamron 60mm Macro
    Tamron 17-50 f/2.8
    Tamron 2x Converter
    Sony HVL-F42AM
    Quantaray 70-300 4.5-5.6 Macro
    Slingshot 200 Bag



    http://www.flickr.com/photos/22083244@N06/

    http://s305.photobucket.com/albums/nn219/sparkie1263/

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