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Alex_Mustard

Member Since 16 Jan 2003
Offline Last Active Apr 26 2017 12:12 AM
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In Topic: Nikon Comparison D500 vs D7200

02 March 2017 - 11:42 PM

The extra money in the whole system price is quite small, so worth it.

 

But if you can find a secondhand D7200 system, then that would be very attractive. 

 

Alex


In Topic: RETRA Strobe Thread

02 March 2017 - 08:15 AM

2.  Will the LED aiming lights be close to the flash tube so the LSD can work without being offset and losing efficiency?

3.  Where is the optical slave sensor for off camera use?

 

 

Aiming light is aligned with flash tube - although it has a wide angle beam. But I think that this will make it a very accurate guide for snoot. 

 

Optical sensor is on the back of the strobe. 

 

Alex


In Topic: RETRA Strobe Thread

01 March 2017 - 02:45 AM

Here is a link to the article:

 

http://www.wetpixel....by-alex-mustard

 

Alex


In Topic: Nikon 85mm Micro

09 January 2017 - 12:23 AM

I am sure its optical quality is better than the 70-180mm.


In Topic: Nikon 85mm Micro

08 January 2017 - 11:27 PM

It is a very good lens - light and great value for money. It is not popular because it is for cropped sensor cameras only - meaning you would have to sell it if you switched to a full frame camera. For this reason most Nikon users choose the 60mm and 105mm, which can be used both on DX and FX.

 

Here are three shots taken this year with the 85mm Nikkor:

 

 

Alex