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comment1 posted on 2008-07-07 13:26:30

What? No pictures? :(

comment2 posted on 2009-05-14 15:26:52

I have benn in photography 40 years and can relate to the info discussed. My conversion to unbrella in the 60's have given me wonderful results in portraits and groups. I still use the same 36" umbrella which has a soft cream tint. I tried the light box and still like the umbrella. I am shoting digital and film always in manual mode. Getting results by testing with my 200 watt novatron lights of 25 years and minolta meter. They give just as good results as the expensive units of today. New is not always the best.

comment3 posted on 2009-06-16 06:55:50

thank ....insightful

comment4 posted on 2010-02-02 15:31:05

Thankyou for your most helpful article I will be trying some of your ideas out at my earliest opportunity E Hargreaves

comment5 posted on 2011-03-03 08:38:04

Very nice post, good luck! ;-)

comment6 posted on 2011-06-03 08:16:56

<> I've read this ten times, and still can't picture what he's saying. Is the shaft of the umbrella parallel to the light stand or ???

comment7 posted on 2011-05-16 06:46:54

Really interesting article, I was wondering if the method of using a horizontally mounted bounce umbrella could be used with a shoot through umbrella. I'll do a little experimenting. I found the information on the distance from the flash tube to umbrella surface particularly useful and shall reset and mark my umbrellas from now on. I will also switch to using smaller umbrellas, currently using 40 inch. Umbrella Diameter {UD divided by 2 = Distance between Umbrellas surface {US and Flash Tube FT. {UD/2 = {US , FT Thank you very much indeed.

comment8 posted on 2012-04-06 07:59:08

Thanks! Very Helpful.

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