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August 13, 2008

The Nikonians On Location #29 - Flash Gels

A short intro to using filters - gels - on flashes with examples of their different uses.

Click here to download Nikonians On Location Podcast #29 (NPC-OL-2008-08-12; 22:45; 20.8MB, MP3 format).
Video supplement available here (NPC-OLV-2008-08-12; 8:12; flash format).

Show Notes: August 12, 2008

Martin Joergensen covers setting up a system for gelling or filtering light from strobes and talks about different ways of using them. Find the blog entry for the Flash Modifier theme on Martin's blog here.

The sound file:

  1. Intro
  2. Rain and overcast
  3. Light painting not happening
  4. Flash modifiers
  5. Flash gels or filters
  6. Managing artificial light
  7. Setting up and shooting
  8. CLS and slaves
  9. Goodbye

Video supplement:

A slideshow supplement showing examples of using gels on strobes.
Click here to view Nikonians On Location Video Supplement #29 (NPC-OLV-2008-08-12; 8:12; flash format)

Music used on today's show:

Thank You by David Modica on Magnatune

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Posted by martinj at August 13, 2008 1:18 AM