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  • Dave, if you take them in RAW format, they will still display as colour, I am pretty sure they only show up BW if in jpeg. 'I think'.
  • Dave, Something similar to you. Main Folder (My Pictures) Sub-Folders: Weddings Family School Class Photos Sports Team Photos Corporate Real Estate Then Sub-Folders for each individual. eg: Weddings: Mary Smith_Billy-Bob Jones SAT 13th June …
  • ebay: CHARGER Amazon: CHARGER Universal Model: UNI CHARGER ebay #2: CHARGER Australian Site, but read the reviews: AUSSIE CHARGER Cheers, Trev
  • Lou, I forgot to add what I did, since I was unable to get to computer for a few days due to bloody surgery on my foot. Anyhow, I dropped the exposure in raw by -1.54 stops, changed WB, took off all contrast/sharpening; did not use the Highlight …
  • Lou, Received the Raw, edited version attached. (click image to view larger and clearer in browser) Cheers.
  • Dave, Glad you had a good experience with them. Cheers
  • Lou, First, I set up the camera body in manual to how I want background more or less. Then I turn on Flash, test shoot it on anything before things get under way, and crank up the FEC, still no luck, I immediately crank up the Camera Body's Expos…
  • Lou, You are using Nikon's, so immediately I would go to 1/250th, the ISO seems pretty high? 1600 I would have chosen, then because you are shooting against backlight, the Flash in iTTL would have said, enough, no more light is needed. Now here i…
  • Dave, Thanks, looks fine and for $129US is a good price generally. Cheers, Trev
  • Dave, So you've chosen an authorised Canon service dealer, do you know what they are going to check and give an fixed (normal service without actual repair) price and details of such service? Checking Lens also? Trev
  • Skip, Thanks for my store recommendation you mentioned for Dave, but that's in Australia, I reckon he will have a bloody long wait getting it there and back.
  • Dave, You need to be sure you will get a fully comprehensive check, Sensor, Shutter, Mirror and a myriad of other things. I own Nikon and I send my stuff to a dedicated Authorised Nikon Repairer, and they do a 30-point check on my bodies. Also,…
  • Sathler, Just get Dr Google to search for reviews, all of which seem to have this lens rated so fast at auto focus/lock and hold that each reviewer is amazed, from close to distant in blink of an eye apparently. (I do not own one, on the 'wish li…
  • Thanks Jay, WB advice:
  • Thanks for update Michael. At least you had a play to see what will/won't work for you. You do need to try these things for yourself, even it only to get a better understanding of your own equipment which you now have a grasp on the boundaries i…
  • No problem Scott. My mate has Canon, and even though we've compared the exact settings, same lens (24-70), the same focus point, and same zoom, his always seems to be under-exposed in ETTL. His compensation is usually at least +1 above my Nikons…
  • Scott, Welcome! Any samples? Probably I would go to manual mode on flash head. Also, what mode are you using on camera. Manual on that is almost a given and is my mantra. Get your ambient light figured out first until happy, then you worry abo…
  • Yep, agree Nikonguy, another variable to contend with in Auto ISO, never used it in my life.
  • No worries Michael, good luck. I have on a couple of occasions during receptions, relied on the Nikon's feature of Camera Exposure Compensation while in manual mode to boost my speedlite's power when needed. Remember though, there is a trap for yo…
  • Michael, The problem is once you change to an 'Auto Mode', regardless which, that is *always* going to adjust the ambient along with flash. You will have to be in manual, then either increase Shutter Speed, or drop ISO or close aperture down to gi…
  • Dave, I may have good news. Found something... if you open LR Catalog, and 'see' the folders in the Library, but images are not there read this..... looks promising. "Reconnecting missing folders" http://www.peachpit.com/articles/article.aspx?p…
  • No Dave, I have not. Since I've never wanted to need the photos anyway. Just that once I've finished I may remove/move photos and only when I come back to LR it says of course missing, but since I am done, I just remove those photos from the catalog…
  • Dave, Logically, it will be the 'Path' which will be the downfall, when trying to access Files from a Catalogue, as the Path, say on a set Drive, like C:\Users\Dave\Pictures\Lightroom (similar to where my Catalogue lives) and …
  • Dave, Because the flash is using an algorithm to determine it's output power to what it "thinks" is the right choice, does not necessarily mean it is so. A number of factors come into play here when in ETTL. 1] Distance 2] Ambient Light 3] What t…
  • Dave, Do you shoot Nikon? Manual Mode on Camera? If so you are in luck. First, no, you cannot measure with a light meter in TTL, as the meter will measure the 'Pre-Flash'. Now, to help with flash power, and this only works if you have Nikon, and…

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