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tmalone893
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p.1 #1 · p.1 #1 · HS Basketball - Flash


My setup is one flash in each corner on one side of the gym. I'm still getting ghosting and tonight I'm going to try 2 speedlights in each corner. CC welcomed and any suggestions to improve. Thanks!
Most shots are f/3.5 to f/4, iso 1000, 1/200 5DMark3 and 70-200 f/2.8

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http://www.maloneactionshots.com/img/s2/v50/p1321891800-4.jpg

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http://www.maloneactionshots.com/img/s2/v70/p1321891858-4.jpg

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http://www.maloneactionshots.com/img/s4/v65/p1321892028-4.jpg

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http://www.maloneactionshots.com/img/s2/v71/p1321897344-4.jpg

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http://www.maloneactionshots.com/img/s4/v67/p1321898234-4.jpg

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http://www.maloneactionshots.com/img/s4/v62/p1321898290-4.jpg

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http://www.maloneactionshots.com/img/s2/v72/p1321904378-4.jpg

8. Nervous kids!
http://www.maloneactionshots.com/img/s4/v62/p1321903066-4.jpg



Dec 10, 2012 at 04:22 PM
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p.1 #2 · p.1 #2 · HS Basketball - Flash


Are you bouncing the flashes? It does not appear to me that the light is reaching the basket area. In shot number 1, I can see the shadow on the hoop in the background, but I see no light hitting the players.


Dec 10, 2012 at 05:54 PM
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p.1 #3 · p.1 #3 · HS Basketball - Flash


Carl Auer wrote:
Are you bouncing the flashes? It does not appear to me that the light is reaching the basket area. In shot number 1, I can see the shadow on the hoop in the background, but I see no light hitting the players.


Carl,
I have them mounted on super clamps on the second level. The flashes are pointed toward the top of the key and tilted back about 20*, not really bouncing them or direct flash.

This is how I have them tilted back. Do you think they should be facing more towards the basket?
http://www.maloneactionshots.com/img/s4/v65/p1308363824-4.jpg



Dec 10, 2012 at 07:04 PM
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p.1 #4 · p.1 #4 · HS Basketball - Flash


Unless you are getting a difference of 2.5+ stops in ambient vs strobe, you'll get ghosting. Strobist will give you all you need on positioning.


Dec 10, 2012 at 10:09 PM





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