Gearing up for Friday Night HS Football - Frank?

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Hello.

I have a bookmark saved for Franks thread about his flash setup. I hope to do something similar with my (lowly) 300/f4 and (lowly) D200. :smile:

Frank, maybe I need to do some thread searches, but can you tell me about the clamp set up on your monopod? What is that device the SB-800 is attached to? Would you do it differently now having used it a bit?

Also, can you provide some tips regarding SB-800 settings and exposures?

Can you right a book please? :smile:

Friday night fb is not that far off. Just trying to think a head a little.

Thanks.
 
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Yes sir, that is the clamp although mine is one made by Calumet Photography. The flash sits upon an SC-28 cord which is attached to a simple steel L-Bracket that I purchased at a local Ace Hardware.

Setting for the SB-800....I set the flash to iTTL and adjusted the flash EV compensation as necessary.
 
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The Bogen super clamp is probably your sturdiest option, but you can also use Bogen's spring clamp. Almost as strong but has a lot of other uses. i.e. clamp a light to a chair or table during volleyball or basketball a party, etc. If you do use the clamp on a monopod be sure to tape it closed just in case.
 
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Thanks a ton guys.

Frank, I only have the 300/f4. I see in your EXIF of your FB pics it looks like everything was shot at 2.8. With this setup, will the f4 be too slow? Is it worth a try?

Thanks.
Joe
 

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