"Now that it’s about to get dark super early, wondering if anyone here has answers to why long exposures w. the hassy often results in a 2nd flash fire at curtain close."
"Anyone here use it? Been reading a bunch about it & purchased today – seems like its potentially much better than epsons software, and also better than the more expensive silverfast. still learning the ropes of it – it exports as dng which seems awesome. also multi exposure scans, which can bring in shadows/highlights for better dynamic range. interested to hear settings from anyone who has been using."
"I think another way around this could be breaking out of the mold of roller & stand bag. I used that incase sling that a friend owned recently and that bag was super sick, def big enough for a hass, 30mm & another lens. Anyways, Perhaps ditching the tripod and using all lightstands that can fit inside a roller. Cameras in backpack, lights & stands all in roller? I think that would make it so much easier to only have 1 hand full when pushing through cities. Thoughts? I’m using these bogen stands now, which I love, but I believe they’d be too tall for a thinktank airport international. http://images2.opticsplanet.com/365-240-ffffff/opplanet-manfrotto-bogen-6foot-black-nano-stand-w-retractable-legs-5-8in-stud-and-015-top-5001b.png This wouldn’t really lose any weight, but distribute much better. Carrying on back is easier than pulling. Plus if you do want to shoot flashless, you can just grab the backpack & not have to reorganize out of a trunk. Anyone know of smaller reversable stands like the bogen one above? And by stands in roller, I mean have them actually inside roller, I think that makes a huge diff from them strapped in the front pocket, where they shift weight and make rolling such a bitch/so cumbersome."
"(legally) you definitely need a permit for using private property, period. whether it be if you’d like to have a BBQ on it, or a photo shoot. as far as it holding up in court, it’s probably dependent on the judge. you don’t need a permit if the action, and photographer are both on public property as it’s being shot… IDK about this one but you may not even need a permit if just the camera is on public property, the skater may just be running the risk of trespassing. regardless, commercial shooting in most US cities requires a permit – skateboarding def falls through the cracks, but legally I’m sure you need a permit anywhere if people knew some of us were shooting with commercial intensions."
"@antton, bringing 2 profotos skating? Isn’t only the bigger one fast enough also? Seems like you could replace the profotos with your 2nd lumey no? Lately I’ve been bringing a think tank roller, a tamrac shoulder bag (straps onto the handle of the roller) and a stand bag. Def doesn’t weigh ~100LBS tho. at least I hope it doesn’t. I don’t have as extensive as a digi setup as you or allen though."
"I’ve gotten a ticket for shooting the love gap in Philly… The ticket said something along the lines of “encouraging skateboarders”… I guess a hasselblad really makes the lemmings jump, not sure why their stupidity is my fault though…"
"@antton film vs digi is only ridiculous because the answer is obvious"
"you got it antton. ND’s esp for shooting film cameras with slower shutter speeds, and now DSLR’s which act like film cameras (shooting at 1/50thish for 24p) you need those ND filters to get any acceptable aperture. polarizers help with color contrast being killed during the daytime etc."