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speedlight softbox set up


Coleslaw 15 13.4k 28 Wales
11 Mar 2012 1:16PM
did I assemble it right? I can't seem to put the speedlight straight on as the wireless trigger seems too long.
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cameracat 16 8.6k 61 Norfolk Island
11 Mar 2012 1:45PM
Cole, In these situations, You need to connect your speedlight to the wireless trigger, Using a " Sync " lead......Smile

Then dangle your trigger by a cord or sumfin, Your image looks like a 580 with a Pixel Pro, So using a PC to PC sync lead should be no problem.....Grin

Hope that helps, If you get stuck on finding a suitable sync lead, Give me or Kathy a shout for a link to our suppliers....Wink

That aside your assembly is close, Once you relocate the trigger.....!!!
OldTom1 8 69
11 Mar 2012 4:30PM
You could turn your trigger and then twist the head into the softbox.
Coleslaw 15 13.4k 28 Wales
11 Mar 2012 4:32PM
I have just done a test.
As it is radio trigger, it triggers it no problem side on.
My problem is the softbox is 60cmx60cm, the bracket supplied to hold the softbox is just not strong enough. Any suggestion of replacement?
It is very similar to this one
Paul Morgan 19 19.5k 6 England
11 Mar 2012 4:45PM
Coleslaw 15 13.4k 28 Wales
11 Mar 2012 4:48PM
I remember, Paul. I looked at it just now. But I don't know if it is 'compatible' with the softbox?
Paul Morgan 19 19.5k 6 England
11 Mar 2012 4:52PM
Coleslaw 15 13.4k 28 Wales
11 Mar 2012 5:12PM
the softbox I have just ruined while trying to fold it back....LOL

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Paul Morgan 19 19.5k 6 England
11 Mar 2012 5:34PM
Hehe, you may as well get a proper box and a bracket man enough to support it Col Smile
Coleslaw 15 13.4k 28 Wales
11 Mar 2012 5:37PM
ok then, please suggest a softbox to go with that bracket....Sad
Paul Morgan 19 19.5k 6 England
11 Mar 2012 5:44PM
Something like this, but anything as long as its in "S" fitting.

http://www.warehouseexpress.com/buy-interfit-int419-60x60cm-softbox/p1009935

For a few pounds more there`s the 100cm box

http://www.warehouseexpress.com/buy-interfit-int424-100x100cm-softbox/p1009936
User_Removed 16 17.9k 8 Norway
11 Mar 2012 6:01PM
Forget this mundane stuff Cole... How's Lucky?

Wink
Paul Morgan 19 19.5k 6 England
11 Mar 2012 6:04PM
Hehe I bet he`s spent the whole weekend hiding from Col and his camera Mike Smile
Coleslaw 15 13.4k 28 Wales
11 Mar 2012 6:04PM
Mike, he is doing well. Though will have to wait for vet's assessment tomorrow to see when he is allowed home.

Paul, what is the practical/largest size suitable for speedlite?
User_Removed 16 17.9k 8 Norway
11 Mar 2012 6:06PM
(That's good...)

Yes Paul! What is the practical/largest size suitable for speedlite?

Wink

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