Is this budget studio kit worth it?

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Is this budget studio kit worth it?

Postby -Neil- » Sat Dec 28, 2013 6:25 am

I've got a D60, SB-600 flash and just got some flash triggers and now I'm wanting something to soften my flash using the trigger.

I like the idea of a translucent or reflector umbrella (not sure which).

For this I need a stand, umbrella and a umbrella holder.

I saw this kit which would give me a continuous lighting as well as the stand, umbrella and holder and a backdrop, although it's green I can change it...

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http://www.ebuyer.com/337597-light-back ... ight-back1

Thoughts?

Thank you, Neil
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Re: Is this budget studio kit worth it?

Postby HikingMike » Tue Dec 31, 2013 11:57 pm

How much experiane do you have with lighting? I would recommend going to http://www.strobist.blogspot.com and reading his lighting 101 tutorial before buying anything. He has equipment recommendations and a lot of good info for off camera lighting. I read a bunch of books and websites and could not grasp it until I found his site. Then decide if you want to jump into something like that.
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