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PocketWizard ControlTL system with Nikon SB700 and D7000

Ellis Vener , Feb 16, 2011; 04:29 p.m.

Shot this afternoon. Tech details: Nikon SB-700, PocketWizard ControlTL system, Nikon D7000, 24-120mm f/4G AF-S Nikkor, 60" FlexFill diffuser arced over the plant and flash (with beam angle set to maximum shot through that .
Exposure: ISO 400, f/11@ 1/250th second . Aperture control and iTTL flash exposure control modes. Flash separated from camera by about 60 inches.


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Howard M , Feb 16, 2011; 04:36 p.m.

I didnt' realize they were shipping yet.

Dan Brown , Feb 16, 2011; 07:16 p.m.

Nice detail from that lens :-)

Hosteen Yendikeno , Feb 16, 2011; 08:06 p.m.

Nice, Ellis. I also didn't realize they were shipping yet. I realize this is only one picture, but have you had a chance to do any more with this combo, and care to comment? Thanks.

Ellis Vener , Feb 17, 2011; 12:18 a.m.

Hosteen yes I have but not just yet.

I had no probelsm with factory standard sync settings all the way up to 1/8000th second shutterspeed but as with all FP /HSS type syncign with all smart speedlights that can do FP/HSS syncing, there is less light from the flash to work with as you increase shutter speed. With the D7000+ControlTL system + SB700 that point appears initially to be around 1/2000 second. More details later.

This is obviously a square crop from the entire frame but only the sides were cropped out. Focusing distance was around 0.7 meters.

Luke Kaven , Feb 17, 2011; 11:20 a.m.

Where were you able to buy this?

Ellis Vener , Feb 17, 2011; 12:36 p.m.

Buy what? The D7000, the 24-120mm f/4G, The SB700, or the Pocketwizard ControlTL for Nikon system?

Luke Kaven , Feb 23, 2011; 05:45 a.m.

Sorry, I keep forgetting those are all "new" items : I mean the Pocketwizard for Nikon system.

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