How bright of a flash do i need?

2 years 10 months ago #656944 by Alfonso Camil
I've seen some of you with images taken outdoors with your model lite perfectly and the background a little dark, and it's out in the day light.  

How powerful of a flash is needed for that? 

I hope that makes sense.  Than you for your help. 


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2 years 10 months ago #656947 by Nikon Shooter
I mostly use from 125 to 500w heads depending on the task.
I stopped using speed lights when I realised I often needed
two + units from the same point.

Light is free… capturing it is not!
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2 years 10 months ago #656955 by Alfonso Camil
Cool, are those battery powered? 


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2 years 10 months ago #656957 by Nikon Shooter
Yes, the 125 and 250 are but not the 500.

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2 years 10 months ago #656997 by garyrhook

Alfonso Camil wrote: Cool, are those battery powered? 


There are battery packs available, too, such as the Vagabond from Paul C Buff.


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