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Strobist refers to a set of techniques popularized by David Hobby involving the use of low-cost methods using traditional studio techniques, often on location or using improvised light modifiers and backgrounds.

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What will I be missing with Vivitar 285HV vs. LumoPro LP160 or Canon 580EX?

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How do I achieve smooth light falloff in portraits?

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What does “Strobist” in Photography mean?

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