Olympus 3-point Flash System?

Discussion in 'Lighting Forum' started by Heavy Doody, Mar 11, 2013.

  1. Heavy Doody

    Heavy Doody Mu-43 Regular

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    Sep 17, 2012
    I'm going to buy an OMD soon and I'd like to plan my lighting gear beforehand, so I can get everything at once.

    Initially I was thinking I'd just get 3 FL-50Rs and control them from the camera. I really like the idea of being able to adjust them manually from the camera.

    After a little more research I've learned that the flashes require line-of-site to the flash unit that attaches to the top of the camera. Has anyone tried using a RL-50R as a backlight? If so, does it work? It seem to me that it might not.

    Would using a set of radio transmitters (PocketWizard, etc.) work better, and still allow me to control the flash power from the camera's menu?

    Any other options I should be considering?

    Thanks.
     
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