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I wanted to drop you an email with my personal experience with the T5D-r Qflash. I purchased one over a year ago for the extra power it claimed. I was never able to get the flash to work as it should, probably because I tried to figure it out on my own. I recently had you send me the learning DVD and watched it several times.
I photograph mostly sports, and usually Hockey more than anything else. I photograph several large youth hockey tournaments each year, most notably the Nike-Bauer International Invite in Chicago for the last 3 years.
My biggest problem is having no more than 30 seconds to group the 1st and 2nd place teams on the ice and get a usable team shot with my digital (Nikon D3) and flash.
After watching and learning from the DVD, I have realized your flash does everything it claims and more! I have attached a team shot taken this year under the gun, with about 30 seconds to nail the shot (no do-overs). This shot has no post processing whatsoever, other than being cropped and reduced for the web. Needless to say, I feel the flash was worth every penny.
I have never been able to get this kind of lighting with any shoe mount flash.
Thanks again. Jerome Turbyville
Camera: Nikon D3
Lens: Nikon fixed 24mm f:2.8
Flash: Qflash T5D-R w/D12W-R (upgraded) module.
Flash set to "Auto Mode", bare bulb tilted up, sensor limit set at infinity
Camera set to manual mode, f:5.6, ISO: 400 Shutter: 1/60
Post Processing: Crop to size only.