A tale of flashes

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A tale of flashes

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When I bought my A99M2, I knew my HVL58 is no longer compatible with A99m2's Multi interface hot shoe. So I bought a HVL43M and HVL20M to go with My A99M2. HVL20M is a nice compact take any where flash. Then I came across the ADPMAA adapter that makes my HVL58 flash usable on A99M2. In my slovenly ways of keeping a tab on my accessories, I could not find my ADPMAA adapter. So I bought a Adorama version of Godox flash which for Sony is only optically triggered. But at the least I have 3 flashes. Recently as I was experimenting with flash and lighting, I came upon an optical trigger I bought long ago and thought hmm, I can may be use my HVL58. Alas, the trigger is not compatible. Then a stroke of genius. Turned my HVL58 to a wireless slave. Viola, now I have 4 flashes to play with.

I was going after an effect that lights the subject but does not show there are flashes involved.
My flashes. My HVL20 is not shown.
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Here is an example of flashes gone wild. Bad shot, I know.
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This one is better but still there is a tell tale sign of flash.
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This one is a tad improved, I think.
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Sury
P.S. I found my ADPMAA adapter tucked away in a shelf of a desk at the back. Being black in color, it could not be seen. I stumbled upon it while moving the desk recently.
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