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The Nikon Creative Lighting System, 3rd Edition by Mike Hagen

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17Lighting Kit and Product Recommendations

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Here are some simple kit recommendations for those who want to put together a lighting system. This page summarizes each kit, and the next few pages show which products I recommend (and use).

Kit Recommendations

Economy Kit

• 1 flash (SB-500 or SB-700)

• 1 stand (8 feet)

• 1 umbrella

• 1 umbrella bracket

Lightweight Location Kit

• 2 flashes (SB-910 plus an SB-600, SB-700, SB-800, or SB-900)

• 2 stands (12 feet)

• 2 umbrellas (32 inches)

• 1 gold/white reflector (42 inches)

• 2 umbrella brackets

Lightweight Event Photography Kit

• 1 flash (SB-910, SB-900, SB-800, or SB-700)

• 1 TTL cable (SC-17 or SC-28) ...

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