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02/21/2006 05:18:24 PM · #51
I count 15 "I bought..." and numerous "I want...". Thats $750 we sent Fong!!!

Edit: Make that 16.../$800...

Message edited by author 2006-02-21 17:19:02.
02/21/2006 05:19:09 PM · #52
Make it 16.
02/21/2006 05:19:44 PM · #53
lol 17!
02/21/2006 05:20:23 PM · #54
See the buying power of DPC as a collective could be amazing if we could get it together.
02/23/2006 02:14:16 PM · #55
Mine is in!!

Go to work ill just to be there when UPS brings me toys, that's dedication. Or something.
02/23/2006 02:30:54 PM · #56
Just received mine about an hour ago. I have pics with/without, up/down...just don't know how to show them off to you. I love it so far!
02/23/2006 02:34:00 PM · #57
blazingmoonlight......How long did it take from the time you ordered it???
02/23/2006 02:34:37 PM · #58
Ditto! I am waiting for mine too.
02/23/2006 02:36:29 PM · #59
mine comes next week. i have two shoots next weekend with which to try it out. woot!
02/23/2006 02:40:04 PM · #60
FYI - it took one week from order to arrival.

I forgot the olbigatory

neener neener neener @ idnic :p

(getting mine before she does is the only time I'll beat her)
02/23/2006 02:47:14 PM · #61
I liked the one so much I got last week, I ordered one for my other flash which is a different size. I tried it out at work with 40 foot ceiling and works great.
02/23/2006 03:13:00 PM · #62
Originally posted by shadowangel:

blazingmoonlight......How long did it take from the time you ordered it???


I ordered it 2/16 and received 2/23 by UPS ground.
02/23/2006 03:16:22 PM · #63
Just checked tracking - mine is due today too.....where's that f'ing UPS guy????
02/23/2006 04:24:56 PM · #64
BEWARE OF FEDEX!!!

I ordered last wednesday and the fedex tracking site said it was delivered to my address on friday... well, it's not here. I've been in contact with fedex for the last three days trying to track down the delivery guy to figure out where it was and who the mysterious person is that signed for it. They have said twice they were going to call back the same day and haven't... If you can request UPS from Wong's site, do it. Fedex is on my black list right now...
02/23/2006 04:35:02 PM · #65
Mine just arrived! Off to play.... :)
02/23/2006 04:35:36 PM · #66
Lucky!
02/23/2006 08:44:35 PM · #67
Saaaaaaa-weeeet AuntJamima!!!!!! The lightsphere rocks, this is what I've been pining for!
02/24/2006 02:09:29 AM · #68
Been playing with mine too. Love it. WIll post some shots tomorrow.
02/24/2006 05:32:40 AM · #69
all of you who are ordering.. could one of you order two and send one this way ... paaalllleeeaaassee.. I could send you paypal for your costs.

It is too stikin' much to pay Gary Fong to drop the light sphere in the post to norway (US $60).


02/24/2006 05:43:53 AM · #70
Originally posted by leaf:

could one of you order two and send one this way ... paaalllleeeaaassee..

I sent you an email, tyler - hopefully I can help you out.
02/24/2006 07:11:00 AM · #71
My ebola recovery made me forget to convey my "Lightsphere Opening Story":

So I get all my toys shipped to work (much easier in to do in Nowheresville USA). I open my two boxes of toys.

Cow-orker is asking "So whatdjya get? Whatdjy get?!?" because gifts from the UPS man don't happen often and it is always a time of excitment and joy - much like Christmas, only different.

So she asks and I obligingly hold up the Lightsphere.

Her reaction:
"Gross!!! What the *hell* is that thing?!?! What *is* that?!!?"

So I hand it to her.

Thinking it's new age tupperware she says, "That's the dumbest thing I've ever seen, that top is stupid - you lose 1/2 the space inside."

I explain.

Cow-orker #2, upon seeing the lightsphere on my desk
"What the *@#$ is that thing?!?! Gross!!!"

I explain.

Lesson: The lightsphere is not to be shown out of context.
02/24/2006 07:21:30 AM · #72
i've been TELLING laurie that i think it looks like a big female condom.
02/24/2006 07:22:17 AM · #73
Originally posted by alfresco:

My ebola recovery made me forget to convey my "Lightsphere Opening Story"...

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02/24/2006 07:39:46 AM · #74
Know why everyone is smiling? Because one of my aunts said "Dont Point that wierd thing at me!" and I spent much to much time trying to reassure everyone that it wasnt explosive, and that the flash was much more aggrivating without it.

So, being the troglodytes that we are my family likes to hold anniversary parties in caves. The ceilings were VERY low, the floors were uneven, the walls and beams were dark, the room was insanely cramped and there was a really bright line of picture windows off to the right in this picture. The lightsphere held up ok I think. Ignore my ugly positioning of people, they arranged themselves and family never takes the photographer seriously when shes one of thier own...

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02/24/2006 07:49:19 AM · #75
I use the older, hard plastic version. Has anyone compared it with the clear vinyl one? I assume that's the one you are all getting.
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