After reading strobist for a while and seeing the great photos those guys put out I got the itch to try off camera flash. I usually look for an open window or some open shade but having control over the light sounded pretty cool.
I debated for a while if I should just pick up a 550EX or two and a couple umbrellas. In the end I went for the much-less-portable-but-more-powerfull studio strobe. My strobe arrived about two weeks ago and I have had a couple oportunities to try it out. I only have one light now so the easiest setups are high contrast pictures with dark backgrounds. But I am having a bunch of fun with it. Here are the galleries: