Places I recommend
Atlantic Beach, (BTS) 2008 from Stephen Eastwood (extras) on Vimeo.
Behind the scenes clips from a beach shoot on a horribly gray and wet day.
Behind The Scenes of a Sweater shoot from Stephen Eastwood (extras) on Vimeo.
Canon speedlites, on both 7D and 5D markII Using the ST-E2, or built in 7D flash or TT5 Pocket Wizards(E-TTL compatible).
580ex2's, 580ex, 550ex's
Check my tutorial page for details and a "whats in my speedlite kit" list! As well as a how it was lit section under what can be done with speedlites