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Day 16 March 2011: Photography by torch light

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nik111 e2
6 2.1k United Kingdom
16 Mar 2011 12:01AM
As we are using torches for still life work today we want to see shots you've used torches in.

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16 Mar 2011 12:14AM
Use led lights quite a bit for portraits and still-life
Grampy e2
5 507 71 England
16 Mar 2011 11:32AM
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This was when I was playing with torches , as you see the light direction isn't at all coherent , it was shot in a dark room ,shutter open with one torch in my hand just painting the light onto the subject , takes a bit of practice but not as difficult as you might think. One of the great advantages is you have the quality of a direct light with bright colors without the hard shadows as the light is moving. I would talk into a sound recorder as I exposed sayingeg. 2 seconds from the right low done on white cahalks etc. This would give me a real time guide to make changes as I went.
Phill
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I used a Led Torch for this one.
17 Mar 2011 1:36AM
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Used a UV torch for this. I think makes the banana look lonely and desolate.
17 Mar 2011 2:02AM
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Using 24 led hand held lights
HappyBaer e2
4 21 3
17 Mar 2011 6:46AM
Sorry I was a bit late with these posts - Too much to do at work Sad

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This was my first ever attempt to light by torch, so not quite as pretty as the ones other people have submitted.

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The original intention was just to use the glow sticks to light the image; but they were feeble, so I had to combine torch and glow sticks to get the effect. It is not very sharp as the subject was moving and the exposure had to be long; but still a fun image.

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