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Continuing the story of Robert's 60th birthday. A very photogenic dancer, who changed partners fairly regularly in the course of the evening. You'll see her with another guy tomorrow.
1/5 second, hand-held, rear curtain sync with the D90's on-board flash.
This is dedicated to Mikbee, who has been very patient...
Thanks for looking,
Moira

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D90 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:16.0-85.0 mm f/3.5-5.6
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:28 Jan 2012 - 10:01 PM
Focal Length:16mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/3.5
Aperture:f/3.5
Shutter Speed:1/5sec
Exposure Comp:-1/3
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Shutter speed priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:On, Return detected
Title:Getting around
Username:mrswoolybill mrswoolybill
Uploaded:7 Mar 2012 - 7:59 AM
Tags:Black & white, Dance, People, Photo journalism
Votes:67

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Hoffy
Hoffy e2 Member 9212 forum postsHoffy vcard England16 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2012 - 8:03 AM

Good choice of angle and like the ghosting affect.

Paul

rontear
rontear e2 Member 11rontear vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2012 - 8:15 AM

The energy of dance, captivating image Moira.
Ron.

nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2012 - 8:19 AM


Quote: Good choice of angle and like the ghosting affect.

Paul

Think the same, Moira. Smile

bliba
bliba  8 Austria2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2012 - 8:44 AM

I like the low angle .... great capture

RysiekJan
RysiekJan e2 Member 7109 forum postsRysiekJan vcard United Kingdom
7 Mar 2012 - 8:45 AM

Well executed piece of photography to capture this vibrant moment. Like it a lot.


Richard

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7328 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom880 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2012 - 8:55 AM

Wow, I've been having my breakfast and this has taken off! Thanks very much and Good Morning ePHOTOzine! Re the low angle, there's a short flight of stairs leading down to the stage door and I was sitting on them. Marginally more comfortable than kneeling on the floor...
Moira

Last Modified By mrswoolybill at 7 Mar 2012 - 8:56 AM
cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 103956 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland24 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2012 - 9:12 AM

lovely ghosting effects...she's clearly playing the field Smile

moiral
moiral e2 Member 3moiral vcard Scotland
7 Mar 2012 - 9:25 AM

Well neighbour, really like this shot. Don't know how you did it but great work. Moira

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 329 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2012 - 9:26 AM

Fun and movementSmile Carole

luceombra
luceombra  227 forum posts Italy5 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2012 - 9:32 AM

I like the pov very much and, of course, the choice of camera settings you have made. Great capture. Please keep on uploading this kind of pictures!
Al

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 53989 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2012 - 9:39 AM

Excellent tonality and movement. I like this one best so far Moira. It's lovely and clear with just a bit of blur where it counts.
Chris

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7328 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom880 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2012 - 9:40 AM


Quote: Don't know how you did it but great work.

Moira, the thing with the rear curtain sync flash setting is that the flash fires at the end of the exposure rather than at the beginning, as the standard setting will give. This means that you can have a trail of motion blur and then the flash gives a sharp image frozen at the end of it, rather than the beginning. Hope that makes sense.
Thanks again everyone. Al, I have another set to upload tomorrow, after that I shall have to wait for some more action.
Moira

franken
franken e2 Member 112913 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2012 - 10:02 AM

Wonderful feel of movement in this Moira.

Ken

Alvar
Alvar  7 France2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2012 - 10:06 AM

Great angle and feeling of movement Moira
Alvar

Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 968 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2012 - 10:20 AM

Yes it's hard to get it right with the rear curtain flash, you have to anticipate the action. You've done really well with this one, the bonnie lass with the legs helps of course. NIce action and timing here

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7328 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom880 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2012 - 10:21 AM


Quote: you have to anticipate the action

That's what I was working on all evening Dougie! It really makes you concentrate. Particularly as the effect works best when the dancers are moving faster.
Moira

Last Modified By mrswoolybill at 7 Mar 2012 - 10:22 AM
mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2012 - 10:52 AM

Not surprised she had a few partners Moira.
Even I would forgo my Guinness and cut the rug with her for a Dashing White Sergeant or two !!
And ''Miss tight fitting jeans'' next to her,would be next on my list for an Eightsome Reel !!
Good shot,and worth the merry dance I had for the wait !!
Mick.

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7328 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom880 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2012 - 10:55 AM

Glad this meets with your approval, Mick. Wink
Moira

pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 637 forum postspascalg vcard France
7 Mar 2012 - 11:00 AM

I like this series...

Joline
Joline e2 Member 7Joline vcard United States51 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2012 - 11:14 AM

You chose a perfect event to work on your "rear" curtainWink

AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4180 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2012 - 11:37 AM

Excellent - I'm enjoying these Moira!
Ann

Hop-A-Long
7 Mar 2012 - 12:24 PM

The motion in this is brilliant, I enjoyed the others and this is no different, keep them coming.

Andy

RobboB
RobboB e2 Member 764 forum postsRobboB vcard United Kingdom
7 Mar 2012 - 12:49 PM

Really like pov and motion. Great shot

gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6510 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2012 - 2:00 PM

I really like the ghost effect in these. - gary

prabhusinha
prabhusinha e2 Member 6prabhusinha vcard India3 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2012 - 2:22 PM

Beautiful movement , a pure joy.

LexEquine
LexEquine  7 United States19 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2012 - 3:57 PM

'Great sense of Movement, tonality, mood, details, & Compo,' Moira, on this difficult monochrome capture~

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 5TrevBatWCC vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2012 - 4:11 PM

Love this motion effect, Moira Smile I took a night shot of Lynne Joyce in Venice on one of the few occasions I use flash, and using a shutter speed of 1/8 sec and caught someone in a red coat moving in the background, but my camera was set to fire the flash at the beginning Smile
Trev Smile

Last Modified By TrevBatWCC at 7 Mar 2012 - 4:12 PM
jonwebber
jonwebber  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2012 - 5:36 PM

The late flash certainly worked well here, and it looks good in mono.
jon

MilanaG
MilanaG  8 Bulgaria
7 Mar 2012 - 5:40 PM

WOW Smile Great work! Like the motion effect here! B&W suits well!
Milena

lifesnapper
lifesnapper e2 Member 7lifesnapper vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2012 - 5:42 PM

I'm sure that the only reason you took these shots Moira, is so that YOU didn't have to get up and Dance Smile

John Smile

Andree_Borrel

Cant get enough of these shots, now where did i put my Brenda Lee single? errrrrrr

twelvemegs
7 Mar 2012 - 8:43 PM

I like this low pov and the captured movement Moira.
They look so good in mono.

David

annettep38
annettep38 e2 Member 2186 forum postsannettep38 vcard France30 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2012 - 10:28 PM

I agree with David- Smile
but the very best in the picture is her smile !!

Glostopcat
Glostopcat e2 Member 8226 forum postsGlostopcat vcard England2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Mar 2012 - 10:31 PM

I like the movement you've captured in this one Moira, it looks like Mikbee is hot to trot! lol

pdcche
pdcche  3 United Kingdom
7 Mar 2012 - 10:32 PM

Nice ghosting effect Moira, looks like a good time for all.. Peter

danbrann
danbrann e2 Member 9462 forum postsdanbrann vcard 15 Constructive Critique Points
8 Mar 2012 - 10:25 AM

Good fun Moira.

frz67
frz67 e2 Member 4frz67 vcard Italy32 Constructive Critique Points
13 Mar 2012 - 9:10 PM

sometimes I'll have to try this setting on my camera. really like the effect!

francesco

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