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Stairwell

By ade_mcfade      
Did some 1-2-1 training with Warren - strobist down in Leeds with Eleni

Here's a shot showing how to use a lens at F1.8 and flash - an interesting balancing act if there ever was one

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20 May 2012 11:00PM
Hi Ade,
Do you work in a circus?, because this is a great balancing act!
Nothing like using an F1.8 lens for shallow DOFSmile

Tim

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AnneWorner 8 620 43 United States
21 May 2012 8:52AM
Your exif isn't picking up the flash Sad What strength flash output did you use - this is indeed to me a fabulous balancing act with the f/stop you were using.

Anne
sherring 8 46 13 United Kingdom
21 May 2012 9:24AM
Great image Ade, caught my eye straight away.

Steve.
ade_mcfade 12 15.2k 216 England
21 May 2012 9:56AM
It's off camera flash Anne - so was on manual, probably at 1/32 power I'd guess, you don't need much when you're shooting wide open.

Flash was a 580EX

Had a shoot through brolly on
AnneWorner 8 620 43 United States
21 May 2012 10:01AM
Thanks Ade - I'm such a novice at flash work.
ade_mcfade 12 15.2k 216 England
21 May 2012 10:57AM
Me too - its a long, never ending old path of learning Smile
AnneWorner 8 620 43 United States
21 May 2012 11:00AM
...and not enough hours in the day!
ade_mcfade 12 15.2k 216 England
21 May 2012 11:04AM
in this recession, I've got more spare time than I'd like... Sad

Still - if you can spend it photographing enthusiastic young dancers like Eleni, it's not such a bad thing Smile

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