Getting around

By mrswoolybill
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,

Tags: Photo journalism People Dance Black and white

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Hoffy 13 262 16 England
7 Mar 2012 8:03AM
Good choice of angle and like the ghosting affect.


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rontear Plus
15 8 8 England
7 Mar 2012 8:15AM
The energy of dance, captivating image Moira.
nonur Plus
9 17 13 Turkey
7 Mar 2012 8:19AM

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


Think the same, Moira. Smile
bliba Plus
12 2 Austria
7 Mar 2012 8:44AM
I like the low angle .... great capture
7 Mar 2012 8:45AM
Well executed piece of photography to capture this vibrant moment. Like it a lot.

mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1887 United Kingdom
7 Mar 2012 8:55AM
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...
cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
7 Mar 2012 9:12AM
lovely ghosting effects...she's clearly playing the field Smile
moiral 7 12 Scotland
7 Mar 2012 9:25AM
Well neighbour, really like this shot. Don't know how you did it but great work. Moira
CaroleS Plus
7 433 3 United Kingdom
7 Mar 2012 9:26AM
Fun and movementSmile Carole
luceombra 6 27 5 Italy
7 Mar 2012 9:32AM
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!
SlowSong Plus
9 7.3k 30 England
7 Mar 2012 9:39AM
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.
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1887 United Kingdom
7 Mar 2012 9:40AM

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.
franken Plus
15 4.6k 4 United Kingdom
7 Mar 2012 10:02AM
Wonderful feel of movement in this Moira.

Alvar 11 23 2 France
7 Mar 2012 10:06AM
Great angle and feeling of movement Moira
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1887 United Kingdom
7 Mar 2012 10:21AM

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.
mikbee 11 3 8 Scotland
7 Mar 2012 10:52AM
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 !!
mrswoolybill Plus
11 1.2k 1887 United Kingdom
7 Mar 2012 10:55AM
Glad this meets with your approval, Mick. Wink
pascalg Plus
10 37 France
7 Mar 2012 11:00AM
I like this series...
Joline Plus
11 30 53 United States
7 Mar 2012 11:14AM
You chose a perfect event to work on your "rear" curtainWink
AnnChown Plus
8 207 1 United Kingdom
7 Mar 2012 11:37AM
Excellent - I'm enjoying these Moira!
Hop-A-Long 11 52 1 England
7 Mar 2012 12:24PM
The motion in this is brilliant, I enjoyed the others and this is no different, keep them coming.

RobboB Plus
11 132 United Kingdom
7 Mar 2012 12:49PM
Really like pov and motion. Great shot
gary_d 10 576 13 Wales
7 Mar 2012 2:00PM
I really like the ghost effect in these. - gary
7 Mar 2012 2:22PM
Beautiful movement , a pure joy.
LexEquine 11 19 United States
7 Mar 2012 3:57PM
'Great sense of Movement, tonality, mood, details, & Compo,' Moira, on this difficult monochrome capture~
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
7 Mar 2012 4:11PM
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
jonwebber 9 4 1 United Kingdom
7 Mar 2012 5:36PM
The late flash certainly worked well here, and it looks good in mono.
MilanaG 12 Bulgaria
7 Mar 2012 5:40PM
WOW Smile Great work! Like the motion effect here! B&W suits well!
7 Mar 2012 5:42PM
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
Cant get enough of these shots, now where did i put my Brenda Lee single? errrrrrr
7 Mar 2012 8:43PM
I like this low pov and the captured movement Moira.
They look so good in mono.

annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
7 Mar 2012 10:28PM
I agree with David- Smile
but the very best in the picture is her smile !!
Glostopcat 12 255 2 England
7 Mar 2012 10:31PM
I like the movement you've captured in this one Moira, it looks like Mikbee is hot to trot! lol
pdcche 7 4 United Kingdom
7 Mar 2012 10:32PM
Nice ghosting effect Moira, looks like a good time for all.. Peter
danbrann Plus
13 636 17
8 Mar 2012 10:25AM
Good fun Moira.
frz67 8 10 32 Italy
13 Mar 2012 9:10PM
sometimes I'll have to try this setting on my camera. really like the effect!


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