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  • Streetshot

    Thank you, people! Guess I need to call the PC techie who is supposed to keep my comp in fine fettle...
    Chris: These are aloo tikkas...potatoes mashed and mixed with various exciting ingredients and then formed into discs and fried...one could have them alone or as the filling in a sandwich...Smile
    • 7 Aug 2009 7:29PM
  • Nikki

    How did you light it?
    • 4 Apr 2009 7:39PM
  • Headshot

    Yes, WB was not customised...used the flash setting in the 350D to save time. I'm still experimenting however...
    • 7 Jan 2009 10:39AM
  • two 2/2

    Like the concept...and the careful alternate positioning of hands.
    • 6 Jan 2009 6:53PM
  • Headshot

    Thanks, just the sort of feedback I was looking for...It would be easy to say (and get away) that this was my first time with this type of lighting. However, I'm on a steep learning curve here here so all feedback is important.

    Lighting setup was basic - A Sunpak PZ42X on my 350D pointed up, swivelled to bounce of the ceiling/wall to the left while a Vivitar 273 unit was placed out of sight at the base of the background wall to light the background. WB was set to the camera's own flash setting. The frame was overexposed to have a 'white-out' effect.
    • 5 Jan 2009 6:47PM
  • Mine are better ....... !

    Well caught! Could it also be that he's looking at the pix to see if there is anything thats worth shooting, possibly in a different way...?
    • 20 Nov 2008 7:54AM
  • Kidshot

    Williie...Liked your modification..Frankly I felt my lighting was wrong...the softbox was at or below her face level, not pointing down from above...I know she was sitting right up against the backgrouind but she was comfortable there...yes, the background should have been black ideally but this bedsheet was all i could rustle up at short notice....I did calibrate white balance with a grey card. The exposure (confirmed by a Polaris Flash meter) was F8...
    • 2 Oct 2008 10:33PM

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