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More Lighting Practice At Funny Angles...

By rowarrior
More from the lighting practice in Heaton Park. We moved down to some old tram tracks which are in a nice alley of trees, and which were still quite snowy. I admit I was freaking out holding the camera at an angle I couldn't see through the viewfinder, but our trusty teacher advised the spray and pray technique lol. It worked, only 1 of the 4 was totally off base, and I quite liked the results.

The flash for this was on a stand off the track pointing at the victim.

C&Cs welcome

Tags: Heaton park Pets and captive animals Portraits and people Flash and lighting Unwilling models Long suffering chris

Voters: Anthony, SMlLER, sut68 and 11 more


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Ganto 14 769 2 Ireland
16 Feb 2009 10:31PM
Like the angle Kate.
Scott_Scot 16 4 4 Scotland
17 Feb 2009 8:44PM
Again, works well.
Something to try since you are up for a bit of experimentation.

Meter then go to manual and under expose by several stopps, (try a few to see what works best).
The un-lit background and sky will take on a really moody look while your subject is still lit nicely. You may have to adjust the amount of flash or even try a coloured light or two, (sweety papers are cheeper than proper diffusers and work just as well! Wink ).

Keep having fun!


Scotty
fauxtography 15 6.6k 36
17 Feb 2009 8:58PM
You need better models Wink
irishman 16 1.1k 2 Ireland
19 Feb 2009 9:16AM

Quote:You need better models


That's for sure, no red dress then!! Smile
fauxtography 15 6.6k 36
19 Feb 2009 9:18AM
Looks like Martin has volunteered to play Model in Doolin Wink
daviewat 17 4.1k Scotland
20 Feb 2009 6:23PM
Best tie him on the rails I reckon !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1 Wink he he
jdh2 15 1 1 United States
22 Feb 2009 1:32PM
You have done excellent work. You achieved what you set out to do. Jerry
Maddie 15 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
24 Mar 2009 9:34AM
my god hes got a serious face on Smile
TeresaH 15 1.1k United Kingdom
28 May 2009 8:40PM
WOW, looks like a fashion shoot!

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