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Zansho
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Oct 13, 2009 11:43 |  #61

Another one I did a while back.

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The setup:

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Oct 13, 2009 12:30 |  #62
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I see black cards used more and more, lately, do they really help control spillage that much to warrant them ? A lot of photographers I talk to are swearing by them. I would be interested in see a comparison..with and without (not asking anyone specifically to show me, but just curious if anyone would know?)


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Oct 13, 2009 13:27 |  #63

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AB1600 camera left shoot through umbrella
SB600 behind subject gelled red
430EX camera high right for kicker

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Zansho
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Oct 13, 2009 14:54 |  #64

Karl Johnston wrote in post #8813977external link
I see black cards used more and more, lately, do they really help control spillage that much to warrant them ? A lot of photographers I talk to are swearing by them. I would be interested in see a comparison..with and without (not asking anyone specifically to show me, but just curious if anyone would know?)

The black cards in my shots are not initially intended to prevent spillage onto the subject - rather, it's intended to prevent spillage into the camera lens and preventing lens flare. I DO use them on occasion when I want to block light or prevent its transmission. In a lot of ways they can function as large barn doors if you know how to position them correctly.

I'm a little bit OCD when it comes to product/commercial photography, and I just like to make sure everything is controlled properly.


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Oct 13, 2009 15:28 |  #65

J Kacey wrote in post #8758799 (external link)
Thanks for starting this thread Jeff.
Are baby pics welcome or only very attractive ladies like you and Robert kicked this off with?
Eight light sources from every direction... LOL
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What an amazing image... I love your processing on this
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Oct 13, 2009 22:41 |  #66

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285hv, high right, red gel, 1/4th
285hv, left, blue gel, 1/16th
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285hv, reflective umbrella, above head
285hv, orange gel, behind me

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285hv, 1/2, shoot through, high left
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Oct 13, 2009 22:59 |  #67

good stuff sav.

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AB1600 camera slight right just above me
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sunpak383 gelled pointed @ the palletes.

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Oct 14, 2009 11:44 as a reply to quickster's post |  #68

Simple head shot for a girl that's exploring the possibility of modeling.

Main light: Photoflex 36" x 48" Softbox camera right.
Edge/Hair Light: Photoflex 24" x 32" Softbox with grid on shadow side of subject.

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Oct 14, 2009 11:49 |  #69

Rob, the image seems to have a red tint to it :) nicely done.


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Oct 14, 2009 11:51 |  #70

hawk911 wrote in post #8820776external link
Rob, the image seems to had a red tint to it :) nicely done.

Very funny Geoff. :D

Thanks.


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Oct 14, 2009 21:51 |  #71

Window light combined with 1/4inch gridded 430EXII camera left. 580EXII with blue gel on camera right aimed at wall behind subject. (Background wall was bright red/orange wallpaper.)

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Oct 15, 2009 01:43 as a reply to Timphoto's post |  #72

Headshot

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Oct 15, 2009 05:39 |  #73

From my Photo A Day project, not sure if I actually like it or not though.

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430EX with honeycomb grid for light in hands, at 1/16 power I believe.
430EZ to right of frame with a honeycomb grid at 1/32 to light under arm and face.

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Oct 15, 2009 18:59 |  #74

ScarySquirrel wrote in post #8825836external link
From my Photo A Day project, not sure if I actually like it or not though.

Interesting shot. If it were mine, I'd try cropping it to just have the hands and maybe a little part of the arms. Cut out the face and shoulder.



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Oct 15, 2009 21:15 as a reply to Timphoto's post |  #75

1. My daughter =) .430ex as main with my own diy beauty dish, ab400 bare on white paper background.

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