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dave63 wrote in post #11423510external link
Any chance you've got the settings for camera and flash on this shot, handy...?


1/250 f/6.3 ISO 200 24mm

From memory the flash setting was about 1/4 and the BD was gridded

TMR Design wrote in post #11423522external link
I never get tired of seeing your work Simon. Very distinctive, high class look. I find it extremely appealing.

Cheers - it is nearly there but the "look" is slightly off - but setup to take was less than 2 mins as time was very limited

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spxxxx wrote in post #11423347external link
OK - don't think I posted this .... Kacey BD high and right

Simon,
I agree with Rob, you continue to nail it. I have to say I think you are finally dialed in with the BD. I thought your first postings with it were a bit hard and the shadows a bit too deep compared to your earlier softbox stuff. This seems much better to me.

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gonzogolf wrote in post #11423717external link
Simon,
I agree with Rob, you continue to nail it. I have to say I think you are finally dialed in with the BD. I thought your first postings with it were a bit hard and the shadows a bit too deep compared to your earlier softbox stuff. This seems much better to me.

It is definitely hard light - close up is ok and like here it is softer but sometimes it has to be further away but with me still wanting the quick falloff that the soft box doesn't give so the shadows become harsher ..... all a bit of a compromise

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Playing around with stroboscopic mode:

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spxxxx wrote in post #11423785external link
It is definitely hard light - close up is ok and like here it is softer but sometimes it has to be further away but with me still wanting the quick falloff that the soft box doesn't give so the shadows become harsher ..... all a bit of a compromise

Yes, I've never been able to satisfy myself with the BD other than really close with young fresh skin. When I try to use it as you have I'm not happy with the results.

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spxxxx wrote in post #11423685external link
Cheers - it is nearly there but the "look" is slightly off

Really, now.... you should learn to shut up about such stuff. :D
I can say with a conservative amount of certainty, that none of us here would have known that.

spxxxx wrote in post #11423685external link
but setup to take was less than 2 mins as time was very limited

We should all be that "on top of it".

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Simon, your work, as with a few others on here, is always appreciated and extremely top notch! I wish I had more work to share, but living in a small town (i.e. 700 people), I have a difficult time getting work here. Good thing I'm not a professional trying to make it on my own! LOL

I check out this thread every day, and your work is very inspiring! Thank you for sharing it with us!

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Here is one from me:

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Nice work jay

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Downs Photography wrote in post #11426825external link
Nice work jay

thanks!!!! :D

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AB1600 w/ BD ariybd 11:30am

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Wow, 23 hours and no posts? It must be taking everyone a while to find the new thread.

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TMR Design wrote in post #11422045external link
HI Moppie,

I really like this image. Nice work.

Thanks Rob, although I have to say this is one of those shots where all I did was show up, point a light and press a couple of buttons :o
The Model, MUA, location, Elinchrom camera and lens did the rest :cool:

Mark Booth wrote in post #11422106external link
Closed the first one on page 666? It's the devil's work, I tell you! :)

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Sheldon N wrote in post #11432223external link
Wow, 23 hours and no posts? It must be taking everyone a while to find the new thread.


I'm pretty sure I posted a link at the end of the first thread.

Maybe you need to post something to help it along :cool:

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