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Canon DSLR Speed Challenge #276 - Using Natural Light Only For Portrait

 
DasBlubb
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Mar 11, 2013 14:10 |  #1

Hello everyone,

I'm really sorry for the late start but I was totally wrapped up studying.
Anyways, I was thinking since the last theme was external flash, the new theme could be using natural light only.
I'm sure this theme was covered more than once already but I would like to see some images that show how creative natural lighting can be used.
I'm sure you guys will come up with something!

Cheers.


This challenge begins when posted and ends Noon Monday March 18th, 2013 Central Standard Time The winner will be announced shortly after.

Standard Rules apply:
Photo Submissions:

1. Camera - Any Canon DSLR Camera
2. Time - please note the date restriction described in the challenge description
3. Size - Please visit Image Posting Rules.
4. Post-Processing - do whatever you like and the host will decide if it works.
5. Posting - * ONE PHOTO per photographer in each challenge.* Photo Name in the message subject line.* Camera model & lens used.* Notes -- post brief EXIF data including ISO, shutter speed and aperture used.
6. Commenting - No commenting during challenge. When the posting is closed and a winner has been declared, comments can be made in this thread.
7. Keep it clean, and both Family and Work safe.
8. Have questions, PM me.
9. Have FUN!

One challenge every week, on the following schedule:

* New Topic - After winner is declared.
* Posting Starts - Right after topic is announced.
* Posting Ends -Noon Monday March 18th, 2013 Central Standard Time
* Winner from this competition decides the theme of the next one (and judges it for a winner) after this competition is closed.

Good luck everyone.


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Mar 12, 2013 18:41 |  #2

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Mar 12, 2013 19:57 as a reply to  @ MSJGD's post |  #3

Lucille

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Mar 12, 2013 20:18 as a reply to  @ Flo's post |  #4

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Mar 12, 2013 20:37 as a reply to  @ Maureen Souza's post |  #5

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Mar 13, 2013 00:55 |  #6

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Mar 13, 2013 09:31 as a reply to  @ EnfieldRyder's post |  #7

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Mar 13, 2013 11:25 as a reply to  @ Jason C's post |  #8

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Mar 14, 2013 21:50 |  #9

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Mar 15, 2013 02:11 |  #10

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Mar 19, 2013 12:11 |  #12

Again, sorry for the late post. Uni is keeping me really busy.
I really liked all of your portraits and how natural they all are.

But since I have to pick a winner, my call would be Kevan.
I love the staring, love the b&w comversion, love the lighting.

Thanks for taking part everyone!


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Mar 19, 2013 13:28 as a reply to  @ DasBlubb's post |  #13

The tiger is a stunning photo.WTG Kevan!


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Mar 19, 2013 14:04 |  #14

Congrats Kevan! Lovely entries everyone, and thank you for the challenge DasBubb.


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Mar 19, 2013 15:15 |  #15

Thanks, DasBubb. Thanks, folks. Terrific entries, all of you! A hearty, "Bravo!" to you all.

Yeah, I had a really lucky visit at the Bronx zoo, back in January, on an overcast day, and several of the animals really were cooperative with the photo taking. This is a 4-5 month old cub that decided to jump up on a rock fairly close to the glass partition that keeps us from petting the tigers. I managed to press my lens hood up against the glass and the cat simply stared right down into the barrel of my lens, keeping very still, enough so that I squeezed off a half dozen frames. I played with a couple edits and conversions, and this one did it for me.

I'll try to get a challenge up and going today, early tomorrow. Me needs to think up something.


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