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Sporting some strobes
Lens: DA* 16-50 & DA* 50-135 Camera: K-5 Photo Location: Beder, Denmark Shutter Speed: 1/180s 
Posted By: mikknu, 08-15-2012, 01:12 PM

Hello fellow Pentaxians,

First off, this is my first post in this part of the forums, so bare with me if I missed any details or procedures. Hopefully my contribution will be up there with yours

Main season of mountain biking is slowly coming to an end here and I thought it time to head out and do some strobist exercising. As always the location was deep in the forest with only little light to assist, ideal for flash photography with a black background desire.
More pictures than normal came out a bit shaky, while the flash unit/units was radio triggered, compared to having the flash mounted on the camera. If anyone can shed some light on that (unintentional bad pun), please share your knowledge!

Shutter 1/180 - f/6.3 - ISO 250 - FGZ540 + Metz 48AF - DA* 16-50 - K-5

Shutter 1/180 - f/6.3 - ISO 250 - FGZ540 + Metz 48AF - DA* 16-50 - K-5

Shutter 1/180 - f/8 - ISO 400 - FGZ540 - DA* 50-135 - K-5
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08-16-2012, 05:19 PM   #2
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fine captures... like the grit and determination on the biker's faces.... dave m
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Great detail and sense of energy, they just burst with life.
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nice work, I like #2, great shot.

may be the flash units aren't firing at exactly the same time (no expertise here at all - just a thought !)

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Very intense looking shots that came out very well.--charliezap
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I especially like the last two. The guy's face in the last one says it all.
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Thank you all for the comments, they are much appriciated!
Just done another shoot of a race and radio triggered flashes really makes a difference.

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