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Sick and bored = good photos
Posted By: codiac2600, 02-22-2008, 04:38 PM

I have a cold, stayed home from work and got super bored. Tried a new approach to lighting and here are the results. Sorry for the wrinkles in the paper... it's about 20 years old and has a strange texture and wrinkles much too easily.

Test shot:

Final shot:

Test shot #2

Final shot #2:

Thats all she wrote!
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02-22-2008, 04:50 PM   #2
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I like the 2nd one best. In the 1st the glass is not quite vertical. Probably your cold, you must have sneezed.
02-22-2008, 05:26 PM   #3
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They look good Chris, I like that splash technique.
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The second one is excellent Chris

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Very cool splash shot Chris! Nicely done...
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Chris - great stuff, as always. Actually, what's wrong with wrinkles in the backdrop paper?They give the pictures some texture - maybe even character. Had you not mentioned them, I would have thought they were "part of the act", as we used to say in my gigging days.

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I really like the second one too.

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I'm sorry that you're sick... but, I love it when you're bored! That second shot... composition, timing, color..... ah, bravo!
02-23-2008, 12:30 AM   #9
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#2 for me is best.
Question: Did you use flash to stop the action or shutter speed or both?
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I think the jury is in........

#2 should be in a magazine! Excellent shot. Was this shot pulled off with a back light and a side flash only? (burst mode and remote release)
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I like the last 2 shots. You are very good with lighting
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what is wrong with my monitor?

I seem to be the only guy tout here preferring final shot no1. There is much more attention drawn to where the action is... in the splashing glass.

Agreed; The glass could be exactly vertical; or more off the verical axis (= more intentionally not-vertical).

Thanks for sharing!
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You should make sure you get bored on a regular basis Chris. Very creative images. Nice lighting.

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nicely done Chris, we all benifit from your bordom. Hope you're feeling better soon. #2 should go to PPG.
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That's really cool I vote no.2 also. Now get yourself some chicken soup

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