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First shots with my new Bees!

Discussion in 'People' started by Mitchell, Jul 17, 2008.

  1. Finally broke down and bought two Alien Bees. My family is all out of town so I had nobody to play with!:frown:

    First shot right out of the box.:biggrin:

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    Then tried a more traditional headshot using one umbrella and the fill just with the AB reflector. No need for a hair light.:rolleyes: 

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    These are going to be fun when my family gets home!
     
  2. asphoto

    asphoto

    70
    Aug 18, 2007
    Cibolo, TX
    I was looking at the Bees, which ones did you get?
     
  3. MFowler

    MFowler

    184
    Apr 18, 2008
    Texas
    Hello Mitch, I was wondering which Bee's you decided to go with?
     
  4. niknd501

    niknd501

    May 13, 2006
    Illinois
    Mitch - Congrats !!

    I am getting real close to ordering some AB's also .ALready have the AB triggers. Although I will mostly use mine to light a gym. :biggrin: But willl use them for portraits as well.

    Not bad for the first time. I look forward to more shots !


    Love the box shot ! And I can relate to the hairlight thing :biggrin:
     
  5. These are AB800 in mellow yellow. I bought them from Blake here on the Cafe.
     
  6. Nikhe

    Nikhe

    175
    Oct 8, 2006
    Sweden
    #1 would be really cool if you cropped out the box.
     
  7. niknd501

    niknd501

    May 13, 2006
    Illinois
    Then you would lose the "out of the box" reference.
     

  8. Thanks, Rod. Glad somebody got it!:biggrin:
     
  9. niknd501

    niknd501

    May 13, 2006
    Illinois
    No prob Mitch- - Your work is outstanding.
     
  10. Phil

    Phil

    944
    Nov 25, 2007
    Illinois
    Both the shots are really good. I like the first one.
     
  11. I LOVE the box!!!!!!!!!! :biggrin:

    Please promise me this doesn't mean "no more garage shots!!" :eek:  I look forward to seeing your shots with those beautiful children of yours. :smile:
     

  12. No chance of that, Gretchen. The garage is the closest thing I have to my own "style".
     
  13. Oh phew!!! :biggrin: I do love those shots. And even now with our new over-sized garage bays, I still don't think I could ever shoot those (too much background :redface:) . Your kids' kids will really treasure your garage shots one day!!
     
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