Only ok shot of the day..

Discussion in 'People' started by cwilt, Aug 24, 2005.

  1. cwilt


    Apr 24, 2005
    Denver, CO
    I finally got him to sit still long enough for this shot.

    3 SB600's, 1 SB800. There are some distracting shadows but I know what caused it and how to fix it. :smile:
  2. cwilt


    Apr 24, 2005
    Denver, CO
    Maybe I got 2 shots today.

  3. Either shot would have been good enough to make my day. Two is a treat! What beautiful children :smile:

    Very nice work. Which lens did you use???
  4. biggstr6


    Apr 26, 2005
    Both are good shots.

    Love to photograph kids ,But they do move fast.
  5. cwilt


    Apr 24, 2005
    Denver, CO

    Thanks. I used the 28-70 for these. Now that my D2x is back I have to decide between carrying my primes or adding a 12-24 to the list in my signature.


    Thanks. They are quick, thats why I use flash and shutter of at least 1/250th with my son. The mothers curse works. I had one just like me. LOL
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  6. Thanks for sharing these two images of your kids. Good shots and cute kids.
  7. Four lights? Mind sharing your thinking here?

  8. cwilt


    Apr 24, 2005
    Denver, CO
    Two SB600's,one on either side.
    One SB600 bounced off of ceiling for a mild hair light.
    One SB800 on camera to put more light in the eyes.

    Never accuse me of thinking! :biggrin:
  9. WOW......look at those BIG brown eyes!! Nice shot!!!
  10. All that light equals a flat image. Try a key off to the side, a hair light and a reflector opposite the key to get more modeling.

    IMO, of course
  11. cwilt


    Apr 24, 2005
    Denver, CO
    I needed all that light to overpower the flourscent lighting in the office. This was done at our sales counter and took about 30 seconds to setup.

    I prefer flat lighting on children compared to the moody lighting you get with the setup you described. That is the setup I use for studio shots where a mood is implied. Just my opinion though. :smile:
  12. Nice shtos what beautiful children, great use of the CLS system
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