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Renaissance Faire Part 2

Discussion in 'Wanderlust and Travel' started by Baywing, Jul 22, 2008.

  1. Baywing

    Baywing

    Feb 22, 2005
    CT USA
    Last week went well, so I thought I'd return and try some different settings, etc. I also had a few prints to drop off, the actors all seemed to appreciate the shots.

    Fire Eater with the fire getting dangerously close to his face
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    Taking Aim
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    A Hit!
    100555694.
    NIKON D300    ---    98mm    f/5.6    1/400s    ISO 800


    Getting lined Up
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    Salad anyone?
    100555632.
    NIKON D300    ---    82mm    f/5.6    1/2000s    ISO 800


    Not to be outdone....
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    NIKON D300    ---    86mm    f/5.6    1/2000s    ISO 800


    This is gunna hurt....(it did!)
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  2. rotxlk82

    rotxlk82

    Jul 20, 2007
    UK
    Never before has leaf salad between prepared to quickly

    Nice shots
     
  3. nice shots, esp the fire-eating one, that has to be a tough exposure.

    Was that bozo (that was getting in your way) back?
     
  4. Baywing

    Baywing

    Feb 22, 2005
    CT USA
    Thanks. The fire eater is actually easy, I looked at last weeks shots, and found the one that I liked the best exposure-wise. I wrote down the info, set the D300 to manual and shot away. I had given the performer a couple of prints earlier in the day, he recognized me when he did the act and positioned himself for my benefit.
    The bozo is long gone, he works for a small newspaper and they only were at the opening day. There were a couple of repeat shooters but the amateurs seem to be more polite than the so-called pros.
     
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