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Angelo69

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  • Wick Sounds like you want a lot. Buy a Canon 1DX and f1.2 glass. Period.
  • Sasko Look at the attached images. Both shot with Canon 1DSMK3, 50mm f1.2 lens. Settings f8 @ 1/125 ISO 200. These shots were taken in a dull, dimly lit auditorium prior to the contestants competing on stage. Shutter speed made no difference regar…
  • Sasko Sometime ago I photographed a bodybuilding show. What you need to know is that you must capture the definition in the muscle etc, and this is done by using shadows. I placed two rectangular softboxes to the side so that the lights hit their s…
  • Oh, OK, thanks. I didn't see anywhere in your original posts that the pixs were in fact shot in RAW, as you only stated: "What's obvious is the fact my lighting is pretty awful. " Now knowing all the facts, I see why the pix was so dark, together w…
  • Cakencamera Now knowing that the flash didn't fire on the underexposed, shots, explains everything. I couldnt see anything in your first 2 posts indicating the same. There's only so much PS you can do to an under exp shot to begin with. Perhaps if…
  • Cakencamera The very first shot in colour, in my opinion is under exposed, considerably. What were your settings, did you use any form of lighting or only ambient exposure. If it is ambient, what did you meter for. IE, the white shirt, skin tone ??…
  • Cakencamera I hear what your saying and have read your last comment, however without you posting an image it's hard to tell what you mean by "bad". Together with this, the settings you used etc. It may be an exposure issue your suffering from, and …
  • Yep, I know exactly what your taking about. Where I come from, real estate agents are using photographers who then send their images overseas to graphic designers who then completely manipulate the photographs. Sky, colors etc etc. Yes, they look gr…
  • Chinaman's Hat, Hawaii 2012. Canon G12
  • ALM327 My experience with relatives and friends etc is to stay away from them when approached for work. Coming from a European family, my relatives are nothing more than a bunch of whingers. They whinge about everything, and then want to pay you le…
  • Lori I suspect it may be the PW Flex and Mini. I've got a pair, and don't use them anymore, due to lack of consistency. I contacted PW direct and they suggested the following and in order - . 1. Turn on flash 2. Turn on Flex 3. Turn on Mini 4. Turn…
  • Sasko1 I for to answer your last point. NO, DO NOT OVEREXPOSE YOUR IMAGE. Angelo
  • Hi Sasko1 By M, I mean "manual" mode on your camera. Not Av or Tv or P. . By having the ambient light register, I mean take a shot with the flash off and see how it looks. If theres heaps of light in the store then you may not have to underexpose b…
  • Hi Sasko Shooting a lot of commercial properties and alike etc, my advice for INDOOR SHOTS is 1) Shoot in RAW. 2) Use your flash and bounce it. 3) The 24-70mm lens is ideal and you will find that you will use it often at the 24mm end if your tryin…
  • It's been a while and still no picture to see what's going on with your post. I'd say, that you just can't hand hold your camera, period.
  • Hi Steve I've always been hesitant in purchasing ebooks. I also trolled the web for material in this area, and took the chance on the Scott Kelby books. They are essentially my "go to", when it comes to editing. I'm sure there are many ways to edi…
  • Hi I contacted PW directly some time ago about my Mini and Flex for Canon not firing, syncing etc. . I was advised to ensure that both units had the latest firmware. Then Turn everything on from top to bottom. IE: flash, flex, then mini and take …
  • Hi Try; Professional Portrait Retouching Techniques" by Scott Kelby. Very good book, with a step by step guide in retouching for portraits. Also try his other book; Light it, shoot it, retouch it"
  • Hi Neil Personally i like the idea. At some stage, readers will just have to pick up their cameras and figure it out for themselves. Spoon feeding achieves nothing in the grand scheme of learning.
  • Hi jhilders I've been using BFF on my 1ds3, 1dx and 5d2 for many years. It was shown to me by my mentor when I first started. It does take some getting use to, but it works for me.
  • Hi I think you are just twisting yourself in knots thinking about numbers etc. You should concentrate on the factors which effect manual flash: ISO, Fstop, power and subject to flash distance. Play around with these on your camera, and you will se…
  • You may wish to look at the Cheetah Lights. No TTL though.
  • What the $&@!. Sorry Neil, by this guys setup, you are just a hacker. Lol.
  • Is your lens IS Did you focus and recompose Was the subject moving or still Can we see the image

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