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First Shoot with a Stranger

Strobist info: Shot with an on camera Speedlite with Stofen. Flash angled away from subject towards gold reflector camera left. This last Saturday I did my first shoot with someone I didn’t know previously. I posted an ad on Craigslist … Continue reading

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Post Processing Attempt #2

Original Final Most of the time on this image was spent with the Healing Brush tool trying to remove the makeup cake and the deep line above her right eye caused by her hand on her cheek. I think it’s … Continue reading

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First Attempt at Post Processing

Generally my rule, up to this point, has been to avoid post processing. There are two reasons for this: I already feel nearly overwhelmed by the amount of information I need to take in on the camera side of things. … Continue reading

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Single Strobe Photography

Single light setup with 3 variations [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uH84-pA7p-c&hl=en_US&fs=1&]

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Homemade Diffuser/Reflector for Built in Flash Use

Last night I was shooting indoors and had to use the built in Flash since I don’t have anything else yet. It was really harsh so I took a 3×5 card, folded it in half (to double it’s diffusing power) … Continue reading

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