More flash play

9 years 7 months ago - 9 years 7 months ago #81281 by mj~shutterbugg
I decided to take the advice and try a few different shots, mainly working technically at this point. Hope more of me shows through :)

Shooting info- all shot with 5D Mark II, 50mm macro, on tripod.


shot at .6, f 11, iso 250, no flash



1/8, f 32, iso 250, 550 speedlight at -2/3



1/8, f 32, iso 250, 550 speedlight at -2/3



1/8, f 32, iso 250, 550 speedlight at -2/3



1/8, f 32, iso 250, 550 speedlight at -2/3



1/8, f 32, iso 250, 550 speedlight at -2/3, both images and a little fun in photoshop,


and one for the non traditional crew ;)

Think Off-Center ~ George Carlin
www.mjbrennanphoto.com

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9 years 7 months ago #81293 by robbie
Wow,can`t believe you took these awesome shots MJ,you left me in Awe.Superb images!!!
I meant it!!


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9 years 7 months ago #81317 by DestinDave
Your original topic was about flash techniques and ended with a review of "personality" showing up in your photos...
I do believe you've conquered both issues!! Technical and Personal - Stunning Work! Especially the 2nd image.. and, the last one, to me anyway, is a world-class advertising image..:thumbsup:
:judge: :judge:

Dave Speicher
I thought I wanted a career.. turns out I only wanted paychecks.
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9 years 7 months ago - 9 years 7 months ago #81349 by MLKstudios
I take it you checked out Mappelthorpe's flowers. I do "feel" something in these I didn't before. Very nice!

Don't copy the mediocre photographers when you can copy the best. Their work is online too.

Aim high.

Matthew :)

Matthew L Kees
MLK Studios Photography School
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"Every artist, was once an amateur"

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9 years 7 months ago #81599 by mj~shutterbugg
Thank you very much. I brought out the tripod which allowed me such a long exposure and high F-stop. I did some de-saturating of the first one, and inverted the last. I am still learning to PP in RAW and all that it allows, my previous photoshop didn't process RAW very easily and so it's a new medium for me. I was trying to find a voice with these flowers as well as technically sound works. I had more confidence putting these up. Thank you again for the kind words.

Think Off-Center ~ George Carlin
www.mjbrennanphoto.com

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9 years 7 months ago #81665 by chasrich
Thanks for posting the data. It gives insight as to what you were thinking technically and also the direction you were trying to achieve. Very nice work.:judge:

“Amateurs worry about equipment, professionals worry about money, masters worry about light, I just make pictures… ” ~ Vernon Trent

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9 years 7 months ago #81669 by MLKstudios
The important thing is they don't look like everyone else's flower pics. There is thought (and creativity) behind them. Being an artist doesn't require you can draw a straight line. It's more about dreaming of a curved one.

:)

Matthew L Kees
MLK Studios Photography School
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"Every artist, was once an amateur"

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