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Taking Pictures in Desert
« on: October 06, 2010, 04:53:11 PM »
I found this interesting You Tube video link for Joe McNally during one of his lectures in Dubai. It is a shoot desert and the use of Strobes and lighting subjects.

Video One (6:40 minutes).
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90mlK8ktV68&feature=related

Video Two (2:48 minutes).
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7qEgl2uQHg&feature=related

Although he is not a Sony user, his use of flash guns and setups is what is interesting.
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Re: Taking Pictures in Desert
« Reply #1 on: October 06, 2010, 05:20:57 PM »
Thanks for posting, crazy amount of flash's in the first setup! Great results though.

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Re: Taking Pictures in Desert
« Reply #2 on: October 06, 2010, 05:25:52 PM »
Thanks for posting, crazy amount of flash's in the first setup! Great results though.

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I think you can achieve the same results without so many flashes..... OK the reason he need so many flashes is because a Nikon....:D
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Re: Taking Pictures in Desert
« Reply #3 on: October 06, 2010, 05:29:14 PM »
Thanks for posting, crazy amount of flash's in the first setup! Great results though.

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I think you can achieve the same results without so many flashes..... OK the reason he need so many flashes is because a Nikon....:D

Heh heh, I want to give some of the shots seen in vid 2 a go. I think the beech is going to be the best place for me to try it. May give a few mates a call that do martial arts. Could be interesting.

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Re: Taking Pictures in Desert
« Reply #4 on: October 06, 2010, 06:26:38 PM »
Interesting thanks for the link.
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Re: Taking Pictures in Desert
« Reply #5 on: October 06, 2010, 08:18:05 PM »
Very good.


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Re: Taking Pictures in Desert
« Reply #6 on: October 06, 2010, 08:36:10 PM »
As a former biology teacher I have many shots of the SW US deserts and looking back one saying keeps coming to mind - the more you know the more you realize how little you really know.  The whole concept of flash photography in daylight desert seems like a paradox until you start to appreciate just how harsh the shadows really are.  I had seen this clip earlier and am trying to figure out how to get by on three flashes.
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