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Category : Strobist

365 Project : Day 296

Gear: Canon 7D + 24-70 f2.8L Settings: f9.0 | 1/200 | ISO 160 Lighting: Elinchrom D-Lite 400watts on camera right @ 3.0 power Elinchrom D-Lite 400watts on camera [email protected] 3.0 power 580 EXII + 60″ Westcott umbrella on top-front @ 1/32 power Trigger: EL Skyport ECO + Yongnuo RF-603 (stacked) You can download the lighting diagram here: http://bit.ly/mcruz102 /Mike

365 Project : Day 295

Canon 7D + 24-70 f2.8 L f5.6 | 1/200 | ISO 100 Elinchrom D-lite4 @ 2.0 power on both sides 580exii + 60″ umbrella in the front Post process: Dodge and burn Curves adjustments Color balance DRI on the background

365 Project : Day 293

This outfit is made by Rocky Gathercole Avant Garde Dubai based fashion designer. Gear: Canon 7D + EF 24-70 f2.8 L Settings: f4 | 1/160 | ISO 400 Strobist info: Profoto D1 500 + 3×4″ RF Softbox @ 50 power value on camera left  (behind model) Silver reflector on camera right  (infront of the model) Trigger: Profoto Air Sync Post process: Dodging and burning Color Balance DRI on the background Curves adjustments Cheers! /Mike

365 Project : Day 292

I really had no plans on using my Fuji X100 for this shoot; I just wanted to try if it will work in a photo shoot like this with off camera lighting.  I used a Yongnuo RF-603C together with 2 x 580exII speedlites 🙂   Surprisingly, the x100 handled it quite well, in fact the skin tone is slightly better than my Canon 7D + 24-70mm f2.8 L 🙂  I just wish the write speed (with raw enabled) is faster on […]

365 Project : Day 275

Another shot of Ms. Lili Green.  Trying out my first canon L lens.  Well, it is really worth the price, however it is darn heavy!  Trying some new post processing workflow, need to experiment to get some new look 🙂 … My Windows Photoshop CS5 is acting crazy again 🙁  I guess I’ll have to use my Macbook pro on the next one… Gear: Canon 7D + Canon 24-70mm f2.8 L Settings: f4.5 | 1/200 | ISO 200 Another shot […]

365 Project : Day 274

This is probably the quickest photoshoot I had in a while, but probably the most the most fun…. very relax atmosphere and the model is really excellent to work with, thanks Ms. Lili Green! Gear: Canon 7D + Canon 24-70mm f2.8 L Settings: f4.5 | 1/200 | ISO 250 Strobist: 580 exii + Lumiquest softbox III on camera left @ 1/8 power 430 exii + Lumiquest softbox III on camera right @ 1/16 power Trigger: Canon 7D built in trigger […]

365 Project : Day 273

Purely experimental post processing.  Trying to get the “painting” look 🙂 Gear: Canon 7D + Sigma 17-50mm f2.8 OS HSM Settings: f2.8 | 1/100 | ISO 100 Post processing: Dodging and burning Curves adjustments Pixel bender in Photoshop CS5 Cheers! /Mike

365 Project : Day 270

Gear: Canon 7D + Sigma 85mm f1.4 Settings: f1.8 | 1/5000 | ISO100 Post process: Dodging and burning Curves adjustments Cheers! /Mike

365 Project : Day 265

Gear: Canon 7D + Sigma 17-50 f2.8 OS HSM Settings: f2.8 | 1/250 | ISO 125 Post processing: Clean up in Photoshop Added the rays Dodge and burn Curves Adjustments Cheers! /Mike

365 Project : Day 264

Gear: Canon 7D + Sigma 17-50 f2.8 OS HSM Settings: f2.8 | 1/250 | ISO 125 Post processing: Dodge and burn Curves adjustment Cheers! /Mike