Shot of the day

..taken by my student Nick, on a sunny day – super sunny in Ontario – at mid-day:

Here’s Nick, showing how it is done:

Exposure is set to create a dark background. 1/200th second (sync speed!) and f/11 at 100 ISO did the trick. And then the flash direct – but off-camera, fired by Pocketwizards, metered with a light meter.

And that’s how you take a dramatic portrait on a sunny day!


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