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Dancing on a Sunny day! | by BurgTender
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Dancing on a Sunny day!

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We went outside our city for small vacation my gf and I. So on our last day, we decided to take some picture near the Fleuve St-Laurent . The sun was high in the sky and really bright. It was my first attempt to take a picture with my umbrella during the day light. I had some trouble with my settings because... I was blowing out my gf or the background. I’m happy that you can fix almost everything in lightroom :)!


What I’ve learnt/Don’t like with this picture :

~ Don’t Watch out if you shoot at noon with a really bright sun (unless you have a setup like that)

~ The eyes are small and almost close because… see above It isn't that bad finally :P Yah I was too hard on myself

~ Buy sandbags… It was a windy day and my umbrella/tripod/flash flew away few times….


~ Strobist info ~


D80 /w 18-135mm ~ 26mm ~ 1/250 ~ f/11.0 ~ ISO 200

SB-24 ~ 24mm ~ 1/4m or 1/2m… can’t remember… I’ll check that tonight.

shoot-through umbrella 4 feet away on right


Critics are always welcome as I want to improve my technique :)

Comments are welcome as well

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Taken on July 12, 2009