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A business selfie

I am in the process of updating some profile information. It occurred to me that I needed a portrait that is more office-appropriate to put up.

 

What a perfect opportunity to execute another selfie.

 

Once the scene was prepared (camera, subject, and light placement) the camera was connected to a large flatscreen TV via HDMI. Since I was doing this on my own, the TV made initial composition via LiveView, and then image reviews, a much faster process than I could ever hope for out of a tethered shoot.

 

Capture details

Focal Length (real): 85mm

Aperture: f/11

Shutter Speed: 0.004 sec

ISO: 200

Captured with a Nikon D3s and a Sigma 85mm F1.4 EX DG HSM

 

Strobist info:

- SB-600 camera-left bouncing off wall, 1/2 power

- SB-600 camera-right bouncing off wall, 1/2 power

- SB-900 on-camera bouncing off ceiling, 1/1 power contribution, also commanding other speedlights

 

A silver reflector was used to light from underneath.

 

The image was processed in Lightroom 4.2RC and Perfect Portrait.

 

Alex Megremis Photography

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Taken on September 8, 2012