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Riversley Park

So as stated by Strobist: I read up, got my flash off-camera and had fun! :D


My first real lighting shoot taking out my SB-800, tripod and umbrella:


I just wanted to have a real go at learning to light a subject on the fly, after sucking up knowledge from some Strobist posts, I expected this was going to be a nightmare, I'd only really thought about how to light like this in theory so I expected that in practice my lighting would be shocking....


To my surprise it went pretty well. This was my second picture out of the camera, it turned out exactly how I wanted it to, I like it, I hoped someone could give me their thoughts?



Lit with one SB-800 to camera right at about 1/32 power, 8 feet high facing down at a 45° angle onto subject, triggered using Nikon's CLS (Creative Lighting System).

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Taken on January 29, 2008