110/365 Pat Bolster

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    This is my good buddy Pat Bolster whom you have seen in my project a couple times already. Pat is an award winning bartender and he runs the show at the 5 1/2 Bar in downtown Pensacola. We were talking about his bartending career and he told me about how this overwhelming feeling came over him the first time he was behind the bar and picked up 2 bottles. It just hit him, he quickly realized what he wanted to do. If you are ever in this area, be sure to check him out.

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    Camera Info:
    Canon 7D, Sigma DC 17-70mm 1:2.8-4 Macro HSM @17mm, f/4.0, 1/15s, ISO 320

    Strobist Info: See setup shot here.
    -Canon 430EXII's Camera Left and in front of subject, 1/16 Power, @24mm zoom, about 8 feet high, 2 feet away from subject inside 40 inch Wescott softbox.
    -Canon 430EXII Camera right and behind subject, 1/32 at 105mm Zoom fired bare, 8 feet high and 10 feet away from subject, fired bare.
    -Flashes triggered with Interfit Strobies.

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    1. Hussain Buhligah 47 months ago | reply

      fantastic shot and great light

    2. Neil Kremer 47 months ago | reply

      Nice image Really well done.

    3. lupofoto 47 months ago | reply

      Fantastic portrait and perfect lighting! Well done.

    4. Daniel | rapturedmind.com 47 months ago | reply

      A brilliant Portrait once more, Love the framing and the light!

    5. grey headed florida boy 47 months ago | reply

      Great shot Matthew! I know Patrick from the business. Amazing shot at the bar!

    6. ɗaκart Fredriκsson 47 months ago | reply

      really great work! :)

    7. ëfë.- [deleted] 47 months ago | reply

      Great job!!!!!

    8. GMWDesign 47 months ago | reply

      damn you kill it with the speedlites. Awesome work. I have 1, 430EX.. nice to see what can be done with the right setup.

    9. 'faisal' 47 months ago | reply

      this is AWESOME!!!

    10. honzap 46 months ago | reply

      The tones are matching so well!

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      Seen on your photo stream. (?)

    11. Arian Marcos 46 months ago | reply

      amazing lighting man

    12. BenBrown... 45 months ago | reply

      How have i not seen your work before... Dare I say it, possibly the best with strobes I've seen on here! :)

    13. Ashan de Silva 45 months ago | reply

      Awesome shot buddy!

    14. deiserathge 45 months ago | reply

      Hey, you're really great! Nice work. You work like a graphic designer? Or something like that? Retouch? Or you just do it for fun?

      I'm asking it cause I do graphic design on college and i completelly in love with photography, since ever, and now i'm studyding a little bit more, and i love photoshop as well too. So... maybe i can join the two things. So I loved your job and I like to know about that!

      Thanks, anyway :)

    15. beachc0mber 35 months ago | reply

      Great tones in this; what a lovely portrait.

    16. Frederick J. Medina 18 months ago | reply

      Amazing light!!
      Amazing composition!!
      Amazing tones!!
      Amazing photo!!
      I love it!

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