• SB600 @ 24mm with 1/1 power shot into a softbox. IR-triggered (CLS).
  • SB600 @ 35mm with 1/1 power shot into a softbox. IR-triggered (CLS).
  • SB800 @ 24mm with 1/2 power shot into ceiling. Triggered optically by the softbox outside the window.

Svartedalen House at Night #photog (EXPLORED)

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Nikon D300 + Sigma 10-20mm f/3.5 @ 10mm - 30sec, f/4.5, ISO 1000.
Strobist info: 2xSB600 with softboxes and 1xSB800 inside the house. SB600's triggered by IR and SB800 triggered optically (SU4). See notes on image.
UPDATE: Cablefreak took a behind-the-scenes shot.

I was out with cablefreak and Claes last night. We drove to Svartedalen (nature reserve) at night and hiked around for a bit.

We decided to drive further into the reserve, and then found this isolated, abandonded shed and decided it was the perfect spot to setup some flashes/speedlights and go crazy for a while.
It was -5.00°C (23.00°F) and it was about midnight tuesday night. But all that didn't matter when we saw how these shots turned out. Claes is inside the building, holding up an SB800 towards the softbox on the right, to give the illumination inside the building. Here we were, three guys in a nature reserve in the middle of the night, flashing away with 3-4 strobes at a time. I'm sure it must have been visible from far.
There were absolutely no light pollution on the horizon, at all.

I'd love to do it again. I will be posting more shots from this session in a day or two.

Also, proper credit should be given to Martin (cablefreak) and Claes. We all worked on this piece together, and both had their way with this setup, so you should probably see a couple of shots by them that are similar to this.

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  1. cPate 53 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Inglorious Nikon Bastards, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  2. Sina Farhat 53 months ago | reply

    Congrats till den fina positionen på explore!

  3. Martinsfoto 53 months ago | reply

    Helt underbar bild!

  4. r.AI (-) 53 months ago | reply

    Beautiful my friend!

  5. Sockerbiten [deleted] 53 months ago | reply

    Riktigt snyggt =) gillar hur ljuset speglar bilden och husets detaljer!

  6. yana lenski 53 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called ESSENTIAL BEAUTY(by invitation only), and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  7. graydon63 53 months ago | reply

    Well done. -5C such dedication! but it paid off. I'm very envious. This is a shot I would be proud of. Thanks for sharing.

  8. Dan Wiklund 51 months ago | reply

    Väldigt surrealistik ljussättning.

  9. GintarasJ 49 months ago | reply

    Superb photo!

  10. Leandro P Barreto 46 months ago | reply

    Great work, congratulations! ;)

  11. Bosquet 44 months ago | reply

    incredible work placing the speedlights

  12. Roberto Tamaro 44 months ago | reply

    very nice picture!

  13. Christian Vorstenbosch [deleted] 44 months ago | reply

    A wonderful photo .
    I really like the composition, details and lights.

  14. c_pichler 44 months ago | reply

    wow, great!

  15. sahara13 [deleted] 44 months ago | reply

    Great work ..lovely shot.!!

  16. Fake Plastic Gun 32 months ago | reply

    This is an awesome photo man. And Happy Birthday

  17. turbubutton 16 months ago | reply

    did you see any werewolfs nearby. hehe.

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