Day Seventy Seven

77/365. God I can't wait for pancakes.


Random photo from the IHOP pool. This photo qualifies for today even though it feels like yesterday since it was taken quite a bit time after midnight.


strobist info: SB-900 & SB-600 both @ 1/4 on both sides of the ceiling. created sufficient light for the whole back room. triggered via PWii's.

  • AdventuresInAnalog PRO 6y

    Did she catch you taking her picture from across the room?
  • Trigantara 6y

    It looks very cinematic...I like it...and the bokeh created by the lens really makes her pop up...definitely instant fave...
  • Dustin Diaz 6y

    Dred242: nope. never knew until i showed her the photo.

    Trig::Photographie: sweet, thanks :)
  • Ed McGowan PRO 6y

    thats awesome you had 2 strobes going at the ihop!
  • Sussman Imaging PRO 6y

    Great shot! HBW!
  • Muhammad Adnan 6y

    very nice. very good compo and excellent use of DOF
  • Lester Pulsford PRO 6y

    Hey Dustin,
    Your images are progressively improving week on week. Your competence using flash is now almost unparalleled across Flickr. It's really interesting to scan through you published images to see how your skill has grown over what must be said a very short period of time.
    I really enjoy your work.
    Keep it coming....

    Kind Regards....
  • Colleen Rudolph PRO 6y

    Wonderful dof. Great capture!
  • reelgeek PRO 6y

    Haha, yay for lighting the iHop.
  • Dustin Diaz 6y

    isayx3: yeah dude, it was totally rad.

    The Suss-Man (Mike): hbw :)

    @dnan: thanks

    Lester Pulsford: hey thanks! i'm constantly looking for new ways to use our little speedlights. my 365 is a great way to experiment.

    simply colleen: hi colleen, thanks!

    reelgeek: yep. everyone got a great kick out of it.
  • Alessandro Giraldi Costa Medeiros PRO 6y

    wonderful shot!! very nice capture!!
  • Alex Giron PRO 6y

    Great shot. I know her, she's from DC :)
  • juliusfrumble 6y

    uh ! great focus !!
  • Kats 6y

    It's fun how you can get the colors set to a way that makes this scene look like it's from anywhere but a cold lighted IHOP.

    ouch, I want pancakes now...

    Seen on your photo stream. (?)
  • anas a. 6y

    77. nice one!
  • Michael LaCombe 6y

    Looks like something out of a coffee commercial. I love it. How odd was that settling up your lights in the middle of an iHop though? And why am I asking rhetorical questions that likely won't be answered for a pic that is nearly a year old? :)

    Hmm...this was posted on my son's 1st birthday. :)
  • M.Christopher Holloway Photography 5y

    Michael, funny I was asking myself the same question tonight when I saw the image. After midnight. Who's gonna care, or notice. I've thought about doing this sort of thing so many times and hesitate figuring they'd throw me out of the place or the subject would call the cops.

    But then again, no risk, no reward.
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Taken on March 18, 2009
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