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Bumblebee | by tyler hayward
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+ 4 in the comments with setup shot!


As promised the shot with Renee and her beautiful bicycle! This was the initial image I wanted to take and upload, but I loved a bunch from the session so I've been uploading everything :)


Renee is an avid cyclist and has been so kind to lend me Bumblebee while school winds down. She has another (more serious bike for her long trips) which I want to grab another portrait with sometime too!


I spied this lovely group of yellow bushes and thought it'd go perfectly with the bike and had the sun behind us acting as a hair/highlight/rim light and filled her in with a socked beauty dish. I used the 100mm L macro because it was too bright to shoot with the 85 even with the nd filter and I wanted to compress that background and still have bokeh and a full body portrait to really showcase her bike.


1st exam tomorrow evening!


Picked up my slide film, so scanning will begin soooon!



Canon 5d mk II

Canon 100mm f/2.8 L Macro

Ab 800 with socked Mola Demi @ 1/32nd camera left (setup shot below)

Vagabond Mk I for power

Cactus v5 for trigger

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Taken on April 5, 2012