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pbjunkiee Sep 9, 2010 8:23 PM

Got asked to shoot editorial shots for the golf team next wed... iv never done it before, so i went out and practiced with one of my friends tonight, think we got out a little late, so i may head out tomorrow earlier and see what i can get... kinda disappointed with tonights results, but hey it was my first time with golf or any style of editorial stuff.... hopefully ill be up to mar next week.... pun intended...

ewheeler20 Sep 9, 2010 10:04 PM

#1 is the best in my opinion. I'm guess it's yours too, seeing as you uploaded that one first.
I do believe it is because of the angle of the camera that is most pleasing to me. With your subject looking down at the camera.

Mark1616 Sep 9, 2010 11:23 PM

I agree number 1 works the best. Looking at the light in the 2nd you can see that it is largely missing the target and lighting the grass. As you are using off camera rather than having the flash on it's default wide setting you can zoom the head so you focus the light more, then aim more at the head. This will help with the white trousers too as they won't be so bright.

Mark1616 Sep 9, 2010 11:24 PM

Forgot to say, watch for multiple intersections, you have the hand, flag and tree intersecting at the same point looking a bit strange.

pbjunkiee Sep 10, 2010 9:10 AM

Actually im bouncing 2 flashes off a larger umbrella

Mark1616 Sep 10, 2010 9:29 AM

In that case you need to get the lighting a lot closer to your subject as it's not directional enough and is going to give you the problem you see here. With an umbrella of this size consider being a lot closer than you are due to the light spill. For what you want I would consider a more focused light so the head gets the majority then some spill off for the rest.

pbjunkiee Sep 10, 2010 9:34 AM

will do! thanks :D

Ordo Sep 10, 2010 11:15 AM

Why at night?

pbjunkiee Sep 10, 2010 11:16 AM

We got out of dinner a tad late, im aiming at doing the shoot at 5:30-6ish, these were shot at around 7-7:30, so it will be brighter outside for the actual shoot.

Maxsamsung Sep 11, 2010 4:48 PM

#1 for me as well super shot !!!
Regards Tom

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