July 7, 2008
The Nikonians On Location #25 - Black Background
Inspired by some pictures in a magazine Martin takes on creating a dark mood in a small makeshift, tabletop studio using black background paper and a couple of flashes. He shoots dry flowers and leaves and plays with different subjects once the light is set up.
Click here to download Nikonians On Location Podcast #25 (NPC-OL-2008-07-07; 38:48; 17.7MB, MP3 format).
Video supplement available here (NPC-OLV-2008-07-07; 8:58; flash format).
Show Notes: July 07, 2008
Join Martin as he gets into controlling off camera flashes, the Nikon wireless system (CLS) and using gels to create a special tone and quality of light. And as he hunts dry flowers in the garden round midnight and brews espresso for photography and consumption.
In the slideshow Martin shows examples of the setup he used to get the gloomy, dark, renaissance painting-like mood with a dark background that he aimed for.
Click here to view Nikonians On Location Video Supplement #25 (NPC-OLV-2008-07-07; 8:58; flash format)
Music used on today's show:
Altri Stromenti, Italian Music of the 17th Century
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Posted by martinj at July 7, 2008 6:00 PM