If Norman Rockwell were in Ben Lomond in 2010 he might have painted Andrew, a checker at my local grocery store. (Hey Andrew, you made the cut!) Strobist: SB-800 to camera left on carbon based, voice activated light stand (Theresa). … Continue reading
This is an old scrapbook cover, found at a garage sale. Lit by two SB-800’s left and right.
I have been eying this huge propane tank in a desolate work yard for a while. Tonight I set the camera for a 30 second exposure and then walked up and down the tank manually setting of flashes, to complete … Continue reading
I found these poker chips and cards for sale in a liquor store. Strobist: SB-800 with custom snoot to shape the light
Satchel was a great model. Strobist: SB-800 into a PhotoFlex Medium softbox, upper right.
Dragonfly This is an 8-exposure focus stack. There is no way to get such a small subject in focus from head to tail, so I shot 8 differen exposures, varying only the point of focus. I then ran them through … Continue reading
Wrenchberry! Strobist ; SB 800 bounced off pillowcase behind camera 1/8th power, SB-800 behind berry for rim light 1/4 power
My dog Mattie is recovering from knee surgery and I have to give her shots every three days. It is weird having hypodermic needles in the house. Lucky for me they also make cool subjects. Strobist: SB-800 through a piece … Continue reading
So many books and so little time. Strobist: Nikon SB-24 set for 4 consecutive flashes with the shutter open.
Oxalis oregana, or Redwood Sorrel is all over our yard. While some gardeners hate it deeply, it fits in quite nicely with our redwoods. I reversed my lens to get a 2:1 magnification ratio
Water droplets shot in my kitchen sink. I used two Sb-800’s left and right set to 1/60th power and was able to stop the motion of the water. The trigger was index finger trial and error. If you are keeping … Continue reading