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Photos from the collection strobist

Selve Areal, Thun, Switzerland

One strobe off-camera right as fill-in. Strobism doesn’t have to include people! This image can be viewed larger in the Strobism gallery at Permanent Tourist.

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Selve Areal, Thun, Switzerland

Strobist info: strobe off-camera left to illuminate Jo; snooted strobe from camera right to illuminate graffiti, snooted strobe behind Jo for backlight; strobe 1/8 power camera right as fill in. Thanks to Eke, Beat and Jo. This image can be viewed larger in the Strobism gallery at Permanent Tourist.

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Selve Areal, Thun, Switzerland

Strobist info: Cactus-triggered snooted strobe from round the corner behind the mirror, aimed at Jo standing off-camera right. Ambient light c. 1s @ f8. See Eke’s use of the same location here. This image can be viewed larger in the Strobism gallery at Permanent Tourist.

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Selve Areal, Thun, Switzerland

I take my wife to all the classy joints. Strobist info: Cactus triggered strobes, one at left bounced from silver-painted wall and one behind toilet door aimed straight up. This image can be viewed larger in the Strobism gallery at Permanent Tourist.

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“Papped”, Bern, Switzerland

Strobist info: where to start! Optical slave speedlight on windowsill to illuminate centre arch, speedlight controlled by Catus trigger at camera left to illuminate Jo, multiple shots of photographer with camera-mounted speedlight controlled from my camera by Cactus trigger. Ambient light -1 stop. Multiple images of photographer (Beat) blended together manually in Photoshop.

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The Final Shot, Winterthur, Switzerland

Thanks to Jo for the idea, Eke and Victor for the lighting, Bruno and Beat for the acting! "Making of" photo here. Also looks great on a darker background. Strobist info: two speedlights on full power fired by radio transmitter, one from off-camera top left, one off-camera bottom left.

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