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Learning a lot, a little at a time

Learning a lot, a little at a time

This is a short (ten minute) outtake from David Hobby‘s workshop DVD set, which is on sale for US$139. The price seems steep for “just” a DVD, but reconsider: what you’re actually getting isn’t just a film, but an in-depth tutorial over eight DVDs (over ten hours of content) which has the potential to seriously […]

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getURL and target “_self” not working?

If you’re a Flash or web developer, then you may come across a security-invoked problem whereby links inside your Flash movie don’t react, when you try and open a link within the current browser window. Crazy, I know, but bear with me. I have no idea why this should be so – I’m sure someone […]

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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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Red Coat II, Winterthur, Switzerland

Taken during the zürlflickrdrinks portrait and lighting workshop, in Winterthur last Saturday. One cable-controlled flash at 45° right, one slave unit on the ground at 90° left. And Jo jumping her heart out. Details of future Swiss-based strobe (off-camera flash) fun here.

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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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