Canon 40D, EF 70-200mm f/2.8 L IS USM, 1/160, f/2.8, 115 mm, ISO 200
This month’s photowalk was a repeat from last year where we had multiple studio lighiting setups in the same room to walk around and try out. I came out of the event last year excited about studio lighting and promptly dropped several hundred dollars into lights, stands, etc.
Since then, I have basically experimented on my sons and the occasional niece and nephew (I need to put some of these up). I have been learning through trial and error and so was excited for this weeks events. I say events because Thursday the incredible Rich Legg gave a mini-clinic on “How to Get Great Studio Lighting Results for Under $250” where I learned quite a lot as well.
These two events have revitalized my desire to shoot (much to my sons’ dismay) and to continue to experiment with new ways of shooting with my lights. It also revitalized my desire to buy more lighting stuff, but I will have to hold off on that 😉
I am grateful to those who organized the events, and to the models for putting up with over 100+ photographers struggling to learn what to do. Thanks to Rich for the suggestion of interacting with the models more I feel I had a much better rapport with them this year then last.