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Capturing Candid Portraits-4 tips

Chanevy
New article posted: Capturing Candid Portraits-4 tips
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Posted: 07/02/2013, 12:02:48 PM
Suyerry
Great info, and number 4 - sounds just like me...I do the same! Nice Blog, thanks for sharing! :)
Nikon Equipment, Nikon Lenses, Professional Photo Software
Posted: 07/02/2013, 15:19:03 PM
Chanevy
Thanks Susan! Yes, that is my idea of heaven. I am driving, I have my dog, I have my camera. All is right with the world :-) Now, if I could be driving to a little cabin in the Colorado wilderness near the RMNP, THAT would be perfection!
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Posted: 07/02/2013, 15:57:14 PM
Seawatch1
You should let the puppy drive so you have more time to scout out shots while not running into something or someone.
Canon EOS 7D, assorted lenses
Posted: 07/03/2013, 10:53:08 AM
Chanevy
Lol! That would be great image too. Sober pup behind steering wheel and me in the passenger seat with a bottle of what not!
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Posted: 07/03/2013, 12:49:36 PM
Robinstockphotos
I was stalking this fisherman lately, perched behind a rock like a sniper with breath held for over an hour and he refused to throw the net. Maybe he is a rich fisherman or doesn't have a big family. :/
 Indian rural fisherman catching fish 

And ISO 400 is the limit of the EOS 7D?! No way. I have used it at ISO 800 without any problems at all. ISO 1600 is okay too with some post processing and resizing.
 Zebra fish 
The zebra fish image was shot at ISO 1600 and EV -2 in literally no light. Then its brightness was increased to +1/3 EV in post processing. I resized it to 12MP from 18MP...and it had no noise.
(I used the horrible settings because there was no light plus I needed higher shutter speed, that's why the EV -2. Better than ISO 12800 and EV 0)
55-250mm standard lenses. Dual tube macro flash and external speedlit...
Posted: 07/03/2013, 21:01:08 PM
Chanevy
Nice photos. I sometimes go a bit above 400 for personal use, but haven't had results like yours. Thank you for sharing!
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Posted: 07/03/2013, 21:18:20 PM
Robinstockphotos
I recently wrote a blog article on this after reading this blog post. Especially for you. :)
The 7D is a great piece of equipment. You could push it to literally any limits and it performs close to the 5D in most situations. Don't miss the features!
55-250mm standard lenses. Dual tube macro flash and external speedlit...
Posted: 07/05/2013, 07:21:47 AM
Chanevy
Thanks Robin! I read it and it is full of great information. I am trying some of the suggestions out already.
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Posted: 07/05/2013, 08:08:55 AM
Robinstockphotos
Most of the information is accidental discoveries. Most of my stuff isn't from the internet or any sources. :)
Try out and see how the photos come out. You have a very small port, try to upload at least 15-20 photos a week. Good luck!
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Posted: 07/05/2013, 14:22:23 PM
Chanevy
Thanks! I am doing the best I can to get more online, but with two jobs and two other businesses-it's hard! I definitely hear you about the accidental discoveries-I love it when something finally clicks and I find a better way to do things than I have used before.
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Posted: 07/05/2013, 14:24:49 PM