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Freezing with flash

 How many people still think that to freeze movement is just a matter of shutter speedHowever, using the flash we can freeze a very fast movement with a relatively low shutter speed These photos were taken with a shutter speed of 350 fps and a power in the flash of 1.128, it is the lowest power that gives my flash and is at the same time the fastest flash of light that itcan emit, and that freezes the movement.  Don't forget that black and white photos are also attractive... continue reading

When the temperature drops...

Today I found an amusing "article" of the meaning of cold for different nationalities and things.First of all, as there is very large nationality here in DT, take the following as a joke. I don't want to offence anyone.The meaning of cold+20 Greeks put on sweaters.+15 Hawaiian switch the heating on (if they have it).+10 Americans are shaking. The Russians are planting cucumbers.0 American’s water freezes. In Russia, the water thickens.-5 French cars will not start.... continue reading

Freezing droplets

I have been asked on several occasion to explain the technique behind my droplet photos. While this is nothing new and the technique has been reviewed elsewhere before I thought I would provide a quick tutorialThe beauty of this type of photography is that it provides endless creative possibilities in the confines of your own home. This is very helpful when the days get short and the skies are gloomy.To focus the shot you needed to use manual focus. You can manually release the droplet to... continue reading

Freezing a jump

hi there this is my first blog article hope this help you guy and gal out there with freezing a person jumping in mid air.after much experiment i have found that you need at least 1/2000 or above in order to freeze a jump in mid air. it would be better if its 1/4000 or 1/8000 bur there lies the problem once your shutter speed is so high your aperture would have to open up which means that the sharpness of your images won't be as good as when your aperture is at F8 or F11.Adding flash into... continue reading

Bad weather, good photos

I often think of lousy weather days as lousy days for making photos. But, sometimes the worst of days can present unique opportunities for beautiful shots.Back in the winter, we had an ice storm. Lots of freezing rain and precipitation. But, I decided to venture outside and see what I might could photography.Here's one of my resulting photos. This perfect little frozen raindrop. Perhaps a good concept shot for cold weather, or bad weather, or freezing conditions.Either way, for me, its... continue reading

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