Panama Jungles in HDR

Having gone on a long overdue vacation to the jungles of central america, I had brought a fairly light kit with me including my 11-16 DX Tokina.

I am not a huge HDR fan but for some of the jungle shots I had tried to get the 3 exposure shots and here are the results. Enjoy these while I work on the Faces of Central America collection … coming soon!

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in panama jungles – HDR shot

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Panama River in Boquete – HDR shot

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Whats better than 1 4×4 from USSR — 2 4×4 in HDR – cars in panama

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Boquete mountains open up towards the city in the south. HDR

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Taken this one on the street with a lot of street traffic, thus people look like ghosts. Teatro Nacional Costa Rica

 

Ballet Magic

Magic of Ballet captured through the lens. I had the pleasure of shooting two beautiful ballerinas from Mexico they have been performing in Vancouver for about six months. I was able to have them do their magic in the studio last weekend and here are the amazing photos. .

For the techies the shots were made with a 6 foot impact umbrella and a 7 foot parabolic umbrella shooting with a d610 and d5100 using a 24-70 lens. For the flash I used an sb900 commander with sb700 and sb600 slaves. For the seven foot umbrella I used two flashes firing simultaneously into it to provide enough output.

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Shooting through Glass – Vancouver Aquarium shots

This Saturday was a chance to do some non human photography while exploring the Vancouver aquarium. Most of the below shots I took while hand holding my DSLR and all manual everything (105 and 50 mm lenses) . Worked good for slow moving creatures such as star fish or jelly fish, but manual focus is truly a pain in the butt for birds (even if they are just being carried around by a human.)

Check out some pictures below, from the Vancouver Aquarium

 

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 - galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 – galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 - galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 – galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 - galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 – galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 - galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 – galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 - galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 – galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 - galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 – galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 - galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 – galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 - galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 – galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 - galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 – galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 - galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 – galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 - galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 – galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 - galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 – galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 - galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 – galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 - galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 – galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 - galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 – galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 - galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 – galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 - galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 – galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 - galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 – galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 - galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 – galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 - galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 – galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 - galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 – galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 - galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 – galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 - galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 – galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 - galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 – galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 - galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 – galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 - galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 – galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 - galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 – galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 - galleryss.com

vancouver aquarium photos 2015 – galleryss.com

Low Key – with Led Lighting

Last weekend I had a pleasure of working with the beautiful Ann Narky who stroke up some amazing poses and Konstantin who joined her in a few pictures for a couples’ sensual photography shot and then stayed for a couple of candid and head shots).

Their amazing couples shots will be published soon but now for the star of the shoot..Ann

Ann was the star of the shoot – with our goal really focusing on the body and shape and form – a couple of the pictures are attached here. Shooting in the studio was a bit chilly but the camera and the talented model kept going until we ended up with some fantastic pictures.

The setup was a softbox at -2 stops, iso 125, a fill umbrella and a use of my cell phone LED light to add touches of highlights to the body. All shots taken using the Nikon FX with a 24-70 setup.

low key nude - using led light to add detail

low key nude – using led light to add detail

low key nude - using led light to add detail

low key nude – using led light to add detail

Red Ivy – Stays Hot in the Fall

A quick upload of pictures from a shoot with a wonderful model, Michelle (  http://www.modelmayhem.com/3526143 ) who can turn from sexy to sultry, to innocent for the camera in a blink of an eye.

Loved doing the test shoot and was able to capitalize on the fantastic fall colors.

For the techies, the setup was fairly simple one… two SB700s shooting into a 72″ umbrella with either the on camera flash of the D610 as a commander  or using the SB910 in commander mode for the brigher outdoor area where there was too much ambient light.

Diagram of the setup for the shot against the wall with the Ivy.


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Here are some shots! Enjoy! and make sure to like my FB page 🙂

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