Norwegian Landscape Photographer KnutAageDahl enjoy photography as a hobby and shares the story behind his feature photo "Frida". This photo was taken at my small livingroom  in the middle of the day with artificial light. "I used 3 different modifiers; The main light is a Lastolite hotrod Stripbox with one flash inside, the Rimlight the same, but different light ratio. I can't remember the amount, but I adjusted it to fit the creative idea that I had in mind. The 3rd light on the background was used to create the illusion that most of the lighting was coming from the main light."

For this shot I used Canon 1Ds Mark III with the Canon 85mm 1.8 at f/5.6 because I wanted to get the sharpest possible shot. The lack of power from the strobes limited me from going over f/5.6. I now Use f/8 most of the time, unless I want a shallower depth of field.

Frida inspired me together with many other artist posting black and white photos on sites such as ViewBug. I tuned into her energy and I got an idea of what I wanted to capture, and how. The light and pose was the main factors to create this.

I have now switched to a Nikon camera. For my photography needs I now need something light and with better Dynamic Range at lower ISO as well as better performance at higher ISO.

In my camera bag I carry a Nikon D600, Af-s 18-35mmg, Sigma 35mm 1.4 Art, Af-s 50mm 1.8g, Af-s 85mm 1.8g and a Aps-c 10,5mm Fisheye.

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