CraigAnderson
CraigAnderson

The Chair



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Etna PRO+
 
Etna February 08, 2015
Beautiful shot
Bluestarpaul Platinum
 
Bluestarpaul December 19, 2015
Great shot, well done.
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adavies December 01, 2016
Cool image...nicely done! If you haven't done so already, please consider joining my Bokeh-licious Night challenge:)
https:// viewbug.com/challenge/bokeh-licious-night-photo-challenge-by-adavies
jeanyvesclion
 
jeanyvesclion December 08, 2016
je suis muet d'admiration !! Chapeau l'artiste !

Behind The Lens

Location
This stainless steel chair was recently installed at our beachfront and I was intrigued. A few togs had already photographed it, but this is my interpretation of it.
Time
The shoot was done at around 8pm to make sure that there were few people around and I could get the composition I wanted. It was rather chilly as well.
Lighting
It was the first time that I used only LED lights, so that was experimental as well. 2 LED were used.
Equipment
Shot with Nikon D3 and a Sigma 70-200 f2.8 at 2.8. Hand held.
Inspiration
It was a stainless steel deck chair and the other images taken of it did not do it justice, so I thought I would give it a try. Also the challenge of only using LED lights.
Editing
Yes, some noise reduction because of high ISO and some tweets with Photoshop.
In my camera bag
Nikon D3 and D7100, 50mm 1.8, 85mm 1.4, 70-200 2.8, and a 12-24. SB900 speedlight and 2 LED lights.
Feedback
Always try and challenge yourself, you will be surprised at how much you can learn and how much you develop as a photographer. Try and tell your story differently to others. Equipment is not everything , learn to be creative with your composition. Be patient and have fun.

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