OCF practice #2

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OCF practice #2

I read the link that Kerry sent, moved my reflector and light and tried again:

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flash is about 10'ish feet away...overexposed.

2.my assumption is the power is too low for being so far...underexposed

3. I then changed the aperture

I think I'm getting close with these 3...
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7. and a labelled pull back of my livign room when i do indoor sessions. i'm still trying to figure out how i'll be able to move around with the flash in that positon with a beanbag or other subjects in the way Smile

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These do look better. The shadows aren't as harsh! Good job!

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4,5 and 6 look great for lighting! Looks like 1/8 power was the magic #?

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These look great! Looks like you are finding the "sweet" spot for your setup!

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I took a few others at 1/8th power and they were all consistent so yeah, i think that's the sweet spot for me...for now anyway. Smile now to just get a WILLING subject that won't jump off the stool to practice on Smile

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I'd say you certainly found your sweet spot! I really like that crimson background. WTG for using it w/out big color casts!

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"acarbo99" wrote:

I'd say you certainly found your sweet spot! I really like that crimson background. WTG for using it w/out big color casts!

GiGi

I much like it too...more so than my actually Crimson seamless. Smile The fleece shows up like more of a truer red that I'd want.

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looks like 1/8th is it for you!!! I still haven't figured out how to use my speedlite manually. but I haven't invested the time in that either. it's high on my list of things to do.

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You're getting more practice in with yours than I have with mine, WTG!!!

I found that about 1/8th power was good for a close position, too. I moved it up to 1/4 power when I moved it further away.