Day 243: Exit

The challenge for today’s shot was getting the light I wanted and focusing properly, as I was shooting a self-portrait at a wide aperture. The light is close to what I wanted but maybe a bit too dark since I had a fair amount of black clipping. The focus wasn’t entirely what I wanted. I would have liked to have the necklace more in focus, though I do like the blurred effect the wider aperture gives.

Camera Specs:
1/125 sec @ f/1.8, 50mm, ISO 100

Light Specs:
Flash: 1 Canon 430 EXII @ 1/64
Modifiers: shot through white curtain
Placement: ~2ft right of subject, aimed into space behind
Triggering Device: Promaster triggers

Processing LR 4 & PSE 11


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