Archive for August, 2011

Rapunzel’s Open Mic

Posted in 5DMII, Available Light, music on August 23, 2011 by budbranch

What a cool place to listen and perform!

Friday Night: Prime-Time Salsa

Posted in 5DMII, Flash, Long exposures on August 21, 2011 by budbranch

Long exposures, second-curtain flash – sometimes you get lucky!

C’ville Ladies Arm Wrestling – Aug 2011

Posted in 5DMII, Flash on August 14, 2011 by budbranch

Gibbous moon

Posted in 5DMII, Available Light on August 13, 2011 by budbranch

The Secret Life of the Barracks Road Fountain

Posted in 5DMII, Available Light, Long exposures, Stop the action on August 7, 2011 by budbranch

Do these images cool you off?

The long exposure (which captures the dreamy water) requires VERY low ISO, Very tiny aperture (F/22), AND a 4x neutral density filter.  Absent any one of these elements, and the shot would be way over-exposed.   The frozen droplet stuff uses the very fastest shutter speed and very high ISO, else things would be UNDER exposed.

It was HOT out there…

Another fun, Facebook-enabled collaboration:

Posted in 5DMII, Long exposures on August 5, 2011 by budbranch

A Firefly’s Life by Christine Lavin from christine lavin on Vimeo.

I am a longtime fan of Christine Lavin (and FB friend).  When I saw her recent firefly video, I posted one of my firefly images to her wall (for fun).  She generously re-edited her work and cut-in some of my pics – COOL!

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