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My nephew Julian is two years old now! I took some photos of him over the weekend at one of the parks I used to frequent when I was his age. Such a happy little booger, this one.
Nikon D800 + Nikkor AF-S 58mm f/1.4G
I haven’t experimented with bokeh panorama shots in quite a while. A nice manual focus f/0.95 lens was all the inspiration I needed to have another go at this quirky method of shooting. Both of these shots are multi-panel stitches taken with the lens wide open.
I was actually going for a full length portrait for the image above. Unfortunately, the photomerge process somehow made her feet disappear into Photoshopland. This is certainly not an exact science
Panasonic Lumix GX7 | Voigtlander 25mm f/0.95
I often set up impromptu portrait sessions with the wife so she can record the funky outfits she puts together. This is a very simple set up, with a single Canon 600EX on a light stand shooting through an umbrella.
We’re triggering the flash with Pocket Wizards, and the transmitting unit is hotshoe’d to a brand new Panasonic GX7 I’m testing. This camera’s mechanical shutter has a native sync speed of 1/320th. Pretty handy for shooting flash portraits outdoors with your aperture wide open, in this case at f/0.95.
It wasn’t long, however, until Suki decided to walk in on our little shoot:
So as not to offend the Suki, I made sure she got a solo portrait of her own
All Images: Panasonic Lumix GX7 | Voigtlander 25mm f/0.95
I’ve been trying to make a point of getting out and greeting the sun as it rises lately. On clear mornings, the warm glow that radiates from autumn leaves makes rolling out of bed earlier feel all the more worthwhile. These particular photos were taken with my trusty cell phone camera
In other news, I’ve been working on overhauling my main website. Check it out!
All Photos: Samsung Galaxy S III