June 17th, 2009
Quite different in terms of image post from the previous, some pictures and a short video to introduce the work done for the evening "playground" .
The goal was to have bright energetic enough pictures of youths who broke into an apartment with a small trash side, from there, I had carte blanche.
The shoot was well prepared with different clothes and accessories available which allowed us to quickly and easily choose according to those present.
Photographic side, work on this type of scene breaks me more full of super cool people and open, accessories, a suitable place, in short, a big sandbox to make images!
Technical level, 12/24 DX Tokina mounted on the D3 - to 20mm to avoid vignetting of the big focal sensors adapted to APSC.
Lighting level, the goal was to have made very close to the direct flash, so I worked with a single source (a beauty dish on a flash w 400) for a hard, high contrast light.
For some views made in Mirano, I worked with Orbis ring flash which produces a rather harsh light and which made me seem particularly suited to this type of images.
I plan to do an article on Orbis to bring you more information on this product.
Level diaph torque / speed I used a screw lens F11 for most images at once to get a good dive and also because my flash does not have a generator that allows him to get a lot of power.
The advantage of working with a fairly powerful source is also able to ride in speed to freeze the motion which was helpful in most of these images.
To trigger the studio flash, I work primarily with cable: in this case, I worked on the basis of the output from my SB800 flash set to minimum, just enough to trigger without influence on the scene.
Image rendering is quite aggressive (it goes much better print) compared to what I usually do, but the goal was to let me go and do something very different.
The purpose of the images:
It is always good to work for interesting images, it's even better when they are used: in this case, a site that moves well ( http://www.myplay.be ), a series of flyers (with a super good impression and 3 liters of paint) a magazine and a poster campaign in the city.
Thanks for their various contributions
Ranji Safarian, Emily Brooks Jaudon, Cyrille Lebeau Julie Deken, Didier Moses Nhun Pham Ngoc, Whitney Jaudon, Axel Van Hoof, Heddy Templaar Christine Maeran Julien Bertouille, Cartman Chiara De Capitani (Shooting Make Up), Jessica Nguyen Ngoc Thanh
Vsp Carlos Rangel, Steffy Mouth, Sylvain Daelemans, Marwan Iddoub Fontaine, Alejandro Aristizabal, Arnaud Leclercq, Jean-Baptiste de Meester
Posters displayed in Brussels
The video of the making off
The evening will take place on Friday playground in Mirano and I will be there to work on the same type of picture!
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