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indoor photography with one speedlite

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1/160s, f/10, ISO 640, Flash ON. Nikon D700, 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 AF-S G at 24mm

A friend of mine decided to rent out her apartment and asked me to take a few pictures for her ad.

Always up for a few clicks, i was happy to oblige.

I like to keep things simple, so no tripods, triggers, no array of lighting, tilt shift lenses and crazy equipment. We’re talking budget amateur stuff: basic lenses (the widest you have to cover the smallest of rooms) and one off camera flash.

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dance show photography – extreme low light challenges

NIKON D700_28-300mm f_3.5-5.6 G VR_(S125-F4.8-ISO1600-FN)

1/125 F/4.8 ISO1600 Flash OFF

My daughter had her flamenco performance recently, as part of the successful year-end show of Shlomit Weissman’s Dance Academy, so I took my trusty D700 with the 28-300 and Nissin Di-700 (with large bounce card) to cover the event.

The task was much more difficult than I anticipated, and this should make for an interesting post.

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