Tag Archives: strobes

My left hand

All cameras’ internal light meters are calibrated to read a scene to average out as 18% gray. Around 60 to 70 years ago, when meters were first built into cameras, that value was decided upon by the photo powers that be. In the old days, it usually meant lining up a needle in a circle […]

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Light and shadows

“If God created shadows it was to better emphasize the light” –  Pope John XXIII (Camera: Nikon D2X. Lens: Nikkor 17-35mm @ 30mm. Exposure: f/8.0 @ 1/15, ISO 200) On this portrait of Charr that I took at my home, I used my ebay transmitters with 2 nikon SB-80 strobes mounted on light stands. For […]

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