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by Bobby Deal
Tue Dec 12, 2017 1:09 am
Forum: People Critique
Topic: Selfie a la Master Ernst
Replies: 43
Views: 3585

Re: Selfie a la Master Ernst

The interesting thing I find about myself and this lighting setup is that I have used this exact lighting setup on products. For some reason I can see it when I'm lighting some inanimate object but have a harder time seeing it with a person. Probably because I don't work with people enough to have ...
by Bobby Deal
Tue Dec 12, 2017 1:03 am
Forum: ― Scapes Critique
Topic: Blue Hour Swamp
Replies: 21
Views: 1816

Re: Blue Hour Swamp

I love this image. It is very emotive and carries its story well. One can not view it with out feeling that winter is indeed coming and with it all the consequences of death and renewal Technically I love that you have used a hyper focal distance technique (intentional or not it works) to provide th...
by Bobby Deal
Mon Dec 11, 2017 8:10 pm
Forum: People Critique
Topic: Fast Hands
Replies: 7
Views: 800

Re: Fast Hands

From the look of this (and my experience with fire :D) it looks like the gloves are actually on fire. Did you use some form of incendiary gel or just some lighter fluid and off to town? Yes they are actually burning and these were the only two frames we captured before the model freaked out. We use...
by Bobby Deal
Fri Dec 08, 2017 4:08 am
Forum: People Critique
Topic: Selfie a la Master Ernst
Replies: 43
Views: 3585

Re: Selfie a la Master Ernst

Looks really good, now to polish it up. Move that fill card in a little closer and rotate it a little more camera right. This will allow the spill from the rim light and the key light (which should move another 2' camera left and rotate the head a bit camera right) to strike the fill, which should b...
by Bobby Deal
Fri Dec 08, 2017 4:00 am
Forum: Animals Critique
Topic: American Bison
Replies: 5
Views: 715

Re: American Bison

Thanks minnieev, I am going to guess your monitor and mine do not have similar display values. On mine the texture and curl of his facial hair is clearly defined. About the crop,I was lucky to get him into to frame forshot using the 300 prime and was unable t back up further. I suppose I could clone...
by Bobby Deal
Fri Dec 08, 2017 3:50 am
Forum: Animals Critique
Topic: Colorado Bull Elk
Replies: 11
Views: 1210

Re: Colorado Bull Elk

St3v3M wrote:The fall colors look amazing this time of year! You are blessed! S-



these were all shot in Sept / Oct.

Everything is bare and grey here now. It will stay that way until late May / April
by Bobby Deal
Tue Dec 05, 2017 5:38 am
Forum: People Showcase
Topic: Our son Dylan-Ernst and his family
Replies: 9
Views: 1235

Re: Our son Dylan-Ernst and his family

Classic Ernst, hope you enjoyed your time with your family. If you ever make a trip to Colorado I would love to have you photograph my family
by Bobby Deal
Tue Dec 05, 2017 5:33 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Save The Date - The Week Of October 1st 2018!
Replies: 5
Views: 783

Re: Save The Date - The Week Of October 1st 2018!

Where and for how long? I could arrange a studio in Denver or October would be a great time for the Elk Rut in Rocky Mountain National Park, You just don't want to deal with a weekend there. These were all taken about that time this year. If you have never stood 15 feet from a mature bull elk when h...
by Bobby Deal
Tue Dec 05, 2017 5:20 am
Forum: Animals Critique
Topic: A New Form of Glamour For Me
Replies: 20
Views: 2421

Re: A New Form of Glamour For Me

Duck, I will see what I can do, it would take a lot of remembering to get the right images
by Bobby Deal
Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:14 am
Forum: People Critique
Topic: Selfie a la Master Ernst
Replies: 43
Views: 3585

Re: Selfie a la Master Ernst

No, I see the shifts. Your description was easy to follow and definitely piques my interest. I'll give it a try. Thanks for the interest and for the suggestions. :thumbup: The results should be a short lit version of this broad lit portrait https://photos.smugmug.com/Portraits/Chris-K/i-PMRrCbS/0/f...