Your Photo of the Week (10th of April 2016)

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  1. Deftone2k

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    A new thread every week where you can post a shot for the week.

    It may be your favourite for any number of reasons, ie technically good, a favorite model, or even just because it's different to what you normally shoot.

    Add the story that goes with the picture if you like but it's not necessary. It's just an excuse to post a picture that you'd like to share.

    Feel free to ask for a critique if you like and comment on other shots if you wish.

    Last week's "Your Photo of the Week" thread is here.
     
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    Hope there are some interesting shots this week!

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    Deftone2k

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    Shot a fellow OCAU'ers wedding in Deniliquin over the weekend.. was aces.. this is how we wrapped up the evening.

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    Single exposure.

    5D3 / Sigma 24 Art

    F2 / 10 secs / ISO6400
     
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    Amazing Jack, best in the business!

    One from my first attempt at newborn photography
    [​IMG]Baby Blues by Blake Parry, on Flickr
     
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    Spectacular! :thumbup:
     
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    Thanks again for your efforts Jack! The feedback we have been getting locally from that one shot is amazing, can't wait too see the rest of the set!

    Been a while since I posted here, but managed to get down to Apollo bay for a few days after the wedding, here's a shot from Castle Cove lookout (Dodgy hand held pano and all). Amazing part of the world along the great ocean road.
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    Castle Cove Lookout, Great Ocean Rd
    by John Haig, on Flickr
     
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    You are very welcome! Glad you got away for a few days, very well deserved :)

    Once you get a chance to edit the photos make sure you share the set on here!
     
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    Hey Jack, I've got a random Q about these kind of shots - what do you do with focus in this kind of scenario? It's a bit hard to tell with the res of the pic but assuming you pick the focus on the couple and let the stars go a bit OOF?

    Mostly asking because I've tried to do a bit of blending for foreground and stars and having issues with focus breathing which made me think of other ways...

    Shot is great too :thumbup:
     
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    Yeah no problems.

    It really depends on the shot you want and the scenario. For these types of shots really its a 10min trip outside as to not take people away too long from the wedding! So with timing being of the essence you cant really mess about too much, where as if I am out shooting landscape stars or have things like cars in the shot I have the luxury of taking my time and focus stacking.

    Ill always favour in focus of the couple, but also remember when you are shooting so wide if you place enough of a distance between yourself and the subject(s) then you can achieve a good balance at the hyperfocal distance.

    Being this was shot on 24mm, I was probably standing 25m away, so everything from about 10m should be pretty much bang on. This was a single exposure, but often I take shots of the foreground subjects and of the sky and blend then shots together.

    For focus, always carry another light source with you, whip it onto the subjects get your focus in LV and flick it off. This is also another reason why I shoot back button focus :thumbup:

    Hope that helps
     
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    Nailed it in one exposure? Magical :thumbup:
     

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