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  1. #1
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    My Grandson Again

    I stopped by my sons house today and got to take a few quick snapshots.

    Frank










    Taken with Sony A580 and Tamron 17-50 lens
    Sony A77
    Sony A580
    Sony A 100
    Maxxum 400si.
    Sony 18-70 Kit Lens
    Minolta AF 35-70
    Minolta AF 50 f/1.7
    Tamron 70-300 f/4-5.6 Di LD
    Tamron 60mm Macro
    Tamron 17-50 f/2.8
    Tamron 2x Converter
    Sony HVL-F42AM
    Quantaray 70-300 4.5-5.6 Macro
    Slingshot 200 Bag



    http://www.flickr.com/photos/22083244@N06/

    http://s305.photobucket.com/albums/nn219/sparkie1263/

  2. #2
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    Looking good, Frank. The last image ... I might have tried getting just above the package for his full face.
    Don Schap - BFA, Digital Photography
    A Photographer Is Forever
    Look, I did not create the optical laws of the Universe ... I simply learned to deal with them.
    Remember: It is usually the GLASS, not the camera (except for moving to Full Frame), that gives you the most improvement in your photography.

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    Frank, exposure and focus look better.

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    iso is way too low again.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rooz View Post
    iso is way too low again.

    What Iso should I be shooting at?? I forgot why you told me I should shoot at a higher Iso!!

    Thanks
    Frank
    Sony A77
    Sony A580
    Sony A 100
    Maxxum 400si.
    Sony 18-70 Kit Lens
    Minolta AF 35-70
    Minolta AF 50 f/1.7
    Tamron 70-300 f/4-5.6 Di LD
    Tamron 60mm Macro
    Tamron 17-50 f/2.8
    Tamron 2x Converter
    Sony HVL-F42AM
    Quantaray 70-300 4.5-5.6 Macro
    Slingshot 200 Bag



    http://www.flickr.com/photos/22083244@N06/

    http://s305.photobucket.com/albums/nn219/sparkie1263/

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    Frank, I think Rooz is probably in bed by now so I'll act as stand in. If I get it wrong he'll jump on me tomorrow.

    The secret is to balance Ambient and Flash so you can't tell you used the flash, well mostly anyway. It's pretty obvious, from the hotspots in your pictures, that the flash was very dominant.

    That means you didn't follow the advice to meter for an Ambient underexposure of one stop or less, presumably because you didn't have enough leeway at your chosen ISO. The reason for upping the ISO is to give you the leeway to narrow the differential between Flash and Ambient which in turn reduces the flash power needed to balance the equation.

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    Would I have to change any other settings or just up the Iso? Just when i think I can hit the fastball somebody slips in a curve ball!!! LOL

    Thanks
    Frank
    Sony A77
    Sony A580
    Sony A 100
    Maxxum 400si.
    Sony 18-70 Kit Lens
    Minolta AF 35-70
    Minolta AF 50 f/1.7
    Tamron 70-300 f/4-5.6 Di LD
    Tamron 60mm Macro
    Tamron 17-50 f/2.8
    Tamron 2x Converter
    Sony HVL-F42AM
    Quantaray 70-300 4.5-5.6 Macro
    Slingshot 200 Bag



    http://www.flickr.com/photos/22083244@N06/

    http://s305.photobucket.com/albums/nn219/sparkie1263/

  8. #8
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    Not being one to wait for a reply I did a search and found this. http://strobist.blogspot.com/2006/03...flash-and.html I think this explain what you and Rooz are talking about.

    Thanks again
    Frank
    Sony A77
    Sony A580
    Sony A 100
    Maxxum 400si.
    Sony 18-70 Kit Lens
    Minolta AF 35-70
    Minolta AF 50 f/1.7
    Tamron 70-300 f/4-5.6 Di LD
    Tamron 60mm Macro
    Tamron 17-50 f/2.8
    Tamron 2x Converter
    Sony HVL-F42AM
    Quantaray 70-300 4.5-5.6 Macro
    Slingshot 200 Bag



    http://www.flickr.com/photos/22083244@N06/

    http://s305.photobucket.com/albums/nn219/sparkie1263/

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    Quote Originally Posted by sparkie1263 View Post
    Not being one to wait for a reply I did a search and found this.
    lol, i have replied and explained this to you a half dozen times and you just ignore it. You can search and read and research and talk about this stuff all day long. The only thing that matters is whether or not you do it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rooz View Post
    lol, i have replied and explained this to you a half dozen times and you just ignore it. You can search and read and research and talk about this stuff all day long. The only thing that matters is whether or not you do it.
    I know you told me this before. I try to remember everything but when it comes tome to hit the shutter button I forget. I will take my time and try to get it right. It isn't like I don't want to learn it!!!

    Thanks again
    Frank
    Sony A77
    Sony A580
    Sony A 100
    Maxxum 400si.
    Sony 18-70 Kit Lens
    Minolta AF 35-70
    Minolta AF 50 f/1.7
    Tamron 70-300 f/4-5.6 Di LD
    Tamron 60mm Macro
    Tamron 17-50 f/2.8
    Tamron 2x Converter
    Sony HVL-F42AM
    Quantaray 70-300 4.5-5.6 Macro
    Slingshot 200 Bag



    http://www.flickr.com/photos/22083244@N06/

    http://s305.photobucket.com/albums/nn219/sparkie1263/

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