Any Photogs Out There?

Discussion in 'Media' started by Aussie Thoughts, Aug 20, 2016.

  1. wil

    wil UNeyeR1

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    Nah, cropping was the question...

    Depth of field was something I enjoyed playing with. In the 70s with a macro lenses and extension I took a picture inside a square of a waffle and narrower the depth of field to a few mm.... Fuzzy to the bottom of the waffle square and fuzzy to the top...only section in perfect focus was a square of tiny bubbles...
     
  2. Aussie Thoughts

    Aussie Thoughts Just my 2 cents

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    Ok, wasn't sure.
    Reminds me of this client I had a while back who wanted me to capture a popcorn kernel at the exact moment it popped!
     
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    wil UNeyeR1

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    That would need one of those ridiculously high speed videos....or a ton of luck...since even sound activated would be too late.

    But now I wanna see it!

     
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    Aussie Thoughts Just my 2 cents

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    Canon Mark III wide open attached to a strobe. This was for a print ad though. Just had to make a batch of popcorn capturing several kernels as they popped. Normally CG is used for that sort of thing, but this client wanted the real thing. Initial 50 proofs were rejected as were the next 50 and the 50 after that. Two weeks and 3000 shots later, blighter ends up taking the very 1st click!
     
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