Camera Man

After everyone in my house went to bed last night I decided to go out and shoot some photos. I had the idea for this picture a while back and I knew if I didn’t shoot it soon it would have to wait until the spring. The weather in Calgary has been pretty warm lately, but last night it dipped down to around 32F (0C). 32 doesn’t seem all THAT cold, but my hands were FREEZING!

Anyhow, about the picture. I shot this photo with my Nikon D800E & Sigma 85mm 1.4 shot wide open. I used one bare flash to camera left shot at 1/128th. I per-focused on the area I was going to stand using a little flashlight sitting on the spot. The flash light kind of worked, but focus wasn’t bang on (close enough though😉). I put my camera on a 10 second timer and jumped into position holding my trusty Nikon D3s in my frozen hand.

Click photo to view in a larger size.

Thanks for stopping by, Rob


12 thoughts

  1. Great shot! You say focus is not 100% accurate but I believe concept is far more important than actual execution. Don’t get me wrong, focus important. It’s just that it’s not the most important thing.

    Oh, and I’m yet another one who believes it’s a cliff. A VERY high one! LOL

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