Photo Of The Day #6


Hogwarts was the first thing that came up in my mind when this trio was passing by with the carnivals parade. I had to take a candid of them but had to wait for the right moment.

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Or better said: the best moment possible. Alas, this moment occurred when they were very far away. I took some photo’s (also when they were right in front of me) but I found this one to be the best of the set.

They took a rest for a moment to enjoy the parade from the sideline.  This is why I call this photo Rest In Between The Madness.

As you can see below I shot at very high shutter speed what urged me to bump the ISO relatively high even though it was a bright and sunny day.

This was before I became flash addicted after learning all I know about lighting from Zack Arias.

I knew from the beginning that this would be a black and white. In post processing I cropped as I had to get rid of a lantern right in front of the sitting girl and I also added (believe it or not) some grain to it for a more old fashioned feel.

Here are some technical data of this shot for you:

Camera: Canon EOS 7D
Lens: Sigma 70-200 2.8
Shutter Speed: 1/8000 of a second
Aperture: f2.8
Focal Length: 200mm
ISO Speed: 3200

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