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    First time shooting with another person

    sunday I had a little time to burn and this local guy I had been talking to on FB was telling me about flashes and his 70-200 f2.8. so after a little thinking I decided to meet up with him for a little photo shoot. his name is nick, super nice guy. We are into a lot of the same stuff offroad, gm trucks, photography, and we both drive for a living, odd right? I know it is.
    here are some of my photos from the outting together. Some were shot with my sigme 35mm and the rest with his nikkor 70-200 f2.8 (I'm in love)



    both of these are with the 35mm f1.4 ^^^^^^ the rest are with the nikkor 70-200f2.8
























    thanks for looking comments are welcome.
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    sounds like fun, is he really putting his camera down in the water or did he drop it? yikes

    cool pics, I like #2 with the locked gate (that's the cemetery gate, right?)
    -Justin

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    He had it sitting just at the water line. Ya that's the cemetery gate. Same gate as the b&w photo with Nick in it.
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    cool, looks like a fun photowalk, there is a group around here that gets together and does photowalks, I've never joined in (just found out about them recently), but I'd like to sometime, its tough with my work schedule though.
    -Justin

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    Yea. Such a different experience with another person to converse with.
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    yeah, I don't have many people to go shooting with out here, so I'm usually alone, but its a lot of fun to go with others. new eyes bring new perspective, new experience and knowledge, its a give and take from everyone. when I was starting shooting back in high school, my buddy and I would always go shooting together. it was a lot of fun.
    -Justin

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    It really is. Nick let me borrow his sb600 flash so that I can learn more about it.
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    flash can bring a whole new level of interest to photography, normally you just have to deal with what light you have been given, adjusting your exposure for it, but with flash/strobe, you can control the light too.

    it takes practice, but is well worth it. its a whole different outlet for creativity with images.

    though it is less useful with wildlife than other kinds of photography, but supplemental flash can even be useful in wildlife too, they usually aren't strong enough to fully light a subject, but they can help lighten shadows, and put a catchlight in the eye...
    -Justin

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    make sure you play around with manual settings on the flash, that's really how you'll learn it, don't rely on the crutch of TTL....its like the green 'auto' mode of flash use....
    -Justin

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    Yea.
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