Daijha let me “experiment” with some ideas I have for senior portraits.
This is pretty close to what I had conceived in my mind, but there are some things I would try differently. That is the way to learn! I wanted her in her game jersey, but the room the uniforms are in was locked. We’ll do that for next time.
It comes close to what I have envisioned. I will have to use a snoot to concentrate the flash on the Panther logo a little better.
I used two flashes for this, both Yongnuo YN560’s, triggered with my new Cactus V5’s.
There was one camera left, on Daijha, at 1/8th power, gelled with a 1/4 CTO gel.
Second flash was about 30 feet behind Daijha pointed at the Panther mural at 1/4 power zoomed to 105mm, gelled with an indigo gel.
This was taken with my Canon 1D Mark II and Tamron 28-75 f/2.8 lens. Camera settings were:
1/250, f/2.8, ISO 50, Focal length 55mm
Here are a few images from the last game I shot. Twin Bridges has a nice big gym, but it is a cave! I always have a hard time getting decent shots out of there. The girls had a tough game; this is very much a growing year for them. They are mostly sophmores and freshmen, with 2 juniors and 1 senior. It has been a rough year so far, but considering their inexperience, they are doing great!
The boys played a good game against one of the best Class C teams in the state. They stayed pretty close throughout the entire game. It was definitely a huge improvement over the last time we played the Falcons!