Last week in Ybor city a group of Tampa photographers set out with a mission: to take 12 consecutive JPEG pictures without editing anything or deleting anything, all you got was 12 shots.
To sum it up, I was left without any ideas of what to do. So, that allowed me to throw any caution to the wind and try for whatever.
I have been playing with my remote trigger for a while – and after losing my friends as they went off in search of the muse I decided to make a self portrait… this is the second time I tried this and even tho I didnt get any startling groundbreaking images, Im getting closer to the control I envision with a multiple exposure.
what I mean by this is setting the camera up to take a “long exposure, of 8 -10 seconds long, stopping down one or two stops below the ambient light exposure, then popping the strobe on me after I have had a few seconds to change the arrangement in my position in front of the camera- which can be hard to estimate.
needless to say I couldn’t burn up all 12 shots for one scene, so, after a few tries I went on to make 3 scenes, none of which I really wanted to show, but It is noteworthy to tell you that I did not alter the photos in photoshop or an editor, these are the way that they came out of my camera.
by my estimation, I think that the light wasnt far enough away from myself to get the right balance. The shot returns to my bucketlist of things to do :)
have a great day- always push yourself!
Post Script, no alcohol was actually harmed during this exercise! Location was at Coyote Ugly and at Gaspars Grotto, Ybor City, Tampa