Olympus 45 f1.8 - first attempt at portraits

Started Jun 2, 2012 | Discussions thread
Louis_Dobson
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Re: Olympus 45 f1.8 - first attempt at portraits
In reply to marike6, Jun 4, 2012

One of the joys of the OM-D is you can work one handed...

marike6 wrote:

Louis_Dobson wrote:

Yup, it works well! A reflector is the thing to have for this sort of thing - just a bit of white card will do. It's the secret

If you have no assistant, and I'm guessing Nikko wasn't traveling with one, a reflector is next to useless unless you have a light-stand with a boom arm and a Bogen Super Clamp. Besides, I don't see any major problems with shadows in his images.

Very fine images, Nikko. Bravo!! Number 3 is my favorite. The bokeh of the 45 1.8 is superb. Nice post. Must resist the desire to buy an OM-D as I wait for the GH3.

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