Toddlers moving quickly on sunny/high-contrast days

Started Sep 17, 2012 | Discussions thread
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markhayphotography
markhayphotography Regular Member • Posts: 168
Re: Toddlers moving quickly on sunny/high-contrast days

I did a shoot like that recently with two year old twins running all around the park and on the grass. I shot with one off camera flash with a pocketwizard setup, and I exposed for the background. My wife acted as my assistant, and I just asked her to keep the kid (or kids) between me and the flash (like a triangle)...and I crossed a my fingers. I provided about 60 final images out of around 125 shots. Here are 14 of them on my facebook page..... a small sample.

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.374696369263557.83841.176511272415402&type=1&l=98b24b9b93

Your saving grace will be if you are sure to shoot in RAW and give yourself plenty of DOF! That will give you some nice wiggle room.

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