Strobing my Whippet with a home-made Strip Light

Started Apr 30, 2013 | Photos thread
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Strobing my Whippet with a home-made Strip Light
Apr 30, 2013

I decided to make a strip light out of PVC pipe, and decided to test it while photographing my dog.  I think it provides pretty soft light, and a nice catchlight in her eye.  What do you guys think?

Settings were 1/50 sec, F/8, ISO 800, Flash at 1/16th.  Striplight was placed above at about a 30 degree angle.  Shot on my D5100 with a 50mm 1.8g.

This was the plan that I used, but I substituted PVC pipe instead of cardboard.

 dretket's gear list:dretket's gear list
Nikon D5100 Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 35mm f/1.8G Nikon AF-S DX Nikkor 55-300mm f/4.5-5.6G ED VR Nikon AF-S Nikkor 50mm f/1.8G Tokina AT-X Pro 11-16mm f/2.8 DX II +4 more
Comment & critique:
Please provide me constructive critique and criticism.
Nikon D5100
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