Join David Hobby for an in-depth discussion in this video The photo shoot, part of Lighting with Flash: Sports, from Action to Portraits.
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So, I'm going to put you right about here. …I'm going to have to adjust my lens. Get right in the middle of the goal, one …on each side of each other. There. …Okay, stand right on right on like where the penalty shots would be coming in, okay? …Can you see that light back here or is that pole blocking it? …Male We can see it. Male That's pretty good. …Let me do the same thing with this rack. I want to make them even though because …I'm going to let you guys give it a cool look and then we'll do some post …processing and make you look even cooler. Male It's even cooler than we already are.…
Male (LAUGH) As if that were possible, right. …Oh yeah. That's really smart Ben. … >> (LAUGH). >> Here we go. …Okay. Let's see how close you are. …Okay. That's a pretty close first shot. …Alright. So. … >> Are we trying to save the ball? >> So, let's see. …I want you to come, turn towards each chuh, other, other just a little bit and …come just a tad out right there. >> Let me take a look. …And I'm going, I'm going to point this down a little bit so you look, …
In the second half of the course, David photographs a group of fencers, transforming the bland lighting in a gym and freezing the athletes' action as they leap. Afterwards, he shoots a group portrait of the fencing club.
- Setting up a multi-strobe shoot
- Capturing athletes in action
- Balancing fading daylight with flash
- Tips for using color gels and flash accessories, from cold shoes to softboxes