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Inside #CanonExplorerOfLight @lindsayadler_photo 's camera bag: "The most important part of an image is what I put in front of my lens-- the content! That being said, I must also have the right gear to bring my vision to life. I love to shoot in the studio is because, to put it frankly, I’m a control freak! I control every single pixel in my frame. Every bit of light has been carefully decided upon and placed! I used to think it was overwhelming, but once you master studio lighting it is actually quite freeing! Let’s take a look at the tools in my camera bag that I use to create in the studio. Canon 5DIV: I’ve been shooting the 5D series of cameras for more than 12 years, so much so that this camera has simply become an extension of myself! With each version Canon keeps improving image quality and performance, and keeps its same seamless interface. If I need higher megapixels, sometimes I’ll grab a Canon 5DS, especially if I may need to crop in even tighter. EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM: My go-to portrait lens for versatile and flattering compression. EF Zoom 24-105mm F/4L: The lens on my camera the most since I can achieve from full length to head-and-shoulders crops. EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM: Narrow depth of field and beautiful compression. EF 180mm f/3.5L Macro USM: My secret weapon for super tight shots of eyes, lips, and face. Accessories: Of course I always have extra cards, batteries and a backup hard drive with me on any shoot. For my studio shoots I also always shoot tethered into the computer so I can review my images as I capture them. For this reason I need a tether cable (to attach my camera to the computer ) and TetherBlock to affix the cable to the camera for a more stable connection. Because I am photographing skin as well as saturated colors, I always have a grey card or a color checker to use as a neutral reference to achieve perfect white balance under any light and even to create custom color profiles. Last but not least, I need the radio trigger for my strobes that allow me to change the strobe output without having to touch the lights! It isn’t about having a lot of gear, but having the right gear for the job to bring my images to life!"
Happy Friday! This week's theme is the color #blue ! Share your "blue-tiful" photos with us! Make sure to tag #CanonFanPhoto & let us know what gear you used for a chance to see your image featured on our page. Camera: #Canon EOS 6D Lens: EF 17-40mm f/4L USM Aperture: f/4 ISO: 800 Shutter Speed: 1/60 sec Focal Length: 40mm
#BehindTheShot with #CanonExplorerOfLight @lindsayadler_photo : "One the greatest gifts as a photographer is the ability to create images that capture a special moment in a person’s life or immortalize a special relationship. This portrait is from an engagement session I shot for my amazingly beautiful friends. I created this image on a frigid winter day, and we wanted to grab a few outdoor shoots but to do so quickly! I scouted around the corner from my studio until I found this beautiful and cinematic looking natural light bouncing off of large white building, creating a soft and directional light source. Behind them was nothing more than a metal door, so I decided to shoot at a very wide aperture to kick it out of focus and to create a romantic and dream-like mood to the image. I chose the EF 85 f/1.4L for flattering compression and shot wide open at F/1.4 for a striking narrow depth of field that helped simplify the scene behind them. Thankfully the EOS R has Face Tracking and Eye Detection Autofocus to help me nail the focus on the Steve’s eye even at such a narrow depth of field. It allowed me to nail focus to get the image quickly before my subjects froze in the cold! This was one of their favorite images of the shoot! Congrats guys!" If you want to see a complete behind the scenes video of this shoot and learn more, you can visit https://Canon.us/38mce or swipe up on today's story! Camera: Canon EOS R Lens: EF 85mm f/1.4L IS USM Aperture: f/1.4 ISO: 100 Shutter Speed: 1/400 sec #learnwithcanon #teamcanon #canon #canoneos #eosr #betherevolution #engagementphotos #engagementshoot #photoshoot #valentines #valentinesday
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"I recently visited the Hot Creek Geological Site, in the Inyo National Forest during sunset for the first time. This is my favorite photo with the color of the sunset reflecting down into the hot creek." #MyCanonStory Photo Credit: @t_pompeo Camera: #Canon EOS 5D Mark III Lens: EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS II USM Aperture: f/13 Shutter Speed: 1/1250 sec Focal Length: 70mm
#BehindTheShot with #CanonExplorerOfLight @denisreggie : "Dodging the Atlanta rains while on assignment in beautiful Palm Beach photographing this Buckhead couple’s amazing destination wedding at The Breakers. It was taken in September 2018 in Palm Beach, Florida, using EOS 5D Mark IV (on tripod ), EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II lens, 600EX-II RT flash using clip on Canon CTO orange filter set to Receive mode and held off camera by my assistant, ST-E3 Transmitter on camera hot shoe." Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV Lens: EF 24-70mm f/2.8L II USM Aperture: f/3.2 ISO: 1600 Shutter Speed: 1/13 sec Focal Length: 24mm #canon #teamcanon #canoneos #canon5dmarkiv #weddingphotography #weddingphotographer
"Only a few things are so beautiful and dangerous at the same time. Their movements are very artistic, and two pictures of them are never alike. Their world is fascinating." #MyCanonStory Photo Credit: @a_justel Camera: #Canon EOS 5D Mark II Lens: EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM Aperture: f/5.6 ISO: 2000 Shutter Speed: 1/60 sec Focal Length: 100mm