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Flowers in the Stream

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24mm (in 35mm) · f/4.5 · 1/60 · ISO 400
Taken On: 
February 6, 2017 - 1:45pm
June 10, 2017 - 8:42pm

This was shot in Colombia near Medellín. The lens is at about 24mm, which makes the location seem bigger than it was. in fact, it was just a few square metres. Carolina struck the pose, we threw flowers (later adjusted in PS), and got the shot in less than ten minutes.

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11 Comments

Evan Kane's picture

Nice!

Mark Eilbeck's picture

Thanks, Evan. It was worth getting wet for.

Christian Zegal's picture

Love this picture - great work! What were you using to to fill and light the model's face?

Mark Eilbeck's picture

Thanks Christian, an assistant was standing in the water a few feet to my left holding a Godox AD360 with small softbox attached. It was quite low power. If I remember correctly, perhaps 1/8th or 1/16th of full power.

Christian Zegal's picture

Thanks for the clarification and additional inspiration. I also have the AD360 so it is great to see how it can be put to use like that in the field. I just would not want to drop that external battery pack in the water! If you are running low power, have you tried the AD200? More portable with almost the same power. A very nice unit.

Mark Eilbeck's picture

Yes, it does get a bit tricky around water, and the softbox did fall off once, nearly floating away.
Mmm, the AD200 is tempting me. It would've been perfect in this scenario.

Andrej Grznar's picture

great work Mark!

Mark Eilbeck's picture

Thanks, Andrej!

Rani George's picture

That looks amazing

what camera? What lens?

Mark Eilbeck's picture

Hi Felipe, a Sony A6000 with the 10-18mm f4 lens.