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As I hadn’t done strobe work for a loooong time … the batteries soon gave way …..

This one is shot with a LED torch as the only

Nikon D80
Nikkor 50mm f/1.8
f/4.8 at 1/6 secs
Single LED light from above.

EDIT: I’ve replaced the pic here with a square crop one on the advice of my friend Nic … that’s what I love about her … she’s honest … which means her feedback is absolutely invaluable.

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  • RavenSoul
    RavenSoulover 4 years ago


  • Thank you so much!

    – Vikram Franklin

  • Nathalie Chaput
    Nathalie Chaputover 4 years ago

    Awesome shot Vikram! I love the negative space, the reflection and the light!

  • Thanks Nat – changed a bit from when you saw it – now cropped.

    – Vikram Franklin

  • Nicoletté Thain Photography
    Nicoletté Thai...over 4 years ago

    I like it when you play indoors! love this, looks fab in the thumnail too !!!

  • Thanks so much Nic … took your advice and cropped square.
    What do you think?

    – Vikram Franklin

  • Johanne Brunet
    Johanne Brunetover 4 years ago

    Oh, this is so neat! Great light and geometry!

  • Thanks Johanne …. it’s a standard stock shot though …

    – Vikram Franklin

  • Kym Howard
    Kym Howardover 4 years ago

    Fabulous as always Vik

  • Thank you so much Kym.

    – Vikram Franklin

  • John Poon
    John Poonover 4 years ago


  • Thanks John – glad you like it!

    – Vikram Franklin

  • Wendi Donaldson
    Wendi Donaldsonover 4 years ago

    Very dramatic….love your lighting!! :-)

  • Thanks Wendi – nice and simple lighting here!

    – Vikram Franklin

  • simoneb
    simonebover 4 years ago

    This is brilliant Vik, love the lighting and composition, you didn’t need those strobes after all, this is sensational my friend!

  • :-) – you’re way too kind my friend. Glad you like it!

    – Vikram Franklin

  • carol brandt
    carol brandtover 4 years ago

    nice work!

  • Thank you so much Carol!

    – Vikram Franklin

  • RickGeorge
    RickGeorgeover 4 years ago

    Simple yet so effective!

  • Thank you so much Richard. I really do appreciate your support!

    – Vikram Franklin

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