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Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 12th April 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By Michael Sewell
Re: Simple Portraiture Using Speedlights

Always radio triggers.
However, this system will work extremely well with an optical TTL triggering system, as the photographer is behind the umbrellas. The triggering light will reflect off the...
Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 12th April 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By Michael Sewell
Re: Simple Portraiture Using Speedlights

This is the downside of the Clamshell with shoot through brollies.
The top highlight is missing as Bob's upper eye area is shielding his eye from the light source, as the top umbrella was fairly...
Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 11th April 2018
Replies: 5
Views: 1,003
Posted By Michael Sewell
Simple Portraiture Using Speedlights

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/BobPerrin-1a.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/98348)

This is the quickest, cheapest and simplest portrait setup available, and...
Forum: Flash 10th April 2018
Replies: 26
Views: 1,806
Posted By Michael Sewell
Re: Inconsistent remote control of flash guns...

The Cactus V6II would work fine with all those, except the T20
Forum: Flash 10th April 2018
Replies: 26
Views: 1,806
Posted By Michael Sewell
Re: Inconsistent remote control of flash guns...

Yeah. You need to look at the Cactus V6II, allowing you to adjust the power output etc.

Or...
Go over to a Godox system, and have much better integration. Especially as it gives you full control...
Forum: Flash 10th April 2018
Replies: 26
Views: 1,806
Posted By Michael Sewell
Re: Inconsistent remote control of flash guns...

Honestly?

The easiest and most reliable way is to buy a cheap set of manual only radio triggers, and use your speedlights in manual mode.

Dead easy, and dead reliable
Forum: Flash 10th April 2018
Replies: 26
Views: 1,806
Posted By Michael Sewell
Re: Inconsistent remote control of flash guns...

Hi Walti

There are a number of factors that can interrupt an optically based triggering system. Some have already been mentioned such as batteries etc.

Even in a fairly low lit scenario, a...
Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 4th April 2018
Replies: 1
Views: 771
Posted By Michael Sewell
Motorcycle Photography

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/18Aug17_0011.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/98126)

Whilst field testing the Elinchrom ELB1200, I wanted a complete change of subject...
Forum: Foto Fair 4th April 2018
Replies: 1,441
Sticky: Picture trail
Views: 142,494
Posted By Michael Sewell
Re: Picture trail

Scroll of a violin

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/EM39852.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/98121)
Forum: Events 26th January 2018
Replies: 121
Views: 9,190
Posted By Michael Sewell
Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 8th January 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 2,624
Posted By Michael Sewell
Re: Bridal Brochure Photography

Hi Phil.

They were all hand held.
The Olympus IBIS is second to none
Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 8th January 2018
Replies: 16
Views: 2,624
Posted By Michael Sewell
Re: Bridal Brochure Photography

I love this.....

*laugh
Forum: Foto Fair 10th December 2017
Replies: 1,441
Sticky: Picture trail
Views: 142,494
Posted By Michael Sewell
Re: Picture trail

Sunrise

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/1010193.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/96485)
Forum: Foto Fair 8th December 2017
Replies: 1,441
Sticky: Picture trail
Views: 142,494
Posted By Michael Sewell
Re: Picture trail

I have quite a few automotive clients, CPD being one of them. They manufacture and fit the refuse part.
Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 7th December 2017
Replies: 16
Views: 2,624
Posted By Michael Sewell
Re: Bridal Brochure Photography

If I were to be brutally honest, I would say Pistnbroke (I can only apologise for not knowing his name) has a valid point regarding the wedding ring, although I dispute the lack of a wedding ring is...
Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 7th December 2017
Replies: 16
Views: 2,624
Posted By Michael Sewell
Re: Bridal Brochure Photography

Everyone is entitled to their opinion, so long as we realise it's valid from one viewpoint.

It's all good *chr
Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 7th December 2017
Replies: 16
Views: 2,624
Posted By Michael Sewell
Re: Bridal Brochure Photography

I think I must get your other 50% LOL

I think some of it may be down to an increasing number of brides leaving the dress to the last minute, and buying off the peg. I've definitely noticed...
Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 7th December 2017
Replies: 16
Views: 2,624
Posted By Michael Sewell
Re: Bridal Brochure Photography

Pretty much agree on all counts.
Dresses will always be off the peg for a bridal brochure shoot, as that's the way it goes.
Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 7th December 2017
Replies: 16
Views: 2,624
Posted By Michael Sewell
Re: Bridal Brochure Photography

LMAO

Good catch

These images have been around for 18 months now, and you're the first to spot it.

*chr

Although, to be fair, there's only the first image that gives it away
Forum: Foto Fair 7th December 2017
Replies: 1,441
Sticky: Picture trail
Views: 142,494
Posted By Michael Sewell
Re: Picture trail

And to make amends.........

New Dusbin Wagon

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/D4A9328-HDR1.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/96445)
Forum: Foto Fair 7th December 2017
Replies: 1,441
Sticky: Picture trail
Views: 142,494
Posted By Michael Sewell
Re: Picture trail

Dammit!

You know, I scanned my gallery here and couldn't find it, so assumed it had never been posted

:rolleyes:

And I need to figure a way of creating extra time when I'm busy over summer....
Forum: Tutorials, Informative & Classic threads 6th December 2017
Replies: 16
Views: 2,624
Posted By Michael Sewell
Bridal Brochure Photography

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/16May16_009-copy-1024x682.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/93495)

This was the first outing for the Elinchrom ELB400 in early spring...
Forum: Foto Fair 6th December 2017
Replies: 1,441
Sticky: Picture trail
Views: 142,494
Posted By Michael Sewell
Re: Picture trail

Dustbin Wagon

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/D4A9342-HDR.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/96441)
Forum: Foto Fair 31st August 2017
Replies: 1,441
Sticky: Picture trail
Views: 142,494
Posted By Michael Sewell
Re: Picture trail

Tempting

http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/data/500/4-1024x682.jpg (http://e-group.uk.net/gallery/showphoto.php/photo/93635)
Forum: Foto Fair 31st August 2017
Replies: 1,441
Sticky: Picture trail
Views: 142,494
Posted By Michael Sewell
Re: Picture trail

Trigger

https://www.sewellshouse.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/69.jpg
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