Shave more! (#08/52: new year's resolutions)
Shave more! (#08/52: new year's resolutions) | 2012-01-08 18:54:43
Canon EOS 5D Mark II, 35 mm, f/8, 1/200 sec, iso 200

I don't do new year's resolutions. Never have and (probably) never will as well. To me these things are pretty pointless. Should you be deceiving yourself with meaningless promises you won't hold anyway? IF you want to do something constructive which you want for a year, do a project like a 365 as I did in 2010 (or a project 52) or make it something else entirely. But please make it something constructive and not overly vague like "losing weight". Instead say you will start train running with some schedule for the next 30 or 60 days or so. A period which actually makes it fun as time passes sooner than making plans for a whole year. After having a lot of ideas which were too hard to execute on location (I'm in Belgium right now with travel gear), I made this resolution up of shaving more since I needed a shave anyway. The final image got together in my head after walking around the house. A lot of photoshop abuse along with five different photos went into the final photo.. Nothing which ~20 layers can't fix. Strobist info
Canon 580EXII @ 1/16 (35mm) on axis.
Canon 430EXII @ 1/4 (35mm) camera left, bare . Lying on an unstable contraption of a chair and a trashbin.
Camera triggered by Yongnuo RF-602
Flashes triggered by Cactus v5
Shot tethered to avoid running back and forth with shaving cream on my face
Extra shout-out to my makeshift tripod constructed out of three ikea tables, two cutting boards, two remote controls, a lenscap and the yongnuo RX unit itself.

Categories: [Strobist]   [Project 52]   [People]   [Conceptual]   [Canon EOS 5D Mark II]   [Canon EF24-70 f/2.8L]  

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