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Hands-on with the Profoto D2 AirTTL, the “World’s Fastest Monolight”

When Profoto added TTL, High Speed Sync, and studio-level power to the Profoto B1 battery-powered monolight, it was revolutionary. But the newest flash, which the company describes as the “World’s Fastest Monolight,” is built to take the Profoto AirTTL system to the next level with even faster and more powerful lights. The Profoto D2 500/1000 AirTTL monolight may […]

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MPEX Experience, SoftLiteStudios, The Daily Photo- Tim Neumann

Tim’s Daily Photo #140- ‘Sfear’

The Daily Photo #140 by Tim Neumann of Softlite Studios.com ‘Sfear’ I know what you’re thinking, he must have spelled that wrong, but no it’s an intentional play on words/phonetics. No homeowner wants to see this in his or her lawn, but they sure make great studies in lines, shapes and patterns, not to mention a decent black & white image. […]

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Tim’s Daily Photo #84- Main Sail

The Daily Photo #84 by Tim Neumann of Softlite Studios.com Main Sail Another beautiful butterfly specimen from the Franklin Park Conservatory. Can’t wait to get back and spend some more time with my thinly winged friends. ISO 400 ­ 1/200 @ f/22 ­ at 100mm In this image, I really wanted a side profile of the butterfly, I think they look kind […]

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Tim’s Daily Photo #73- Dragon’s Breath

The Daily Photo #73 by Tim Neumann of Softlite Studios.com Dragon’s Breath Likely my last trip to see the Orchid’s at the Franklin Park Conservatory this year. A little focus stacking work in this series of shots, for some extra depth of field in this image. ISO 1600 ­ 1/200 @ f/22 This image is a combination of over 50 individual […]

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MPEX Experience, SoftLiteStudios, The Daily Photo- Tim Neumann

Tim’s Daily Photo #71- Stacked

The Daily Photo #71 by Tim Neumann of Softlite Studios.com Stacked Shying away from my recent trend of street photography, focusing on lights, shapes and patterns, I elected the capture this image just as it presented itself. A mere study of the beauty of a line of Orchids on a couple of stems. Nature is quite stunning. ISO 400 ­ 1/200 […]

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MPEX Experience, SoftLiteStudios, The Daily Photo- Tim Neumann

Tim’s Daily Photo #70- Leaning

The Daily Photo #70 by Tim Neumann of Softlite Studios.com Leaning Natural objects tend to offer some of the most interesting lines, shapes and patterns in their structure. Lots of different ways to interpret this image, but I really like both its lines and its textures. ISO 1600 ­ 1/100 @ f/16 The starting image for this was a macro […]

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MPEX Experience, SoftLiteStudios, The Daily Photo- Tim Neumann

Tim’s Daily Photo #56- Depths

The Daily Photo #56 by Tim Neumann of Softlite Studios.com Depths The Franklin Park Conservatory has hosted an outstanding Orchids display this year. I have made three trips down there in the last month, to work the Orchids from different angles and points of view. On this last trip I went with the express goal of doing some focus stacking, here […]

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MPEX Experience, SoftLiteStudios, The Daily Photo- Tim Neumann

Tim’s Daily Photo #51- Presidential Debate

The Daily Photo #51- February 20th, 2016 By Tim Neumann of Softlite Studios.com Presidential Debate And sometimes an image isn’t about composition. ISO 200 ­ 1/200 @ f/22 at 100mm Gear used: Canon 5D SR body Canon 100mm f/2.8L EF Macro IS USM Nikon SU 800 Commander Nikon SBR 200 2X Sto­Fen SBR 200 Diffusers Today’s image really has nothing […]

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MPEX Experience, SoftLiteStudios, The Daily Photo- Tim Neumann

Tim’s Daily Photo #50- I’ll Be Waiting

The Daily Photo #50- February 12th, 2016 By Tim Neumann of Softlite Studios.com I’ll Be Waiting For those of you, yearning for the warmer days of summer, just consider…he’s waiting for the warmer days of summer as well. ISO 400 ­ 1/40 @ f/4 at 100mm Gear used: Canon 5D SR body Canon 100mm f/2.8L EF Macro IS […]

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