Latest News – AirAsia Philippines Patriots Shot!

18.01.2011 (12:23 pm) – Filed under: Portraits,Sports,Stories,Work ::

Been ages since i got the chance to update my blog. Hey, work comes first lah. Plus need to put food the table lah since I have kid already. Anyway I shot AirAsia Philippines Patriots basketball team late last year. And they used it on the blog lah. The link is as follow http://blog.airasia.com/index.php/airasia-philippines-patriots-christmas-g.

The screen capture of the blog

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AirAsia Philiphines Patriots Basketball Team

AirAsia Philiphines Patriots Basketball Team

Quick Tips: Weather is not on your side? Change white balance and gel your strobes!

06.12.2009 (3:41 pm) – Filed under: Portraits,Tips and Tricks ::

Some challenges that you’ll encounter when shooting on location is that sometimes weather is not your side. Well thank god to modern technology now, you can change the white balance and gel your strobes to balance it back or get the color/effect that you want or maybe you just plain bored. . Hope this will inspire and instigate new ideas. .

Setup for all photos are Nikon CLS with TTL and EV compensation triggered with SB-900 on camera except the test shot.

1) Test shot. Boring sky.

Quick Tips: Change WB and Gel Your Strobes

2) Normal setup with auto wb and no gel on strobes.

Quick Tips: Change WB and Gel Your Strobes

Quick Tips: Change WB and Gel Your Strobes

3) White balance = 2500K and 1/2 CTO (color temperature orange) gel on strobes. The white balance used here is to get the electric blue sky and the gel to balance it back as well to get the correct skin tone.

Quick Tips: Change WB and Gel Your Strobes

Quick Tips: Change WB and Gel Your Strobes

Quick Tips: Change WB and Gel Your Strobes

4) White balance = 10000K and 1/2 CTB (color temperature blue) gel on strobes. The white balance used here is to get the golden sunset and the gel to balance it back as well to get the correct skin tone.

Quick Tips: Change WB and Gel Your Strobes

Quick Tips: Change WB and Gel Your Strobes

Quick Tips: Change WB and Gel Your Strobes

lastly when the sun is down. u’ll get this effect. Stormy cloud with WB= 10000K.

Quick Tips: Change WB and Gel Your Strobes