Posts Tagged ‘Photography’

Zombies Attack SLC

August 9, 2010

Yesterday I went to a zombie walk in downtown salt lake city.  People dress up as zombies and just walk around and attack each other it is awesome.  They are also doing a zombie prom next week I might have to check that out.

If you would like to purchase a print visit the gallery, http://torstenbangerter.smugmug.com/People/SLCzombiewalk/, enter the code zombie to get 50% off prints at checkout.

Here is a video I made.

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Mark Sports Shoot

August 8, 2010

Last week I did a sports type shoot in the studio.  My model and I had a lot of fun.  He wanted to update his portfolio.
If you are interested in taking some pic to update your portfolio give me a buzz.

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Capturing Lightning

August 5, 2010

Shooting lightning can seem very daunting at times, but with the right equipment and technique it easy.

Equipment
DSLR with a bulb setting  this is somethings its own setting, like on my 5d, on its in the manual setting like my xt rebel.
Sturdy Tripiod
Remote Shutter Release .  You don’t have to use the name brand one, I bought mine of ebay for like $8
When Raining
A Rain Sleeve for the camera
Rain gear for your self

Technique

First off understand bulb mode.
Bulb mode is where the shutter is open as long as you are holding the shutter release and you choose the aperture.
When selecting an aperture pay attention to how close the lightning is.  The further way the lightning the bigger the aperture you wan, the closer it is a smaller aperture you want.  I usually just start at f/4 then adjust from there.  After you set the aperture press in the shutter release and lock it until you see lightning, after lightning is finished release it.  Now this is where you are going to have to be patient it may take some time but you will capture a good one.  If you don’t see any lightning for like a minute or so just release it and try again.

If you dont have a remote it’s possible to do it with out but defiantly harder .  Just set in on manual. But on a long shutter speed like 15″ or 30″ and close down that aperture. Just keep shooting until you capture something.

Make sure to pay attention to your surroundings, the lightning is not the whole pic.
Which one is more interesting the one by the house or the one with reflection in the water? 

Hope you have fun trying this out and be safe. 

Amy’s Bridals

July 18, 2010

Earlier last week I took some great bridal shots with Amy at Camp Williams. I had never been to the officer’s club before, but the place was great.  It has a really cool stone exterior.  Awesome place. Then week took some at my studio also.

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Holi Festival of Colors

March 28, 2010

On Saturday I went to the Holi Festival of Colors. It was a super cool experience and I enjoyed my self a lot.

I thought it would be a nightmare for my camera but it wasn’t to bad, I had a plastic cover as did many others.

I saw a lot of interesting peoples, dressed funny and such.

It was a pretty much some of the best times ever. You can order prints and see more pics here.

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Senior Pictures Special

March 26, 2010

Its coming that time to get ready for graduation.  I remember these times, Senioritis.  You are getting very antsy, ready to be done with school.  These are some of the greatest time you will ever remember, your friends, your teacher, the crazy things you did.  Lets help keep these memories going by taking some senior pictures.

If you book before April 15th I will include a free announcement design.
Sitting Fee is $75 includes 3 hours of shooting with your choice of a mix of studio/on  location, a disc of web ready pics, and 1 8×10

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Business Portraits

March 18, 2010

Yesterday I shot some Business Portraits for a friend. We had lots of good times. I found this totally awesome stool. My friend also gave us some gels to try, gels are colored plastic that goes in front of the strobe and change the color of the light.

If you are interested in getting some portraits done feel free to contact me.

Here are some pics.

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My friend Richard and I put a new studio in his basement. It was just kind of a spur of the moment thing, we just decided to go to pictureline and grab a roll of paper and all just went down hill from there. Here is a shot of the what it looks like.

Here are some shots of Richard.

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Now That’s High Fashion

February 18, 2010

Here is a sample from a shoot I did earlier this week, you can see more on my personal blog, http://torstenbangerter.wordpress.com

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Yesterday I shot a birthday party.  It was a lot of fun.  The food just look great.  Cupcakes are my favorite.

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