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The Morning Light

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Rick Gerrity, DPA Instructor in NYC and NJ, adding a splash of drama of this man on a horse. The morning light brought it home.
1. Time-Morning Light

2. Place of photo – Costa Rica

3. Name of Photographer and which Digital Photo Academy teacher is in-Rick Gerrity Digital Photo Academy instructor in NYC/NJ

4. f/stop-f 5.6

5. Shutter Speed-1/1600th sec

6.Back story- This image was made while leading a workshop with my business partner DPA Instructor, in Atlanta, Rob Knight
in Costa Rica concentrating on freezing motion.

7. Lens- 35-100mm on a Panasonic Lumix GH4

8. How one might succeed with a version of the image if all they had was a cell phone- With a cell phone one may follow subject while pressing the shutter button creating a blurred background. A cell phone may or may not freeze the motion. Panning will ensure a sharp subject.

9. Photographer’s Strategy- Teaching the importance of lighting, being patient and getting the shot..
Composition regarding the rule of thirds..

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