TGIF/POTW - 12/22/2006

It is Friday, and only three days until Christmas. (Or as my Santa-anticipating 8-year-old girl said tonight, "Two and a wake-up!")

Friday means Picture of The Week around these parts. And Strobist reader SciPug has sprouted off-camera antlers and is going buck wild with trees and clouds.

Actually, I got a really nice e-mail from him before I ever saw the photo drop into the pool. The excitement in his note was palpable. Told me he had just made his best photos, ever.

It is so neat to see someone really start to get the feeling that they have total control over relative light levels. It opens up whole new worlds in just about every area of photography.

SciPug was actually visited by the Strobist Bird of Happiness when he was making this photo. So he should have known he was going to make a good shot.

You'll have to click through to the Flickr page to see what I mean. And if the bird comes for you, don't flinch. It's a good thing.

Nice shot, Zeke.


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Anonymous Allison Sheridan said...

poopy pants - I don't have permission to view the photo BIG!

December 22, 2006 2:20 AM  
Blogger StrobistNut said...

Thanks David! Strobist is my first stop in the morning as I sit down at my computer to work (I'm the boss so I can do this). I've been reading Strobist for about 4 months now, and I'm almost finished building my Photo studio out back of my house (So I particularly enjoyed the post on David Tejada Friday and seeing his setup). Take care, and keep'em coming! - Mark Peoples

December 22, 2006 8:26 AM  

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