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Ted Szukalski

Gallery of fine art photography.

Industrial lights


I have used a very cheap set of twin halogen lights for this photograph. Total cost: AUD $25 from a local hardware shop The lights output 2x250W and produced enough light for a relatively slow exposure at 1/25 of second but with a good light falloff for a dramatic picture.

This photo was taken using Canon EF 50mm F/1.4 lens, which really shines in these conditions. Model: my daughter Michelle.

Sandstone backdrop


My daughter Michelle at our favourite beach. The access to the wild part of the beach leads through endless sandstone formations, which are fantastic to photograph by themselves or as a backdrop to a casual portrait like this.

Photograph taken with Canon 30D, Tokina 12-24 f/4 and Canon 580EX Speedlite.