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PostPosted: Sat Apr 26, 2008 7:41 pm 
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hey guys!!

I've been asked to photograph my mums friends horse, but the best thing about it is this... I'll be getting payed!

now i love animal photography but its a little like action / portrait photography for me and well... there not my best of subjects so can anyone think of what settings i need for photographing their heads
and running.

i really want to make these photos stand out which would be good for her and future portfolios

thanks!

many comments appreciated,


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Aperture Priority for the head shots and shots of the horse standing still.

Shutter Priority for the horse moving.

Be sure to expose for the horse, no one will care if the out of focus background is over exposed. Take a few test shots, and if the horse is to dark, then up the exposure +1ev or so, and to light, take it down to around -1ev.

Adjust settings as you go, although i wouldnt want to shoot at over ISO 400 if it could be avoided.

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thanks,

its a change from landscapes, macro and abstract thanks for the help =D


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