Wednesday, July 1, 2009

Got a do a cool all-nighter with the Coast Guard off of San Diego where we went searching for smugglers or anyone else doing bad things out at sea. The shoot presented its first challenge as choppy waters quickly brought my Lasagna dinner up the pipe and locked and ready to fire. I was fortunately able to hold it back. Then, I find out there was to be no lights on the ship so we could maintain a low profile and not be easily detectable. So I'm out at sea, cameras ready, just about to blow chunks, completely dark, I knew right then I was headed for a fun time. I decided to put the ole 50D through combat low-ass light training. We're talking 1 minute exposures with a hint of light from a half moon and a few small red lights on board. The camera did OK. There's some unwanted noise, but for newspaper reproduction, not too bad.

5 comments:

photoshopabuser said...

So...I take it you had a good time? I'm liking how this photo turned out.

renay said...

Did you really think it was a good ideal to have lasagna before getting on a boat? You should have did yourself a favor and let'r rip. LOL

Sandy Huffaker said...

You crack me up Renay. I probably would felt a lot better.

Robert Benson said...

At least you didn't eat chili mac. That's the worst on rough seas.

In your posts, please tell us who your shooting for!

Sandy Huffaker said...

Robert, Chili Mac would have come up nice! Good flowage and could have fed some fish too. This was for The NY Times. Should be out later this week. I 'd love to get you to shoot a studley avatar pic of me. Your's looks cool.