I actually don’t hate lemons, but I do hate doing self portraits. However, as I am on holiday for the next two weeks I vowed to take some more photos and with no other model to hand I thought I would have a mess around with the strobes and take some shots of my own ugly mug.
This shot was the result of two strobes with umbrellas, one either side shot with the D7000 on a timer.
My biggest problem with doing self portraits is getting the focus right. This time I used a trick I read about somewhere… Set up the camera on a tripod then unclip it and take it to where you wills hand, then shoot back at the tripod and manually focus. I used a ketchup bottle on the tripod to make sure I got it bang on. The clip the camera back in and make sure to stand right on your mark!