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Nikon D300s
1.3 secs @ f/22 ISO320
Nikon sb900 flash (on camera)
repeating flash 12x @ 8 hertz
1/128th +1/3 flash power
Sigma 10mm - 20mm @12mm

Minimum Post Processing in Lightroom 3.3
- noise reduction (worth the money for this alone)
- s-curve minor tweaks
- increased clarity
- small amount of black clipping

taken against black cloth background (one side light diffused).

The trick to getting the cards falling nicely is to drape the black curtain over a table creating a nice curve so the cards slide into a single pile.

Exif: F Number: 22, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 13/10 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, return light not detected, ISO: 320, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 12.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300S

Uploaded on December 13, 2010 All Time Best Photo Contest Editor's Pick Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner

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