A Photo Day at the Don Valley Brick Works

Portt and I had a great photo adventure at the Brick Works this past May. Naturally, we were armed with way more gear than we should have been. Although far more developed than the last time I’d visited (over 10 years ago) there are still many cool details that reflect how the building once was.

Here are a few shots with the D7000 and Nikon 35mm f/1.8

Brick Works Detail

Portt at the Brick Works

And some HDRs with the Nikon 17-55mm f/2.8

Don Valley Brick Works

Don Valley Brick Works

This next shot was with the D300s and 17-55. I’m using two lights, controlled by CLS and triggered from the onboard flash.  The rim light, coming from the back right of the image is a snooted SB-700 at +1EV. The main light is a SB-900 with full CTO gel through a Lumiquest Softbox LTz at +3EV. Exposure compensation on the camera was dialed down to -2EV to dim the ambient and WB was set to Tungsten to cool everything down.

Portt at the Brick Works

This setup is extremely portable. Two small light stands and two Speedlights. The Lumiquest snoot and softbox both fit in the laptop slot of my camera bag.

Finally, here are couple shots with the Bronica ETRS. First, with the 75mm f/2.8 EII and second with the 40mm f/4 MC.

Brick Works Detail

Brick Works

Thanks for looking!

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