Tomorrow Night at CLICK: Sunset Riders

Tomorrow night's activity at the California Photo Fest: horses running on the beach.

This is the 3rd time I'm teaching on the beach out here in Los Osos. Here are few of my favorite images.

My gear from last year: Canon EOS 7D and Canon 70-200 f/4 IS lens. All hand held. This year I will be using the Canon 5D Mark III.

As I tell my students, it's all about the light. Check out my Light class on Kelby Training.

Composition, of course, is important, too. iI's the topic of my latest Kelby Training class: Composition, the strongest way of seeing.

Another tip: exposing for the highlights is always key - as is checking one's histogram and the overexposure warning.

Getting a shot with all the horse's hooves off the ground will be a main goal. The key to getting a shot like this: take lots and lots of shots. Using a shutter speed of 1/000th of  a second and setting your camera on rapid frame advance helps, too. Also use focus tracking or continuous focus.

Explore the light,

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