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Return of the Gentleman

Markus Hartel photography

Jean-Philippe, shot today yesterday for an upcoming micro-website “Return of the Gentleman”… I rigged a hotshoe flash to a 20” beauty dish, and used a wireless trigger. worked like a charm. the’s framing was not accurate enough to get the dish out of the way, so I quickly switched to my friend’s 5D… man, I love that camera, except for the pokey autofocus.

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Markus Hartel is a (street) photographer, graphic designer and educator living and working in New York City.
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9 Responses to “Return of the Gentleman”

  1. Markus says:

    Yep, that image has the 5D look. Great camera. But too big for my taste.

  2. Eric Kim says:

    Gotta love the 5D (what I shoot for my street photography as well). Big and clunky, but gets the job done.

    Oh yeah–great lifestyle portrait BTW.

  3. Ken says:

    Great focus and mood. Loving the natural colors…and I see the word “wich”…just in time for Halloween!

  4. J7CK says:

    cool steps

  5. JUNO says:

    Great photo man.
    Great lighting, nice deep contrast and focus is razor.

  6. Joanma says:

    Tolles Bild! Ich kann das Soul, Blues und Ska hinter hören. Als ich alter bin, will ich wie disen Typ sein.

  7. jefra says:

    Hi! I’m loving your street photography. Found you via a YouTube video where I was mostly looking for this song – Shearwater – Landscape At Speed.

    I’d LOVE to know more about how you’re rigging your beauty dish to a hotshoe flash (speedlite?) and whether it’s handheld or on a stand?

  8. That beauty Dish looks fantastic! I love the lighting there.