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Carlos Santero Photography

Cheetahs captured with flashes

First Fotoshooting with cheetahs and flashes

In May, we were in a private reserve and Cheetahs could take pictures with flashes.
I think we are the first who take photos from cheetahs with flashes.

Normally I make much photoshoots with Models and I know how great it works if you shot with daylight or in the evening with flashes. On our travels sometimes we have a portable flash System with us wish includes hot-shoe flashes and softboxes from SMDV.

It was a great experience to work with cheetahs! We worked with 2 tame cheetas wish living in a private reserve near Toledo from a Dr.vet.
My girlfriend Tassja, a wonderful landscpape photographer has the idea to worked with flashes, so we ask the doctor if we can do this. (I wanted to protect and take care of the beautiful animals)..
The doctor say it´s no problem... and really it was no problem to do this.
But don´t do this with wild cheetahs ...they will be very angry! 

Used Equipment:

Canon EOS 1-DX
Canon EOS 7D
Canon EOS 6D
2x SMDV D60 Firefly Pro Beauty Softbox Diffuser
2x Yongnuo YN560 Mark III

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