Tim's One Photograph a Day

Portrait of The Graduate.

The Graduate.

The Graduate: Relieved it's all over!

Relieved it’s all over!

Considering I do not profess to be a portrait photographer, I am very pleased with this shot. I managed to get access to the official photograph location (not the equipment, though!) This is our daughter – The Graduate.Of course, Graduation Day is all about the pomp and ceremony. Old fashioned robes galore. And speeches. For the students, a mixed day of celebration and boredom.

Each gets their own 5 seconds of fame as they walk across the stage. Proud parents and family members squinting at a distance, hoping the snap on their phone comes out.

But I was very pleased to get the opportunity to sneak into this setup to get the next best thing to an official photograph.

Photograph Details:

  • Taken: 17 November 2017
  • Camera: Canon 5D MkIII
  • Lens: Canon EF 24-70mm 1:2.8 L II USM
  • Focal Length 70mm
  • F/5.6
  • 1/160 Sec
  • ISO 800
  • Flash

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