Our latest Weekly Exposure is brought to us by Czechoslovakian photographer Milan Tykal with an incredibly striking image of his friend Petr “Satan” Mihalik. Although it looks like it would be hard not to get a cool photo from such a unique looking spot, the way Milan ended up lighting the photo (he had a different idea originally) really brings out the geometry of the location along with some great contrast and the perfect symmetry of the overall scene just makes for one hell of a stellar photo. He plans to go back and follow through with his original idea and I can't wait to see that shot as well.
Keep in mind English is not Milan's strong suit… "For a long time I waited with "Satan" for the completion of construction of this spot in Prague—and we were not alone who was waiting for it. Finally, we managed to take photos here probably as the first. During the preparation of scene I had a problem with the flash triggers, so I finally had to light the scene differently than I wanted, but at least it does not seem so sterile (for this reason I left second rider stand there) and I am quite satisfied. I would like to realize my original idea sometime in the future at least for my good feeling." —Milan
Camera and settings info:
Ricoh GR, wide-angle conversion lens GW-3 21mm,
1/250, 5.6, ISO1600,
Flash – Fomei Digitalis Pro – S600 DC
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