I’m not a “scene” photographer. I’m not comfortable walking up to strangers and talking to them, let alone sticking my camera in their face. But when Kiran told me there’d be synchronized swimmers at the party, I said sure, I’ll bring my camera…and my tripod…and my speedlite.
I was itching to muck around with some second curtain flash sync. Turns out in this case, a lot of the results were sort of, well, creepy, because the swimmers were moving a little faster than I had imagined they would. But here are some of the more interesting results: