Black Belt Test - April 25, 1998

Unfortunately, my fears regarding the old flash unit came true.  Alex and I still managed a few good ones, though. The first photos are ones that I took using my Nikon F3 with Fugi 400 speed film.

We start out the action with Jared.  Alex got some nice shots of him below.

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Next, it's Dean's turn.

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Lauren fires up.

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Given all the difficulty I had with my flash unit, it is a statistical aberation that I got all four of Kyle's breaks. Notice Kyle's momma taking pictures in the background. I wonder how her's turned out.

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The boards are flying in the next photo.

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The photo below was one of my shots but just with a different role of film.   Notice how all of my previous shots had a green tint. I took several shots of Mark, but this is the only one in which the flash worked.

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Alex took these next shots using a Nikormat ftn and Fugi 200 speed film.  Notice how Alex's shots also have a blue tint. Alex got some very nice shots with his 25 year-old camera.

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Alex and I did a tag-team with Dean's jump side kick.  I told Alex to get him in the air and that I would get the break. (Boy, it is very frustrating when your 9 year-old takes better pictures using very old equipment.)

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I would not mess with this guy. (Alex and I both got the third shot at the same time.)

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I took these photos but with the second role of film.  The green tint has dissappeared.

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