There’s a story behind this shirt

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There’s a story behind this shirt – 100 years ago, in September 1915, Dundee’s local army regiment The Black Watch suffered their cruellest day at the Battle of Loos – 57% of their soldiers who took part were killed, something that hit the city and surrounding areas badly where nearly everyone was affected by the loss of a relative or friend. Dundee would wear this kit against Ross County on 26th September the nearest match to the anniversary of the battle to salute the memory of ‘Dundee’s own’.

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Portraits of the new boys

Took a couple of portraits while Dundee’s transfer deadline signings spoke to the press – one lit by flash and one not.

First up is striker Rhys Healey who is on loan at Dens from Cardiff City.

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Shot with a Canon 5d MkIII and 70-200 f2.8L lens (zoomed to 165mm) – Rhys was lit by a Canon 550ex pointed straight up at the white portion of the ceiling – Shutter speed is 1/200th of a second and aperture is f2.8 – Auto ISO which is limited by flash firing to ISO 400

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Danny Paton-Cavanagh – one light portrait

Shot a portrait of young Canadian goalkeeper Danny Paton-Cavanagh on the pitch at Dens Park.

Canon 1D MkII and Canon 50mm f1.8 lens at f13 – Lit by Canon 430ex at 45 degree angle to right of camera – on full power. Flash fired by Yongnuo RF-602 wireless flash trigger

Young Canadian goalkeeper Danny Paton-Cavanagh, photographed on the pitch at Dens Park

Young Canadian goalkeeper Danny Paton-Cavanagh, photographed on the pitch at Dens Park