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Old Jul-15-2011, 11:15 AM
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Old Jul-15-2011, 11:31 AM
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#7 is my favorite with #1 being a really close second. Great job on the lighting.
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Old Jul-15-2011, 12:06 PM
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lovely lovely set
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Old Jul-15-2011, 12:07 PM
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Bokeh junkie indeed! Beautiful set, and #1 is gooorrrrggeeous..................!!
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Old Jul-15-2011, 12:12 PM
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Thanks to all for the kind words. I've never posted a portrait set here, so it's great to hear positive feedback.
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Old Jul-16-2011, 09:50 AM
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1 and 2 jump off the page. 7 is pretty cool lighting. Gorgeous model.
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Old Jul-16-2011, 12:00 PM
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Beautiful subject and you captured it very nicely !!!
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Old Jul-16-2011, 12:03 PM
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Uhm ... HOT! Beautiful photos! Love pretty much everything about them ... sharpness, depth of field ... light ... just really, really pretty!
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Old Jul-16-2011, 12:15 PM
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Totally sweeeet, really well set up and shot!
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Old Jul-16-2011, 03:15 PM
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Thanks again for all of the positive feedback! I was worried about lighting initially because we ended up getting to the park at about 10:30 and it was full sun - not a cloud in the sky. It was a challenge keeping harsh light off her face. I manged to keep her in the shade and the rest is just a 5-in-1 reflector and an SB-700.

Here's another bunch from the same shoot. Hope you like them.


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Old Jul-16-2011, 03:52 PM
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I really love one and seven but I wish #1 was not so centered....
Excellent work!
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Old Jul-17-2011, 08:10 AM
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Thanks, Rey. #1 is indeed centered, but I didn't want to lose her hand or the top of her head to make it rule-of-thirds-friendly. #14 is an opposite angle and is a better crop. Glad you liked them.
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Old Jul-17-2011, 08:40 AM
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Is she a model, or were these senior portraits or...?

Love #12, but I'd back off on the tilt a little - I love tilts, don't get me wrong, but i find myself looking at some of these with my head turned, which is my personal marker of "too much"
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Old Jul-17-2011, 11:47 AM
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You're right about tilt - it's easy to get carried away ;)

I was actually conservative with this set. Only 3 of the 14 shots I posted are tilted. In #12 (which I think is my favorite) she was leaning back against a trunk, so the camera was actually pretty close to level for that shot. Her mom really liked that one also.

She's a friend of my daughter and is an aspiring model. She might choose one of these for her yearbook portrait, but there's lots of time for more. She's only 16...
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Old Jul-17-2011, 12:13 PM
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Nice photography and the girl is dong fantastic. She can definitely be a model.

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Old Jul-17-2011, 01:00 PM
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LOVE LOVE LOVE the light on #7!

What lights are you using other than ambient (on the whole set)?
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Old Jul-17-2011, 03:48 PM
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#7 seems to be a big hit! Emily loved this one as well. It really did end up being very dramatic. Every shot used an SB-700 for fill. It was either mounted on my D700 with a 8" x 6" softbox, or it was firing into a reflective, socked umbrella. On some shots I also used a 5-in-1 reflector. In #7, her mom was pointing the silver side through the window.

Glad you like it!
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Old Jul-17-2011, 03:53 PM
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I'm totally drawn to 8- but I am in LOVE with 1 also! Great set!
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