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AlanJakarta January 15, 2015
Lovely portrait. Congratulations on being Featured.
 
catini January 15, 2015
Nice, congrats on your feature!
 
alexisgodfrey January 15, 2015
how exciting! I love this of me! congrats on the feature!
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chuckrickman January 15, 2015
Infectious smile. Nicely done. Congrats on being featured.
 
gondmagdi January 15, 2015
awesome shot !
 
mylove4hawaii January 15, 2015
We are so excited for all of you! Not only are Kim & Richard great photographers, they are great people! Having our daughter as the model for this picture, makes us so proud! "CONGRATULATIONS!"
 
davidbidmead January 15, 2015
Superb portrait ! Congratulations .
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tetvet January 15, 2015
great shot. congrats
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Robb January 15, 2015
superb feeling...thank you
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WileKyK January 15, 2015
Awesome retro look. Congratulations on your Feature!
 
Capture-Life January 16, 2015
i looove the retro feel here!! :):) beayoutiful model !!
 
MikeHiggins February 16, 2015
Great shot, good feeling.
 
yassineazaou April 17, 2015
wonderful
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Briser_fae_the_broch September 14, 2015
This is a lovely, natural shot, very pleasant and I love the colours!
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tonyvasquez December 11, 2016
Great image you could enter the Holiday Theme Challenge!

Alexis' Christmas Pinup Shoot



Alexis' Christmas Pinup Shoot
Alexis' Christmas Pinup Shoot
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Behind The Lens

Location
There is an auto restoration shop where we are friends with the owner and he allows us to do photo shoots there. It's SSR Auto Restorations in Panama City, Florida.
Time
This was in the afternoon since we're really not morning people. Since it was inside, the time of day didn't necessarily matter although we did take a few in the garage and a couple outside of the shop.
Lighting
We have our own lighting we use for indoor shoots - the Cowboy Studio lighting although most of the photos are natural light with post-processing in Lightroom.
Equipment
Camera: NIKON D5100 Aperture: f/5.3 ISO: 3200 Exposure: 1/80 We both take photos since we're a husband and wife team so we never know whose photo we'll use till we start editing.
Inspiration
We do a lot of pinup and retro photos and specialize in those so we met up with Alexis and her mom and did a combination of pinup and Christmas photos.
Editing
Most everything in this photo was done in Lightroom only although we do use Photoshop as well, on some of our photos.
In my camera bag
Nikon D3100 DSLR 14.2 MegaPixels with built in speedlight flash Nikon D5100 DSLR 16.2 MegaPixels with built in speedlight flash Nikon D5200 DSLR 24.1 MegaPixels Nikon Speedlight SB400 Auto Focus Flash Unit Nikon DX AF-S Nikkor 55-300mm Zoom Lens Nikon DX AF-S Nikkor 55-200mm Zoom Lens Nikon DX AF-S Nikkor 18-135mm Wide Angle/Zoom Lens Nikon DX AF-S Nikkor 18-70mm Wide Angle/Zoom Lens Sigma DX AF-S 18-250mm Micro Wide Angle/Zoom Lens Nikon 10.5 mm f2.8 Fisheye Lens Pixel wired remote camera release Ravelli 70 inch Tri Pod With Adjustable Pistole Grip Head 4 Nikon EN-EL14 Rechargeable Li-Ion Batteries 2 Nikon MH-24 Quick Battery Chargers for EN-EL14 Li-ion Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4 DC Macro OS HSM Lens Ubertronix Strike Finder Pro II Sigma 70-300 f/4-5.6 SLD DG Macro Lens
Feedback
I like rich colors so I wanted to make sure that the reds were rich and vibrant. I added a sun flare to the right of the photo so that her natural beauty would be the focus of the shot, along with the colors and theme.

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