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8 Comments |
hwishnick Platinum
 
hwishnick August 14, 2013
What a lovely photo showing what love,
kavance
 
kavance October 12, 2013
so amazing! such beautiful lighting and gorgeous eyes!!
jleiweke
 
jleiweke October 12, 2013
Congrats!
jojoxena
 
jojoxena October 12, 2013
Beautiful,the light and tones are stunning,Congrats!
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RichMiyara October 13, 2013
Spectacular shot, well done!
Redcow
 
Redcow October 14, 2013
Beautiful portrait!
ms483
 
ms483 October 15, 2013
Beautiful girl, beautiful shot. Love the matching green eyes. Congrats.
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colelmore December 09, 2015
very powerful photo nice capture!!
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Behind The Lens

Location

This picture was taken in my basement.

Time

This was taken in the evening. I was having a girls night with my niece. I would give her a few bucks for posing so we could go shopping too.

Lighting

I was just learning lighting and it was just a basic set up with continuous lighting using two large lights and hair lighting in the back.

Equipment

I think I used my 7D cannon and my cannon 24-70 lens.

Inspiration

My youngest niece just loved to have me take her picture. I would collect different things from secondhand shops and yard sales. She would have fun dressing up and posing. Of corse the cats were courious and would have to check out what was going on. She just grabbed a cat and I snapped the picture.

Editing

This was taken when I started experimenting with photoshop. I changed the backgrounds, added some texture, brightened the eyes, added sharpening and enhanced the coloring.

In my camera bag

In my bag I usually have my camera, spare battery, a cleaning cloth for my lens, cannon 24-70 lens and my cannon 70-300 lens.

Feedback

My advice would be, to just have fun with it. Find some kids, experiment with different props and let them experiment with dressing up if they want and just have fun. Of corse grab your cats. Experiment with texture, lighting and coloring in photoshop.

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