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tammyswarek
 
tammyswarek September 21, 2015
Wonderful work!
annahergert
 
annahergert January 01, 2016
If an image ever told a story this is it! Excellent composition fully capturing the tragic story line. The subject matter is fully in focus and tack sharp - the water as a metaphor for time continues to flow past the couple without slowing. Congratulations - great work.
lissabella
 
lissabella January 07, 2016
So stunning yet so sad . Beautifully captured I read into a story straight away
KatherineM84
 
KatherineM84 March 13, 2016
Right outta a romance novel .
adavies PRO
 
adavies May 30, 2017
Great image! Nicely done! If you haven't done so already, please consider joining my Random Acts challenge:)
https:// viewbug.com/challenge/random-acts-photo-challenge-by-adavies
DDelaplain
 
DDelaplain April 22, 2018
Excellent photo. Appreciate all the usefull informmation in your "Behind The Lens" write up. There's a lot to think about. If a picture is worth 1000 words, a good write up is worth 1000 pictures..

Behind The Lens

Location
This photo was taken in Downtown Rochester, MI. My photography partner and girlfriend, Misty Teller, is the girl in this photo. Both models weren't too keen about getting in the water fully clothed, in broad daylight, but we all did like how the photo turned out!
Time
This photo was taken at 5:54 PM on August 23, 2015. It was just a couple of hours before sunset.
Lighting
It was 100% natural light on this photo. I almost always shoot back-lit portraits and the sun was nicely shaded by the trees, so the lighting was perfect.
Equipment
This was captured with a Canon 70D and 18-135mm lens. No tripod. I have somewhat shaky hands, so I tend to shoot at the fastest shutter speed I can without bumping the ISO up too high. The shutter speed was 1/400, focal length 18mm, and ISO was 1000. I'm not used to flashes, but I'm hoping to delve into that world soon!
Inspiration
I had a song from the Little Mermaid stuck in my head during this shoot (don't ask). The scene where Eric found Ariel just popped in my head and this was the result.
Editing
I brightened up the shadows and blacks, darkened the highlights, and lowered the contrast a little bit in Lightroom. Then I had to remove Misty's hand on the model's shoulder in Photoshop. I also added some blue to the shadows and some blur to the background, which I masked off the models. This photo didn't have a lot of post-production, which is unusual for me.
In my camera bag
I always have my Canon 70D, 85-135mm lens and a microfiber lens cleaner (which was part of an award from a viewbug contest - thanks guys!). Other than that, I keep chocolate in there as well as an energy drink or two.
Feedback
Sometimes the most important thing about a portrait is its ability to tell a story. If you have an idea in your head, try and replicate it ... it probably didn't come to you for no reason at all.

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