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fotogal822 PRO
 
fotogal822 April 13, 2017
THERE IS A SADNESS TO THIS PORTRAIT. cAPTURED WELL!
lmartinc
 
lmartinc April 14, 2017
Some beautiful emotion captured here. A longing or searching in those eyes . Good work
livioferrari PRO+
 
livioferrari May 08, 2017
Beautiful portrait!
brianbaitystudio
 
brianbaitystudio May 29, 2017
I like the lighting you chose for this photo. well done.
Pablo-Klik PRO
 
Pablo-Klik June 26, 2017
MAGNIFICA COLLEZIONE DI FOTOS...OTTIMO LAVORO
mostly_abhi
 
mostly_abhi December 17, 2018
Lovely portrait. Amazing play of light and shadows!
vitor PRO+
 
vitor March 06, 2019
Masterpiece
tomdurkin PRO
 
tomdurkin July 25, 2019
Stunning shot!
RickL PRO+
 
RickL April 09, 2020
Exceptional portrait photography,excellent use of lighting
eelcovanroden PRO+
 
eelcovanroden May 15, 2020
Congratulations on your Challenge Win!
Eduardbetz PRO+
 
Eduardbetz September 26, 2020
Great lighting and emotion !
gregedwards PRO
gregedwards September 26, 2020
Thank you!

Behind The Lens

Location
I took this picture in a studio in San Leandro California.
Time
Mid-afternoon. Since it was a studio, time of day does not matter. However the model had recently had a lunch break and was relaxed in her work.
Lighting
This picture used bodyscape lighting from one 15degree 4' long grid box off to the photographer's right. Background was a black wall.
Equipment
I used a Sony camera with a 24-70mm lens
Inspiration
I wanted to play with fingers coming out of hair. The look of her face on this picture I found haunting and beautiful.
Editing
Post processing was limited to conversion to BW with Nik Silver Effect Pro
In my camera bag
When shooting in a studio I normally bring just what I need: camera, lens, maybe one specialized lens, extra batteries, extra SD cards, lens cleaning equipment. I also often bring a bag or so of props but that wasn't needed for this picture.
Feedback
Work with the model! Get to know her, get her trust by talking to her about what you are trying to do. Let her see the results on the back of the camera frequently. And send her copies of the best pictures of the shoot as soon as you can (with in a week max). Build trust and the next time you work with that model the results will probably be even better.

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