rturnbow Platinum
rturnbow

Disheveled Lass



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78 Comments | Report
michellehansenburgess Platinum
 
michellehansenburgess February 23, 2017
Absolutely Lovely!
ahuffaker Ultimate
 
ahuffaker February 26, 2017
great protrait... Tony
myriamverne-soury
 
myriamverne-soury March 03, 2017
Wonderful portrait !
tjbradleyphotography
 
tjbradleyphotography March 08, 2017
Beautiful portrait
edandaniphone PRO+
 
edandaniphone March 11, 2017
Wonderful.
ArberElezi
 
ArberElezi March 13, 2017
Great Tones, well done!
Catnip PRO+
 
Catnip April 01, 2017
Great colors and contrast. Beautiful subject
marcdewitt PRO
 
marcdewitt April 10, 2017
Incredibly well done shot of a beautiful child!!
PeterEvans23 Platinum
 
PeterEvans23 April 14, 2017
Love everything about this image. Great work the both of you.
kathyk_abq
 
kathyk_abq April 15, 2017
Gorgeous portrait! What a beautiful child! :)
eelcovanroden PRO+
 
eelcovanroden April 29, 2017
Wow... speechless!
mcampi PRO+
 
mcampi May 01, 2017
Masterpiece...
mcampi PRO+
 
mcampi May 01, 2017
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simonparry
 
simonparry May 13, 2017
Lovely portrait...
DeonG Platinum
 
DeonG May 20, 2017
Absolutely gorgeous image with excellent tones and details and a very beautiful young lady!
Jinjii Platinum
 
Jinjii June 05, 2017
exquisite
Mrbobiceman
 
Mrbobiceman June 07, 2017
Well I am very impressed excellent job
jennychettleburgh
 
jennychettleburgh June 08, 2017
Beautiful photo
marcdewitt PRO
 
marcdewitt June 11, 2017
Another masterpiece - so well done!
TracyDreyer
 
TracyDreyer July 06, 2017
Beautiful child and beautiful capture.
Vetas
 
Vetas July 07, 2017
I love this Picture!
eelcovanroden PRO+
 
eelcovanroden August 07, 2017
One of my favorites... fabulous. Again my congrats!
Kazelzs
 
Kazelzs August 21, 2017
Wow, this is beautiful!
DolceNita
 
DolceNita August 21, 2017
Absolutely Beautiful!
Samborough PRO
 
Samborough August 28, 2017
awsome awsomeness:-)
edandaniphone PRO+
 
edandaniphone August 28, 2017
Awesome shot. Congrats on the win!
JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots August 28, 2017
Beautiful capture. Congrats!
barbarabrock Platinum
 
barbarabrock August 28, 2017
omg! What a face!
eelcovanroden PRO+
 
eelcovanroden August 28, 2017
And again... congrats!
markclark_5515
 
markclark_5515 August 29, 2017
What an awesome photo I love the innocence conveyed. The colors and tone are awesome.
susanmartinhenry
 
susanmartinhenry October 22, 2017
Stunning!
PatSalvadorDietrich Platinum
 
PatSalvadorDietrich November 01, 2017
Such a beautiful portrait! Congratulations!
lisabrooksyung
 
lisabrooksyung December 12, 2017
Such beauty & innocence captured
tinadawdyphotography
 
tinadawdyphotography January 06, 2018
This is just stunning
CatWezel66
 
CatWezel66 January 08, 2018
Beautiful picture ????
Aspen1959
 
Aspen1959 January 17, 2018
A Portrait Extraordinaire. The Eyes have me*****
thunderlake PRO+
 
thunderlake January 24, 2018
Incredible!!
eelcovanroden PRO+
 
eelcovanroden February 11, 2018
One of those photos that keeps fascinating me. Again my congratulations!
Eddieuuu071 Platinum
 
Eddieuuu071 February 24, 2018
Wonderful
lesleygroves
 
lesleygroves March 12, 2018
Congratulations, well deserved!
leacaffrey PRO
 
leacaffrey March 12, 2018
Congratulations on your challenge win. I love this image! Well deserved!
ArberElezi
 
ArberElezi March 17, 2018
Congratulation on winning my challenge, keep shooting!
JayneBug Platinum
 
JayneBug May 16, 2018
This is a masterpiece. Compelling and beautiful portrait. Congratulations.
mauriziogarbelli PRO+
 
mauriziogarbelli May 16, 2018
Congrats! Great shot!
nanetteankerlarsen
 
nanetteankerlarsen May 26, 2018
I voted for this image in "best portrait" photo challenge
Bazz PRO+
 
Bazz June 04, 2018
Adorable young lady! Great capture! Thank you for joining my "Favourite Photo" challenge! Good Luck!
rachellerenephotography
 
rachellerenephotography June 25, 2018
I love this photo. The look of innocence.
Paulacook144 Platinum
 
Paulacook144 June 28, 2018
What a lovely portrait of this young girl.
learwoody Platinum
 
learwoody September 22, 2018
Congratulations. You have won the “That look you remember best” Challlenge. Don’t take this the wrong way but I had absolutely hoped that someone could challenge this shot and win if for no other reason than to give them a chance. Where there was a fantastic look captured, the shot quality was not as good, this is undeniable, and as good a close portrait as it gets. Well lit, perfect colour and perfectly sharp. I had even thought to find it wanting on the grounds that her expression wasn’t unique enough but even that didn’t work. The little girl is pursing her lips ever so slightly and that lends a certain uncertainty to her look, Wow, this is just such a good shot on so many levels, and what a beautiful little human being. Congratulations
sallyG11
 
sallyG11 September 22, 2018
Superb capture, she's so beautiful. Look at those eyes! Congratulations on your challenge win :)
Aeri
 
Aeri September 22, 2018
Beautiful shot with great composition and details 👍👍👍👍 and congratulations on your challenge win 👏👏👏👏👏 regards Lokesh Aeri
eelcovanroden PRO+
 
eelcovanroden October 29, 2018
Congratulations again!
MikeBoyle
 
MikeBoyle October 29, 2018
Congratulations on your winning photo. Nice...very nice
tetvet PRO+
 
tetvet January 22, 2019
super portrait
tetvet PRO+
 
tetvet January 22, 2019
super portrait
jettahlily008 Platinum
 
jettahlily008 January 26, 2019
Beautiful capture & composition!!! :)
vickiljohnson_1052
 
vickiljohnson_1052 March 24, 2019
Very nice and not going to critique a professional :)
tmlakshmi PRO
 
tmlakshmi April 20, 2019
amazing that you could ener this in almost all contests and win. great portrait. congratulations.
Katnott
 
Katnott September 15, 2019
Awesome capture! what a face! beautiful
JayneBug Platinum
 
JayneBug October 24, 2019
An absolute favorite! Masterful capture. Congratulations on your award.
swavzmarlicki Ultimate
 
swavzmarlicki February 14, 2020
Congratulations on winning my challenge: "The Human's Eyes"
Pjerry PRO+
 
Pjerry March 27, 2020
There are now secrets for you in capturing, handling the camera and in knowing the posiblities of your photo editor. It's really marvellous.
blzzard PRO+
 
blzzard May 11, 2020
A beautifully photographed beautiful child, but it's the hat that really gets me. It adds a quirkiness and unconventionality, which makes an already terrific shot unforgettable.
learwoody Platinum
 
learwoody June 10, 2020
Congrats on the challenge win. Haven’t seen your granddaughter demolishing the competition in a while. Have you been holding her back to give others a chance? .....still the best face-on portrait on VB in my opinion! It’s a bar to be reached.
morriskleyman
 
morriskleyman September 19, 2020
Super!!!!! Masterpiece!!!!!!!!
Aeri
 
Aeri October 20, 2020
Stunning shot and congratulations on your awards... Kind regards lokesh Aeri🙏🙏
Katnott
 
Katnott November 18, 2020
Congrats you won 1st place in my challenge!
This photo is absolutely awesome! I love the simplicity of the photo just a perfect close up no fuss not much editing just natural perfection. The bits of hair across her face are stunning just adds that little something else. Again perfect image and congrats on my challenge!
MikeHiggins Platinum
 
MikeHiggins March 18, 2021
Stunning work
robsb Platinum
 
robsb July 15, 2021
Outstanding Image
barbarabergmannbiglow Platinum
 
barbarabergmannbiglow July 24, 2021
Beautiful ♥️
JayneBug Platinum
 
JayneBug August 29, 2021
Hall of Fame!
DEBOLINA_MOITRA
 
DEBOLINA_MOITRA September 27, 2021
Wonderful capture
Sandypartlow4 PRO+
 
Sandypartlow4 December 03, 2021
Congratulations
BarryMiles PRO
 
BarryMiles December 12, 2021
Wow ????
petrakrger PRO
 
petrakrger December 22, 2021
Very beautiful shot,Masterpiece
SOURI-X8
 
SOURI-X8 Jan 08
It is amazing
JayneBug Platinum
 
JayneBug Mar 26
Hall of Fame👏👏
Sara95
 
Sara95 Mar 26
such beautiful eyes \u1F60D

Behind The Lens

Location
In the living room of my home.
Time
I believe it was mid-day, with a bit of sun peeking through the large sliding glass door.
Lighting
It was on the dark side, so I opted to use a flash for the main lighting since there were no lights on and the sun wasn't helping much. More on the flash below.
Equipment
I used my Canon 7D camera with a 50mm Canon EF lens with a plastic body. My flash was a Canon 580EX II, and I went hand-held. With the low light I went with ISO 500, and f/4.0 to get some DOF blurring, and a fairly slow shutter speed using the flash to stop any motion.
Inspiration
My grandchildren spend a lot of time at my home, and are my favorite models. This little girl is one of two girl grandchildren. They are available at a moments notice and always troopers for posing. I wanted to get some candid shots of all three playing with their tablets on a lazy Saturday at our house so I simply walked in and started shooting. I grabbed a hat I recently bought for photo purposes and asked this model if she would stand up and put it on. She immediately put on this huge smile, so I asked her to tone it down a bit. I took a few shots with my flash pointed in various directions, and eventually took this one with the flashing shooting straight up at the ceiling. Of course, I focused on those beautiful little eyes.
Editing
Upon reviewing the shots, this was the clear stand-out shot of the day. I loved that her hair was disheveled, contributing to the title of the photo. I had to do a very little post work, and that consisted of cropping, dodging and burning. I was wonderfully pleased with how all the warm colors melded together with the pursed lips, messy hair, and brown hat to make for my favorite portrait to date.
In my camera bag
I always carry all 7 of my lenses which includes everything you might think you would need. In addition I have a Canon strobe, a glide-one strap, Allen wrench for removing the strap, a remote shutter device, USB to CF card adapter, a Manfrotto carbon fiber travel tripod with grip release head, extra CF memory cards, and lens cleaning materials.
Feedback
Some of best shots are impromptu, and experimenting with light. When I get the kids to cooperate, I shoot many shots never knowing which one will be the magic one. Try to give a little guidance to the kids while letting them be themselves and take advantage of props.

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