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8 Comments | Report
Gonnie_van_Aggelen
 
Gonnie_van_Aggelen October 17, 2017
Fantastic!
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marcogabbuggiani November 03, 2017
Thanks Gonnie!
Neckbone
 
Neckbone December 06, 2017
Fantastic image. Great work!
nanetteankerlarsen
 
nanetteankerlarsen June 20, 2018
I voted for this image in the "experimantal light" contest
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marcogabbuggiani July 05, 2018
Thanks!
JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots August 17, 2018
Awesome creativity! Congrats.
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marcogabbuggiani October 20, 2018
Thanks! :-)
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Ob1kenobe August 17, 2018
For me it should have been the winner 😎
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marcogabbuggiani October 20, 2018
Thanks! :-)
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Eddieuuu071 October 30, 2018
Thank you for submitting your wonderful photo to my “Best Edit” challenge! Great job! Good luck!
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marcogabbuggiani October 30, 2018
Thank you! Flattered Edward!!
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cometolifephotography February 24, 2019
Congrats on your people's choice win in book covers
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cometolifephotography February 24, 2019
Congrats on your people's choice win in book covers

Behind The Lens

Location
The photo was taken at home using a white sheet hanging from the ceiling as a backdrop
Time
The shot was made on september 19, 2017 at 11:14 PM
Lighting
For the lighting I used a Manfrotto led spotlight placed near the model's face that was almost resting on a white sheet hanging from the ceiling of the room. The aim was to create a very illuminated part of the face and a particularly dark part. The will was to make the part of the skin become very white and increase the blackness of the details of the face (eyes, sopraccigglia and other). The lamp was mounted on an easel and positioned at face height
Equipment
Nikon D5 with 85mm Nikon. Iso 3200; f/4; 1/125. Freehand shooting with fixed light.
Inspiration
I had seen a similar photo made to Angelina Jolie a few years before and (having available a dark model that I thought suitable for the purpose) I tried to realize this high key
Editing
After developing the raw and arranging the lights for the burned areas, I ventured the beautiful picture contrast. Using photoshop I then removed the shaded areas of the sheet positioned as a background that (inevitably) the sheet had created. Then using Color Efex, I further accentuated the contrasts by increasing the sharpness of the eyes and eyebrow. Finally, I treated the skin of the model with "accentua passage" of photoshop.
In my camera bag
Nikon D5 and Nikon D850 The Nikon triad composed of: 14-24; 24-70 and 70-200 (all f2.8); 85 f1.4; 105 Macro and Fishey Sigma.
Feedback
Any advice for this shot? Go outside the rules shown in the manuals. Use your own experience to create new things that are not shown on photography books. Dare and invent (where it is possible) something that the instrument would say impossible.

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