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Gold Snake Glowing Neckless #026 of 365



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Day 1 of Gold Snake week

Day 1 of Gold Snake week
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Awards

Winner in Eyecatching Jewelry (No Nudes) Photo Challenge
Winner in Fashion Accessories Photo Challenge
Peer Award
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Top Choice
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Superb Composition
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Absolute Masterpiece
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Magnificent Capture
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Outstanding Creativity
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All Star
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Genius
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Superior Skill
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Impressed
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Accessories Marketplace ProjectTop 10 rank
Fancy Accessories Photo ContestTop 20 rank week 1
Reptiles Photo ContestTop 20 rank
Reptiles Photo ContestTop 20 rank week 1
Fashion And Costumes Photo ContestTop 20 rank
Games of Flash Photo ContestTop 20 rank week 1
Experimental Light Photo ContestTop 30 rank
Experimental Light Photo ContestTop 20 rank week 1
Flares And Glitter Photo ContestTop 30 rank
A Low Vantage Point Photo ContestTop 20 rank
Red Hair Photo ContestTop 30 rank week 1
A Low Vantage Point Photo ContestTop 20 rank week 1
Composition And Leading Lines Photo ContestTop 30 rank week 1
Flares And Glitter Photo ContestTop 30 rank week 1
Commercial Shots Photo Contest 2018Top 10 rank
Commercial Shots Photo Contest 2018Top 20 rank week 1
Fashion Statement Photo ContestTop 30 rank
Fashion Statement Photo ContestTop 10 rank week 1
Monthly Pro Vol 39 Photo ContestTop 30 rank
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The Talent AwardsTop 30 rank
Image Of The Month Photo Contest Vol 29Top 20 rank
Image Of The Month Photo Contest Vol 29Top 10 rank week 2
Image Of The Month Photo Contest Vol 29Top 10 rank week 1

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4 Comments |
ArberElezi
 
ArberElezi April 03, 2018
Great Shot
AlanC
 
AlanC May 24, 2020
Congratulations! I like this composition as it is stands out form the rest of fashion jewellers and accessories. Gold is a very captivating colour and using black to contrast it is very effective. It brings out the essence of the jewellery itself and having th model to look away is also a great idea. Well done and keep int coming! :-)
JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots December 17, 2021
Congrats on winning my "Eyecatching Jewelry" Challenge. The
photo is very dramatic and draws your eye right to the subject.
Eduardbetz Platinum
 
Eduardbetz December 18, 2021
Wonderful composition and great jewelry
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Behind The Lens

Location

This picture was taken at a photo studio in San Leandro Ca.

Time

About 11am. As this was a studio shot the time of day mattered not at all in terms of lighting.

Lighting

The lighting (and post production to bring out the light) was critical to making this shot. I wanted bodyscape lighting (lots of shadows) on her and a glow from the snake. As they were close together it was tricky getting a brightly lit snake and shadows beneath.

Equipment

Full frame camera, 24-70mm zoom. two studio mono block strobes.

Inspiration

I was exploring making beautiful fashion photographs using a lovely golden metal snake I found.

Editing

Post processing was minimal as the shot was clean. No real cleanup needed. I did do a few brightness adjustments.

In my camera bag

I carry as little as I can as camera gear can get heavy. Camera, lens, spare lens. Spare charged batteries, spare SD cards, model releases. Sometimes a spare body.

Feedback

Work with you model. Get their inputs and ideas. Show them your work in process. Give them full credit (Thank you Venus de Sierra) and copies of your better images. And do that in a timely manner. I try to give the model at least one image the same day as the shoot (right after making my first backups) and all within a week.

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