freckled beauty

when I've met a fallen angel...

when I've met a fallen angel...
Read less





Zenith Award
Runner Up in Faces In Places Photo Contest
Contest Finalist in Faces In Places Photo Contest
Contest Finalist in Portrait Galore Photo Contest
Community Choice Award
  View more
Peer Award
Top Choice
shannon_alicki_creative LoCiceroPhotography KonstantinSokolov James-Evans Ogyrock richardeaton_9707 alanbaxter +8
Magnificent Capture
ChrisFreir edandaniphone OBRonTyan leonhugo BFTP Free-Spirit
Absolute Masterpiece
Jasonboydduncan Lentille_NU jbl0 HeiLong RobertaJohnsonPhotography billiefromthebeach
Superb Composition
NMSUGrad Lesabre1954 photoflea J.C.Celmer Paul39
Outstanding Creativity
adambnsa Cotysplace Serg60 Dacemac
vitor jdmarks64
mikepeck_8672 GentleGiant
All Star


heidivandijk gilbertaldous gabedubuc McCasland johnmailmacandrew staceygensel kd5ilg +8
Lesabre1954 OBRonTyan

Top Ranks

Faces In Places Photo ContestTop 30 rank
Faces In Places Photo ContestTop 30 rank week 1
Portrait Galore Photo ContestTop 10 rank
Portrait Galore Photo ContestTop 10 rank week 1
An Unforgettable Adventure Photo ContestTop 20 rank
Image Of The Month Photo Contest Vol 30Top 30 rank week 2


2 Comments | Report
Lesabre1954 Platinum
Lesabre1954 Sep 08
Very impressed by the beauty of this photo. Excellent composition.
stigfagerli PRO+
stigfagerli Sep 09
Beautifull foto
See all

Behind The Lens

I took this picture in Paris. My model Sofiya was visiting and we were just wandering around the city when I took this photo of her.
It was some time in the afternoon, towards the end of the day.
The lighting is 100% natural, we were standing in the shade of a tree on a very sunny day.
I used Nikon D800 with 50mm lens.
I think my main source of inspiration is always my models and their particularities. And Sofiya's freckles are just to die for, so I really wanted to capture them, and I think a close-up was the best way to underline it.
I used curves in Photoshop to make the color look more soft
In my camera bag
I spend 10 years shooting only with Nikon D800 with a 50mm lens but very recently I bought myself Nikon D780 and I still use my 50mm lens which is really great for everything.
Don't be afraid to get closer to your models ! I think it might look too simple and scary to shoot the close-ups but actually it can reveal even more character in your models ! And you can catch their inner world, also because this way your are very close to their eyes, which are, as we all know, the mirror of the soul.

See more amazing photos, follow AnnaRakhvalova

Join to share your photos
Already have a VIEWBUG account? Log In

*By signing up, you agree to our Terms of Use and to receive VIEWBUG emails & updates and acknowledge that read our Privacy Policy.