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17 Comments |
huda2
 
huda2 October 11, 2018
Very very nice...!
livioferrari PRO+
 
livioferrari December 02, 2018
Amazing capture.
Kanekenny
 
Kanekenny December 22, 2018
Beautiful woman. Nice soft image. Not quite sure about the leaves covering her eye.
derxphoto
 
derxphoto January 01, 2019
Great work. Happy New Photo Year)
grahamcarney_6567
 
grahamcarney_6567 January 03, 2019
very nice
tetvet PRO+
 
tetvet January 03, 2019
nice shot, like the plant by her face
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tetvet January 03, 2019
beingsalmankhan
 
beingsalmankhan February 06, 2019
A Beautiful Photo!
WolfEyesPhotography
 
WolfEyesPhotography February 16, 2019
Beautiful photo!
livioferrari PRO+
 
livioferrari July 31, 2019
Nice capture.
RebWhimzy
 
RebWhimzy July 31, 2019
beautiful
Images_by_RDB
 
Images_by_RDB August 07, 2019
Wonderful softness and sense of mystery with this photo.
RSeanC Platinum
 
RSeanC June 04, 2020
Great shot
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Ataraxia February 16, 2021
Amazing
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UntetheredPhotography April 20, 2021
Superb
christophergolden_5847
 
christophergolden_5847 July 09, 2021
so cute
johnbeinecke Platinum
 
johnbeinecke September 06, 2021
Love your photo's.
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Behind The Lens

Location

This photo was taken in the art district of Minneapolis. We wandered around the city that afternoon stopping to take photos. I saw a cute little tree and ask the model to stand behind it as I knew it would make the color of her eyes pop!

Time

This was taken around 2pm. Not my favorite time of day to shoot, but with the tall buildings surrounding us I could find little pockets of beautiful soft light.

Lighting

Some of tall city buildings actually served well as giant reflectors depending on where I positioned the model. This is what helped in giving a slight golden hue to her skin.

Equipment

I shot this image with a NikonD4 and a Sigma Art 85mm only using natural light.

Inspiration

I like unique photos and try to think of different ways to use whatever nature is around you when shooting. The color of the tree perfectly matched the models eyes and inspired me with the idea of her standing behind the branch drawing the viewer in.

Editing

I use ACR and Photoshop for all post-processing. FS for skin and different layers of color balance and curves for toning and contrast.

In my camera bag

These days I have been solely using my Sony a7iii along with Sigma Art 85mm or Sigma Art 135mm.

Feedback

Be creative and do what you love. Don’t worry about what others think and instead follow your own vision. This is the way to let your true artist within break free :)

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