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Thanks for all your comments on my last upload very much appreciated.

A change of century in terms of outfits in this one. Lots of great textured walls around in the place, so had ot use them.

There are more Victorian theme images to come but just like the soft tones and textures in this one.

Model is Fredau H.
Light: a single off camera flash fitted with a beauty dish and a half CTO gell to give a bit of warmth

Thanks for looking.

Regards Richard

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens:Canon EF 70-200 f2.8 L IS lens zoom set at 98mm range
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Fredau
Username:Richsr Richsr
Uploaded:11 Oct 2011 - 8:37 AM
Tags:Flash / lighting, Fredau H, Off camera flash, Textured walls, Winter Gardens Morecombe
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agean
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11 Oct 2011 - 8:43 AM

great colours and pose.... excellent

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2011 - 8:44 AM

wonderful light richard love that shadow brilliant detail a stunner top class shot Wink
andy

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FlashBangPicture
FlashBangPicture e2 Member 364 forum postsFlashBangPicture vcard United Kingdom
11 Oct 2011 - 8:46 AM

simply wonderful Richard

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focused-photography
focused-photography e2 Member 11259 forum postsfocused-photography vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2011 - 8:47 AM

Another good work from you Richard. Like it a lot.

Carsten

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England212 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2011 - 8:48 AM

Thanks agean Andy and Dave, for your comments and also
Agean for your UA very much appreciated
Regards Richard

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saeidNL
saeidNL e2 Member 5saeidNL vcard Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2011 - 8:49 AM

Fantastic and great work Richard,Like the light/shadow in this one,very well done,
saeid

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Alan_Coles
Alan_Coles e2 Member 9176 forum postsAlan_Coles vcard Wales11 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2011 - 8:53 AM

Classy looking lady and so well taken Richard, top notch.

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TRUEX
TRUEX e2 Member 7218 forum postsTRUEX vcard 10 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2011 - 8:55 AM

Fabulous..............and so, so, much better without the white border you normally put round every shot. (sorry I had to say it)Grin

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 8brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2011 - 8:57 AM

Awwwww, this really is a gem Richard. A very, very beautiful model with some awesome eyes, which you captured perfectly.
Johanna

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England212 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2011 - 8:57 AM

No problem Marcus

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BillyGoatGruff
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11 Oct 2011 - 8:59 AM

Tremendous shot once again, Richard. Flawless technique and lighting as always!

My only small niggle is that the shadow of her shoulder is just slightly cut off at stage left. Perhaps it could have been better to include it? Just a thought...Wink

Bill

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Sezz
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11 Oct 2011 - 9:09 AM

Good eye-contact and pose Richard, I like the shadow and simple colour scheme in this one too!

Sarah *

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11 Oct 2011 - 9:10 AM

I did not think your work could any better but this shot its a stunner the shadow light detail I could praise it all day excellent
mike

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England212 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2011 - 9:12 AM

Thanks for the comment Bill on the shadow, I had cropped to give a natural stop to the image but can have a look at the crop again
Regards Richard

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newy17
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11 Oct 2011 - 9:21 AM

Great work Richard Wink

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41169 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England139 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2011 - 9:21 AM

Lovely pose, lovely shadow, great presentation, lovely girl (and not scary eyes this timeGrin).

Dave

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8580 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1120 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2011 - 9:26 AM

Fabulous shadow, it has a character of its own.
Moira

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gingerdelight
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11 Oct 2011 - 9:37 AM

Stunning! I love the use of the textured walls and that shadow is the best! A superb portrait Rich, well done!
Carol

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johnnyboy114
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11 Oct 2011 - 9:39 AM

Good use of that shadow behind her Richard, really nicely controled light in this. Nice eye contact too. Good work again

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digital_boi
11 Oct 2011 - 9:42 AM

nice work and again great lighting

Graham GrinGrinGrin

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barbarahirst
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11 Oct 2011 - 9:43 AM

That shadow just make this that bit special in my eyes...

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woodrow
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11 Oct 2011 - 9:50 AM

absolutely brilliant....

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England212 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2011 - 10:46 AM

Thanks for all your comments everyone, and to cdm 36 and woodrow for their UA very much appreciated
Regards Richard

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AnnChown
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11 Oct 2011 - 10:56 AM

Great image - great shadow and I also love the subtle colours.
Ann

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dathersmith
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11 Oct 2011 - 11:01 AM

Having to view on my phone at the moment but this looks like a sublime image Richard, lovely light and tone.

Darren.

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lonely_oryx
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11 Oct 2011 - 11:04 AM

Those eyes are so captivating

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DaveU
DaveU e2 Member 81344 forum postsDaveU vcard England121 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2011 - 11:10 AM

Stands out in the gallery. Subtle colours, well lit and so stylish. Could maybe wish you'd included all of the shadow though.

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England212 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2011 - 11:25 AM

Thanks Dave, will look at the crop again
Regards Richard

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NaturesHaven
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11 Oct 2011 - 11:47 AM

Beautiful work.........great model Grin

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NewDay
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11 Oct 2011 - 11:48 AM

A lovely image Richard, stylish and classy and a lovely model!

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achieverswales
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11 Oct 2011 - 11:53 AM

Top marks for this Richard!

Regards

Trev.

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Philo
Philo e2 Member 488 forum postsPhilo vcard England83 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2011 - 12:42 PM

Stunningly simple Richard with great lighting, styling, colours & textures. Very classy!
Phil

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MickyMc
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11 Oct 2011 - 12:49 PM

Really good work
Mavis

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fraser
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11 Oct 2011 - 1:02 PM

A truly lovely shot Richard, well lit, posed and processed.

Fraser

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DanielD
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11 Oct 2011 - 2:55 PM

A real masterpiece portrait - excellent, Richard

Daniel

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England212 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2011 - 3:22 PM

Thanks for all your comments and feedback everyone, very much appreciated.
Thanks to JDthecat for his UA too again very much appreciated
regards Richard

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Devon_Wild
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11 Oct 2011 - 3:45 PM

Superb tone, and light casting that shadow Richard, great stuff ...................Rob

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TrevBatWCC
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11 Oct 2011 - 4:03 PM

A first-class portrait, Richard, very deserving of the awards Smile
Trev Smile

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Take-a-View
Take-a-View e2 Member 11293 forum postsTake-a-View vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
11 Oct 2011 - 4:17 PM

Perfect background complimenting the clothes. Personally, would like to see the complete shadow.

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CaroleS
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11 Oct 2011 - 4:17 PM

A superb image Richard, you deserve every one of those awards. Carole

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wolfy
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11 Oct 2011 - 4:21 PM

Excellent light and pose you have captured here Richard

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Daisymaye
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11 Oct 2011 - 4:27 PM

This is so beautiful Richard. Excellent light and love the shadow. So deserving of all the awards...............Sandy

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gajewski
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11 Oct 2011 - 5:10 PM

Fantastic, sir. I love the creative placement of her shadow.
-=\Walter

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Rapido57
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11 Oct 2011 - 5:17 PM

Quite superb - an eye catching photograph drawn in by the model's eyes; excellent lighting and shadow. Well done!

Paul

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rontear
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11 Oct 2011 - 5:24 PM

Direct gaze impliying contact Richard, excellent.
Ron.

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lifesnapper
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11 Oct 2011 - 6:08 PM

I've never seen a better looking Fred Richard Smile and in such a Pro' looking shot.

John Smile

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11 Oct 2011 - 6:09 PM

It has all been said already, Richard. Congratulations on another top quality piece of work!

Malc

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pluckyfilly
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11 Oct 2011 - 7:39 PM

superb work and great shot, beautifully taken

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Nettles
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11 Oct 2011 - 7:54 PM

What a wonderful shot, you really are a master at these fabulous portraits.
Annette

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11 Oct 2011 - 7:58 PM

Stunning finish.

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Martyn_U
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11 Oct 2011 - 8:53 PM

A very simple, but very effective image captured perfectly.

Martyn

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LesF
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11 Oct 2011 - 10:16 PM

Really is a superb image Richard

LesF

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DP_Imagery
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11 Oct 2011 - 10:25 PM

Totally gorgeous and beautifully executed.

Bruce

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Ayoob
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11 Oct 2011 - 10:48 PM

great colours and pose.... excellentGrinGrin

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BarbaraR
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12 Oct 2011 - 4:16 PM

Oh I love this.
Many Congrats.

B.

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12 Oct 2011 - 5:10 PM

Simply beautiful !

Chris

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England212 Constructive Critique Points
12 Oct 2011 - 8:07 PM

Thanks for the HC Pete and to every for your comments very much appreciated
Regards Richard

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12 Oct 2011 - 10:25 PM

As always another cracker the eyes make this well done Richard


Bob

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13 Oct 2011 - 8:01 AM

Congratulations to the photographer and team but also to Fredau who seems to be dominating the awards list! Well done to both of you.

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13 Oct 2011 - 2:48 PM

Lovely picture. Great lighting & atmosphere.

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MattyEdwards
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14 Oct 2011 - 11:15 AM

Really very nice indeed Richard

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15 Oct 2011 - 9:58 PM

The eyes are so sharp well done

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17 Oct 2011 - 7:15 PM

simply beautiful!

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Costapix
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6 Nov 2011 - 7:14 PM

i totally love it ! ... superb work

kim

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