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This was taken during the Cinematic Lighting styles workshop I ran over the Easter weekend at Village Studios, Bexley. Inspired by the work of George Hurrell and CS Bull I aimed to recreate in digital the feel of images from that era. The model is Kate Errington and all the styling, hair and make-up was by my very talented wife. Lighting is entirely tungsten with a mix of Arri fresnel and PAR 38s.

The next Cinematic Styles workshop is in August.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D3 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:50.0 mm f/1.4
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:7 Apr 2012 - 12:22 PM
Focal Length:50mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/1.4
Aperture:f/1.4
Shutter Speed:1/2000sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
Title:Kate does Sherridan
Username:applephoto applephoto
Uploaded:16 Apr 2012 - 8:18 AM
Tags:Black & white, Glamorous, Hollywood, Portraits / people, Vintage
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sherring
sherring  746 forum posts United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 8:21 AM

Very nice indeed. It definatly has the right feel to it.

Steve.

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efactsphoto
efactsphoto Plus Member 2efactsphoto vcard Germany3 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 8:33 AM

Beautiful celebrity portrait in the tradition of Edward Steichen. Excellent light setup.

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miptog
miptog Plus Member 93532 forum postsmiptog vcard United Kingdom61 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 8:55 AM

possibly the best example of its type that i have seen to date.

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DeSilver
DeSilver Plus Member 7DeSilver vcard England11 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 9:05 AM

A very nice image in what I would call "The Hollywood Style"


David.

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TonyPrower Plus Member 429 forum postsTonyPrower vcard Iceland2 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 9:19 AM

Wonderful, congratulations!

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Philo
Philo Plus Member 488 forum postsPhilo vcard England83 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 11:18 AM

Superb portrait, I think you have really nailed the style.
Phil

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NDODS Plus Member 43684 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 1:47 PM

A beautiful portrait which clearly shows your knowledge and understanding to their finest.

Regards Nathan

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye Plus Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 2:40 PM

Beautiful and so like glamorous actresses of years gone by.............Sandy

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bagman Plus Member 365 forum postsbagman vcard United States
16 Apr 2012 - 4:20 PM

Beautifully done old time glamour shots that make this one so special and romantic.
Lovely and well done.
Frank.

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applephoto Plus Member 4applephoto vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Apr 2012 - 11:58 PM

Thanks for all the votes and comments everyone Grin

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parallax
parallax Plus Member 5125 forum postsparallax vcard United Kingdom
17 Apr 2012 - 7:58 AM

Exceptional. The lighting and period feel expertly done.

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whipspeed Plus Member 104068 forum postswhipspeed vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2012 - 1:06 PM

This does have such a great period feel to it. It could have been taken in the 1940's and is very evocative of the period.

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johnnyboy114 Plus Member 6231 forum postsjohnnyboy114 vcard United Kingdom106 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2012 - 2:46 PM

Beautifully done....superb light control, really love the retro feel to it. Perfect on the remit....

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IanFlindt Plus Member 10739 forum postsIanFlindt vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
17 Apr 2012 - 10:29 PM

What makes this stand out is your accomplishment in producing an image that doesn't appear to be an imitation but actually a product of that era. Superb.

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applephoto Plus Member 4applephoto vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Apr 2012 - 9:55 AM


Quote: What makes this stand out is your accomplishment in producing an image that doesn't appear to be an imitation but actually a product of that era. Superb.

Thanks Ian, as I said in the pic notes the imaged was inspired from that period and was shot in a workshop where I was teaching how to simulate the lighting and cameras used in that era. I was only using 650w and 500w lights, they were using up to 10KW!

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paulcr Plus Member 101536 forum postspaulcr vcard Ireland9 Constructive Critique Points
23 Apr 2012 - 6:07 PM

Excellent achievement. So typical of the era. Well done. Paul

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KathyW
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26 Apr 2012 - 1:14 AM

Pure class.

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15 Jul 2012 - 11:07 PM

Simply stunning...an exceptional image PERIOD!....congrats!

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