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Something quite different from my recent uploads. This is Chloe. Daugher of my very good friend Gary. They both came to visit today and whilst having a windswept walk along the seafront both Gary and I took some portraits of Chloe. She was more interested in walking my two dogs with my wife but was quite patient to have a few pics taken.

Full of fun and a beautiful young lady - amazing blue eyes and although I was tempted to convert to mono I had to leave this as colour to show off Chloe's eyes.

I was trying to show Gary how to get the best out of his camera but with him being a Nikon user and me Canon I really struggled to work out the menus so in the end I don't think I was that helpful at all. I keep hearing that Nikons are more intuitive to use but I have to say it seemed very fiddly compared to the simplicity in use of the Canon. Goes to show I should just stick with what I know!

C&C welcome and thanks for taking the time to look.

Paul

Camera:EOS 5D
Lens:EF 16-35mm II f2.8
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Looking Up
Username:Coast Coast
Uploaded:30 Oct 2009 - 8:26 PM
Tags:Fashion, General, Portraits / people
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MandyD
MandyD Plus Member 616777215 forum postsMandyD vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2009 - 8:45 PM

Fantastic portrait !

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colmar
colmar Plus Member 742 forum postscolmar vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2009 - 8:56 PM

Great portrait well taken ( even with a canon ) thanks for sharing Colin

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AlleyCatz
AlleyCatz Plus Member 8274 forum postsAlleyCatz vcard England6 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2009 - 9:09 PM

Great pov...love that red coat.

~Alley~

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Daisymaye
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30 Oct 2009 - 9:16 PM

Lovely portrait. Great pov and lovely colour eyes.......Sandy

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rontear
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30 Oct 2009 - 9:26 PM

Beautifully happy Paul. Exuberance. Ron.

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judebrowne
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30 Oct 2009 - 10:06 PM

Lovely picture.

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jools59
jools59 Plus Member 5jools59 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Oct 2009 - 12:24 AM

Wonderful portrait....Jools

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cassiecat
cassiecat Plus Member 639 forum postscassiecat vcard England46 Constructive Critique Points
31 Oct 2009 - 7:27 AM

love the POV and dof.lesley

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Richsr
Richsr Plus Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England213 Constructive Critique Points
31 Oct 2009 - 8:57 AM

Like the eye contact and the colours in this well captured.
Regards Richard.

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SueEley
SueEley Plus Member 8271 forum postsSueEley vcard Wales96 Constructive Critique Points
31 Oct 2009 - 6:50 PM

Colour is just right for this. A very happy picture!

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LeighRebecca
LeighRebecca Plus Member 7267 forum postsLeighRebecca vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
31 Oct 2009 - 7:18 PM

What a gorgeous girl with beautiful eyes. The processing and the pov are fab. Well done.

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foggytwo
foggytwo Plus Member 1136 forum postsfoggytwo vcard Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
31 Oct 2009 - 7:20 PM

A great angled shot of a lovely portrait of a lovely wee girl Paul. Great eye contact.
Pete.

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pdove
pdove Plus Member 5pdove vcard United Kingdom
1 Nov 2009 - 1:39 AM

Definitely different to windswept Whitby and Miss Whitby 1905. A great image of a very pretty girl, and too right... those blue eyes would be a waste in b&w. Save that for the likes of Roger and his mates.
Cheers,
Phil

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1 Nov 2009 - 6:59 PM

super view point, well done

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PD_BARBS Plus Member 6PD_BARBS vcard United Kingdom
2 Nov 2009 - 2:15 PM

Lovely shot, really nice use of a high view point.

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martin.w
martin.w Plus Member 12359 forum postsmartin.w vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
2 Nov 2009 - 9:47 PM

A delightful portrait. I like both the angle and point of view, a great idea to create something a little different Smile

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TheWanderer
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3 Nov 2009 - 4:01 PM

Good angle and colour.

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EmmaLouise29
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3 Nov 2009 - 10:32 PM

great portrait beautiful eyes
Emma

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smoggieontour
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5 Nov 2009 - 4:41 PM

Hi Paul,
What a great picture, her eyes are amazing and the colour version is getting framed for her wall. Reading your comments i think i will switch to canon, then might get more help. Cheers buddy

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2 Jan 2010 - 9:24 AM

Beautiful portrait, love the fresh windswept feel, very striking eyes and a fun POV Smile
Tim

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