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Many thanks for all your comments on my last upload, very much appreciated.
Thanks to Badgerfred for a GEA too.

Kayleigh doing some good work with her hair and making some nice triangles too

Thanks for looking.

Regards Richard

Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens:Canon 70-200mm 2.8L IS
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Hair Flick
Username:Richsr Richsr
Uploaded:17 Oct 2012 - 8:35 AM
Tags:Flash / lighting, High key, Kayleigh Lush, Studio flash, Studio lighting
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Badgerfred
Badgerfred e2 Member 7Badgerfred vcard Wales
17 Oct 2012 - 8:39 AM

Super image Richard, love the pose,
Fred.

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rontear
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17 Oct 2012 - 8:40 AM

Exciting image Richard, full of energy.
Ron.

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 8:41 AM

Thanks Fred and Ron

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 33098 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom102 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 8:43 AM

A wonderfully crafted and executed piece, with a stunning outcome Richard.

Regards Nathan

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fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 8:47 AM

Quality work as ever Richard.

Albert

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franken
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17 Oct 2012 - 8:50 AM

Superb work!

Ken

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senn
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17 Oct 2012 - 8:51 AM

great work !..

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41035 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England134 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 9:00 AM

Artistically done, Richard, I like the body shapes especially the line of the leg and hair on the diagonal.

Dave

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Briwooly
Briwooly  8452 forum posts England5 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 9:03 AM

Excellent Richard great work mate

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 9:04 AM

Thanks everyone for your comments will catch uplater
Regards Richard

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morpheus1955
morpheus1955 e2 Member 7morpheus1955 vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 9:07 AM

First class image Richard, great composition, pose and light

Hugh

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Philo
Philo e2 Member 471 forum postsPhilo vcard England83 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 9:16 AM

Agree with dave that the hair and leg form a lovely diagonal to provide a strong composition. Top work as always, Richard.
Phil

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tinabolton
tinabolton  11130 forum posts United Kingdom
17 Oct 2012 - 9:21 AM

Fantastic shapes and really well captured - I couldn't possibly achieve this clean level of shooting its fantastic....however, you may wish to consider 'smoothing' the armpit creases a little to polish off the image? Or is that just too picky Wink

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JackAllTog
JackAllTog e2 Member 53584 forum postsJackAllTog vcard United Kingdom58 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 9:29 AM

Wow, amazing. love the hair line down to the leg.

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7407 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom998 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 9:37 AM

Love everything about this. The cool elegance and poise, the tension, the inter-locking triangles, the wild freedom of the hair. Thanks for uploading in b&w, this is one that I cannot even imagine in colour.
Moira

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 9:40 AM

Fantastic and great work ,Richard,love it,
saeid

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 9:41 AM

Your right Moria has to be mono. It was the way I saw it when I shoot it.
Richard.

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barbarahirst
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17 Oct 2012 - 9:42 AM

WHAT CAN I SAY ?
ITS ALL BEEN SAID

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Fefe
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17 Oct 2012 - 9:49 AM

Stunning work!
Diane

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes e2 Member 1068 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 10:03 AM

Magical diagonals with the hair following the diagonal formed by the leg, a masterful image and timed to perfection.

Dougie

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Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 10:48 AM


Quote: Fantastic shapes and really well captured - I couldn't possibly achieve this clean level of shooting its fantastic....however, you may wish to consider 'smoothing' the armpit creases a little to polish off the image? Or is that just too picky Wink

Thanks for comment here Tina, will have a look at that.
Regards Richard

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 10:49 AM

Thanks to Moria for taking the time to give me one of her UA very much appreciated
Regards Richard

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wolfy
wolfy  1036 forum posts United Kingdom
17 Oct 2012 - 11:31 AM

Stunning high key work Richard!

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Herge88
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17 Oct 2012 - 11:40 AM

Fabulous image Richard, love the mono, pose is fantastic and exposure spot on.

Best Matt

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DonMc
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17 Oct 2012 - 11:57 AM

Great timing and capture Richard, congrats
Don

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17 Oct 2012 - 12:01 PM

well planned and executed image. good mono work.

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andylea
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17 Oct 2012 - 12:33 PM

brilliant detail richard cracking light and tones this is more than stunning top shot Wink
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17 Oct 2012 - 12:37 PM

Stunning!

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Richsr
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17 Oct 2012 - 12:44 PM

Thanks to Matt and Joline for their UA very much appreciated
Regards Richard

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digital_boi
17 Oct 2012 - 12:52 PM

the title works as does the image good work Richard

Graham

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
17 Oct 2012 - 12:59 PM

Nice one Richard, good title nice image, well done, like it, regards Leon. guess it was yours from the thumbnailGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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AnnChown
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17 Oct 2012 - 1:25 PM

Just brilliant Richard!
Ann

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TrevBatWCC
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17 Oct 2012 - 1:27 PM

Brilliant shot, Richard Smile I'm wondering how many shots it took to get the hair just right like this! Wink
Trev Smile

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 1:34 PM

Just a few Trevor think we did about 6 before moving on
Regards Richard

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17 Oct 2012 - 1:53 PM

Superb in every respect Richard...

Mike

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dathersmith
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17 Oct 2012 - 2:13 PM

Love all the angles Richard, great work from both of you.

Darren.

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FeatherFriend
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17 Oct 2012 - 2:24 PM

Great pose created here Richard, looks like a winner, thinking about it the perfect triangle could have been created if the hair was flowing naturally down her back but that's only a thought Wink
Geoff.

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angie44
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17 Oct 2012 - 3:04 PM

beautiful x

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lifesnapper
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17 Oct 2012 - 6:25 PM

Wonderful image Richard, perfect pose for the effect. Could almost be a Pencil drawing.

John Smile

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17 Oct 2012 - 6:42 PM

It's the multitude of triangles I love about this, Rich. A fantastic composition, and a brain behind the cametra who sees what he wants a to achieve with the shot.

Malc

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17 Oct 2012 - 6:44 PM

Wow -- great timing, Richard. I also like the pure white BG -- just her and her shadow. Great job of isolation.

-=\Walter

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Excellent timing Richard, superb work.

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Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England209 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 7:15 PM

Thanks for all your comments everyone very much appreciated.
Also thanks to Malc and Ade for your UA very much appreciated
Regards Richard

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17 Oct 2012 - 8:36 PM

Great shape created here Richard. The line running from the top of the models hair and down along the leg is just perfect. The bright white background and high key processing looks superb.
Derek

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Glyn1  5 England1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 8:44 PM

Excellent hi key shot, superb pose.

Glyn

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frz67  4 Italy32 Constructive Critique Points
17 Oct 2012 - 9:07 PM

excellent high key picture. and great geometry too

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17 Oct 2012 - 9:21 PM

Excellent work

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18 Oct 2012 - 8:36 AM

Love that strong pyramid shape and the hair is terrific SmileSmile
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PaulLiley  5 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
19 Oct 2012 - 8:52 AM

The hair you've captured is amazing. Nice work Richard. paul

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Really good.

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26 Oct 2012 - 11:15 AM

Great pose and shape of comp. Caught it well Rich.

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26 Oct 2012 - 11:36 AM

Its all in the timing ....and very nice balance of the image

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Bonico
Bonico  4 Romania
9 Nov 2012 - 6:56 AM

Like it.
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Lawrence2011
1 Dec 2012 - 7:42 AM

Super image Richard, love the contrast and the movement in the hair, works so well in mono!

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Fantastic composition and great energy about it.

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