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Daughter Number 2

By shanegreen  
I just got a MacBook Pro - after always being a PC man. This is my first attempt at workflow with Aperture 3. My daughter is a keen little model and she is only 14 months old.

As well as the usual levels and curves I used the skin smoothing tool in Aperture - did I overdo it?

Tags: Portrait Children Aperture Portraits and people Canon efs 60mm

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pablophotographer 6 921 331
1 Sep 2011 9:56PM
Errrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr It looks natural to me, lol. I know nothing about manipulating imaging software. The light which comes from the back of her head illuminating her hair adds extra grace to your model. Aperture chosen blurred the background but the colours of the back are also evident on the foreground. Nice shot, genuine expression from her. A picture to treasure in her adulthood. Please let us know where did the light appearing in her eyes came from, I thought it was on camera flash but exif data says flash didn't fire.

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1 Sep 2011 10:54PM
Window light behind her head and on camera flashgun 90 degrees right bouncing of wall for fill in light. I like it but then I would because its my daughter! I hope that others like it too.
User_Removed 9 26 2 United States
1 Sep 2011 11:15PM
Wow! This is about the cutest little girl I have ever seen - and what a great photo. Love her hair blowing and the warm light.
banehawi Plus
13 1.8k 3864 Canada
2 Sep 2011 1:10AM
Looks good to me.

Exif says flash did fire in red eye reduction mode Pablo


sherring 10 46 13 United Kingdom
2 Sep 2011 10:05AM
Well caught shot. Image looks ok to me.


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