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For Grandma

By answersonapostcard  
Well the colour one was but I prefer b&w. Wanted something a bit different other than the standard school portraits that grandparents have on the wall, RB likes this - thinks he looks cool - he was trying to look cool on some just came across as downright miserable. Anyway, kid portraits have to be one of the most difficult especially when your sister is making faces behind mums back and distracting sibling! Wont appeal to everyone I know but I think its OK, possibly ;-0

Tags: Portrait Black and white Bowens Child portrait Octo 150 Barn doors Pets and captive animals Portraits and people

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Excellent B & W portrait, i like how you've used the light, well done.

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25 Jun 2006 5:55PM
Great composition and excellent lighting. Click.
25 Jun 2006 5:56PM
Great use of B & W and works so well. Love the look you managed to capture. Am sure that Grandma will be chuffed!

25 Jun 2006 5:57PM
Thanks everyone, something gone a bit amiss in uploading though :-(
jeanie Plus
14 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
25 Jun 2006 5:58PM
Gosh he is growing up so quickly - what a change since I last saw pics of him! A great shot and I love that angle K.

chase Plus
12 1.1k 246 England
25 Jun 2006 5:58PM
Nicely lit K,he does have that cheeky look about him,well positioned in the frame..must get the Granddaughter round !!
25 Jun 2006 5:59PM
lovely portrait, lighting and composition very good well done.
User_Removed 11 398 6 United Kingdom
25 Jun 2006 6:17PM
Wonderful lighting K - a handsome chappy he is!!
Neal (Shawry)
a lovely black and white portrait,great lighting and well composed
25 Jun 2006 6:53PM
The best....... top class work K.

25 Jun 2006 7:23PM
It's more than okay,it's very good indeed. He certainly has shot up. (and haha at the categories!)
TeresaH Plus
12 1.1k United Kingdom
25 Jun 2006 7:40PM
I think this is excellent. I like the way the light is falling and he does look cool. The expression is very good.
25 Jun 2006 7:42PM
fab capture, great light and pose. He's a handsome young man !
25 Jun 2006 8:28PM
Great portrait - I think he'll be really happy with this too, he does look very cool! Lyns x
bliba Plus
12 2 Austria
25 Jun 2006 8:57PM
super lighting ..brilliant portrait
25 Jun 2006 9:59PM
Wonderful lighting and pose. B&W suits it well. Excellent shot! Smile
Fishnet Plus
13 5.0k 5 United Kingdom
25 Jun 2006 10:30PM
Wonderful ! What a handsome little chap too.
C_Daniels Plus
13 399 10 England
26 Jun 2006 5:24AM
Nice one K.
CathyT Plus
11 7.3k 18 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2006 7:05AM
30th - Bw spot on.
kaybee Plus
13 5.6k 25 Scotland
26 Jun 2006 8:22AM
A bit bigger than when he was hiding behind toadstools!

Hope he approves od the modification

26 Jun 2006 8:48AM
Well, s'alright I suppose...

Ade_Osman 14 4.5k 36 England
26 Jun 2006 9:02AM
Immeadiately recognised this as being one of your offspring K, the lighting is stunning.....Perhaps you should set yourself up as a school photographer. If my kids had brought home any shots looking like this when they were kids, I may have been tempted to buy them!....RB's right, he does look rather cool as he quaintly puts it. Smile

26 Jun 2006 9:10AM
NOoooooo Ade! Thats a nightmare! LOL Thanks for the all the kind comments everyone, very much appreciated - it does print better than it looks here to be honest so I'm grateful for all thats been said. K.
PatrickSmith Plus
13 1.2k 2 United States
26 Jun 2006 3:33PM
The bit of light on the right side of the head makes the shot!
janehewitt Plus
14 215 1 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2006 6:18PM
Something special about this, the pose, the lighting, the expression all work really well Jane
27 Jun 2006 9:02AM
Thank you both so much Smile K.
fauxtography Plus
12 6.6k 36
19 Jul 2006 9:50PM
A great portrait, the lighting rim lighting just sets it off.
Carabosse Plus
14 41.0k 269 England
22 Jul 2006 4:17PM
Excellent lighting, composition the lot. Wish I could do this sort of stuff! :o(

26 Jul 2006 12:32PM
Thank you both for your comments, much appreciated. K.
4 Aug 2006 4:59PM
Excellent portrait,stunning lighting
Lovely work
chelseak x
4 Aug 2006 11:54PM
Thank you Chelsea Smile

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