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In to the distance

By Richsr
Many thanks for all your comments on my last upload very much appreciated and to Matt, (Herger88) for his UA very much appreciated.
Finish the year off with another head shot image.

Model is Ella Rose.
Lighting: single gridded spot.
Processed in Light room (first go with this as a raw processor using a colour beach bypass)

Thanks for looking and this will be my last upload for a while as I having a short break to Spain.

So wishing everyone a Happy New Year and all the best for 2013

Regards Richard

Tags: Studio lighting Studio flash Portraits and people Ella-Rose

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jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
30 Dec 2012 2:00PM
Lovley mood, happy new year and a great time in Spain


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30 Dec 2012 2:12PM
Nice light and shadow Richard and the eyes are amazing well taken

Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
30 Dec 2012 2:14PM
Thanks Peter and Graham
Regards Richard
30 Dec 2012 2:18PM
wistful comes to mind with this beauty,,
do you need a porter to carry your bags to Spain ?????
I am now wistful Wink
30 Dec 2012 2:30PM
An absolutely fabulous photo, Richard!

morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2012 2:35PM
Stunning portrait Richard, I love the lighting and pose, beautifully captured, Happy New Year to you and your family, have a great time in Spain

TrevBatWCC Plus
8 12 10 England
30 Dec 2012 2:36PM
A wonderful portrait Richard, very nicely posed and processed, excellent work Wink
Trev Smile
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.6k 148 England
30 Dec 2012 2:37PM
High contrast, strong shadows and a good pose and expression, Richard. A very effective portrait.

NewDay 5 15 1 England
30 Dec 2012 2:55PM
Another lovely picture Richard

Have a great time in Spain enjoy the light! All the best for 2013.

Stephen Smile
scrimmy Plus
8 388 5 Scotland
30 Dec 2012 3:09PM
a great study Richard...enjoy your break
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
30 Dec 2012 3:26PM
Nicely titled as your model does have a far away look, Richard: I am not competent to comment on this sort of image but all I'd say is that it strikes me as being a very professional set up and shot.
(PS.....hope you have a great break away in Spain.......R)
RazvanD 6 3 7 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2012 3:34PM
WOW! great gramatic lighting beautiful result, great portrait!
johnjo58 6 2 5 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2012 3:55PM
The eyes a re amazing Richard, I had to double take at the processing and it made me think (thats a good thing); i like it
zapar40 6 66 5 Wales
30 Dec 2012 4:16PM
Beautiful capture, lovey tone from that beach bypass. Enjoy your break. And a happy new year to you too.
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
30 Dec 2012 4:23PM
Thanks for all your comments everyone
Regards Richard
FeatherFriend 8 38 217 England
30 Dec 2012 4:37PM
Looks superb to me Richard,
30 Dec 2012 4:51PM
Have a great break away Richard, and come back with some images to share with us. Thanks for leaving us with such a lovely portrait. Smashing Light and shadows, and fascinating to see such large Pupils while looking into such a strong Light.
All the best for the New Year Richard.

John Smile
6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2012 5:09PM
A beautiful deep and thoughtful expression wonderfully crafted. The eyes for me are simply breathtaking.

Have a great New Year Richard and enjoy your break in Spain.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

P.S. Thanks for sharing your images and knowledge over the past year.
30 Dec 2012 5:37PM
Lovely lighting
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2012 5:53PM
a stunning capture to finish the year off with richard brilliant lighting and detail a very happy new year all the best for 2013 Wink
30 Dec 2012 6:08PM
Another brilliant portrait.
martin.w 14 438 22 United Kingdom
30 Dec 2012 7:38PM
Lovely work Richard. All the best for The New Year Wink
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
30 Dec 2012 10:26PM
Lovely! Have a wonderful time in Spain and all the best in 2013.......Sandy
30 Dec 2012 10:29PM
Great study
dathersmith 9 550 12 England
30 Dec 2012 10:42PM
Nice work again Richard, all the best for the New Year and enjoy our time in Spain.

AnnChown Plus
6 199 1 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2012 8:23AM
Excellent lighting Richard. Have a great break and a happy new year.
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
31 Dec 2012 8:48AM
Many thanks for all your comments everyone, very much appreciated
Regards Richard
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
31 Dec 2012 12:08PM
This is so beautiful, the subtle color and sensitive lighting is magnificent.
You are one talented photographer!
Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
31 Dec 2012 5:30PM
Love the expression you've captured here, a really beautiful portrait Richard!
Wishing you a very Happy New Year Smile

Sarah *
Tibetan 4 3 England
31 Dec 2012 9:15PM
You are the one Richard, Happy new year! regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
wolfy 12 36 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2013 11:40AM
Stunning pose and light, beautifully captured Richard!! HNY and all the best for 2013 Smile
2 Jan 2013 8:58PM
Been away for Christmas,,,,This is a stunner,,,,,All the best for the New Year
AnneWorner 9 620 43 United States
2 Jan 2013 11:21PM
I quite like this portrait and the lighting, and bleach bypass has worked well here.

I hope you are having a great time in Spain. Happy New Year.

helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
4 Jan 2013 10:24AM
Amazing eyes and I really like the colouring - best wishes for 2013
Wow those eyes are stunning excellent capture Richard, the lighting is spot on.

fentiger Plus
15 916 23 England
5 Jan 2013 7:58AM
A beautiful and expertly photographed study.

All the very best for 2013 Richard.

debu 6 India
8 Jan 2013 2:42PM
Excellent work.
10 Jan 2013 11:43AM
Super composition and beautiful model
tonyng Plus
6 8 2 United Kingdom
10 Jan 2013 1:34PM
Like that hint of colour Rich. Lovely work.
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
10 Jan 2013 3:35PM
Beautifully composed/cropped shot Richard.
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
10 Jan 2013 4:04PM
Many thanks for all your comments everyone very much appreciated
Regards Richard
Lillian Plus
7 22 17 United Kingdom
10 Jan 2013 8:17PM
Most impressive Richard, and love the shadowing on her face
11 Jan 2013 7:03AM
Excellent capture like the way you use the light & shadow Richard--------Milky
A Booth 14 11 4 United Kingdom
11 Jan 2013 4:10PM
superb lighting and eye capture. excellent composition and presentation.
danbrann Plus
12 624 17
11 Jan 2013 4:38PM
A super image to end with. Have a good break. Is it the Altea region you go to Richard. Its years since I was in those parts.
Dinky65 3 1 United States
12 Jan 2013 4:59AM
Nice shot.
chris-p Plus
11 65 England
13 Jan 2013 8:41PM
Beauty ...
Ayoob 5 Australia
16 Jan 2013 8:52AM
Well done ,Richard-Great work and lovely portrait image ...........GrinGrinGrin
16 Jan 2013 5:59PM
Lovely image well taken, great light.
19 Jan 2013 4:57AM
pic perfect
PaulLiley 7 2 13 United Kingdom
23 Jan 2013 8:51AM
An absolutely outstanding image. The lighting and detail is superb. The lighting is so well controlled and difficult in such a high contrast image. Great stuff Richard. It is too late to give my UA but the thought was there-sorry. paul
rogerdoger 5 13
31 Jan 2013 9:36AM
Great Shot. Great lighting and lovely model. Nice to meet up on Sunday at Tough Guy. I believe my club(Ipswich &district), are trying to get you down this way for a short lecture tour. Hope they can.
Regards Roger

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