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By chase
Paige,my Granddaughter who loves to pose for me infront of the camera...I have to catch her in the right mood though Wink

I wanted to try some really subtle lighting so I used just one studio flash with a nice big softbox attatched placed to the left of the camera with the 'volume' turned right down,just to get it onto her face & a little of the red material.
No JP'ery in Photoshop,the bg is a piece of black velvet & the light is as it was.

F8 manual mode
1/200th sec handheld
ISO 200
F/L 50mm
Centre weighted metering from her face.
Raw file converted in C1
Levels adjusted in Photoshop.

Thanks for taking the time to look.
Janet xx

Tags: Flash Red General Child Girl Softbox Cloth Studio lighting Granddaughter Paige Portraits and people Flash and lighting

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Comments


polly470 7 25 8 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2010 4:52PM
Outstanding, and what an actress...lighting flawless, colour and tone the same...just perfect.
Pauline

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challicew 8 1 1 South Africa
21 Sep 2010 4:55PM
Oh wow!!!! Fantastic portrait as Pauline says:- just perfect!
AlleyCatz 10 274 6 England
21 Sep 2010 4:56PM

Quote:and what an actress.


Its heredity.....from her Nanna! Tongue


What a cutie and she is so photogenic.
Beautifully taken Janet...
Quality result.


~Alley~
21 Sep 2010 5:14PM
excellent pose and exposure
MrsS 10 4.5k 18 England
21 Sep 2010 5:17PM
She is sooooooooooooooo pretty - hope you can persuade her to get on the other side of the camera again soon, Janet Smile

Fran x
21 Sep 2010 5:18PM
Beautifully shot, wonderfully lit.
excellent portrait Smile
Angi_Wallace 8 172 10 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2010 5:19PM
This is fantastic, reminds me of another members work who does a lot of portraits on here.
chase 11 1.1k 246 England
21 Sep 2010 5:33PM
Thanks all.

Fran...I have tried but she just loves dressing up,trying on hats & going on urbex adventures..a right little poser in front of a camera...with the attention span of a gnat ! Wink
Janet xx
franken Plus
14 4.0k 4 Wales
21 Sep 2010 5:50PM
stunning portrait.

Ken
21 Sep 2010 6:05PM
Superb portrait,
Alan
Hoffy Plus
11 262 16 England
21 Sep 2010 6:21PM
You have capture her well. I think it is a tad dark and you could brighten her face a bit.
Devon_Wild 6 8 1 England
21 Sep 2010 6:22PM
absolutely love this what an angel!! sharon
chase 11 1.1k 246 England
21 Sep 2010 6:31PM
Thankyou everyone.

I tried it a touch lighter on her face Paul & it looked too much for the mood I was trying to create...now printed...looks very different.

Lol Sharon...an Angel ??...far from it,she is such a livewire & a little Monkey ...she can do Angelic though.........for the camera Wink
Janet xx
nimmo47 7 6 England
21 Sep 2010 6:38PM
beautiful awesome portrait well done.
MalcolmS Plus
11 1.2k 13 England
21 Sep 2010 7:10PM
Superb Janet, the lighting is spot on

Malcolm
21 Sep 2010 7:16PM
Super pose and capture. Sylvia
Steve_S Plus
10 180 3 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2010 7:21PM
Superb portrait Janet
Steve
Eviscera 10 1.1k 149 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2010 7:49PM
Despite the setup , its a beautifully un-contrived image Jan.

It reminded of that classic National Geographic image with the veil.

Something to try with those eyes and reds another day...
x
21 Sep 2010 8:43PM
Absolutely Stunning,what a Beautiful image and a Beautiful model Smile
cassiecat 8 39 46 England
21 Sep 2010 8:45PM
a great expression, makes an excellent portrait.lesley
SueTurner 11 81 3 England
21 Sep 2010 9:05PM
the face of innocence - a lovely portrait
21 Sep 2010 9:07PM
Excellent portrait
paul........
chase 11 1.1k 246 England
21 Sep 2010 9:19PM
Thankyou everyone.

Dave...if you only knew how very un-contrived this image was...lol Paige had just got out of bed,a quick face-wash,plonked her on a stool & before she knew it I was clicking away with the camera...she has her PJ's on underneath the red shawl Grin
Perhaps one day I will arrange a studio session with Paige as the model,just to see what others could do,she would love all the attention...yep,it's the eyes...I know !
Janet xx
MandyD Plus
7 16,777.2k 1 England
21 Sep 2010 9:27PM
Stunning portrait Janet...... Paige looks so natural, a classic timeless capture, well done!
Stace Plus
8 2 2 England
21 Sep 2010 9:30PM
Beautiful image

Stace
Ian-Munro 8 200 15 Wales
21 Sep 2010 9:31PM
Special image. I like it a lot.
21 Sep 2010 9:36PM
Wonderful Janet

Jon
Ingleman 9 9 4
21 Sep 2010 9:44PM
An outstanding and impressive portrait. Faultless and utterly beautiful..it is a class above the rest.

Well done.

Andy
iscramble 12 90 United Kingdom
21 Sep 2010 10:05PM
Lovely shot.
NeilWigan Plus
6 13 15 England
21 Sep 2010 10:31PM
Lovely shot .
stevenb Plus
13 260 6 England
21 Sep 2010 11:34PM
Lovly prorttrait, you've handled the lighting perfectly.

Bill
22 Sep 2010 2:37AM
Beautiful - wonderful eyes !

Chris
Great capture. very impressive.
PANKAJ
Cor 7 Belgium
22 Sep 2010 6:04PM
SUPERB +++++
cor
StevenPrice 11 30 2 England
24 Sep 2010 9:30AM
love the eyes Janet, outstanding work.
Nick_w 9 4.3k 99 England
24 Sep 2010 6:56PM
Has the look of the famous National Geographic front cover about it.
DaveU Plus
10 1.3k 123 England
24 Sep 2010 9:39PM
Not so sure about that Nick .... there's no hint of poverty or hardship here. Pretty girl, gooey eyes and a nice bit of post-processing though.
mrjt 10 United Kingdom
27 Sep 2010 9:38AM
Beautiful .....Jack
Paree 11 616 3
1 Oct 2010 9:59PM
wow this is so very beautiful
what a little smasher

paree
Bluke 11 303 1 United Kingdom
23 Nov 2010 9:26PM
WOW this is one of the best portraits i have seen on this site......

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