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Marie-Jean

By TrevBatWCC    
And now for something completely different! A quickie break from Devon holiday images.
We had a model worknight at our Camera Club this last Monday evening, working with professional model Marie-Jean. Not exactly my forte, and using different lighting techniques didn't help. Rather than the usual studio flash, we had LED studio lights which, like tungsten lights were illuminated all of the time, except these being cool, didn't cook the model! It still meant upping the ISO and setting a wider aperture, yet still we were working at slow shutter speeds.
This is a small selection of my more successful attempts. Converting to mono worked well, as apart from skin tones, the images are mostly mono anyway, but have included the original colour versions.

Many thanks to Dave (HobbitDave) for his User Award on my previous upload National Marine Aquarium , most appreciated 🏆👍

Raw images processed in Adobe Camera Raw, tweaked in PortraitPro 12, with mono conversions in Nik Collection's Silver Efex Pro 2, and both in Photoshop Elements 14.

Thanks again to everyone for your votes & comments on my previous uploads, it really is appreciated and encouraging 👍

Trev 😀

Tags: Model Black and white Camera club Portraits and people Worknight Marie-Jean

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Comments


EMJAYCEE Plus
11 10 10 England
26 Jun 2019 12:12PM
Wow - I wouldn't know where to start Trev so big congratulations on this set.
Joan
Saastad Plus
1 16 15 Norway
26 Jun 2019 12:17PM
Wow! Great and beautiful set Trev!!!

ArneSmile
26 Jun 2019 12:20PM
All great, Trev, but V2 is my favourite.
Mike
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2019 12:21PM
Photogenic young lady... Excellent images Trev...
Isabel GrinGrin
Owdman Plus
5 6 19 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2019 12:55PM
Version 4 for me Trev. I've had a photo session with Marie-Jean and she's got a 'different' look to many models and I found it quite a challenge to get the sort of images that I wanted to. I think these are pretty good. I like Version 4 because I prefer the white jumper and the look of surprise rather than the dark jumper and the grin.
Norm
mrswoolybill Plus
14 2.7k 2375 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2019 1:06PM
I like V2 too. Quirky.
26 Jun 2019 1:17PM
Wonderful set
Techno Plus
12 6.1k 8 England
26 Jun 2019 1:45PM
Remember Trev, variety is the spice of life....Quality montage my friend, the model will be very pleased with the results, hope it wasn't the "photographic ruck" it was at my camera club.......Blush
26 Jun 2019 1:49PM
lovely set Trev , the lead image and V1 are my Favs for the pose and the lighting👌.

LorySmile
saltireblue Plus
10 11.6k 71 Norway
26 Jun 2019 2:20PM
Great set, Trev.
Did you still manage to get all hot under the collar, despite the cool LED's?Wink
cats_123 Plus
17 5.0k 30 Northern Ireland
26 Jun 2019 3:10PM
It's good to go outside your comfort zone every now and then. Great set..my favourite is V6 with v7 close behind 😁😁
Fefe Plus
9 54 36 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2019 4:36PM
A great set Trev! Hard to choose a fave but I do like V2Grin
Diane
26 Jun 2019 5:28PM
a fine set, v.2 will be my pick (after some hesitation)
Mollycat Plus
7 21 2 United Kingdom
26 Jun 2019 5:42PM
Excellent Trev, with V1 for me please.
Peter
26 Jun 2019 5:46PM
Stunning series Trev, these are beautiful portraits. congratulations you have done a great job.
Sylvia
My view you have nailed all of them

Superb

Carole

Jasper87 Plus
11 2.6k 158 England
26 Jun 2019 8:30PM
The monos work better for me but not sure why! and v2 the pick of a fine set, Trev.
CaroleS Plus
10 442 3 United Kingdom
27 Jun 2019 10:41AM
Well done Trev - I like the mono versions best.
Carole
Irishkate Plus
10 44 118 United Kingdom
27 Jun 2019 10:43AM
Fabulous model with all her looks - very well taken Trev- easier if somebody sets up lights but more of a learning curve if you make the decisions.
KateGrin
bliba Plus
15 2 Austria
27 Jun 2019 12:16PM
a great set ...bravo
dales Plus
5 11 Australia
27 Jun 2019 12:38PM
Every one a winner for me Trev , superb portraits
Ian
Lillian Plus
11 23 17 United Kingdom
27 Jun 2019 1:40PM
I think ..happiness... is being photographed by you here Trev
what wonderfully captured images... mono for me
dark_lord Plus
16 2.8k 749 England
27 Jun 2019 3:53PM
Good set Trev and my preference is for the mono versions (nice to see the colour too, don't get em wrong Smile)
27 Jun 2019 3:54PM
Great set, Trev, they all work well for me. Both colour and mono 👍

Dave.

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