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Past, Future, Present

The concept added to this portrait is inspired by the fact my daughter is at the age where she is in between a child and a young lady - pre-teen -

We all live in the present where shadows cast (the past) and unknown space (the future) combine to make the present moment.

Tags: General Black and white Portraits and people Flash and lighting

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woolybill1 Plus
11 23 72 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2013 9:30PM
Good use of negative space. The philosophy fits the art like a glove; although I do not myself think of the philosophy beforehand, the significant moment being far too fleeting for me!
I like the natural poses you achieve with your daughter.
Though I am far from a purist I would like to see a glint of light in your daughter's eyes, as in your two previous uploads. A reflector beside the camera might achieve that, I suppose.

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SEMANON 5 95 United Kingdom
15 Apr 2013 9:59PM
I agree 100percent with your suggestion of trying to attain a glint in the eye, it can really add life and depth to the eyes - In most portrait shots I will try for this, and do prefer the other shot's, eye wise. The space(in frame) I wanted may be available at other times of the day as it is naturally lit and dependant on sun position etc... A reflector would also be a logical solution and I intend to follow up on this 1st photo-shoot possibly tomorrow.

The idea of her growing up is often prevalent in my mind and these several shots bought it too my attention more thus Past,Present,Future - scary!

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