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Victorian splendour

By Richsr
Thanks for all your comments on my last upload very much appreciated.

Had the pleasure to meet up with Darren (dathersmith) for a location shoot in the Winter Gardens in Morecombe. As it was a Victoria building had to do some Victorian fashion.
Darren found the location and sourced the outfits and I sourced the model and some gave some guidance.

This is in the entrance hall, and as lit by two off camera flash units outside the glass doors on each side of the model one on the LHS on the background the other on the rhs on the model.

Model is Fredau H.

Thanks for looking

Tags: Off camera flash Flash and lighting Winer gardens Morecombe Victorian Fashion Model Fredau -H

Voters: agean, PhillipMinnis, nikshot and 118 more

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nikshot Plus
8 9 1 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2011 8:50AM
Beautiful shot so well lit.

Regards Nick

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Rock Plus
15 10 2 England
7 Oct 2011 8:51AM
Simply Superb.

Another attraction in Morecombe.

7 Oct 2011 8:52AM
Beautiful image with wonderful light and lovely model,very well done,
7 Oct 2011 8:59AM
Beautifully stylish.
7 Oct 2011 9:02AM
lighting spot on once again Richard the victorian fasion a tad revealing not that i'm complaining.... the backdrop works so well

7 Oct 2011 9:05AM
Two very elegant ladies nicely photographed.
BillyGoatGruff Plus
10 191 199 England
7 Oct 2011 9:16AM
Top quality, Richard. The light and colour are just awesome!

newy17 Plus
12 273 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2011 9:24AM
Stunning work Richard..
Stunning shot you have handled the light spot on and great pose
JackAllTog Plus
8 4.9k 58 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2011 9:39AM
Super colours, pose and positioning this realy works well.
LesF Plus
11 182 9
7 Oct 2011 9:43AM
Super locaton, model and of course capture Richard

lonely_oryx Plus
10 61 55 England
7 Oct 2011 10:14AM
Very elegant
Hoffy Plus
13 262 16 England
7 Oct 2011 10:14AM
Stunning work. Paul
mex Plus
10 27 3 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2011 10:16AM
lighting, colour, detail, cracker rich.
cheers phil.
ugly Plus
9 9 57 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2011 10:20AM
,Love the lighting..
Very nice colours...
Great skills...
Well done ...
7 Oct 2011 10:30AM
Everything about it delightful especially the splash of colour the dress adds.
7 Oct 2011 10:58AM
Lovely - very well done Smile
andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2011 11:27AM
love the light richard brilliant detail and colours pure class will you be putting any more up from the winter gardens? i hope so Wink
Sezz Plus
13 617 15 England
7 Oct 2011 11:42AM
Beautiful dress, beautiful model, beautiful backdrop and beautifully taken - excellent Richard!

Sarah *
DeSilver Plus
10 14 12 England
7 Oct 2011 11:45AM
A beautiful classical image. Photographed and processed expertly as always. Lovely image all round Rich. Smile

Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
7 Oct 2011 11:50AM
Thansk for the your comments everyone, very much appreciated.
Andy I am sure that your will be seeing more from this location from both Darren and myself
gingerdelight Plus
11 298 11 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2011 12:08PM
How lovely! A stunning portrait Rich, wonderfully lit.
Alan_Coles Plus
12 178 11 Wales
7 Oct 2011 12:32PM
Wonderful, amazing... really like it.

The last step would be for me to make it just a little bit better if the background would be a little bit more un-sharp...Smile

johnnyboy114 Plus
9 231 106 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2011 1:28PM
Good location, lovely work with the styling, good setup, nicely balanced and very pleasant indeed! Good work! Look forward to more!
pluckyfilly Plus
11 351 33 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2011 1:29PM
gloriously elegant lady superbly shown - really like this Richard
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
7 Oct 2011 2:49PM
Very beautiful image Richard. Looks so regal, like a Victorian princess. Your lighting is always superb............Sandy
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
7 Oct 2011 2:56PM
Lighting and pose first class Richard, the B/G is excellent for the image and the model also has amazing eye's.


rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
7 Oct 2011 3:00PM
As stated a BEAUTY Richard. Your skills in studio/controlled lighting evident here.
7 Oct 2011 4:36PM
Another outstanding portrait excelling in all departments. Perfect!
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 12 England
7 Oct 2011 5:08PM
What a beautiful costume, and fits in very nicely with the beautiful surroundings, too, Richard. Excellent quality image Smile
Trev Smile
7 Oct 2011 6:05PM
A well chosen Model for this elegant portrait Richard. Love the colours, and the Wood looks fantastic.

John Smile
wolfy Plus
14 36 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2011 6:12PM
Wondeful light and I love the pose you captured Richard!
gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
7 Oct 2011 6:19PM
Perfect combination of setting, model, wardrobe, lighting.
Excellent image of Victorian Splendour Richard. Superb photography.
Stunning ..... John
paulcr Plus
13 1.5k 9 Ireland
7 Oct 2011 8:37PM
Excellent stuff! Paul
cdm36 Plus
14 391 7 England
8 Oct 2011 6:18AM
Very nice indeed Smile
I immediatelly thought of Gainsborough when I saw his image, even though the bg looks very Victorian. Beautifully lit Richard.

LesF Plus
11 182 9
8 Oct 2011 7:38AM
Congrats on the HC Richard

chase Plus
12 1.1k 246 England
8 Oct 2011 8:08AM
Lovely lighting here,that dress is something very special...wish it were in my collection !
jaktis Plus
14 84 Sweden
8 Oct 2011 8:34AM
Very very good

danbrann Plus
13 636 17
8 Oct 2011 11:23AM
Sheer elegance Richard.
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
8 Oct 2011 12:53PM
Stunning..with superb lighting
exceptional photography, and deserves a UA
8 Oct 2011 12:55PM
beautiful lines, wonderful lightSmile
Anna62 6 1 Australia
8 Oct 2011 1:04PM
Beautiful image Richard. Stunning lighting Smile
8 Oct 2011 7:34PM
Great work Richard.
helenlinda Plus
10 360 22 United Kingdom
8 Oct 2011 9:23PM

Quote:Beautiful dress, beautiful model, beautiful backdrop and beautifully taken - excellent Richard!

Sarah *

spot on Sarah Smile
superb image richard,top class lighting.ray
Rende Plus
10 38 4 Netherlands
9 Oct 2011 10:58AM
Very classy with beautiful lighting Richard.
dathersmith Plus
10 558 12 England
9 Oct 2011 4:19PM
It was good to meet up at long last Richard, what a great day we had. Fredau is a superb model and really made getting some good images a lot easier, thanks for suggesting her.

This is a great image to start with probably my favourite location of the day, I'll wait a day or so before I upload mine Wink

Hope we can shoot again sometime.

derekhansen Plus
9 210 24 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2011 6:57PM
Beautifully lit and shot Richard. The votes, and awards are well deserved.
brownsilent 11 7 2 United Kingdom
10 Oct 2011 8:29AM
Well worth the awards,
acousticmist 7 10 1 United Kingdom
10 Oct 2011 9:39AM
Beautiful and tasteful, I like it...........Martin
10 Oct 2011 9:51PM
Beautiful shot with wonderful lighting, Superb.
11 Oct 2011 12:18AM
just excellent
11 Oct 2011 10:53PM
Stunning work Richard.......GrinGrin
15 Oct 2011 9:56PM
This looks super Rich well done , AND I LIKE THAT HATSmile
A world class photograph

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