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Socially distant

By dudler
It's starting to be possible to arrange shoots with models again. Chimping the images on the camera apart, it would be perfectly possible to do an hour or two out of doors, around a quiet local area...

I haven't done it yet, and may well not do so for a while, but it can be something rather different for the portfolio.

Alternative model Princess B making good use of a fire escape in Longton a while back. The sunshine provided graphic shadows: Princess B's harsh punky makeup worked with the light to make something interesting of a 'mundane' location.

What can you do locally? My blog today encourages you to see your home and locale as a tourist.

Tags: Portraits and people Alternative model Longton Princess B

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Robert51 11 7 99 United Kingdom
18 May 2020 7:52AM
Great use of the shadows John, the way the shadow of the face works really spot on...

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Jasper87 Plus
10 2.5k 158 England
18 May 2020 8:09AM
Yep, the shadow of the face is a winner....
Alfie_P Plus
12 256 2 United Kingdom
18 May 2020 8:19AM
Interesting model and splendid image, I love her shadow
AlfieK Plus
3 1 1 United Kingdom
18 May 2020 8:52AM
Agree with previous comments - wonderful, well seen shadow.
Alfie
18 May 2020 10:17AM
terrific shadow shot
Irishkate Plus
9 42 118 United Kingdom
18 May 2020 11:37AM
Seems we're all focusing on the shadow - the punk look is very strong.
KateGrin
mac Plus
18 6 Scotland
18 May 2020 12:00PM
The face shadow is a real eye-catcher. Did you try a close-up shot of that part only? However, more likely you did notice this feature until you got home. I do like the diagonal shadow leading you towards the model.
Ian
mistere Plus
6 6 3 England
18 May 2020 12:18PM
Excellent use of the available light John. Strong shadows, vibrant colours
and a great expression from Princess B.
GGAB Plus
4 31 United States
18 May 2020 12:28PM
For me, it's all about the shadow.
Have you considered cropping the model out completely and providing more wall to the left of the shadow?
dark_lord Plus
16 2.5k 663 England
18 May 2020 1:59PM
'Harsh' lighting can clearly work in some situations.

Unless you're into widengles 2 m distancing is perfectly feasible, and if your lens has a focus distance scale there's no excuse Smile
Daisymaye Plus
11 23 16 Canada
18 May 2020 2:06PM
Even the shadow has a forlorn look. She is quite the colourful gal. I really like this image John.
18 May 2020 3:23PM
Or, unsocially close, John.
Great expression and shadows in excellent light.

JohnSmile
saltireblue Plus
10 10.6k 61 Norway
18 May 2020 3:53PM
Social distancing or not, I wouldn't want to get too close to her, given her expression!Wink
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
18 May 2020 5:06PM
Excellent quality image, subject and light play
Isabel GrinGrin
JuBarney Plus
8 33 4 United Kingdom
18 May 2020 6:23PM
The shadow is beautiful as you don't see the frown and the punk!
Ju
dimalexa 3 4 Greece
18 May 2020 11:21PM
New rules for social distance in photography: we shoot models only with 200 mm and more, tele......
Excellent thought and use of the shadows, a great work, John!
Dimitris

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