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My Youngest

By glazzaro  
Good Evening

Well you know the old saying, donít brag or it will come back to haunt you! So I was bragging about the good weather and going out for an ice cream yesterday, so what happens today, well the Sun is out and bright, but man it was cold. Oh well this weekend promises to warm and bright. Heading out for Virginia in the morning so will catch up with you all tomorrow late evening. Donít plan on getting back in until around mid night on Friday. So here is another shot of my youngest daughter, catch you later and have a great weekend!


Physical Setup:

1. Strobes and studio lights.
2. Black backdrop
3. Studio chair

Camera Setup:

Location: Middletown, Delaware (Basement)
Special: N/A
Weather: N/A
Tripod: Free Hand
Camera: Nikon D200
Lens: Nikon 17-55mm f2.8
Focal Len: 55mm
Flash: SB600 used to control remote strobes
Exposure Mode: Manual Mode
Metering Mode: Multi-Pattern
White Balance: Auto
Exposure: 0
Shutter: 1/125
F Stop: F 2.8
ISO: 200

Post Editing:

1. Created adjustment layers and modified the colors, levels, and curves. I merged the layers visible with opacity set to 80%
2. Used duplicate layer, used Gaussian blur on duplicate, set the blending mode to multiply, then merged visible at 50% opacity.
3. Applied a soft filter.

Tags: Portraits Close-up and macro Portraits and people Flash and lighting

Voters: ArtRat, BarbaraB, rhiw_com and 77 more

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Phoebecat 16 1 Italy
30 Mar 2007 4:47AM
Lovely shot - really like the use of light

NevP 17 853 13 Canada
30 Mar 2007 4:56AM
Quality always shines.
PatrickSmith 17 1.2k 2 United States
30 Mar 2007 5:21AM
Hey Greg,
Nice weather out here too (86/30c) tomorrow. No clouds though and none in the forecast for a while. The rainy season is winding down it appears until November. I have to get my green grass shots while I can! You have that lighting down to a science.


rhiw_com 16 24
30 Mar 2007 5:36AM
Fantastic light in this Greg, a lovely image.

Rg Tony
chrissd 16 304 United Kingdom
30 Mar 2007 5:41AM
brilliant shot Greg
Jou©o 18 56 Finland
30 Mar 2007 6:44AM
you are good at everything, Sir Greg..........

GillyB 17 317 8 United Kingdom
30 Mar 2007 8:03AM
You do have beautiful daughters Greg, lovely portrait of your youngest!

Chriscj 16 96 1 England
30 Mar 2007 8:17AM
Great lighting greg.

30 Mar 2007 8:20AM
Best one so far of your gorgeous dauhgter. Very natural quality portrait

wyatturp 16 2 England
30 Mar 2007 8:28AM
Super light Greg.

Maiwand 15 3 73 England
30 Mar 2007 8:35AM
Superb portrait Greg.
gill_f 18 122 England
30 Mar 2007 9:03AM
Very well lit - and what a pretty model!
tull 19 181 United Kingdom
30 Mar 2007 9:12AM
beautiful light here Greg wonderful pose.

trissie 16 United Kingdom
30 Mar 2007 9:20AM
A lovely portrait Greg, love the light and pose.

Trish x
didgpix 15
30 Mar 2007 10:18AM
Your daughter looks so relaxed this could be a candid shot. I like the lighting, lovely image.
User_Removed 16 16 England
30 Mar 2007 12:24PM
Superbly lit and detailed portrait. Nice reflective mood well captured!
franken Plus
19 5.5k 4 United Kingdom
30 Mar 2007 1:01PM
A lovely portrait, the lighting is excellent.

taggart Plus
17 47 15 United States
30 Mar 2007 2:29PM
This will make #30--- Well done!

30 Mar 2007 5:26PM
Lovely shot Greg. You must be very proud of her.
John (-:
scott_jessuk 16 249 1 Scotland
30 Mar 2007 5:48PM
Another great image of you Daughter Greg, your becoming a natural with the portraits. Great lighting and excellent chilled out pose.

chase Plus
17 2.4k 623 England
30 Mar 2007 6:48PM
Very nicely lit Greg,I must do some more of this portrait stuff!
thorn 18 124 2 Scotland
30 Mar 2007 8:25PM
Hi Greg,
Excellent portrait,great posture,totally natural,just like falling off a log,you can do it all.take care.AnnSmile
jan 1 18 12 Netherlands
30 Mar 2007 8:45PM
Beautiful youngster, Greg Good 'Portrait'work.!
She really looks at eh.. You.
panda 18 5 1 England
30 Mar 2007 8:59PM
Top quality Greg, can't fault it, superb.

Regards Phil
BarbaraB 17 53 United Kingdom
30 Mar 2007 9:05PM
Lovely relaxed feel to it.
exposure Plus
18 6.1k United Kingdom
30 Mar 2007 9:10PM
A Brilliant composition lovely expression tones light and detail.
30 Mar 2007 10:29PM
Superb capture Greg !!
LisaRose 15 172 4 United States
30 Mar 2007 11:40PM
This is excellent Greg. Her skin tone looks really good, fantastic lighting.

banehawi Plus
18 2.7k 4315 Canada
31 Mar 2007 5:15AM
Love the casual pose.

Possum 15 148 England
31 Mar 2007 8:46AM
A fine portrait, Greg, with lovely lines in her pose and a wonderful studied expression on her face.
ginz04 18 281 20 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2007 3:33PM
good semi posed shot and an impressive list of equip.
Pegon 17 78 1 England
31 Mar 2007 11:29PM
Well shot Greg, nice lighting and pose, I like the inclusion of the foot.
tonymarq 16 1 United States
1 Apr 2007 4:37AM
Greg great portrait and very natural candid on the little one and they grow up quick don't they!

stay well
Eden 17 40 United Kingdom
1 Apr 2007 11:07AM
A stunning portrait!
TyChee 17 275 1 United States
1 Apr 2007 7:52PM
Great portrait! Love the lighting!

claret 18 49 England
2 Apr 2007 11:41AM
Did you use the Glazzaro patented feeder to lure your subject into the shot?
2 Apr 2007 10:10PM
This is an stunning portrait. beautiful natural pose , and light !! very pretty young lady..!!!

CollY 16 14
3 Apr 2007 7:37AM
Beautiful, natural, and well lit portrait...

vparmar 17 7 United Kingdom
4 Apr 2007 8:26AM
excellent portrait Greg - well lit

Bluke 17 303 1 United Kingdom
4 Apr 2007 12:17PM
Now this is my type of photography... excellent image greg,,,,
Alison_S 16 339 United Kingdom
6 Apr 2007 11:26AM
Great light and a lovely natural looking pose.......excellent work.

User_Removed 17 825 Lithuania
6 Apr 2007 3:21PM
getting there nicely with the lighting Greg!... Super Brit` shot!
Callanan 16 7 Ireland
26 Apr 2007 7:38AM
Theres 80. LIke this. Good lighting.

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