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Lucy Studio Shoot

By joshwa      
Studio shoot (2 softboxes), Sony Alpha A7S, 55mm Zeiss Lens

Edited in Photoshop to try and give it a slight glow to the skin, split toning / cross process look, grain added, although I'm not sure how visible this will be on here.

See variants for the original if you want to have a go, modifications welcome, thanks.

Tags: Digitally manipulated Portraits and people Flash and lighting

Voters: graceland, johnriley1uk, woolybill1 and 20 more

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woolybill1 Plus
14 37 77 United Kingdom
24 Jul 2014 4:33PM
I'm sure V1 would be ideal for an advertising campaign - it attracted me to open the thumbnail, after all - but I much prefer the natural look of V2. But I'm old enough to be a genuine fogey Blush
banehawi Plus
16 2.4k 4229 Canada
24 Jul 2014 4:42PM
I really like the shot. V2 more for me as Bill says, - though V1 certainly has a place for something high impact.

Loaded 3 mods which for me try to get more natural, though not knowing the lady, its a guess!

I wounder, in the V2 which has you camera raw adjustments attached, - the original is very yellow when I reset your tweaks to zero; did you use a gold reflector or light source?

Lovely pose and shot either way.


dark_lord Plus
17 2.8k 762 England
24 Jul 2014 9:46PM
The original is a lovely image. V1 is too yellow/orange for me. I think because the top has come to almost match the hair in colour. Something half way would be good - I was going to try a mod, but looking at mods 4 and 5 they look about what I was envisaging.
saltireblue Plus
10 11.8k 75 Norway
27 Jul 2014 9:21AM
The natural tones appeal to me more, J.

dudler Plus
17 1.6k 1835 England
3 Aug 2014 3:05PM
The colour of V1 makes it hard to love - especially as I've scanned some old slides that turned out that was earlier this week...

V2 makes more of Lucy's lovely eyes.
Richsr 14 91 223 England
8 Aug 2014 9:09PM
The red toning makes it stand out in the thumbnails but as others have said V2 is the more pleasing image.
Good to play and try things but not sure the choice of red here works
V2 for me, lovely image. SmileSmileSmile

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