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You return to the eyes...

By dudler  
Well - you do, don't you?

Scarlet is a very lovely lady, and while her eyes aren't the centre of attention in many of her pictures, they are, in the end, the most captivating thing about her appearance.

And (in case anyone is wondering) I know it's grainy (or "noisy") - but I prefer to use my camera off a tripod, and am very willing to swap technical perfection for the spontaneity of poses and expressions that this allows me. I'd rather get the shot than have a technically perfect near miss.

Tags: Natural light Eye contact Stockings Big eyes Home studio Portraits and people Scarlet Lovatt Red underwear

Voters: morpheus1955, longhoss, woolybill1 and 19 more

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The eyes have it
Glyn

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kaybee 12 4.8k 25 Scotland
18 Aug 2012 9:57AM
They are indeed lovely eyes.
The rest of her looks pretty good to though.

I must admit that I never use a tripod for portraits for exactly the same reasons.
Rule No2 of the studio .......... it must be fun for all involved.
18 Aug 2012 10:13AM
The eyes are the true focal point.

Regards, A.J.
mhfore 9 6 176 England
18 Aug 2012 11:20AM
Nice shot John, good DOF and very nice eye's, bless her.

Take care
Martin
reaper4252 5 2 9 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2012 7:42PM
Great eyes indeed
tripods have heir uses but not in cases like this as you so rightly say
...."Look into my eyes, not around them"...

Nice work John, and I agree wholeheartly about "using the camera off tripod and Swapping Technical Perfection for Spontaneity of Poses and Expressions" or S.T.P.S.P.E for shortSmileSmile

Tim
Nutters 6 1
18 Aug 2012 11:31PM
yeah too much grain
do the right thing by the girl!
T.
dudler Plus
13 435 835 England
19 Aug 2012 1:18PM
I did, Trevor.

So I got the shot.

While I enormously admire the work of people like Ansel Adams, John Blakemore, Barry Thornton and the Westons, I also love the sort of thing that David Bailey and Robert Farber have done with fast film.

I can do tripods and fine grain. I occaisonally choose to. But often, this sort of work is what produces the results...

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