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In thoughts of.....

By NexusImages  
Good Morning All,


Something completely off my usual (and WAY out of my comfort zone). This is Cary. She is the daughter of one of my longest standing friends. Her mother and I met when our sons (now 23, 22 and 21) were all in playgroup together. A few months ago Cary's Mum asked if I would take some shots of her in her prom dress. Having never taken any portraits before I hesitantly agreed (thinking I'd have loads of time to swot up)...... Anyway, Thurdsay came and I was still clueless. Our very own Anthony came to my rescue and talked me through a few things. Managed to wangle the use of another friends garden and house (thanks Graham). Somehow it all came together. Cary was a total natural in front of the camera. Did exactly what I asked and just posed (thank God). You'll all have no idea of how relieved I am that they turned out useable. Have to say I got a bit emotional when I looked through them on the PC. I feel extremely privileged to have been part of Cary's prom night.

Would I do it again... probably not!!

Thanks for looking
Mand,

Tags: General Portraits and people

Voters: canonfan, BigCol, Pete and 32 more

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Comments


BigCol 15 1.8k 1 Scotland
2 Jul 2012 9:22AM
Nicely handled and great use of DoF, really like this.

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NexusImages 9 1.8k 4 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2012 9:25AM
cheers Col. Smile
Anthony 14 5.6k 17 Scotland
2 Jul 2012 10:28AM
brilliant, i love this one, its just so.......you know...... fabulous !

Anthony

(your welcome)
NexusImages 9 1.8k 4 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2012 10:57AM
lol, cheers bud.
2 Jul 2012 3:00PM
A wonderfully posed shot, Mand...well done! Wink
Trev Smile
Buffalo_Tom Plus
9 2.3k 9 Wales
2 Jul 2012 4:42PM
That is a lovely setting Amanda..my daughter said to me recently,will you take pictures of my wedding Dad...no way was the reply,imagine the stress of that..........mind she still has to find a bloke for that event LOL.Well done.
Tom.
marktc Plus
5 85 14 United Kingdom
2 Jul 2012 9:23PM
This isn't just usable its bloody good Amanda. Very nice composition and the perfect pose, and as I vote and comment its featured e2 Photo
Eviscera 9 1.1k 149 United Kingdom
3 Jul 2012 10:34PM
Crisps !
NexusImages 9 1.8k 4 United Kingdom
4 Jul 2012 3:34PM
thanks Trev. Tom, thanks and I feel your stress! no way would I want to do any of my lot's wedding snaps. Mark, thank you. Dave..... erm Grin
Mand.

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