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By Richsr
Had the pleasure to meet and work with Michelle Monroe in the studio recently.
This is one of the images I particularly liked from the session.
See what you think.

Single light set up with a honeycomb grid attached.

Thanks for looking.

Regards Richard.

Tags: Studio lighting Portraits and people Flash and lighting Michelle monroe Iso studios Nude and glamour

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Sue_R Plus
11 11 6 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2008 10:43AM
Lovely model and great lighting. Pleased to be first, of many I'm sure, to comment on this one.


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Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
15 Oct 2008 10:44AM
Thanks Sue.
jken 11 1.7k 1 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2008 10:48AM
Powerful shot Rich.

sunshot Plus
13 24 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2008 10:49AM
i love the lighting and the good eye contact here

well done indeed

15 Oct 2008 10:50AM
Very nice.
Ian-Munro Plus
10 200 15 Wales
15 Oct 2008 10:50AM
I love this image Richard. The light, exposure and model is of the highest quality for me.

Well done indeed.

15 Oct 2008 10:51AM
This is awsome..i like the lighting and the shadows.
Gorgeous model..great eye contact.
Superb capture.
15 Oct 2008 10:53AM
this is a top shot Richard, so well lite & captured.

LesF Plus
11 182 9
15 Oct 2008 10:57AM
Superb Richard, the lighting and colours are spot on

10 2 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2008 10:58AM
Well composed and lit, super shot...

15 Oct 2008 11:01AM
Stunning lighting, lovely model..
Hoffy Plus
13 262 16 England
15 Oct 2008 11:01AM
Great shot, who need all these fancy lights. lol
Stunning lass, busty out all over.
Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
15 Oct 2008 11:17AM
Thanks for all your comments everyone - very much appreciated.
Very witty Paul.
Regards Richard.
Great shot
i love everything in that shot
well done
Cormy Plus
10 3 England
15 Oct 2008 11:25AM
Good God Rich thats not going to do an old bugger like me any good at all.Its superb but get back to your usual stuff before Cormy blows a gasket.
User_Removed 11 398 6 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2008 11:26AM
Wonderful light - very well setup
Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
15 Oct 2008 11:29AM
Thanks for your comments everyone - Alan hope you have recovered now.
Regards Richard.
Very good in my eyes.

Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
15 Oct 2008 11:38AM
Thanks Carsten.
15 Oct 2008 11:44AM
Lovely model, great shot and well presented
Goggz Plus
10 2.3k 72 Wales
15 Oct 2008 11:47AM
Awful stockings!! Wink Everything else is great Smile
Cheers, GOggz
Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
15 Oct 2008 11:55AM
Thanks John and Goggz.
Regards Richard.
superb shot
A Booth Plus
15 11 4 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2008 12:11PM
well posed and lit image, especially the facial lighting. pleased to be no 30.( I find the front left of the seat eye catching).
15 Oct 2008 12:20PM
Professionally done Rich
15 Oct 2008 12:26PM
Cracking shot with excellent lighting, Rich. Just out of curiosity (I know the latter killed the cat..) is that something like a holly leaf tattooed just above where I shouldn't be looking?? Great pose. Dave
Phil_Restan Plus
12 280 9 England
15 Oct 2008 12:31PM
You're getting very good at this Rich, not that you could fail with this model.
Very good job done anyway.

User_Removed 10 485 13 England
15 Oct 2008 12:32PM
fantastic image, great light and a stunning model

Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
15 Oct 2008 12:39PM
Thanks Dave Phil and Dave.
HobbitDave - its a butterfly.
regards Richard.
15 Oct 2008 12:52PM
This is superb work Rich.

lonely_oryx Plus
10 61 55 England
15 Oct 2008 12:59PM
Brilliant pose and light
The lighting and the black BG make this one zing, plus the lovely lass of course.

imander Plus
10 388 7 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2008 1:06PM
beautiful model and the set up looks first class, very well taken
15 Oct 2008 1:10PM
Wonderfully lit and managed Richard... classy
newy17 Plus
12 273 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2008 1:18PM
Stunning and not just the model SmileRichard.
Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
15 Oct 2008 2:10PM
Thanks again everyone - your comments are much appreciated.
Regards Richard.
Briwooly Plus
12 452 5 England
15 Oct 2008 2:30PM
Superb Richard not a lot more to say really Smile

beckas Plus
14 5 1 United States
15 Oct 2008 2:38PM
This is a really beautiful portrait. Well done!
15 Oct 2008 3:22PM
Love this image, the colours in it are wonderful, rich and golden.
Scaramanga Plus
10 56 6 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2008 4:01PM
Flip! I can see why you liked it. Wonderful lighting and tones and . droooooooool.
Bob_V Plus
10 1 2 United States
15 Oct 2008 4:13PM
What wonderful lighting and a lovely model.
rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
15 Oct 2008 4:41PM
Very glamorous Raichard, must have been pleasure all the way ! Ron.
SKavanagh Plus
10 312 5 England
15 Oct 2008 4:58PM
Excellent shot Richard and beautiful model well captured
SuperRoo Plus
11 63 2 Australia
15 Oct 2008 6:57PM
Beautiful model and super capture... love the juxtaposition of the curve of the model to the back of the settee. If I have one quibble... its that I would have liked to see the rest of the settee.

glazzaro Plus
13 70 23 United States
15 Oct 2008 6:59PM
She is beautiful, did a couple of mods, hope they work! Spot on! Click!!!

Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
15 Oct 2008 7:09PM
Thanks for the mod Greg - will have a go with that.
Regards Richard.
mex Plus
10 27 3 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2008 7:10PM
stunning i could look at this all day, brill.
JohnParminter Plus
11 1.3k 14 England
15 Oct 2008 7:58PM
There are a couple of appealing features to this shot.Wink
15 Oct 2008 8:48PM
9 25 4 England
15 Oct 2008 9:02PM
STUNNING in every sence!
Billyray Plus
10 70 3 United Kingdom
15 Oct 2008 9:43PM
Excellent. I would like to offer an original comment, but everything has already been said. Its Superb.
Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
15 Oct 2008 10:07PM
Thanks for all your comments and feedback everyone.
Regards Richard.
15 Oct 2008 10:17PM
Great composition, light & colour. A really striking image, way better than the average glamour shot.
9 143 Wales
15 Oct 2008 10:24PM
cracking shot
Buffalo_Tom Plus
11 2.3k 9 Wales
15 Oct 2008 10:26PM
Fabulous Richard,you are getting the hang of this now,a beauty.
banehawi Plus
13 1.7k 3807 Canada
15 Oct 2008 10:33PM
Love the lighting.

16 Oct 2008 9:38AM
Now this is the best shot i have seen in a while!!!! ,greating lighting ,lovely model with relax pose and the toning is spot on

Si Smile
oneill Plus
9 155 Ireland
16 Oct 2008 11:54AM
stunning image,,, 10/10
ChrisV Plus
11 2.0k 26 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2008 12:44PM
Quibbles, quibbles... yes I agree with Paul (Superoo) on the settee and I think the shadow cast by its arm is a little distracting. But these are minor things because the mono lighting has worked very well in highlighting the spectacular assets of this model (I bet half the viewers haven't even seen the shadow!). Which has us all clicking away so frantically... Wink
Richsr Plus
10 91 223 England
16 Oct 2008 12:56PM
Thanks again to everyone for there comments and to Paul and Chris for there recent suggestions for improvement.
Regards Richard.
Scaramanga Plus
10 56 6 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2008 4:17PM
Just me, back for another look. Would you mind if I printed this out football pitch size?
tdc Plus
9 39 United Kingdom
16 Oct 2008 4:17PM
Fantastic image, great use of lighting and very well composed, looks like a very natural image.

colin Plus
13 697 5 Scotland
18 Oct 2008 1:41AM
Shortlisted! Say no moreWink
Tonyd3 Plus
13 1.0k 15 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2008 1:47PM
Beautiful Lighting with strong composition.

Excellent capture and lighting.
ade_mcfade Plus
13 15.2k 216 England
19 Oct 2008 12:49PM
Didn't think you were into this kinda thing Rich Wink

Her face looks a bit on the processed side to me?

Also, shame about the left side of the chair being chopped off

nice norks though Smile
rangerpaul Plus
10 19 7 England
19 Oct 2008 7:25PM
Very professional looking shot Rich.
Very good shot.
29 Oct 2008 10:23AM
I love the lighting Richard great work.

gerrymac Plus
10 10 1 United Kingdom
18 Nov 2008 2:58PM
Beautifully executed and a lovely model
tonyk Plus
11 4
19 Nov 2008 6:22PM
excellent image Richard.

Guillaume Plus
11 119 2 United Kingdom
22 Nov 2008 9:25AM
Stunning image Richard.
8 Dec 2008 3:17PM
Uau, fantastic lightning and amazing model. I really like it.
3 Mar 2009 6:26PM
The lighting is stunning Richard and the image.
CSuk Plus
8 7 33 United Kingdom
28 Jul 2009 3:29PM
Michelle is a great model. I always thinks she takes a good photo no matter which photographer does it. I used to photoshop her photos for wallpapers for her website. I like this one very much.
A shame she's retired (last I heard).
Thanks 4 the share Smile

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