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By Tish1    
Thank you for your wonderful response to my previous upload 'The Girls'

OK so I've been on my jollies, got blown away, battled the wind and rain driving back to Sheffield, and I survived it all, BUT, now into my 3rd week of being home, I still haven't unpacked. However, it is getting urgent, my back up electric tooth brush has packed up, so i need to rummage through my suit case to find old faithful................. Well, if you unpack, you have to wash, don't mind that bit, it is the ironing I object to

This is Kendra, a 15 year old Actress who moved to the UK, Sheffield in particular in January, from Durban, and then Covid struck. She is building her portfolio for agents and producers and guess who got the job?

I thought my little studio was small, but after this shoot, I now know I can work in a match box. I took three lights, barely had room for one, definitely no room for a reflector. I had a tiny corner of the lounge to work in and because Social distancing is a factor, sometimes I was at the bottom of the stairs trying to avoid getting the door frame in shot.

That said, Kendra was a delight to work with and when she is rich and famous mine will be the first begging letter.

I have to confess this particular shot, I employed my own personal Consultant for some advice, no expense spared here you know, in the form of none other than Banehawi, Willie Baneham himself. He was extremely helpful in giving me advice about getting the most out of these shots, so a big thank you to Mr Baneham

Tags: General Black and white Photoshoot Portraits and people

Voters: sparrowhawk, johnriley1uk, MikeGillingham and 53 more

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sparrowhawk Plus
12 282 2 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2020 5:15PM
Lovely mono study
Alfie_P Plus
13 785 2 United Kingdom
19 Oct 2020 5:28PM
Excellent b&w portrait and light 😊

19 Oct 2020 5:33PM
Excellent Tish, like both versions,
Saastad Plus
1 16 15 Norway
19 Oct 2020 6:24PM
Two different but both beautiful versions!
I am not sure which one I like best.
Good work!

hobbo Plus
9 1.7k 3 England
19 Oct 2020 7:19PM
An inspirational Black and white study.......hence, my Award.

dark_lord Plus
16 2.7k 710 England
19 Oct 2020 8:12PM
Very nicely done.
The Version for me as that triangle caused by her arm at the edge of the lead image is a snall distraction.
dales Plus
4 11 Australia
19 Oct 2020 9:44PM
Your version has a particular intrigue with these two excellent images Tish , hopng to see both your names in the credits in coming time !
19 Oct 2020 10:16PM
A lovely portrait, especially the lead.
19 Oct 2020 10:38PM
Nice portrait
LynneJoyce Plus
12 22 101 United Kingdom
20 Oct 2020 6:57AM
I prefer the drama of the version.
20 Oct 2020 9:10AM
Definitely the version - I like the tones in both, but the bit of white arm on the right of the lead pulls my eye away from her face.
TrevBatWCC Plus
12 13 16 England
20 Oct 2020 12:18PM
A fine portrait of this young lady, Tish, definitely the version for me! After about two seconds of viewing the lead, my eye was attracted to the top of the arm to the right 😃👍
Trev 😀
cats_123 Plus
16 5.0k 30 Northern Ireland
21 Oct 2020 6:44PM
Both excellent versions 😁
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
21 Oct 2020 8:31PM
Beautiful image, two very lovely studies...
Isabel GrinGrin

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