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Curvy Baby!

By trivets12  
This is another shot from Stacey's Mum 'n Tum shoot and she gave her permission for it to be uploaded onto here.
This was shot in her home with white sheets over the large window and also on the floor. I did have to Photoshop a bit of stray furniture from the top left corner! I lit this image with two speedlites but am not sure that I quite nailed it. She had seen this pose in a magazine and wanted me to copy it, though the original image, I think, was shot from directly above the subject but I was unable to do that because of space limitations.
I quite like the image and would appreciate some feedback. She likes the image and has ordered a large print of it, so I guess I must have got something right!

Tags: Fashion Wedding and social Portraits and people Nude and glamour

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17 Apr 2009 8:48PM
good image

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Phil1958 8 272 4 Wales
17 Apr 2009 9:30PM
Got it exactly right in my book. Gets my vote!
17 Apr 2009 9:35PM
im not that advanced but i would have had a go at cloning the sheet a bit to soften it? Or a closer diagonal crop? or someone with more experience may be able to give a whole load of better advice! come on guys wheres the votes and the comments? shes nice and sharp and i love the style!
Wonderful photograph, can't fault it, all the best Jerry.
18 Apr 2009 4:31AM
Very Nice, Tasteful, Good shot. I might have lost the shoes, but thats my preferance , other wise Great.
oneill Plus
9 155 Ireland
18 Apr 2009 12:25PM
love this image,,,,you know the signs, in car windows,,baby on board,,a nother title for your shot,,,lol
18 Apr 2009 1:29PM
I think this is a good shot.
I think that it could be impoved by getting rid of the shoes and perhaps the jewellery though and possibly enhanced by having a black border round the edge of the shot. Nonetheless, a good tasteful pose.
User_Removed 14 39 6 Scotland
19 Apr 2009 5:04PM
Little alts aside this is a brilliant shot , very classy and something the mum to be will look back at with joy. And yes pregnant woman are as sexy as hell, they just glow, beautiful

trivets12 Plus
13 1.3k
19 Apr 2009 6:15PM
Thanks for your comments. I agree about the shoes, but as I said earlier, she had seen this pose in a magazine and wanted the same shot with shoes. I did try blurring the white sheets a bit more but it seemed to make it look more false - as if I had photographed her and then copied her to a different location. But that may say more about my lack of Photoshop expertise than the layout itself!
ColinT-B Plus
11 38 3 England
19 Apr 2009 8:39PM
Deserves an RC, shoes apart its a great and tasteful image.
trivets12 Plus
13 1.3k
20 Apr 2009 10:03AM
Wow, thank you, Colin!
22 Apr 2009 10:28PM
good work

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