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Pearls
Pearls
lovethelight


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Free Study 2009-03 (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-40D
Lens: Canon EF 50mm f1.2L
Date: Mar 28, 2009
Aperture: f/3.5
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/160
Galleries: Portraiture, Black and White
Date Uploaded: Mar 31, 2009

Megan came to me for nice photos of herself for her husband in Iraq and it turned out to be wonderfully fun. It was very moving to witness her love for her husband.

This was lit with a window in a black room so it really isolated the brightly lit parts of her which is an effect I really liked. It didn't take any photoshop to create the blackness around her. Photoshopping was minimal, bw conversion and cloning out of stray hairs and blemishes.

Statistics
Place: 87 out of 475
Avg (all users): 6.0845
Avg (commenters): 7.6667
Avg (participants): 6.0357
Avg (non-participants): 6.2667
Views since voting: 1625
Views during voting: 348
Votes: 142
Comments: 7
Favorites: 2 (view)


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/07/2009 11:08:51 PM
I like the lighting. Nice image
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04/05/2009 09:55:13 AM
A very well done portrait!
  Photographer found comment helpful.
04/04/2009 11:58:01 AM
Fabulous light study. Great detail, luminosity, and skin texture. No vote.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
04/03/2009 08:37:12 PM
Like the lighting and the softness. Alas her fingers are cut...
  Photographer found comment helpful.
04/01/2009 09:05:05 PM
Beautiful portrait - not single flaw.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
04/01/2009 03:20:08 AM
very nice use light bump to 8
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04/01/2009 02:30:59 AM
stunning...love the lighting...love the pearls...great image 8
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