Window light example

by Darkmunk

SMC M 50mm 1:7
Got Molly to stay still long enough to actually focus (manually) on her eye. The strong, but big, 'even' light really helps catch these flighty little animals
Uploaded27/04/2009 - 19:37
CategoryPortraits / People
Shutter Speed1/350
Focal Length50mm

Posted 27/04/2009 - 20:25 Link
Fantastic portrait!
"Ifamericatoldthetruthforjustonedayitswholeworldwouldfallapart "
"All the technique in the world doesn’t compensate for the inability to notice." - Elliott Erwitt
Posted 27/04/2009 - 20:40 Link
Very sweet,lovely portrait of Molly,you must be very proud.Magical.Tony.
K7,DA*50-135, 35mmLTD Macro, 21mm Ltd, Voightlaender 58mm 1.4 NOKTON SL,Ricoh GRD,GRX, Zeiss 100mm f2 Makro Planar.Zeiss Ikon ZM,Zeiss f1.5 C Sonnar.

It ain't no sin to take off your skin,and dance around in your bones.Tom Waits.
Edited by Tony-O: 27/04/2009 - 20:40
Posted 28/04/2009 - 02:51 Link
Absolutely enchanting. I would be very pleased to have a portrait like this of my own children.
"Just put your eye to the camera and push the button-thingy."
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Posted 28/04/2009 - 07:42 Link
Mark, beautiful one. Love the lighting and Molly is an absolute doll, look at those eyes , she looks very sweet.
The focus on the eye makes the portrait really outstanding. How old is she? I guess its going to be an avalanche of portraits for the next few weeks from the proud dads including yours truly here huh?
Well done, let's see some more. I am processing a few more of the little one, coming up soon.

Posted 28/04/2009 - 09:17 Link
Thanks for all the nice comments folks!
It holds a special place for me but I just assumed that was because it was Molly. Nice to know that as a portrait it works for other people too.
Posted 05/11/2009 - 10:29 Link
Really nice photo! .. enjoy their innocence while it lasts

Mine are 35 and 29 now, one about to produce his own !.

Body: K7 of course !!
Lenses: DA18-55WR,DA50-200WR,FA50-1.4
Edited by hkwiles: 05/11/2009 - 10:30
Posted 02/07/2010 - 19:15 Link
Nice shoot!!!

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