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edG
03-22-2012, 07:20 AM
http://farm7.staticflickr.com/6097/7005379655_08b30a2edf_z.jpg

schedule has been crazy lately and unable to get out to shoot (working out of town and teaching on the weekends).

decided to re-work this shot in the latest version of Lightroom - must say I really do think they have improved the abilities of the program.

this was shot reflective with a 75" umbrella and one SB 600 on full power using Nikon D5000 and a Nikkor 50mm f1.8 G

vyeko
03-24-2012, 11:14 AM
Really great light setup with excellent result.I only like to see background more out of focus.

edG
03-24-2012, 08:51 PM
No argument there vyeko, this was shot in our family room where space is limited and could not get enough separation from the background.

AcadieLibre
03-28-2012, 08:51 AM
Looks good Ed and I know the problem with getting distance between you and the background. It is something I am working to solve I have some room but not a ton and trying to find the best solution soften the background so it does not distract like I also have had happen on a few photos. I have a roll of white paper that would solve it but I do not always want to work with white or black.

Marko
03-28-2012, 01:19 PM
Nice rework Ed! Just as an FYI - On my monitor, skin tones are slightly red/orange.

Gremlich
04-07-2012, 10:38 AM
B&W, boost the structure a little bit.