Emma Jayde Blue Tone

© Adam Bolt

Emma Jayde Blue Tone

Kelly R. Arceneaux 3/2/2009 3:54:03 PM

WOW ... very beautiful shot here love the light the color

Kelly #1091600

Debra K. Johnson 3/2/2009 4:09:57 PM

FANTASTIC! The lighting is really stunning. Nice work Adam. #7234789

Jeff Robinson 3/2/2009 5:28:07 PM

Outstanding work Adam! Jeff #7235054

Clyde P. Smith 3/2/2009 6:44:42 PM

Stunning! Well done Adam. #7235242

Cathy Barrows 3/2/2009 7:59:18 PM

gorgeous portrait #7235422

Usman M. Bajwa 3/2/2009 8:23:21 PM

Gorgeous portrait with awesome lighting and tones, Adam. Faved.

Usman. #7235482

Allen Hughes 3/2/2009 10:22:17 PM

Very well done, Adam. Excellent use of lighting and flash. Very sultry. #7235661

Carolyn M. Fletcher 3/3/2009 3:08:46 AM

Fantastic work, Bolty!!! Love this!! #7236264

Bandar Aljahmi 3/27/2009 12:27:47 AM

Congrats on your POTD! #7338402

Usman M. Bajwa 3/27/2009 12:33:01 AM

Lovely tones and wonderful portrait. Congrats on the POTD award, Adam.

Usman. #7338427

Bob D. Hall 3/27/2009 12:55:12 AM

Outstanding lighting, comp and focus!!!!
One of the besy portraits I have seen!!! #7338455

Gord MacEachern 3/27/2009 3:06:29 AM

congrats on this well deserved POTD #7338730

Lori Carlson 3/27/2009 3:53:34 AM

HOT shot!! What an effective tone treatment, setting and expression on model! It all is very pleasing together!! Way to go!, Adam!!! Congrats on your recognition and honored day!! :0) #7338928

Connie S. Gentz 3/27/2009 4:04:24 AM

Excellent! wonderful creativity, lighting, composition and your style!
Congrats on you POTD!

Guy D. Biechele 3/27/2009 4:52:36 AM

Very dramatic, engaging portrait. Wonderful scene and spectacular lighting. Fine work! Congratulations on your POTD. #7339071

Rosemary Sampson 3/27/2009 5:21:07 AM

Great lighting. The effect is wonderful. A welll deserved photo of the dey. #7339181

JO ANN CLEVELAND 3/27/2009 7:17:01 AM

Congrats on POTD, bet we see this again.

Great photography and skils Adam, and beautiful model

jo ann c. #7339665

Martha R. Mazon 3/27/2009 7:26:57 AM

Beautiful work, Adam! Congratulations on your POTD! #7339694

Amanda D. Austwick 3/27/2009 10:14:51 AM

As said above, great skills used in making this wonderful image. COngratulations on your POTD!!! #7340479

Joy Rector 3/27/2009 11:28:28 AM

congrats on the POTD #7340690

Debra R. Harder 3/27/2009 2:07:15 PM

WOW...this is such a great portrait, Adam! HUGE CONGRATULATIONS on your well-deserved POTD!! Deb #7341380

Evy Johansen 3/27/2009 7:47:31 PM

I'm a copycat - WOW!! :)
This is an awesome portrait, Adam!! Wonderful shot!! And a very beautiful young model!! #7342196

Rick Clark 3/28/2009 6:31:37 AM

Congrats on this stunning image and POTD! #7343673

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 3/28/2009 9:05:38 AM

Gorgeous in all respects! Congratulations on your POTD Adam! #7344188

Roger S. Moore 3/28/2009 5:25:16 PM

Congratulations! This is a beautiful shot. #7345910

Kat Miller 3/29/2009 8:43:30 AM

Congrats. Not a lover of portraits but this is a really WOW photo. Well deserving of the POD #7348091

Daniella Puente 3/29/2009 9:06:00 AM

EXCELLENT!!! #7348166

Adam Bolt 3/29/2009 3:00:21 PM

Hey thanks everyone for your comments.

I've been going to David Hobby's Strobist Blog


Such a great resource for learning off camera flash techniques.

Cheers Adam #7349558

Vicki Hunt 3/30/2009 4:30:42 AM

This reminds me of the blue toner I used to use in the dk.room! Congrats on your POTD! #7351448

Renee Doyle 4/22/2009 7:23:43 PM

Fantastic lighting and portrait Adam!!!! Big congratulation on this wonderful finalist!! Would love to try and catch up #7435978

Usman M. Bajwa 4/22/2009 10:30:54 PM

CONGRATULATIONS again, Adam. Good luck in the next round!.

Usman. #7437029

Sandra Anderson 4/23/2009 2:34:43 AM

Gorgeous portrait of Emma Adam.
Congratulations on POTD and Finalist. #7437796

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 4/23/2009 11:41:21 AM

Fun shot- has that Music CD cover feel- well done #7440580

Graeme yew Chow 4/24/2009 7:23:57 PM

Well done Adam! Big congratulations. #7446595

Amanda D. Austwick 4/25/2009 6:21:59 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this well deserved Finalist!!! #7447901

Mick Burkey 4/27/2009 5:51:55 PM

Wow! Simply wonderful. Congratulations on your win, Adam! #7458070

Renee Doyle 4/27/2009 11:41:52 PM

WTG Adam!! Congratulations! #7459136

Mary K. Robison 4/28/2009 12:01:55 AM

Outstanding portrait!
Congratulations on your well-earned win! #7459199

Elida Gutierrez 4/28/2009 7:37:42 AM


 "Purple Crystal Trophy"

A Special Trophy for

"August Winners"


Graeme yew Chow 4/28/2009 7:47:38 AM

Outstanding win - Adam. Big congratulatons !!! looking forward to meet you and Renee. #7460821

Guy D. Biechele 4/28/2009 8:25:52 AM

No suprise to see this shot as a Winner!! Congratulations, Adam. #7461028

Elida Gutierrez 4/28/2009 9:23:47 AM


 "Purple Crystal Trophy"

A Special Trophy for

"MARCH Winners"

Sorry!!! #7461347

Usman M. Bajwa 4/28/2009 10:14:18 AM

CONGRATULATIONS, Adam on this fantastic WINNER!!

Usman. #7461563

Amanda D. Austwick 4/28/2009 11:28:04 AM

CONGRATULATIONS on this beautiful WINNER!!! #7461742

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 4/29/2009 2:56:40 PM

Awesome Adam, congratulations on your win! #7465728

Glenn E. Traver 5/1/2009 12:51:12 AM

Congratulations Adam on this Beautiful Winner ~ GT #7471168

Dominick M. Dimacale 5/20/2009 1:58:18 AM

Congratulations Adam on your Win!!!

Dominick #7538985

Dianna Murphy 5/26/2009 6:00:12 PM

Awesome portrait work, Congratulations! #7563029

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Metered the camera for backgroundto get the lovely rim lighting down her side from the setting sun. I then used a flash as the main light to camera right to cross light our Model with the sun. Lastly a flash was used on camera as an on axis fill light.

I like the effect. Almost looks like she has been cut out and pasted into the scene.

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/250 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, red-eye reduction mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 30.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 30D

Uploaded on 3/2/2009 3:51:29 PM

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