Profile portrait of Maria

© Anderson D. Co

Profile portrait of Maria

Paul Michko October 14, 2005

Magnificent portrait image, Anderson. #326563

Michelle R. Kovach October 14, 2005

Gorgeous Anderson! Very nicely done! #1951567

Rakesh Syal level-classic October 14, 2005

Beautiful portrait, Anderson!!! #1951633

Carla Metzler October 14, 2005

Beautiful portrait, Anderson! #1952052

Wende Trew October 14, 2005

This is wonderful! Beautiful portrait! The softness really makes this great! #1953116

Bob Langer October 14, 2005

This is a beautiful portrait. I like the softness, but I would sharpen the eyes. It would really take it to the next level! #1953227

Anderson D. Co October 14, 2005

Thank you all for your wonderful comments. I dont know know if it will be considered as digitally manipulating it Bob if I sharpened the eyes but thats a good suggestion though tks.:) #1953490

Bob Langer October 14, 2005

The majority of portrait photographers sharpen the eyes to one degree or another. A photo with "soft" eyes is generally looked at negatively by most photographers. Very few digital photographers even have soft focus filters due to the normal softness of a digital sensor. I do, and love to use them. I am mainly a portrait photographer (display only a few on this sight because they are generally overlooked) and prefer soft focus portraits for women, however, they sell and get more comments with selectively sharpened eyes. These minor changes are not considered "digital manipulation". Good luck with your shooting! #1953521

Anderson D. Co October 15, 2005

Based on most women models I tooked pictures of preferred soft focus portraits. I believe few digital photographers do have soft focus filters coz they can easily manipulate it on PS and create the same effect. Im not so sure with the normal softness of a digital sensor coz when I use my prime lenses like 85mm 1.4, I can see the craters and every bit of bump on the face. But I would definitely try your advice on my next portraits. tks again. #1955084

Sandra Freyler October 18, 2005

I LOVE the soft focus! Beautiful portrait! Great job! #1966486

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f/5.6 1/60 85mm lens with soft filter,used studio lightings and reflector.

Uploaded on October 14, 2005 Editor's Pick

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