Tired Baby

© Helen N. McHugh

Tired Baby

Uploaded: January 04, 2007


Shutter speed 1/60sec, F4, ISO 200 ,Canon lens 24-105@ 105mm. Lighting effects in PS.


Heide Buescher Stevenson January 04, 2007

I love, love, love this photo! I see the lighting effect was done in PS but what kind of lighting was used it the photo?

Heide #582593

Pat Gamwell January 05, 2007

What a beautiful & precious gift from God! Fabulous portrait, Helen! #3783041

Helen N. McHugh January 05, 2007

Heide, thank you for your lovely comment & welcome to Betterphoto!
In the original photograph the mother's shoulder was visable ,but I just wanted to show the baby's face ..hence the lighting in PS!
Filters> Render> Lighting effects.
In the Style box I chose Soft Omni..
In the Light Type..Omni. I then just moved the circle of light over the baby's face & adjusted the size of the circle, the intensity & properties to suit the image! Hope this information has been helpful to you! I will try to upload the original image for comparison! #3783295

Helen N. McHugh January 05, 2007

Pat thank you so much for your lovely comment! I always love to hear from you! #3783326

Heide Buescher Stevenson January 05, 2007

Thank you for posting the original and for the tip. This is really a beautiful portrait! #3784038

January 06, 2007

I love this photo! That technique is so much fun to use and it looks great on almost any portrait shot. I love how soft and doll-like she looks! Excellent photo. #3790138

Betsy Labuschagne January 07, 2007

Beautiful capture and effects Helen! #3792104

Ross Throndson January 22, 2007

Wonderful Clarity & Lighting Effect, Helen....Beautiful....Nice Work...Also Nice to have you back at BP, Helen!! :^) #3849016

Kate Jackson January 22, 2007

I love what you have done to this Helen! What a tired baby! #3850109

William88 January 23, 2007

Wonderful processing, focus, lighting and cute baby. #3857114

Helen N. McHugh January 24, 2007

Heide, Betsy, Ross Kate & William, thank you all for your much appreciated comments!! #3857259

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