The Listener

© Dennis Gay

The Listener

Uploaded: June 08, 2012


Looking warm and snug in her winter gear, this stylish woman sits listening intently to her friend over a coffee at the Crèma.

Photographed '...from my usual (indoor) seat...' at the Crèma Espresso Bar in Port Macquarie, NSW, Australia.

Canon EOS 40D with Canon 28-135mm IS USM lens: RAW, f/5.6 @ 1/100sec, 115mm, ISO 400.
Lightroom4 & PhotoshopCS3.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/100 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 115.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D


Dennis Gay June 08, 2012

Some ceiling lighting may have been in play but the main light source was from windows over the woman's right shoulder and from left front. It is a great corner for these candid portraits. #1467945

Michelle Alton June 09, 2012

Beautiful. The lighting is what makes it--along with her fresh, lovely face. #10173961

Arthur Bohlmann June 09, 2012

What a great portrait, The lighting adds a glow on this womans face and definately works for me. Nicely done! #10173974

David Resnikoff level-deluxe June 09, 2012

As Michelle and Arthur have stated, the light is perfect for another of your incredible Creme portraits

David R #10174023

Carla Capra Anderson level-classic June 09, 2012

The lady and light are just lovely. Her serene, intent, and interested expression makes you wonder about the conversation. As always, your candids are wonderful. Lovely image. #10174032

Dennis Gay June 09, 2012

A very warm coffee flavoured Crèma welcome to you MICHELLE, ARTHUR, DAVID & CARLA!!!!

My sincerest thanks for all your wonderful feedback on this one. It is a real favourite of mine and it is so refreshing to see so many people have seen what I saw in its making.

GB all.
Dennis #10174077

Dennis Gay June 12, 2012

Yahoooooeeeee Mr EDITOR!!!!!

A gazillion thanks for awarding my Listener a PICK!

D! #10177377

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