Still Mommy's Sweetheart

© Cynthia L. Deters

Still Mommy's Sweetheart

Uploaded: September 06, 2007


Picture taken of a mother 36 weeks pregnant and her daughter of almost 2 years. Converted to BW in PS. Used selective color to enhance the photo.

Exif: F Number: 2.8, Exposure Bias Value: +1/3, Exposure Time: 1/30, ISO: 100, White Balance: auto white balance, Focal Length: 24mm, Camera Model: Canon EOS 30D


Christopher G. Jamison September 07, 2007

too cute! great moment here. lovely exposure and focus. I like the selective coloring, though, I think it could be just a touch more subtle. but that's just me being nit-picky! ;)

great job! #732578

Melissa A. McDonald September 07, 2007

Sooo adorable...great job on the selective coloring! #4759984

Anne Gro Bergersen September 07, 2007

I think it is a lovely photo, good composition and exposure. However, for me the selective coloring is a big distraction. All I see is the pink diaper. I cannot believe this is the main point of focus in this image! #4760477

Cynthia L. Deters September 07, 2007

Thank you everyone for your constructive comments. Do you think if the diaper was left BW it would be less distracting, or do you feel I should tone down the actual color of the pink diaper some to reflect a very pale pink? #4760974

Heather September 07, 2007

Great Portrait!!! :) #4761255

Mike Woeller September 11, 2007

Cynthia, this shot itself is so nice, but I think the selective color is overboard and might work against you. Anytime there is color in an image that is monotone, it leads your eye right to that element. If I were to do a spot color, maybe the baby's skin or eyes, or just leave the whole thing that nice tone you have in the monochrome. I wish I could shoot portraits this well, though, good job with the people.

Cynthia L. Deters September 13, 2007

Thank you everyone for all your comments. I think I will tone down or take out the pink all together in the diaper and repost. Thanks again! #4786698

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