Uploaded: September 21, 2007


Exif: F Number: 2.8, Exposure Bias Value: +0, Exposure Time: 1/200, Flash: flash did not fire, ISO: 200, White Balance: auto white balance, Focal Length: 100mm, Camera Model: Canon EOS 20D


Jeffrey D. Estacio level-classic July 07, 2008

beautiful model. #956536

Tamera S. Phillips July 10, 2008

She is indeed beautiful. I'm not a portrait photographer so this is strictly my opinion when I look at this shot but I find the background a distraction. #6165902

Peter W. Marks July 12, 2008

..........yes Tamera the background could be thought of as distracting but surely there is a deliberate intention on the part of the photographer to include this seedy, derelect look as a contrast to the pretty model. Of course we all see things differently but we can see perfectly shot, perfectly posed models against perfect backgrounds in any magazine adverts but this image makes us stop and think. Why is she there and is there a social comment intended.
I hope Victor will share with us a little about his reasons for making this image in this setting.
Pete #6173002

Marcus Peddle July 13, 2008

The model is beautiful but there are millions of beautiful people in the world. What I like about this photograph is the door in the background. It adds some interest to the photograph because I wonder where the door leads and did this woman come out of it or will she go in there. "what's a nice girl like you doing in a neighbourhood like this?" That said, perhaps the pose is a bit too artificial. It might be better if she was walking away from the door or looking in its direction. #6173326

William Schuette July 13, 2008

Beuatiful model and I lke the contrast with the background. Although a little busy, I think it is sufficiently blurred such that it is not distracting. If this can be resot, I do think the lighting could be improved. It looks like this is an available light shot with the most intense light coming from slightly behind the model and from the right side of photo. The fill light is coming almost directly from the left side of the photo. There is relatively little light aimed directly at the model's face. This created a large shadow covering the left side of the model's nose and left eye which is distraacting and not really consistent with the fashion style shot you were apparently aiming for. It also caused tow additional problems: 1) there are no catch lights in the model's eyes, and 2) her clothes, particularly the black top are underexposed and should have more detail. A little fill flash from on or near the camera would have resolved this.

Bill #6173611

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