Uploaded: January 05, 2008


This one of my daughter was taken with my new Christmas present...a Nikon D300, I'm so in love with it!!!
Window light. 70mm, f/5.6
Converted to B&W with a slight tint added, and adjusted levels.
I'd like to add something to the space to the left to fill the frame but if I crop it you don't get the full effect of her hair, any suggestions?

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 8/1000 seconds, Flash: did not fire., ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 70.00 mm, Model: NIKON D300


January 05, 2008

This is absolutely beautiful. I'm not really sure what to use to fill the empty space. Maybe her name in a creative way... #822859

Terri Beloit January 05, 2008

Beautiful, Brandi-Lee! Excellent clarity and the light is perfect...looks like you're going to have lots of fun with your new Christmas gift! I agree with Terri, try putting Emily's name to her left with a fun font and some neat effects. #5298444

Marina Moore January 05, 2008

Gorgeous portrait! Beautiful lighting and EYES!!!! :) #5298455

Shannon Edmonds January 05, 2008

It doesn't need anything on the left. I like the crop just as it is. White space is powerful. #5298624

Lynne Morris January 06, 2008

This is a beautiful portrait Brandi-Lee and I agree with Shannon I like it just as it is! Congratulations on your new camera, hope you have lots of fun with it. #5298776

LENA U. FRIEDMAN January 08, 2008

Congrats on your new camera! Looking forward to more beautiful images with that camera! #5308023

Heide Buescher Stevenson January 08, 2008

Hi Brandi, Fantastic portrait-the tones are wonderful! I love her expression! Congratulations on the new D300!! #5309572

April Riggs January 09, 2008

Stunning! #5316553

Jayne Martin January 10, 2008

This is absolutely gorgeous photo and girl. IMHO, you would ruin the pic if you added anything! It's perfect just the way it is!!!!! #5321523

Angie Sidles level-classic January 10, 2008

Gorgeous image and tones Brandy!!!

And please tell little Miss Emily thank you for her very kind words on my photo and that she is also very very cute (actually gorgeous is more like it!!!) :) #5321808

Joannie Bertucci level-classic January 12, 2008

Brandi, your daughter is just beautiful and a perfect little model! I love the effect you got with the conversion! As for the empty space, I think it looks great, or you could crop that side into the very edge of her hair at the bottom that way you won't loose any hair!

Thank you for your cute comment on my great-granddaughters photo, Aniyah Gets Her Groove Back...she was actually sound asleep! :-) #5331016

Sandra Schlesinger January 25, 2008

Truly lovely portrait. And I like the space to the left: no need to fill or crop. #5391897

Teresa Norris January 28, 2008

Beautiful portrait of your lovely little girl!!! And congrats on the camera...I bet you're enjoying it! #5408528

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