All Grown Up Now

© Vicki L. Filippin

All Grown Up Now

Uploaded: December 04, 2009


..and lovely as ever.

12/04 - People
My daughter, Angela, as a Senior in H.S.

Cannon EF 85mm f/1.2L II USM
f/5.0, 1/250, external flash used for fill

Exif: F Number: 5, Exposure Bias Value: 0.33, ExposureTime: 1/250 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 85.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D


Dr Silly level-classic December 05, 2009

You have a beautiful daughter and you shot a wonderful portrait of her. :O) #1212803

Vicki L. Filippin December 16, 2009

Thank you, Doc!! #8221894

Bunny Snow April 09, 2010

Whether it was your daughter who posed herself, or you who had her turn slightly, her torso is turned perfectly toward the light, but away from the camera. This is absolutely the most perfect and flattering position for a woman. I like the graceful positioning of her arms and hands. Beautiful!

The lighting on your daughter is also perfectly done, with slight backlight through her hair.

You have a beautiful daughter and her senior portrait is beautifully and quite professionally created. Both of you should be pleased. #8521847

Vicki L. Filippin April 09, 2010

Thank you SO much, Bunny! I have to admit, she did most of the posing with a small amount of suggestion from me. The hand placement, aside from that one pinky, is a trick I learned from a webinar by Sandy Puc..that if a woman has her hands open, they look more masculine.
Seems that shooting your own daughter's senior pics are a whole different ballgame than someone else's! There were easily 30+ images from those few hours that I absolutely loved, but this was MY all time favorite. Like you said, the light shining through her slightly blowing hair and the hint of a smile is what did it for me. The only time she had available was, unfortunately, at high noon, so lighting was quite a challenge. I had to use a very large reflector to shade her on this one but still used some fill flash to even it out. #8521921

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