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Challenge: Low Key II (Basic Editing)
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Camera: Nikon D200
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II
Date: Feb 25, 2007
Aperture: f3.8
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/15
Galleries: Family, Portraiture
Date Uploaded: Feb 26, 2007

I guess I could put some details here. :) My cousin Meghan, at her house in the new baby's room. I really liked the red wall, and wanted to test out just how good that VR was on the 18-200mm. Handheld at 1/15 second -- woo!

Just a standing lamp that we dragged from the bathroom, I think it's probably a 60 watt bulb or something...she stood on a step-stool in front of it and I laid down on the bed and contorted until I got the right angle. The wall is painted red, and I did bump the hue/sat a teensy tiny bit but other than a crop, that's about it.

I really really hope this does well, as it's my first shot submitted with the D200.


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03/06/2007 10:59:03 PM
Beaufitul profile picture... light the back ligthing... but I don't see it as low key... JMHO
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03/02/2007 03:09:56 PM
Her arm is a bit distracting, especially since it has the brightest edge. As it is it reminds me of a tea kettle or mug of sorts.
Full nudity would make for more of an impacting curvature.
The texture of the wall spoils the diffused glow behind her and I would've gone more off-center.

I do love the fuzz on her back and the popped out belly button.

Good luck on a smooth delivery.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
02/28/2007 01:54:05 PM
This is something I haven't seen! I love it!
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