This next series of images in b&w were taken one morning on the beach in my home town. I happened to be sitting about 3 metres away from this little girl who was accompanied by her nanny. She caught my attention whilst she was having a conversation with a street vendor who was trying to flog his animal art made from beads and wire to the nanny. She had not noticed me at first and was unaware that i was photographing her. This was the last image after a series of about 6 shots when she realized the camera. Although all were taken in colour I converted them to b&w as it is an issue of choice regarding how I wished to portray the little girl and what I want you the viewer to see and concentrate on.
Your constructive critique most appreciated.
Exposure 1/500 @ F/5
Focal lenght 200mm
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pat0500 (21561) 2007-04-23 6:01
I am glad to see you on TE..:o)
Great shot here, and good choice of the black and white..!
Good framing and I like his hidden smile..!
Good shot Lynette...!
berek (32312) 2007-04-23 6:11
she is so cute. I like beautiful face and b&W taken. have nice week.
nwoehnl (122) 2007-04-23 7:13
Hi Lynette. A cute candid photo of the girl, in which the tight framing works well and the rather strong light contrasts were handled in a balanced way. I like the moment you captured with her left hand playing along her face. The b&w works well for me, it delivers a good tonal range and helps to eliminate some possible color distractions in the background.
ruisc_pt (10255) 2007-04-24 7:38
Fantastic lite and sharpness
This 200 mm FD pull all the face to the main catching her (our) eyes.
feather (51128) 2007-04-24 11:08
Welcome back Lynette.
It is a beautiful, natural portrait you share with us. I like her pose with her finger, and the play of light which is highlighting her hair.
- Copyright: Lynette Graham (Lynette) (1615)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Black & White
- Date Taken: 2007-04-18
- Categories: Decisive Moment
- Camera: Canon EOS 400D, 75-300 1:4-5.6 III, Hoya 58mm UV
- Exposure: f/5.0, 1/500 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2007-04-23 4:57