From the Zoe pregnancy series.

PLEASE click on image to see larger.

Zoe at 33 weeks.

I am pleased with this for a few reasons.

One, that I had an idea in my mind beforehand.
Two, that I had to think through the lighting and experiment to get the outcome with silhouette I wanted.
Three, that it worked lol
Four, I ended up with several great pics to choose from.
Five, after processing her form to where I was happy with it, I was left with my stark white background. After countless different attempts I think I found the perfect backdrop, which involved isolating her from the background, using a filter on the background, and the use of a couple of strategically placed lens flares.
A VERY SATISFYING EXPERIENCE.
Hope you like it :)

NIKON D800
50.0 mm f/1.8
1/200 sec; f/16; ISO 64
Studio lighting

LINK to my FB page. Please Like if you like it :)
(Not you George or Shar cos I know you’re not on FB lol)

Obsessed with riding the learning curve.
Having a blast.
Thanks for stopping by.
Maree xx

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Comments

  • Melissa Dickson
    Melissa Dicksonover 1 year ago

    Such a incredible capture Maree… you have really blown my mind with one xxxx

  • Thank you so much Mel. I’m thrilled you like it so much. If you read my description you’ll see a bit of how it was created. I’m pleased that I pushed myself to create something totally new for me :)

    – Maree Cardinale

  • Linda Lees
    Linda Leesover 1 year ago


    28 March 2013

  • Thanks Linda xx

    – Maree Cardinale

  • Lynn Gedeon
    Lynn Gedeonover 1 year ago

    Well done, Maree..Love how there’s just a bit of shine in between the contrast of dark and light!

  • Thanks Lynn. Glad you noticed that. That’s me using something I have trouble with… restraint loll

    – Maree Cardinale

  • Donna19
    Donna19over 1 year ago

    Love this!

  • Thanks Donna xox

    – Maree Cardinale

  • Marcelle Raphael
    Marcelle Raphaelover 1 year ago

    just gorgeous, MAREE! JUST GORGEOUS!!!!

  • awww thank you Marcelle. Great compliment coming from the queen of all things maternity :)

    – Maree Cardinale

  • Donna19
    Donna19over 1 year ago


    Congratulations Maree. This is just fabulous work

  • Oh wow, that’s just wonderful Donna, thank you so very much xox

    – Maree Cardinale

  • JUSTART
    JUSTARTover 1 year ago

    great

  • Thanks Syl xx

    – Maree Cardinale

  • Paul Pasco
    Paul Pascoover 1 year ago

    Great image, well worth all the work to achieve it.

  • Thanks very much Paul xx

    – Maree Cardinale

  • geof
    geofover 1 year ago

    one of the most beautiful curves. Boy, you are creative.

  • awww thanks Geoff xx

    – Maree Cardinale

  • Phil Thomson IPA
    Phil Thomson IPAover 1 year ago

    You should be pleased with the results, it is an excellent story portrait with superb lighting, Maree !!

  • Thank you very much Phil. Your comment is very kind :)

    – Maree Cardinale

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