One of my fave images from a photo shoot with this mummy-to-be…
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Natural light from a side window streaming through a timber blind…
Taken at my second ever maternity shoot…any tips would be greatly appreciated…

Nikon D80
ISO 100
Tweaked in CS5


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  • Mieke Boynton
    Mieke Boyntonover 2 years ago

    Oh, this is beautiful, Carol!! Lovely use of negative space!!

  • Thank you sooo much Mieke…I sat on this for a couple of days not sure whether to post it or not :)

    – Carol Knudsen

  • evon ski
    evon skiover 2 years ago

    divine . . . oh the beauty of a mother with child is a sacred beauty.

  • So true Yvonca…so true….

    – Carol Knudsen

  • Chris Armytage™
    Chris Armytage™over 2 years ago

    Stunning Carol, one of your best I think. Perfection!

  • Thank you Chris…I was really happy with the outcome of this shoot….I think it’s the best portrait work I have done so far…onwards and upwards…lol….

    – Carol Knudsen

  • laruecherie
    laruecherieover 2 years ago

    WOW, this is fabulous in every way! One of my faves of your work.

  • Thank you so very much….I really loved this shot myself but was unsure of the response…whether it is good enough or not…So it is really nice to get positive feedback :)

    – Carol Knudsen

  • deborah brandon
    deborah brandonover 2 years ago

    Such a beautiful bump pic Carol – LOVE it xx

  • Thank you so much Deb….I love it when the elements of an image come together…I was really happy with this…gave me goosebumps…lol….

    – Carol Knudsen

  • Cynthia Lund Torroll
    Cynthia Lund T...over 2 years ago

    Those ripples of light…

  • Thank you so much Cynthia….
    The sun was not far off setting and the light that streamed through the bedroom window blinds was perfect! :)

    – Carol Knudsen

  • Jennifer Rhoades
    Jennifer Rhoadesover 2 years ago

    Oh, I how I love the tones—and the processing makes it looks as though a life force radiates right out from her, face, the light, and her baby! Really cool!

  • Thanks so much Jen….Your description is perfect a life force radiates right out from her, face, the light, and her baby …..LOVE it :)

    – Carol Knudsen

  • vampvamp
    vampvampover 2 years ago

    just beautiful!

  • Thanks so much Vamp ♥

    – Carol Knudsen

  • Cynthia Lund Torroll
    Cynthia Lund T...over 2 years ago

    It’s as if you had an aura net out.


  • Double thank you ♥

    – Carol Knudsen

  • Lauren Tober
    Lauren Toberover 2 years ago


  • Thank you for dropping by and leaving such a lovely comment Lauren :)

    – Carol Knudsen

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