I thought it might be an idea to give my daughter some make-up lessons from my favourite make up artist, Lauren Baker, for her birthday next week. Naturally I had to get the camera out.

Technical Details:

Camera: Nikon D3
Lens: Nikkor 105mm f/2.8
ISO: 200
Exposure: 1/160 sec at f/18
Flash: Bowens
Flash Mode: White Umbrella
Post Processing: Lightroom 3, Photoshop CS5


make up, portrait, beauty, fashion, eyes, tan

Retired Professional Photographer, web designer, software developer, still dabbling in photography and all things technical!

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  • Hans Kawitzki
    Hans Kawitzkiabout 3 years ago

    Great portrait and a beautiful daughter John

  • Thank you Hans. I agree with you, but then I would!

    – John Hooton

  • GailD
    GailDabout 3 years ago

    Well done John.

  • Thank you for you comment Gail, it’s much appreciated as always.

    – John Hooton

  • Tony4562
    Tony4562about 3 years ago

    Beautiful portrait of one of my lovely nieces.

  • Thanks Bro’, fortunately she paid for the tan herself!

    – John Hooton

  • Carol Knudsen
    Carol Knudsenabout 3 years ago

    Beautiful portrait John!

  • Thank you Carol, much appreciated!

    – John Hooton

  • Ken Thomas Photography
    Ken Thomas Pho...about 3 years ago

    Brilliant beauty!!

  • Thanks Ken, you are right on both counts!

    – John Hooton

  • WaleskaL
    WaleskaLabout 3 years ago

  • Thanks Waleska!

    – John Hooton

  • SunseekerPix
    SunseekerPixabout 3 years ago

    Bold and attractive portrait.. good work

  • Thank you Sunseeker.

    – John Hooton

  • Bobby Dar
    Bobby Darabout 3 years ago

    Hot cake

  • Rebecca Tun
    Rebecca Tunabout 3 years ago

    Hey, this would be a good entry for the Hypnotic portraits challenge in the Fashionart, Emotive Portraiture and Stylish Storytelling group… :-)

  • Linda Sparks
    Linda Sparksalmost 2 years ago

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