Many thanks to Zoe for a recent modeling workshop. A first time modeling effort.

Backlit with a single spotlight outside the window, normal indoor lighting inside.

Attempting to create softness and a sepia feel to this shot.

Thanks to Dave and Wendy from the Mannum Motel for setting up the venue and models.

Canon 7D, Fixed 50 – 1.8 lens.
F 1.8 – 1/10th second, ISO 400.


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  • Dave  Hartley
    Dave Hartleyover 4 years ago

    Nice work………….. was pleasure having you here. Girls seem pretty keen too..

  • JimFilmer
    JimFilmerover 4 years ago

    The backlighting has worked well

  • Sean Farragher
    Sean Farragherover 4 years ago

    lovely shot

  • Craig Harris
    Craig Harrisover 4 years ago

    Great work Steve, you got that sepia feel to it, the lighting really works well.

  • simoneb
    simonebover 4 years ago

    Stunning portrait Steve, love the lighting!

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