Davina

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In this shot I used the ceiling as a big softbox.

Model: Davina

Nikon D700, Nikkor 50mm f/1.8

Strobist: bare sb28 at 1/4, 24mm bouncing off the ceiling

www.leontolner.com

spitdragonfire, Echoes Photography, and 177 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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  1. leontolner.com 62 months ago | reply

    Thanks Guys! :)

    WoW even Mr. Strobist himself, David Hobby added the photo to his favourites ;-)

  2. Gerald Moncrief 62 months ago | reply

    This is a beautiful image and one of the reason I really want to get better at making photos.

  3. Ronaldkoster.com 61 months ago | reply

    beauty !!! Photo & talent .. .. ..;-)

  4. John McNab 61 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Magnolia Blue Sky, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

  5. domic0918 61 months ago | reply

    brilliant work!

  6. SayGoudaCheese 51 months ago | reply

    Hier blijf je naar kijken...echt goed. Maar hoe krijg je dit blauw in het water?

  7. strobist 32 months ago | reply

    Hi Leon-

    Just a quick note to say that this photo has long been one of my favorites from the Strobist Flickr group's 500K+ images and was selected to be featured as one of the reader photos in the upcoming Lighting 101 update. Meaning your photo will be inspiring many, many newbs every day as they work their way through Lighting 101.

    Awesome photo,
    David Hobby

  8. leontolner.com 32 months ago | reply

    @strobist Thanks David, I feel honoured :)

  9. danrusso 30 months ago | reply

    inspirational. Would have liked to have seen a larger version to enjoy the sharpness of the photo.

  10. Johnny5.0 28 months ago | reply

    I love this.

  11. Johnny5.0 28 months ago | reply

    The lighting is phenomenal.

  12. theprettyprint 25 months ago | reply

    Totally awesome. Saw this on Strobist.

  13. _neb 20 months ago | reply

    Absolutly stunning! Seen on Strobist.

  14. MurrayH77 19 months ago | reply

    This shot cracks me up! Seen via Strobist.

  15. Justin D. West 16 months ago | reply

    Impressed that you created this by bouncing the light from the ceiling. Was there much, if any post production? It's a spectacular image. (just noticing the catch lights)

  16. should never have signed up 15 months ago | reply

    It's an excellent shot. But what I find so good about it is your creative thinking in getting her to lie in the bath and look up to the ceiling. I'm surprised your shadow doesn't show as you seem to be directly between her and the ceiling. Well done.

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