Christina W - Emmanuel NY Models

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    So at the end of Joe Mcnally's advanced workshop he gave us the reigns over the lights and grouped us up with models. I really enjoyed this part as we were able to create our own images, in an incredible space with incredible models.

    We started with Phil and his great rugged perfect face for portraits, and ended with Christina, a very young talented model with lots of energy and looks!

    For my turn with her in this spot I put on my 135mm f2 lens, used the sun as a backlight and went to high speed sync to light her face with a close in sb900 (camera left) shot through a trigrip diffuser. Triggered by an sb800 on camera. It was great getting to work in NY with some great up and coming agency models.

    Photographer: Peter Tsai
    Model: Christina W - Emmanuel NY Models
    Makeup and Hair Artists: Lola Pinto and Samantha Goldstein

    Grace Trivino, and 45 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Bob Haarmans 56 months ago | reply

      This is really a great image Pete, perfect lighting!

    2. bea.cruz 56 months ago | reply

      Love the lighting here Pete - very soft, perfect for her beautiful face. I love the sun as backlight too! Awesome! :)

    3. Grace Trivino 56 months ago | reply

      This is beautiful Pete! great lighting!

    4. `Mark&Manna Photography 56 months ago | reply

      Really very nice image

    5. _T604 56 months ago | reply

      Wow beautiful model and beautiful lighting.

    6. PeteTsai 56 months ago | reply

      Thanks all, I knew this was a keeper as soon as I chimped it. Its always satisfying shooting this lens, it may be old and manual focus, but it still takes great shots. (exif is off as I picked the wrong non-cpu lens)

    7. The Photo Life 56 months ago | reply

      amazing shot, lovely pose!

    8. Andreas Climent | 55 months ago | reply

      Great styling and lighting.

      This photo will be featured on Flickrista soon.

    9. Jürg Christandl 55 months ago | reply

      she is perfect !

    10. piotr.tobiasz 55 months ago | reply

      Great photo :)

    11. Halidean 50 months ago | reply

      That's gorgeous! So nice to see a well executed shot which isn't processed to death!

    12. 50 months ago | reply

      Great pose, I do like the model. Well done!

    13. MarkKarmaZ 44 months ago | reply

      Wow the pose is perfect and the lighting is super natural... I didn't even expect a Strobist detail until I saw "Joe McNally"

    14. apacheworld 36 months ago | reply

      You captured Christina perfectly! She has to be happy with this shot!

    15. Kerrlee1 36 months ago | reply

      Nice work & natural balance of light :)

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