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This is a pre-post-production image from a shoot I did yesterday. No post-camera adjustments have been made.

Lighting details: I'm using Alien Bees strobes... the key light is a B800 with the AB beauty dish, just to camera right, a foot or two above the model, angled downward slightly. There are two more B800's, one on either side of her head, pointed straight at her, each with a 10 degree grid. A B400 with a 20 degree grid provides the soft spotlight behind her.

UPDATE: lighting diagram (rough) can be found here

wirehead, fact30, Rodolfo Cartas, and 250 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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  1. Anand Prabhu Photography 98 months ago | reply

    i just love this one.. great lighting... stunning portrait...
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  2. Miguel.Sanchez 93 months ago | reply

    A classical beauty

  3. bbetuilllllllaaagan [deleted] 92 months ago | reply

    Great work, and very interesting comments

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  5. Miss Aniela 91 months ago | reply

    Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Beyond the photograph, and we'd love to have your photo added to the group.

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  6. Greg Cee 82 months ago | reply

    Love this shot!

  7. Syakirah 82 months ago | reply

    The lighting and colour is beautiful.

  8. slight clutter 81 months ago | reply

    lighting perfection. beautiful.

  9. Francesca Mey 76 months ago | reply

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

  10. chinkon 61 months ago | reply

    Fantastic!!

  11. comeonandorra 56 months ago | reply

    Beautiful portrait Shot.
    Perfectly Lit

  12. mlhradio 48 months ago | reply

    Congratulations on receiving more than 10,000 views, that's quite impressive! Now that you've reached this milestone, you might want to consider graduating this photograph from the 'Views: 5000' group to the 'Views: 10000' group, which can be found here: www.flickr.com/groups/views10000/

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  13. johan.pipet 47 months ago | reply

    fantastic wok)

    seen in first 10 000 views photo thread

    have a nice weekend

  14. Emmanuel Arruda 44 months ago | reply

    Excelente composição!

    Luz, cor, ângulo, enquadramento. Tudo forma uma imagem harmonioso, criativa e bela.

    Parabéns!!

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    Excellent composition!
    Light, color, angle, framing. All image as a harmonious, creative and beautiful.
    Congratulations!

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    Excellent composition!
    Lumière, couleur, angle, cadrage. Toutes les images, comme un développement harmonieux, créatif et beau.
    Félicitations!

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    Composición Excelente!
    Luz, color, ángulo, encuadre. Toda imagen como un desarrollo armonioso, creativo y hermoso.
    Felicidades!

    EMMANUEL ARRUDA photographia

  15. Ull_Viu 43 months ago | reply

    Fantàstic tractament de la llum! m'encanta!

  16. DartmoorGiant [deleted] 41 months ago | reply

    Beautiful portrait and lighting - congrats.

  17. martino_papesso 31 months ago | reply

    I invite you to add this photo to the group

    Lampista

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