Tattoo Girl

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    Wow 6 hours on this image. Once I had basic post done I decided to give that channel mixer BNW conversion another try and hence hours added on as I blended multiple BnW layers to get the exact balacne of what I was looking for. In the end I'm really pleased with my 2nd attempt. I learned this technique from Vincent Verscae at Kelby Training ( ).

    Once I blended my core BNW mix I then used NIK Silver EFX 2 to add additional layers for blending.

    The thing pissing me off is the hatchet job I had to do to cover the breasts. Due to my day job I need to be pretty conservative with my artistic attempts, but now I know how these artists feel being censored..its not as good. Granted my ps skills maybe are the issue but I really worked at the strategic hair placement but just couldn't make it perfect because the image wasn't that way to begin with.

    Model: Oohsoinocent #1816625

    1 AB 1600 in medium Photoflex strip box with grid

    shutter 1/200
    ISO 100
    Focal 58mm

    Ed Clemente Photography, and 48 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. 32 months ago | reply

      Thx very much for your comment

    2. 32 months ago | reply

      thx for the visit and comment

    3. 32 months ago | reply

      Thx Mark. Every once in a while a dog will find a bone.

    4. 32 months ago | reply

      Thx very much for the visit and comment

    5. RightBrainPhotography 32 months ago | reply

      I like what you've done here Ed. The lighting gives the model's skin-tone a sort of a silver-tone, which makes it even more enticing. I thought that you did a nice job on being tasteful & discrete too. I like the tatoos, btw!

      Nicely done, as always :-)

    6. irishguards 32 months ago | reply

      This beautiful and interesting image was seen in ***Bishops and Pawns Open Group.
      Thanks for sharing with us this very creative work.

    7. 32 months ago | reply

      Thx Rick Appreciate the feedback

    8. 32 months ago | reply

      Thx for the visit and comment

    9. Eric Adeleye Photography 32 months ago | reply

      Nice comments. is definitely a site worth checking out and subscribing to if you can, it is expensive though, but full of invaluable information. I share your sentiments about censorship and imagination.

    10. Eric Adeleye Photography 32 months ago | reply

      You did an excellent job lighting the model and framing the photograph.

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    12. Marco de Waal 25 months ago | reply

      Nice picture! Excellent!

    13. just a girl ♀ 14 months ago | reply

      a wonderful shot!

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