Family portrait

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  1. Christie Photo

    Christie Photo No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    It's been a while since I posted, so I scaned one of my favorite negs (that's right... film!) from last year.

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    RB67, 180mm, Kodak Portra 160NC, homemade diffuser and Leon vignette.
     
  2. Kent Frost

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    Excellent. Nice level of softness, contrast, color.

    Damn you people and your medium format! ;-)
     
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    i agree with frost on the softness, very nice. Also excellent use of natural light to create a nice depth to the photo... softness and depth really create a wonderful shot
     
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    Nice portrait. It's got this wonderful softness to it. :thumbsup:

    MF Film :drool:
     
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    Great stuff :) In addition to what everyone else mentioned, I love the setting you chose as well.
     
  6. Big Mike

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    I like everything about it...but I can't help feel that the people themselves are too soft. I like the softness otherwise.

    I think I'm just used to selective sharpness that digital editing has made so popular.

    I'm sure they were happy with it. :)
     
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    Love it! The lighting is fantastic and I really like the posing as well. The softness and colors work so well in this. Great portrait!
     
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    Would it be too cliche to say I love the softness in this portrait?
     
  9. Christie Photo

    Christie Photo No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Thanks, all. Yeah... soft focus on everthing for years. Mike, I wish you could see a print. I think you'd like it. It doesn't come of so much as "soft"... more along the lines of taking the edge off of things... reducing contrast.

    Thanks again for all the kind words.

    Pete
     
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    Beautiful shot - it almost doesn't look real.
     
  11. Christie Photo

    Christie Photo No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Thanks, Taralyn. It's a favorite spot. I use it as often as I can. It's only good on overcast days or right at sunset.

    Pete
     
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    I know all about this. I'd love to find out how to "process" these film shots so they looked as good as the prints do. **sigh**
     

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