Flickrfan: True beauty (EXPLORE #41)

February 10, 2010

True beauty (EXPLORE #41), flickrfan, asia, amor, chica, fantastic, tripod, japonesa, mirada, love, guille, cute, belleza, sol, preciosa, nikkor, japon, father, de, asiatica, beach, beautiful, beauty, calpe, d60, nikon, modelo, model, mar, japanese, guapa, playa, portrait, rena, retrato, spain, sea, vacaciones, asian, alicante,photo by MenkuiRuiz -- WWW.K9STUDIOS.ES on FlickrFan Stan's site licensed under Creative Commons

Photographed by MenkuiRuiz — WWW.K9STUDIOS.ES

I suddenly felt the need of posting something today, so I rapidly processed this image (slight processing, though) and posted it.
This photo was taken in Calpe, Spain, during my first time shooting portaits. Rena is an excellent model -and girlfriend!- and it was pretty simple to take better-than-expected pictures of her.
We took a sunbath for just one hour but seems it was enough time to get our skin burned. I tried to get rid of that redish tone on her skin using selective desaturation but gave up. Still need more practice!

Btw, I’ve recently changed my approach to flickr. I intend to use it as a tool to learn, regardless of the number of comments I get. I’d like to read comments in which you express your opinion: what do you like about this photo? what would you change? what do you feel when looking at it? That is the type of comment I leave in other people’s photostreams and thus it’s the type of comment I’d be greatful to receive.

Have a wonderful weekend!

Edited: yaaaay! My first explore! What did I win? 😉 Thanks Eva for letting me know!
June 5, 2009 #41

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Camera: Nikon D60
Lens: Tamron 70-300 AF
Shutter speed: 1/400 – Aperture: f/5.6 – Focal length: 300 mm – ISO100

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