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#1 Strmko

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Posted 14 March 2008 - 02:23 AM

I have just finished shooting in pool with a model. Beautiful girl, but beside her beauty her performance in the water was excelent.
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Posted 14 March 2008 - 02:29 AM

Dobry Martin
The b/w #1 would've absolutely gorgeous if the water didn't ripple.
For that reaso, I like #2 the most, even though the head was cut off. I enjoy symmetry in these sort of shots.

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Posted 14 March 2008 - 02:35 AM

Simply breath taking shots.

Thank you for sharing...

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Posted 14 March 2008 - 03:42 AM

Spectacular, she certainly has great control in the water.
Very, very nice.
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Posted 14 March 2008 - 05:20 AM

Outstanding work.

I disagree with Drew. I think the ripple adds to the shot. Very nice images.

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Posted 14 March 2008 - 07:15 AM

Outstanding work.

I disagree with Drew. I think the ripple adds to the shot. Very nice images.


Ditto.

Awesome series of photos.

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Posted 14 March 2008 - 10:02 AM

Ditto.

Awesome series of photos.


1st shot is stunning.

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Posted 14 March 2008 - 10:03 AM

Truly amazing series.
I also prefer the water ripples in no. 1

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Posted 14 March 2008 - 11:13 AM

Stunning Martin. So in looking I'm wondering if there are techniques on strobe placement that make reflections better, easier, higher quality, etc. I've ask before and not gotten any answers, Is that because it's a dumb question or it's a secret? I've filled scratch paper with optical path drawing trying to understand the difference between placing strobes low and firing up vs high and all I do is confuse myself. Since you obviously have got it down to a science I was wondering if you had any thoughts. Thanks again for sharing!

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Posted 14 March 2008 - 03:06 PM

Stunning Martin. So in looking I'm wondering if there are techniques on strobe placement that make reflections better, easier, higher quality, etc. I've ask before and not gotten any answers, Is that because it's a dumb question or it's a secret? I've filled scratch paper with optical path drawing trying to understand the difference between placing strobes low and firing up vs high and all I do is confuse myself. Since you obviously have got it down to a science I was wondering if you had any thoughts. Thanks again for sharing!

Steve



Steve, actualy this is an interesting question. Beside water quality, surface calmness the way of lighting surely plays a role here, but I think surface only reflects what there realy is. That said I am always focusing on what I see and play with the light to achieve the best lightning of subject itself. Once the model is lit nicely, it is a matter of composing and timing to get the right reflection effect. And matter of time spent in the pool, of course :P The way the model behaves in the water plays important role too!

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Posted 14 March 2008 - 05:23 PM

Very good photos Martin - can't wait to see more from you. And congrats to your model - she is very good!

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Posted 16 March 2008 - 10:31 AM

Excellent, the model looks great, the colours and the posing, really like it.

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Posted 17 March 2008 - 02:27 AM

Excellent work! Love the reflections and colors.
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Posted 17 March 2008 - 02:55 AM

Nice
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Posted 17 March 2008 - 04:43 AM

Guys, thank you for comments. :P
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Posted 17 March 2008 - 08:02 AM

very nice martin! these are some stunning pool shots.

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Posted 17 March 2008 - 02:32 PM

Nice
How come girls look better than BOYS?


I'm sure girls think boys look better :P