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November 28, 2012
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Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Shutter Speed
1/200 second
Focal Length
85 mm
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Date Taken
Nov 28, 2012, 9:36:39 AM
Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4.2 (Macintosh)
Contrast by Kendra-Paige Contrast by Kendra-Paige
Contrast: Black & White versus Color / Rigid versus Shapely / Stoic versus Expressive

Model: Jillian Roggenthien
Photography: =Kendra-Paige
Designer: Narcisco Rodriguez

This was an experiment with style and concept - revolving primarily around contrast. I took some rigid and doll-like images, and others that were much more expressive. It was fun putting an attire of black and white amidst such colorful backgrounds.

Comments and feedback would be greatly appreciated.

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Very pretty side by side photo great lighting, and emotion on the models face, you didn't cut any body parts off and the main attention of the viewer is centered on the girl and nothing is stealing it from behind or on the sides of the photo. The only reason I didn't give you the highest score on originality is because its a common pose shot. A lot of people have taken fashion photos very similar to it. The only thing I would say maybe change using an editing program is the over exposure on the the picture on the right near her right breast and right above it. You can tell the light bounced back causing an over exposure because the neck less disappears some almost as if it had been erased some. Other then that it's a great shoot and very high quality work :)
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Blossom-Lullabies Featured By Owner May 9, 2013   Photographer
I see that you love a lot the contrast and I have to admit that you make it really well !
Whimsical-Dreams Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012   Photographer
Stunning work, Kendra. :rose:
pinkpotatochips Featured By Owner Dec 1, 2012  Professional Photographer
Gorgeous model! Great lighting and location. ;)
DudelRok Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Ah! Color blindness makes the contrast for this one impossible for me. All the black and everything blends in for me. :\ Green one is awesome, though! I can make out every green, and the contrast between that and the black/white is very uh... bold, yeah, bold. I like bold. Lets go with bold.
Kendra-Paige Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2012   Photographer
I didn't know you were color blind! Sorry to hear, I know some of my recent pictures have used a lot of red. Thanks for taking the time to comment, always appreciated!
DudelRok Featured By Owner Dec 2, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
It's a shade thing with lighting and, amusingly enough, contrast. Reds, oranges, yellows, browns, tend to blur together and be one solid color, sometimes black as well, if there is enough brown around it. So.. yeah. :XD: Most of your stuff in Red isn't bombarded with red, is the main deal. Which is why I like.
ryanr08 Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Kendra-Paige Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2012   Photographer
Thank you! :heart:
ryanr08 Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Earned yourself a watch, can't wait to see more!:) :heart:
Kendra-Paige Featured By Owner Nov 28, 2012   Photographer
Aw, thank you! I hope I don't disappoint. =)
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