This is my second time doing a NB. This little guy slept for me the WHOLE TIME i was there. I was relieved. I didn't get alot of variety in my poses as the mother was hesitant to let me handle him even though she's a friend of mine but whatever...she's a first time mom so i didnt worry too much about it. here are 2 for cc. I want to make sure i'm on the right track before i go on with the others. I have a set of twins coming up at the end of June!! TIA
used:28-75mm, bounce flash
1.f/3.5, 1/125, iso 800 (very dreary day)
I left the newborn flakiness...should i remove that?? i hear so many different opinions that i'm not sure
2. f/3.2, 1/100, iso 800
skin too red?? my first attempt had him looking too grey
I'd remove the newborn flakes for sure. Love the sleeping face on the first, it made my heart sigh. the second one looks a tad underexposed, actually. brighten him up some and see if the skin tones look better.
I agree.. brighten him up a tad with a curves and add some contrast (either with a contrast layer or with a levels layer and play with the left and the middle slider). I think both of these would make fabulous b&w's too! I always like b&w's with newborns b/c it kinda hides the red skin tone issue or yellow if they are a bit jaundice. Newborn skin is hard but you are off to a great start.. Mom will love these! Makes me anxious to meet the little one squirming around in my belly now! just a few more weeks to go and hopefully I'll have some of my OWN newborn to share.