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Headshot Session

First paid session in MONTHS! I'm just not getting much work which is very frustrating. I do love headshot sessions though. Here are the example proofs I did for my recent session.

CC Welcome, but not required.

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a IMG_8835 copy proof

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a IMG_8687 copy proof

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a IMG_9046 copy proof

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a IMG_9288 copy proof

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a IMG_9225 copy proof

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a IMG_9193 copy proof

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a IMG_9393 copy proof

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a IMG_8862 copy proof

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Cute, I wish she wasnt wearing the same kind of colour in all of them.

Awesome as usual

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I can't believe you're not getting work, hopefully this is the normal slow season even for Cali
Great colours, love the sun lighting. Don't care for the 4th one, but I think it's more the two toothed partial smile which I don't find too flattering. As always awesome bokeh.
my fave is #3 b/c I really like the trees and the sunlight

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Gorgeous! They are amazing! What aperture/lens were you shooting with? I love it!

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"jendodd" wrote:

Gorgeous! They are amazing! What aperture/lens were you shooting with? I love it!

Aperture varied, but was generally between 3.5 and 2.8. Was using my 70-200mm 2.8L. Pretty much the only one I use for headshots.

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they look great! I really love the first one best of all of them. I'm really digging 7 and 5 cracks me up because it looks like she wants to laugh. Smile Her eyes are great there!

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Ooo...look at that bokeh! Gorgeous! I love, love all of them except for #5. I think it's her mouth, it looks kind of awkward for some reason. You're so lucky to have such beautiful people to work with. Smile

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Gorgeous Amber! You rock the headshots. The creamy skin and bokeh are amazing. I'm sure your paid clientele will pick up in no time at all!

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Just updating with the ones she actually purchased.

IMG_8841 copy 8x10 web

IMG_9291 copy 8x10 web

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The whites of her eyes look red to me. #2 could use some contrast, IMO.

You lovin' that lens? It's on my wish list.

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"Melvin76" wrote:

The whites of her eyes look red to me. #2 could use some contrast, IMO.

You lovin' that lens? It's on my wish list.

Thanks for pointing out her eyes. Didn't bother fixing them for the proofs, but I should certainly fix them for the website. #2 has sun haze which is contributing to the lack of contrast...an easy fix, but not an image I am going to use anyway as I find the pose boring.

YES, I'm in love with this lens. I do think I need to get maybe the 100 macro or the 85mm for newborns and casual shooting of my son...but for now this is my go to lens. It is perfection!

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My favs are 1 and 3. Love the bokeh in 3. The yellow is just so pretty with her dark hair.

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Love these! You rock the headshots as always!

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They look beautiful! The 70-200 is so yummy!
I hope this kicks off a long streak of paying sessions for you!