Self portrait with flood light

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© Andrea Petersen
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For with thee is the fountain of life...In thy light shall we see light..Psalms 36: 9

I put my camera on the tripod with a 10 sec timer and set up one flood light ...to boost the existing lighting...it was raining outside today so this experiment had to be done inside the house....I worked on several and most of them I deleted:) Decided to keep this one for the portrait light theme.

24 responses

  • Davide Simone

    Davide Simone   gave props (31 Mar 2014):

    Wow Andrea, a beautiful portrait, you are very elegant

  • Patrick Westerfield

    Patrick Westerfield gave props (31 Mar 2014):

    Wonderful self portrait; perfect for the Portrait Light photo challenge.

  • Ann Reece

    Ann Reece   gave props (31 Mar 2014):

    You did an excellent job on this theme!!! You are a natural in front of the camera and always an elegant woman.

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett   gave props (31 Mar 2014):

    In agreement with all three! Well done!

  • Ioana Caravan

    Ioana Caravan   gave props (31 Mar 2014):

    Great job, Andrea! An I love your outfit!

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins   gave props (31 Mar 2014):

    Love the outfit too! Great s.p.!

  • JanElle

    JanElle   gave props (31 Mar 2014):

    I love the mood you created and the background colours complement your dress perfectly! A truly elegant portrait and excellent use of lighting. A remarkable entry for the theme, Andrea!!

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) gave props (1 Apr 2014):

    Beautiful portraiture, Andrea!

  • Thad Zajdowicz

    Thad Zajdowicz   gave props (1 Apr 2014):

    Superb, Andrea!

  • Barbara Kurth

    Barbara Kurth   said (1 Apr 2014):

    The purple bow in your hair goes well with the light purple flowers in the wall paper.
    You are elegant and a natural in front of the camera. This is a beautiful SP of you Andrea !

  • Sarah Springer

    Sarah Springer   gave props (1 Apr 2014):

    Andrea, you did nail it on this fine portrait. Everything about this image is lovely !

  • Jüri Vissak

    Jüri Vissak gave props (1 Apr 2014):

    Beautiful portrait here! Very cute!

  • Kathryn Meyer

    Kathryn Meyer gave props (1 Apr 2014):

    Very nice self-portrait!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (1 Apr 2014):

    beautifully composed. beautiful dress!

  • rekha nag

    rekha nag gave props (2 Apr 2014):

    Looking gorgeous Andrea!! Great shot for the theme!!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield   gave props (2 Apr 2014):

    A very beautiful SP.....you have the most gorgeous, unique clothes! Beautiful lighting captured you perfectly!!

  • Carl Kuntze

    Carl Kuntze gave props (2 Apr 2014):

    Pleasant likeness, despite apprehensive expression, possible worry about the camera falling.

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen said (2 Apr 2014):

    Thank you all for the comments...I wasn't worried about the camera falling Carl, but after
    doing several self portrait experiments the studio flood light was beginning to make my eyes feel sensitive and I was trying hard not to blink....One advantage of the flood light is that it warmed up the cold room upstairs and it was a like a nice heater...It was fun to see what I could do with that type of lighting for the theme.

  • Ronnie Ginnever

    Ronnie Ginnever   gave props (2 Apr 2014):

    Lovely SP and a wonderful outfit.

  • Shirley Valencia

    Shirley Valencia gave props (3 Apr 2014):

    LOVE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!super entry

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (3 Apr 2014):

    superb my friend,,, you look very good!!!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (4 Apr 2014):

    De...light...full entry!

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (6 Apr 2014):

    Beautiful! Perfect entry!!

  • Michele Wambaugh

    Michele Wambaugh (Deleted) gave props (11 Apr 2014):

    Again, great work & I love your expression here, Andrea!

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