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photoblog image Nature meets Nature - Feel the warmth -

Nature meets Nature - Feel the warmth -

My obsession of the light game the sun plays around my house is getting bigger and bigger... For weeks I've waited for the right moment to capture a model under these circumstances. I never planned to post my artistic nudes on shutterchance but for this one (with approval of the model) I just couldn't resist…. We had several shots and this was one of her most favorites. It was also my first time my t-shirt plus my jeans were soaking wet of the sweat…it was darn hot and I had to work fast before I started to lose the light.

What I really would like is some comments on the technical part of this shot. What I could do to get these kinds of shots better and what could've been better in this one.
The model is gorgeous no doubt…the light is fantastic (in my opinion)…but I just have this feeling something's missing.

My obsession continues…….

Nature meets Nature - Feel the warmth -

My obsession of the light game the sun plays around my house is getting bigger and bigger... For weeks I've waited for the right moment to capture a model under these circumstances. I never planned to post my artistic nudes on shutterchance but for this one (with approval of the model) I just couldn't resist…. We had several shots and this was one of her most favorites. It was also my first time my t-shirt plus my jeans were soaking wet of the sweat…it was darn hot and I had to work fast before I started to lose the light.

What I really would like is some comments on the technical part of this shot. What I could do to get these kinds of shots better and what could've been better in this one.
The model is gorgeous no doubt…the light is fantastic (in my opinion)…but I just have this feeling something's missing.

My obsession continues…….

comments (19)

Keep the obsession Going Bro,

beautiful model, beautiful light, what would a photographer ask for more, well maybe the opportunity to do it again and again. Seeing it full size for the first time, my comment would be I would like to see a bit more definition in the shadowy part where the hand is, in my opinion the bright window on the left adds to the balance of the image.
Fausto Fraser: Shooting at f/2,8 I didn't expect a completely sharp image but your right...it would be nice to have more detail at certain parts of the image. Thanks for the comment master!
  • Ginnie
  • Atlanta, GA, United States
  • 7 Apr 2008, 02:53
I'm not sure I can help you out with anything technical, Fausto, but IMHO you have achieved a doubly "warm" image. Bravo.
Fausto Fraser: Thank you Ginnie smile You passing by n leaving a comment, a complement makes my day!
  • Nig
  • Gym
  • 7 Apr 2008, 08:07
Excellent lighting, I like the pose too.
Fausto Fraser: The sun is shining for free!!! Thanks for visiting and for commenting Nigel.
looking for more stuff bro!!
Fausto Fraser: Comin soon!!!
  • aitor
  • 10 Apr 2008, 18:05
Hi Fausto, glad to find your photos thanks to Patrick Krolis!!

It´s a great shot, but the strong light at left back disturbs me just a little.

Anyway, a great pic.....
Fausto Fraser: At first I thought about lowering the exposure on that part of the picture but at the last moment I decided to leave it like it is...no PP whatsoever...Thanks for the comment!
  • johnnyg
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 15 Apr 2008, 17:28
Sorry I missed this first time around, the light is perfect but Patrick is right about the detail. I think this would have made, make a wonderful ad for film or gallery show. Well done on the patience.

J
Fausto Fraser: No prob dude. Yeah..i needed to spend more time on that detail but the sun didn't wait for me smile Thanks for the comment and visit Johnny
  • Astrid
  • The Netherlands.
  • 15 Apr 2008, 17:42
Normally I am not thrilled by nude on SC, but for this one time I have changed my mind, you have made this in a very nice picture, love the lighting, I love the atmosphere.
Fausto Fraser: I never planned to post my artistic nudes on SC..althans...not jet. But this was special. The model was speechless and I even more so I knew I needed to post it. It was like I was a hunter waiting for his prey..and I hunted this sunlight for weeks. It paid off smileI'm happy you like it. Thanks for the comment!
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 15 Apr 2008, 22:17
Excellent and I have nothing to add.
Fausto Fraser: Thanks Louis!!
  • mal
  • 15 Apr 2008, 23:37
not sure what you feel is missing - I see beautiful shape and for with great toned light. mal
Fausto Fraser: Every time I look at this shot I too wonder what I was thinking smile Thanks for the comment!
  • Jewlya
  • United States
  • 16 Apr 2008, 23:38
I like the bright color of the light in the corner and the contrasting dark in the opposite corner.
Fausto Fraser: That's also on of the reasons I love this shot. Glad you like it!
Where you been hiding yourself.

Love love this capture and the feel of it grin
Fausto Fraser: Busy busy busy...still trying to find out what what I will specifically be shooting the most. Still have the urge to shoot anything and everything but one thing is for sure..I love colors and I love B&W conversions. Go check my latest...Thanks for the comment n stopping by!
  • VZ
  • Atlanta, Georgia, United States
  • 4 May 2008, 16:10
I flipped through your short archive. I think this one is the best one you've posted so far.
Z
Fausto Fraser: I agree....I totally agree...I absolutely agree...smile Thanks for the comment! I appreciate this one very much.
Fausto, you wicked wicked man, kidnapping the model for days and weeks on end until the right lighting conditions appeared smile

Had to come back and comment tongue
Fausto Fraser: Hahahaha....I had this in mind for weeks yeah...so I was calling her almost every day I thought the afternoon sun was going to be so beautiful. We did shoot till the last ray of sunlight..I think she kidnapped me if you asked me...smile
Very nice work on lights and beautiful result !
Fausto Fraser: I'd thank the sun and the patience and enthusiasm of the model. Thanks for the comment!
  • Blackdog
  • Home Sweet Home
  • 9 May 2008, 19:25
Not really my speciallity so difficult to provide constructive criticism. Only suggestion I could make it that it might be a stronger shot if you had used a reflecter to bounce some light into the model's body. Crop on the head is good, head in silhouette is good. Yellow is beautiful ;o)
Fausto Fraser: I guess I was in a too great a hurry to think about a reflector at that time. Ow...i need to get me one a those...smile

ps. Got a nice B&W post today. Like to hear your thoughts on that one too...
AHuh..a san mooi, man!
Good Job, Fausto!
Fausto Fraser: Thanks Kavita. She is mooi..the sun is..mooi...the connection between me and her is....mooi...The whole setting was...mooi. Thank u!
En jij blijft maar beter en beter worden. Ik benne benieuwd naar jou volgende werken.
I believe that there are profiteer a great moment to make a great photo. You have had luck, also to have a pretty model. Thanks to share, also, your naked ones with us. It is a pleasure!
Fausto Fraser: Your are welcome! Maybe in the near future I will have more guts to post the nudes but I'm just not really ready I think. This model is great to work with and I hope to have a chance to let SC see more of her. Thanks for the comment!
  • Mark
  • London, England
  • 4 Jun 2008, 12:30
just wanted to say I love this, not alot needed to make it better, it'd quickly lose much of it's appeal if you get technical. I would love to see more of your nudes if this is your style smile
Fausto Fraser: The thing I love about artistic nudes is to make sure that the person you photograph reacts with such an enthusiasm it makes you blush. I guess you can say this is my style..working with available light and a willing modelsmile
  • jack margolis
  • South Africa
  • 2 Dec 2009, 13:02
I also love playing with natural light rather than studio lights ..beautiful

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