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Old Dec 4, 2010, 6:06 PM   #1
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Default Katie, a portrait. Why you should own an FA77

Did a series of headshot for this young lady today.

More and more, I'm very happy that I own an FA 77 f/1.8 Limited.

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Old Dec 4, 2010, 6:08 PM   #2
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Wow, I see what you mean!
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Old Dec 4, 2010, 6:22 PM   #3
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Not to take away from the lens, but is it really that or the fact that you understand lighting and have a good head positing? Food for thought

Good result though!!
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it is a good position, and great lighting, but even in this resized for the forum photo there is still a lot of detail in that photo. Look at the hair ends both in the dark area and aginst her skin.
Even her irises have detail in them.
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Old Dec 4, 2010, 6:52 PM   #5
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Absolutely stunning!
Eddy, I'm only hopping I can do as well when I get my studio set up.
I'm really amazed at how professional your photos are. I would think it would take years of study and practice before getting results like you do. You give me hope now, perhaps I'll get lucky and do as well as you have. Its funny, up until a couple months ago, I had no interest in studio work at all, my biggest enjoyment was nature shots. I still enjoy that but, I'm not able to get out like I used to. Thanks for the inspiration.
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Old Dec 4, 2010, 7:46 PM   #6
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I see that the lens works as well as advertised.
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I'm sure it's a great lens, but you are a fine photographer.
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Old Dec 4, 2010, 8:51 PM   #8
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Great lens, great photographer...the lens really picks up fine detail, if you look closely...and a fine lens and photographer are nothing without lighting...as John says.
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Magazine quality..Bravo!
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An awesome shot! As much as I think the 77 Ltd is an outstanding lens, I agree with Mark - the photographer has far more to do with this beautiful picture than the lens does. Very well done!
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