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The biggest eyes in the galaxy. [20060307|19:39]
Mad Scientess Jane Expat
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Joanna


sparklepbass and I met up today to reshoot Stolen Moments #2. I'm still not sure I've nailed it. However, I got this portrait of her with my newly repaired telephoto zoom.
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[User Picture]From: sparklepbass
2006-03-07 20:06 (UTC)
oh, look at me, trying not to giggle [and failing horribly!]
:D
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2006-03-07 20:08 (UTC)
No no, it's not giggling. It's smiling mysteriously.
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[User Picture]From: impix
2006-03-07 20:13 (UTC)
stunning.
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2006-03-07 22:12 (UTC)
That little quirk at the corner of her mouth is so very her. :-D
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[User Picture]From: taische
2006-03-07 20:46 (UTC)

... yet another shot that would work nicely as a basis for a charcoal drawing

Any stolen moments involving a sparkly P bass?



Did your zoom take a bad bump?
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2006-03-07 22:21 (UTC)
...

You know, I wish I'd thought of that in the first place. We may have to scrap the original idea and go with that one. Hers has little pink dinosaurs on it.

The telephoto zoom (40-150 mm on the Four Thirds sensor; 80-300 mm full-frame equivalent) never worked properly in the first place. When I first tried it, I had just received the camera and though I must be doing something wrong. Later I determined that I wasn't being stupid and it really was a fault with the lens. I mailed it back to Olympus and they did a complete overhaul. Now it's fine and sharper overall than the 14-45 mm (28-90 mm), making me hanker even more strongly for a separate wide-angle lens, as I'm shooting a lot of the Stolen Moments at the lowest end of its range.
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From: 24db
2006-03-07 20:49 (UTC)
WOW what a stunning shot, and girl...is she single? ;)
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2006-03-07 22:25 (UTC)
She's stunning, but she isn't single. Sorry! ;-)
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From: ripperlyn
2006-03-07 21:51 (UTC)
That is a BEAUTIFUL photo. You should give sparklepbass a blow-up for her parents.
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From: ripperlyn
2006-03-07 21:52 (UTC)
hehe better yet you should swap her a blow-up for a bag.
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[User Picture]From: danaid_luv
2006-03-07 23:58 (UTC)
LOVE the little crook in her smile.

It's already been mentioned, but I too thought a photo for the folks was a good idea. :)
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2006-03-08 10:24 (UTC)
It's the key to her expression, I think.

The photo for the folks has been sent, and, I suspect, probably printed and framed already!
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[User Picture]From: seismic
2006-03-08 01:06 (UTC)
Ooooooooh, purty lady. Nice shot.
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2006-03-08 10:23 (UTC)
Thank you. I tried framing it a few different ways. This was my favorite.
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[User Picture]From: ironed_orchid
2006-03-08 03:14 (UTC)
Wow.
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2006-03-08 10:31 (UTC)
Thank you. (Er, at least, I'm assuming that was a positive sentiment.)
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From: shniggit
2006-03-08 08:57 (UTC)
Thats fantastic! I'm going to get you to do the Typewriter promo photography for sure!
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2006-03-08 10:36 (UTC)
I would love to do that. I would also like to do a shoot with you at some point very soon, although I know you're really busy and tired at the moment so I haven't wanted to push the idea at you. Let me know if you have a couple of hours free in the next two weeks.
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From: capitalflash
2006-03-08 12:24 (UTC)
i love this. when you start ordering prints, i'd like to order an additional print of this :)
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2006-03-08 13:21 (UTC)
Of course. I'm not exactly sure how I'm going to handle the printing aspect yet. I'll probably take them to TeamWork, as I imagine that will be a cheaper way to go than purchasing my own equipment. :-/
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[User Picture]From: omniana
2006-03-08 16:43 (UTC)
I see I'm not the only one who immediately thought, "Mona Lisa!" Maybe that's the secret to Mona Lisa, she's trying to suppress a giggle. Gorgeous picture. All the lighting and textures, yum.
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[User Picture]From: nanila
2006-03-09 10:03 (UTC)
Thank you. I thought the curls in her hair against the crinkly leather of the chair she was sitting on provided a lovely contrast.
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