September 10th, 2010By: HeatherComments: 20
Taken by my friend Rian with his minolta hi-matic 9 and ilford hp5 400 plus black and white film.
Rian is awesome.
September 10th, 2010 at 12:10 am
That there braid is bangin’.
that chub + that hat = gold
September 10th, 2010 at 1:23 am
very good picture! you must have super thick hair! my braid twist doesnt look anything like yours! looks super good!!
September 10th, 2010 at 2:34 am
You look fab! So California! Love the hair.
But in terms of its merits as a photo…to be honest, I’m not loving it. (And normally, I wouldn’t mention this, but I know you said that one of your goals was to teach others about photography and few things are as helpful as a critique!)
A bit of strategic cropping would definitely help (either closer cropping or a lot less, so we can see *more* of the background. They teach you in art school that the background should either A) be nearly non-existent so you focus on the subjects or it must add something to the image, which isn’t really the case here. I might have opted for color as well (it looks like you’re at a carnival, and you could have some fab colors to work with in that setting!)
And I think it would be a much stronger image if he’d captured you with your face in 3/4 — more toward the camera vs. profile. And it seems like he caught Annabel between expressions (though she’s still just adorable! Her cheeks are so pinchable!)
But that’s just my opinion, rooted in perhaps a few too many years at art school! (Because, really, nobody needs 3 masters degrees in art! *LOL*)
September 10th, 2010 at 3:18 am
September 10th, 2010 at 3:32 am
I really want to snuggle you both. REALLY.
September 10th, 2010 at 3:55 am
You both look absolutely beautiful!
September 10th, 2010 at 5:24 am
September 10th, 2010 at 6:34 am
September 10th, 2010 at 6:57 am
This is so cute….look at those cheeks…and that hat!! Precious….mom is lookin’ pretty sweet too!!!
September 10th, 2010 at 7:20 am
You both look gorgeous.
September 10th, 2010 at 7:46 am
Gorgeous. You look like Jackie O here.
September 10th, 2010 at 9:11 am
Very cute! That braid is making me regret chopping my hair off…
September 10th, 2010 at 10:15 am
I love this picture. Candid shots like this are priceless and treasures to look at years down the road.
You look beautiful and Annabel is so sweet!
September 10th, 2010 at 10:26 am
Oh I want to just kiss those sweet chubby cheeks (Annie’s that is, lol).
NICE picture Heather!! Love your hair!
September 10th, 2010 at 4:43 pm
LOVE IT! 2 beautiful girls!
September 10th, 2010 at 11:51 pm
September 12th, 2010 at 7:28 pm
How did Mike get so small and why is he wearing a bonnet? Seriously could she look anymore like her father???
September 13th, 2010 at 6:45 am
This picture is beautiful!!!
September 13th, 2010 at 10:53 pm
Ally, I don’t think this picture was part of a photo lesson. I think it was simply a beautiful picture of a beautiful moment!
September 16th, 2010 at 3:31 pm
Two beautiful people.
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