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Wow, I took this shot 2 days ago, and already I have been asked, (by several), to make it available as a poster. I must be getting a little bit better with my photography (thanks to you guys!) As you all know, the artist is his/ her own worst critic. So what do you guys think?

Camera Info:

Image shot with a Nikon D700, Nikkor 24-70 2.8 lens. ISO 200, f/9, 1/125 sec,

Key light: Einstein 640 via beauty dish.

Fill light: Einstein 640 via parabolic reflector with silk screen diffusior

**UPDATE** It’s official, this (and several other images featured here in my blog) are now available as posters and much more. For all my WordPress friends, please use the new Discount Code STANBLOG2013 to recieve 18 percent off your purchase. Please let me know if you have any problems using the code (it’s new!) Thanks so much to all of you for your constant feedback and support!

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22 responses

  1. Go for the poster Stan… would be super great — this is the coolest!! Yes – you are getting better and better — did you use a fan for hair effect, or just capture this fast motion ~ ? Kudos to you my dear friend — really wonderful to watch your evolution as an artist! ~ Much Love — RL

    March 8, 2013 at 11:35 pm

    • Greetings Robyn! Thank you so much for your kind words (and your visit), and no, for this shot, I asked the model to do a “hair flip”, and it was my assignment to freeze the action with flash, instead of shutter speed. I will add the details of this shot in the post and republish. Great question! I trust you are safely back in the states and….managing with new tools? Always a delight to hear from you dear friend, much appreciation for your art and friendship!

      March 9, 2013 at 11:38 pm

      • So interesting Stan ~ you did a great job with this assignment — I need to stare at it some more. I actually flew home today – and just unwinding and unpacking some here ~ feels sort of surreal to be back and cannot believe I just left town for 6 weeks 🙂 Was quite an adventure. Hope to keep up with all I learned there on the training… lots of homework… and also hope to do update post soon and get back in the blogging mode of things here… Much love dear one ~ xRL

        March 10, 2013 at 12:44 am

  2. I think this shot is like rock’n’roll and glamor and beauty and desire and fire!!!!! It’s phenomenal, as are you. It would be a great poster. – Love Resa

    March 9, 2013 at 11:02 am

    • Your too kind lovely Resa! Thank you so much, my instructor agrees and gave me high marks for this one! My art still pales in comparison to yours Resa, your much more inclined than me. But I must admit, I am having a blast trying to catch up with you! Stay safe, stay in touch, and thank you so much for the visit and your wonderful kindness!

      March 9, 2013 at 11:41 pm

      • Hugs and kisses to you Stan!

        March 10, 2013 at 11:04 am

    • {{{blush!!}}}

      March 10, 2013 at 4:49 pm

      • You are soooo sweet! And you should be extremely proud of yourself! Hugs – Resa

        March 10, 2013 at 4:52 pm

  3. This is one of those photos I loved instantly. I can see why they would like it as a poster. Great shot.

    March 9, 2013 at 11:21 am

    • wow, thanks so much TSC! Always a true pleasure to have you visit and comment. Keep your fingers crossed for me that I can come up with inspiration to bring more great images to you guys. Much appreciation and thanks!

      March 9, 2013 at 11:43 pm

  4. Gorgeous! I’m so glad you stopped by my blog – your work is truly stunning! As a huge fan of great photography, I’m looking forward to following your work.

    March 10, 2013 at 12:46 am

    • Much appreciated Lola! So very glad you stopped by mine and commented. I hope your decision to follow me will reward you with some wonderful thoughts and images. Please return often!

      March 10, 2013 at 4:45 pm

  5. I love it and think it would make a fabulous poster.

    March 10, 2013 at 9:11 am

    • your awesome for such a wonderful comment Imelda! Thank you so much for the visit and the comment!

      March 10, 2013 at 4:57 pm

    • Hey! so YOU were the latest Resa Inspiration, way to go! She is incredibly talented yes!? Amazing way to honor you!!

      March 10, 2013 at 5:11 pm

  6. Love the movement and exposure on the model, Stan. The background is a bit distracting but that can be darkened in post. Great shot though

    March 10, 2013 at 3:28 pm

  7. Very beautiful Stan! I can see why everybody wants posters!

    March 11, 2013 at 10:54 pm

    • Thanks so much Michael! This shot is definitely more popular than I had thought it would be!

      March 12, 2013 at 8:36 pm

  8. Getting better??? How much better could it get? Beautiful shot!

    March 29, 2013 at 1:00 pm

  9. Thank you SO MUCH for that! Photography is my chosen hobby and I hope to use it as my “second career” now that I have retired from the military. So, wonderful comments from amazing blog friends (such as you) , really do help to keep me motivated and inspired. Thanks so much for your visit and your kind words! I really enjoyed my visit to your site, such a wonderful way of composing thoughts and words you have!

    March 29, 2013 at 1:09 pm

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