By the way, which one's Pink?

I realised I hadn’t updated or blogged for a little while, partly because I have had some computer problems that are now, (hopefully) solved, and partly because I am lazy! Bad Golding!

Anyway I shot with a new model on Wednesday, by the name of Lydia who is pretty local to me. It was a bit of an experiment for me as I have recently changed my camera and to be honest I was a little nervous as I have been using the same camera for nearly 10 years now and I had kind of got used to it. I wasn’t sure how I would do with the change.

Anyway, we shot lots of pretty lingerie type stuff, but I didn’t want it to look like typical glamour photography, nothing too brightly lit. Luckily Lydia wanted something along similar lines.

She brought this amazing Pink body by Pretty Little Thing which I thought was really gorgeous. We shot in my living room using my Chesterfield sofa, (strangely the Pink didn’t clash with the Red of the sofa too much) I used a big mirror to reflect some patterns from the window onto the back wall and dragged my coffee table and lantern into shot to give a lead in to the image.

I had set the colour control on the camera to ‘Vivid’ as I had never used it before and thought it might be fun to bump the colour a bit of the lingerie. The only other work in post was a bit of light pulled back on Lydia’s hair in Lightroom using the adjustment brush, and then into Photoshop and to clean some marks up on the wall and a little selective sharpening on the lamp and Lydia’s lingerie

No other lighting was used in this image. Its all ambient.

Settings, for those interested are as below

NIkon D750
Nikon 70-200 f2.8 at 75mm
ISO 400
1/400th sec @ f4

Title courtesy of Pink Floyd!

I hope you like, comments are welcome, and if you would like to work with me please do get in touch!

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