Nikon D800 & 85mm 1.4 D good match for portrait.

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Vidau
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Nikon D800 & 85mm 1.4 D good match for portrait.
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RichLI
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Re: Nikon D800 & 85mm 1.4 D good match for portrait.

Beautiful composition, lighting, highlights in the hair, skin complexion., dof.

Would be nice to know your settings.

So many posts about nothing - and no one looking at this... sheesh

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Vidau
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Re: Nikon D800 & 85mm 1.4 D good match for portrait.

RichLI wrote:

Beautiful composition, lighting, highlights in the hair, skin complexion., dof.

Thank you very much Rich.

Would be nice to know your settings.

F/3.2 S/ 1/40

So many posts about nothing - and no one looking at this... sheesh

Thank you very much again Rich.

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Wow, what a cute kid & an excellent portrait!
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Re: Nikon D800 & 85mm 1.4 D good match for portrait.

Great portrait, lighting works great and dog is perfect.

The D800 and 1.4D make a wonderful couple.

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Stephen Knox
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Re: Nikon D800 & 85mm 1.4 D good match for portrait.

Vidau wrote:

Where have you been hiding that one Vidau? It stunning. You'll be pulling rabbits out of a hat next.

Like another poster pointed out, it's technically perfect, to my eye anyway. I can't think of one single negative thing to say about it.

Good job 

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Thank you very much Todd.

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greatscott94 wrote:

Great portrait, lighting works great and dog is perfect.

Thank you very much.......... but I do not see no dog

The D800 and 1.4D make a wonderful couple.

It's true.

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Vidau
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Thank you very much, your words are very incentive and flattery. Best regards.

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eviled
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I think he meant DOF.lol G is right next to F, I've done that, many times.

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Vidau
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eviled wrote:

I think he meant DOF.lol G is right next to F, I've done that, many times.

Thanks for the clarification ............ any criticism to the photo?. Regards.

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Shotcents
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Re: Nikon D800 & 85mm 1.4 D good match for portrait.

Nicely done as the lighting doesn't looked forced and the expression is interesting...so shared credit for you and the model!

Robert

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Wow, absolutely Beautiful!

Agreed, they are a good match, and so are you.

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Vidau
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Re: Nikon D800 & 85mm 1.4 D good match for portrait.

Shotcents wrote:

Nicely done as the lighting doesn't looked forced and the expression is interesting...so shared credit for you and the model!

Robert

Thanks Robert,  best of all is the model.

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Bruce Granofsky wrote:

Wow, absolutely Beautiful!

Agreed, they are a good match, and so are you.

Bruce

Thank you very much Bruce, your opinion is doubly important for me to come of such a good photographer.

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Re: Nikon D800 & 85mm 1.4 D good match for portrait.

greatscott94 wrote:

Great portrait, lighting works great and dog is perfect.

Thank you very much.......... but I do not see no dog

The D800 and 1.4D make a wonderful couple.

It's true.

LOL I meant DOF. Dang auto correct got me again.
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Jim Trainor
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The great eyes of that kid

were just made for the 85/1.4 and the D800!

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Zenist
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Re: Nikon D800 & 85mm 1.4 D good match for portrait.

Very cool! The 85D is one awesome lens. I already have the 85G but still want a D version.

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TOF guy
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Not so fast !

The little fellow gets some credit for being so cute

And okay, this is top notch work. Lighting, expression of the child, etc.

Composition wise the picture is not the best to my very personal taste because it is too centered: the point mid way between the eye is very close to the center of the image. This is how we trend by instinct to compose a portrait but often mis-centering works better for my own eyes. I would like the image even better with barely any background to the top and just a little to the left (viewer's left) leaving some space behind the child.

But that's nit picking on my part and your customers I'm sure must have been elated with the picture. I would.

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Vidau
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Re: The great eyes of that kid

Jim Trainor wrote:

were just made for the 85/1.4 and the D800!

Yeah, it's a cute kid, very friendly and cooperates for the photos. Thanks for view and comment.

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