Some portraits from Russia (Sony A850 + 85/2.8) Part 137

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IlyaV
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Some portraits from Russia (Sony A850 + 85/2.8) Part 137

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"Martian chronicles" Curiosity edition

Lena, Sasha, Kristina, Nastya

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fanboy6 Senior Member • Posts: 1,472
New format - I like it!

Nicely done, as always. Keep experimenting.

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Kweide
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Re: Some portraits from Russia (Sony A850 + 85/2.8) Part 137

Excellent and a stunning and fresh new form of presentation. I love such !

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quatpat Contributing Member • Posts: 964
Re: Some portraits from Russia (Sony A850 + 85/2.8) Part 137

Great work!

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Febs Contributing Member • Posts: 512
Re: Inspiring!!

This is so cool!

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TomvL Contributing Member • Posts: 549
Re: Some portraits from Russia (Sony A850 + 85/2.8) Part 137

Your pictures are always a joy to watch.

caporip Senior Member • Posts: 1,181
Re: Some portraits from Russia (Sony A850 + 85/2.8) Part 137

As always a pleasure to view and a bit of a departure from the studio to say the least!

Ilya - tempted by the A99?

Regards

Richard
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IlyaV
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Re: Some portraits from Russia (Sony A850 + 85/2.8) Part 137

caporip wrote:

Ilya - tempted by the A99?

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A99 is overpriced IMHO.

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caporip Senior Member • Posts: 1,181
Re: Some portraits from Russia (Sony A850 + 85/2.8) Part 137

I agree but as an A900 user its good to know there is a replacement available now!

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Poulsan Senior Member • Posts: 1,191
Re: Some portraits from Russia (Sony A850 + 85/2.8) Part 137

Super-duper fantastic images. As always, I'm amazed about the amount of micro contrast you are able to get. I have tried and tried. I have an a900 with all sorts of expensive lenses as well, use CS5 ACR. But no, I'm getting near-sharp only and at pixel peeping level I see smeared details. As soon as I see your resized shots, I realize you have done something I haven't a clue about how to conceive...

I have been doing AF micro adjust. I'm a trained photographer with years of experience. I know everything about how to choose the right focus point. Ah well.

sinc
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Re: Some portraits from Russia (Sony A850 + 85/2.8) Part 137

Nice work!

Joesph T. Sinclair, Author, San Francisco Bay Area

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Re: Some portraits from Russia (Sony A850 + 85/2.8) Part 137

nice work,some great posing and composition on a couple,creative, nice skin tones and cool 'touch' on the last picture...brian

1DanC Regular Member • Posts: 283
Re: Some portraits from Russia (Sony A850 + 85/2.8) Part 137

Just checking price of return flights to Russia!

Dan C

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ozgoldman Contributing Member • Posts: 621
Re: Some portraits from Russia (Sony A850 + 85/2.8) Part 137

Great pics as usual. However, I am somewhat perplexed in what they are trying to promote / sell. Bottle tops?

I also have a Nastia in my house, and prefer to replace the y with an i, as I think it sounds and for that matter, looks a bit better.
Nasty being a not so nice word in English.
(OK OK Anastasia)
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IlyaV
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Re: Some portraits from Russia (Sony A850 + 85/2.8) Part 137

ozgoldman wrote:

I also have a Nastia in my house, and prefer to replace the y with an i, as I think it sounds and for that matter, looks a bit better.
Nasty being a not so nice word in English.

Concerning the correct spelling of names:

http://models.com/models/Nastya-Karzan
http://models.com/models/nastya-kusakina

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Jack D. Senior Member • Posts: 2,195
Re: Some portraits from Russia (Sony A850 + 85/2.8) Part 137

New Pussy Riot????

Nice.....

Jack

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Papasha Senior Member • Posts: 2,149
Re: Some portraits from Russia (Sony A850 + 85/2.8) Part 137

IlyaV wrote:

ozgoldman wrote:

I also have a Nastia in my house, and prefer to replace the y with an i, as I think it sounds and for that matter, looks a bit better.
Nasty being a not so nice word in English.

Concerning the correct spelling of names:

http://models.com/models/Nastya-Karzan
http://models.com/models/nastya-kusakina

Thank god there is a freedom to deviate from correct spelling of names, which allowed me to name my little one “Ereena” and every American calls her exactly how I wanted it to sound, instead of “Айрин”, if I left it at default and “correct” Irina…
Excellent pictures as usual, BTW…

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ozgoldman Contributing Member • Posts: 621
Re: Some portraits from Russia (Sony A850 + 85/2.8) Part 137

Ironically I have an Irina in my house too, and I am forever correcting others for writing her name Irena, instead of Irina.

I am blessed to have them in my life, and love them both dearly.

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