Its all about the eyes………

16 Mar

People who know me probably get sick of me rambling on about the most important ingredient in a portrait.

With all due respect to the make up artists ( who by the way, are indeed artists), and the hair stylists, and even the fashion stylists, if you don’t capture the subjects eyes then the portrait will never attain the impact you desire.

Obviously some models aside from being blessed with great body genes also were handed dramatic, scene stealing eyes, but not all were so lucky.

So then the photographer steps in, good lighting, great connection with the subject and an understanding of composition will still allow you to capture an image which draws the viewer in.

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4 Responses to “Its all about the eyes………”

  1. Jennifer March 17, 2012 at 10:38 am #

    She definitely has stunning eyes. And the lighting is beautiful.

    • Andrew Place March 17, 2012 at 7:33 pm #

      Thanks Jenn……
      Easy to do when the model is fun and beautiful !!

  2. Bethylicious March 19, 2012 at 10:57 am #

    You’re absolutely right about the eyes being the most important. Her eyes are incredible here. Great job!

    • andrewplacephotography March 19, 2012 at 11:09 am #

      She is a lovely girl, with a great sense of humour. Thanks for the nice comments!!

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