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    • CommentTimeDec 29th 2009
    Damn, there is some fab stuff here. @thewaltonsara - those magnified flowers are amazing. @munin - I really like the double exposure in your first shot!

    Photos from the day of the chikkins in the snow:

    St. Catherine's in the snow


    St. Catherine's in the snow
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    The Cherry & The snow are win!

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    @halcyonday-Thanks! I'm going a bit camera crazy while I'm on break from grad school for a month, I really enjoy it. The photography web here has really encouraged me to get off my ass and just try taking pictures. The more practice I do the better I seem to be getting.
    • CommentAuthor256
    • CommentTimeDec 29th 2009 edited
    @ COOP - sick angles!

    @ Munin - These are fucking fantastic! Gorgeous colours and, as ever, I love seeing the ragged edges of the exposure to a degree that it's almost dirty.

    Need to up some of the stuff that I've been doing over Christmas - will be back laterrrrrrr
    • CommentAuthorUsh
    • CommentTimeDec 29th 2009
    Love Music Hate Racism

    Love music Hate racism
    • CommentTimeDec 30th 2009
    256: Thanks.

    • CommentTimeDec 30th 2009
    • CommentTimeDec 30th 2009
    ... and some nakedness.

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    I have a few questions about using models for those of you who use them

    Who handles the make-up, hair, clothing, sets, etc? I'm assuming most of you are without the benefit of a support crew.
    • CommentTimeDec 30th 2009
    In my case, it is usually the models themselves who do hair and makeup, the clothing is 50/50 the models/myself, and props and locations are generally my home or studio. I have done more elaborate shoots with hair/makeup/clothing people, but I prefer to keep it simple, and also prefer models with a more natural look.
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    I love those rainbow gloves and leg warmers!
    • CommentTimeDec 30th 2009
    Thanks. they were purchased about fifteen minutes earlier from a vendor on the street.
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    @ Coop- Thanks. Do you get them through an agency, or want ads? Or just some non-shy friends?

    I've been wanting to get more people into my photography, but I feel bad stopping people in their daily activities, and I've always felt kind of uncomfortable doing the "sneaky shoot" of street photography.

    Performers, on the other hand, I adore. They save me all of the effort. :D
    • CommentTimeDec 30th 2009
    Gnarly Beach:

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    • CommentTimeDec 30th 2009
    YAY! It's back! I've been using my little Canon Elph because it's easy to pop into my bag and is great for catching randomness. I recently used it though @ a friends gig - and after futzing with the white balance.. got it to give me some awesomeness!



    having set the ISO at the highest.. it gave allowed me to get some great pics.. but also gave me that old school grain too.
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    I tried some color pics with my new Macro lens
    Lilly Color 2
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    More fun with the new macro lens . . .
    Water Daisy

    Grey Eye
    • CommentTimeDec 31st 2009
    @angeldye, I think your camera might let you shoot in RAW format which, if you aren't already doing it, gives you a LOT more control over the individual variables in the photo when you import it into photoshop. JPGS are the devil, the devil, I tell you!
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    head and shoulders


    clutter in the yard

    I'm housesitting. The backyard is like a mannequin body farm.
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    wishes come true

    If you are on Facebook and become a fan of Katie Cowden Photography (that's me!), I'm giving away 4x6 prints today. Basically anything you can find on my flickr is available.

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