Friday, March 26, 2010

dramatic black & white ~ i heart faces

the theme for this week's challenge on i heart faces is dramatic black & white. i've been doing alot of vibrant color lately, so it was kind of nice to revisit some b&w for this challenge and really focus on the black and white aspect being significant and meaningful in the photo. i loved the way the black & white played up the texture of the lane and field in this photo as well as the lighting.

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about this photo: with the days stretching a little longer and the weather warming up, we've been able to enjoy a little time outside after dinner. i like to walk down the lane with babygirl and watch for deer in the field. to the left where she's watching there are about twenty deer in the distance. they come out around dusk, as do we. and it's beautiful every single time.


go catch some more desaturated drama at i heart faces!



18 comments:

Michelle Pixie March 28, 2010 at 11:47 PM  

I love it! What a doll!!

Winder Woman March 29, 2010 at 12:03 AM  

Very nice! Would have worked for last week's theme too!

Marvett Smith March 29, 2010 at 12:06 AM  

I like this one a lot. I love that his shadow is included in the photo. It adds so much. Great shot!

Alysha (Supermom) March 29, 2010 at 12:11 AM  

love it!!! great shot!!!... I am your newest follower HI!!!!

~Alysha

Heather Anderson March 29, 2010 at 12:12 AM  

I love the emotion you captured with this B/W

Jess March 29, 2010 at 12:14 AM  

Oh I am drooling over that lighting. The textures, the lines, the shadow... you did an amazing job with this one!

Rikki March 29, 2010 at 12:24 AM  

Breathtaking ♥

Melissa March 29, 2010 at 12:29 AM  

I love the way little babes sit like that! Precious!

Katy March 29, 2010 at 12:35 AM  

Love this!! very gorgeous!!

Abigail March 29, 2010 at 1:28 AM  

Everything about this is great! I especially love the shadow!

Life with Kaishon March 29, 2010 at 9:42 AM  

This is very beautiful. I love it.

50centlove March 29, 2010 at 11:36 AM  

the lighting and the angle is great!!!

Williams Family March 29, 2010 at 11:40 PM  

I love the lighting , and I really love the road all the way into the background in focus. Great entry!

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tangie March 30, 2010 at 12:11 PM  

So, so cute!! Love the lighting on her and her sweet little shadow!! Precious shot!

elizabeth March 30, 2010 at 3:32 PM  

love this! What a great shot! Love all the leading lines...

Blankenship Babbles March 30, 2010 at 3:36 PM  

love the natural vingette around her shadow at the bottom, gorgeous...i really hope this one is framed in your home somewhere, it is perfect!!!

midwest mama April 1, 2010 at 9:50 PM  

An arresting photo, the lighting is perfect. It feels peaceful, and yet the highlights capture the excitement, too. Thanks for sharing. I'm following you.

HBFG April 2, 2010 at 6:18 AM  

You succeeded to catch a very special moment in a very special lighting! Awesome shot!

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hi there & welcome to my photoblog! i'm betsy, a full time wife & mommy to two adorable kiddos, living the sweet life on the outskirts of Hershey, PA. i'm your typical mamarazzi who discovered a passion for photography through photographing my babies. i love editing my photos as much as i love taking them (maybe more!). i never met a photoshop tutorial, action, or texture i didn't like ... i guess you could say i'm a bit of a photogeek (but don't call me a photographer)! my pictures are my art, my outlet, and it just makes me feel good to create something beautiful. ... oh, and sometimes i do other stuff, too!

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