First Photoshoot!

Discussion in 'Open Discussion' started by sebs_color, Jul 8, 2014.

  1. sebs_color

    sebs_color Mu-43 Regular

    Jan 5, 2014
    Virginia Beach, Virginia
    I am not sure if anyone remembers, but a few weeks ago I was desperately searching for a used 25mm 1.4 to use when my daughter was born. Well, I received the lens just about a week before my daughter was born (1July2014)!!
    Now I have never done a "photoshoot" or anything like that, but my wife, my mom, and myself decided to make our own "budget" photoshoot with blankets and small props we found laying around the house. I used my EPM2 along with my 25mm 1.4, and OM 50mm 1.8 to do this.
    I wanted to share some of these images, and I really am looking for some feedback on some things I can do different, especially so I can use these tips for her 1 month photoshoot!

    Please, any feedback would be great as I am still really new to photography!

    and thanks for any feedback, pointers, advice, criticism I receive!!

    OM 50mm 1.8
    14414578247_6df11ec27b_h. P7070735 by Seb Giraldo, on Flickr

    PL 25mm 1.4
    14621030403_d42aec6f43_h. P7070742 by Seb Giraldo, on Flickr

    PL 25mm 1.4
    14600316632_58e1e1f2d3_h. P7070747 by Seb Giraldo, on Flickr

    PL 25mm 1.4
    14414336499_07b3b1196c_h. P7070752 by Seb Giraldo, on Flickr

    OM 50mm 1.8
    14414199410_88837d7181_h. P7070764 by Seb Giraldo, on Flickr

    PL 25mm 1.4 (grandma taking some cell phone pictures!)
    14414145200_269f542ecd_h. P7070779 by Seb Giraldo, on Flickr

    PL 25mm 1.4
    14598694354_f3e73d0889_h. P7070801 by Seb Giraldo, on Flickr

    PL 25mm 1.4 This one is to somewhat show how we had it set up
    14414152808_001eabd12b_h. P7070781 by Seb Giraldo, on Flickr

    and lastly, my two dogs wanting some spotlight!
    14600685665_e2384dbd5b_h. P7070791 by Seb Giraldo, on Flickr

    Thanks for looking!
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  2. Amin Sabet

    Amin Sabet Administrator

    Apr 10, 2009
    Boston, MA (USA)
    From one dad of a baby girl to another, congratulations!!!

    These are all beautiful. My favorite is the one of (? your wife) taking the iPhone photo. So sweet :) .
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  3. sebs_color

    sebs_color Mu-43 Regular

    Jan 5, 2014
    Virginia Beach, Virginia
    Thank you so much Amin! that is actually my mom (the grandma) taking countless pictures of her first grandchild!
  4. WendyK

    WendyK Super Moderator

    Feb 28, 2014
    Northern Virginia
    Congratulations! Your daughter is beautiful, and it looks like you are off to a great start with your new lens.
  5. robbie36

    robbie36 Mu-43 All-Pro

    Sep 25, 2010
    rob collins
    Great shots.

    I would be tempted to try processing a few of these in black and white.
  6. DougVaughn

    DougVaughn Mu-43 Regular

    Oct 30, 2013
    Franklin, TN
    Doug Vaughn
    I liked #4 and #5 the best. I've never done baby photography, aside from candid shots of my own 20+ years ago, so I don't have much critique to offer. Enjoy your daughter... and the camera.
  7. wildwildwes

    wildwildwes Mu-43 Veteran

    Jun 9, 2012
    Brooklyn, NY
    Congratulations on your beautiful little baby girl! Thanks for sharing those treasured moments you captured in those great pix...
  8. Matero

    Matero Mu-43 Veteran

    Jun 22, 2013
    Congratulations! You have succeeded well, if this really is your first photoshoot. No matter what I think some of your shots but the most remarkable achievement you've got is that as a father of four I could refresh my personal memories and 'smell' this little beauty. Got tears in my eyes, and then you know you've touched something. Thanks for sharing your top moments!
  9. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    Congratulations! A beautiful set, I particularly like numbers four and five. Well done! :2thumbs:
  10. flamingfish

    flamingfish Mu-43 Top Veteran Subscribing Member

    Nov 16, 2012
    Congratulations on your beautiful baby! In addition to the shots other people have mentioned, I like the photos of the baby with the dogs. I'd like to see more with the fluffy dog.
  11. ean10775

    ean10775 Mu-43 All-Pro

    Jan 31, 2011
    Cleveland, Ohio
  12. qppoiz

    qppoiz Mu-43 Regular

    Mar 24, 2013
    Beautiful shots and beautiful baby! The shot with the dogs is fantastic, but I also love the ones representing La Selección Colombia!
  13. sebs_color

    sebs_color Mu-43 Regular

    Jan 5, 2014
    Virginia Beach, Virginia
    Thank you every one so much! I appreciate the kind words!

    Sent from my iPad using Mu-43
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