Harvest Party Portraits

Discussion in 'Street, Documentary, and Portrait' started by 1984, Oct 29, 2013.

  1. 1984

    1984 Mu-43 Rookie

    May 23, 2013
    Last Saturday I attended a harvest party for a church where I was asked to take portraits of kids who go to the church. The lighting wasn't very cooperative, and it was very cold and windy, but I managed to get a few decent ones. Here they are:










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  2. RevBob

    RevBob Super Moderator Subscribing Member

    Jun 4, 2011
    NorthWestern PA
    I love the photos - I particularly love the B&W shots - very well done. The expressions on the kid's faces are priceless. One question, however, do you have permission from the parents to post these kids online? I only ask because we use release forms at our churches to give parents the option to refuse and to protect ourselves.
  3. 1984

    1984 Mu-43 Rookie

    May 23, 2013
    Yes, I have permission. All parents were at attendance at the party and everything was handled during the party before the portraits were taken, not to mention the photos are already up on the church's public Facebook.
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  4. RnR

    RnR Mu-43 All-Pro

    Sep 25, 2011
    Brisbane, Australia
    Love the B/W shots. Very nicely done. Would be interesting to see a B/W treatment of the others.
  5. RT_Panther

    RT_Panther Mu-43 Legend

    May 4, 2011
    Good show here! :smile:
  6. Iconindustries

    Iconindustries Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    Great photos mate. The colour shots have beautiful tones and the black and whites are superb. Especially the expressions in the black and white ones.

    Looks like it was a fun day. Our small country church just had a charity harvest auction and the farmers were extremely generous and we raised $24,400 to go towards maintaining a medical helicopter. Such an entertaining night and everyone was in awe of the chocolate cake that sold for $1000!!
  7. aragorn1980

    aragorn1980 Mu-43 Top Veteran

    Aug 10, 2012
    Athens Greece
    Very nice work especially with the B&W!
  8. 1984

    1984 Mu-43 Rookie

    May 23, 2013
    Thanks everyone!

    I definitely plan on converting the color photos to BW eventually. I took quite a few photos, so I'm going to be post-processing for a few more days.

    Iconindustries - That must have been a really awesome tasting chocolate cake! :biggrin: Joking aside, that's really great your church raised so much money.
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