Taken in natural backlighting with a window behind the lovely Seamstress Sugar I had a reflector in my hand to give some sparkle to the eyes. I used my favourite indoor portrait lens - the Nikon 85mm/1.8, shooting wide open at F1.8 to get that nice shallow depth of field I love. Retouching and editing was as always in Photoshop CS6, Nik Silver Effex Pro 2 (for both the mono and colour versions) and Color Effex Pro 4 (again for both colour and mono versions). I had a real job deciding between this and the mono version. To be honest I'm still going back and forth between the two. Might post the other version later.

Nikon D800, Nikon 85mm/1.8 Lens, Natural light (rear), Reflector front.

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