Prime Lens Portraits

I gave my Prime Lens another go with these portrait shots. The shoot in general was a little difficult as I was working on such staged images yet was quite unprepared in the situation for this. So, I had to improvise by using two iPhone torches balanced on a chair just to the side of the subject to light them, along with a bed sheet hung on the wall for a plain background. Considering this, I feel the shoot was still successful as the back drop doesn’t distract the eye from the model and the light is sufficient to highlight the face. However, I do think the lighting could have been executed better.

Prime Lens Portraiture
Nikon D5300, Nikkor 50mm 1.8 lens, f/1.8, 1/10, ISO 100.
Black and White Portrait
Desaturated using Photoshop
Nikon Primes Lens Photo
Photoshop used to correct levels and adjustments to contrast (+40) and brightness (-20).

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These are a few of my most successful shots before and after editing.

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