This series was shot with my favorite portrait lens, the Sigma Art 85mm f1.4. A bit of light from the top brought in a Godox SK400II Stuido Flash driven by the Godox Xpro. The post-processing of the images took place on a BenQ PD3200U in Adobe Photoshop and a Topaz Labs plugin.
The captivating photo series consists of close-cropped portraits of Sophie Art from Nuremberg smoking a cigarette. In the tight portraits, Sophie Art's face is the focus. Every detail, from her striking eyes to her sensual lips, is meticulously captured. The play of light and shadow gives the pictures a mysterious and at the same time fascinating atmosphere, which enhances Sophie Art's expressiveness.
The cigarette she is holding in her fingers gives the images a rebellious and at the same time sensual touch. It symbolizes strength and individuality and underlines Sophie Art's unique character. The combination of her striking face and the cigarette creates a certain intensity that captivates the viewer.
Sophie Art's expression while smoking conveys a mixture of serenity and mysterious energy. Each portrait reveals a facet of her personality and creates a unique atmosphere. The series is a bold statement and an expression of Sophie Art's personal freedom and self-confidence. Every wrinkle, every shadow and every expression tells a story and conveys a certain mood.
In the following shots we play with different perspectives and angles to further emphasize Sophie Art's expressiveness. Sometimes we focus on her eyes, which shine with a mysterious shine and intensity while she exhales the smoke of the cigarette. At other moments, we direct the focus to her lips gently touching the cigarette's filter, exuding a mixture of grace and sensuality.
Portrait photography offers an opportunity to capture a person's natural beauty. In some cases, however, it may be desirable to touch up minor imperfections to achieve an even more pleasing image. Portrait photo retouching refers to the editing of the image to minimize or remove blemishes, wrinkles, dark circles or other distracting elements. Here are some aspects of portrait photo retouching:
In portrait photo retouching, it is important to preserve the model's natural expression and personality. Excessive retouching can make the image look unnatural or artificial. Choosing the right retouching techniques and mastering the right tools are crucial to achieve the best result.
It is also important that the photographer or retoucher obtains the consent of the model and takes into account their wishes and ideas. Everyone has an individual comfort zone when it comes to retouching, and it's important to respect those boundaries.
Overall, portrait photo retouching is a useful tool for emphasizing the beauty and vibrancy of a portrait. A successful retouch can help the model feel confident and attractive while preserving the naturalness and authenticity of the image. It is important to make subtle adjustments when retouching portrait photos and tailoring the result to the model's individual preferences.
The following aspects should be considered when retouching portrait photos:
Portrait photo retouching is a creative process that makes it possible to bring out the best in a portrait. It's important to know and respect the boundaries between natural, subtle retouching and over-editing. By emphasizing the model's personality and beauty, you can create an impressive and appealing portrait photo.
Model: Sophie Art
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