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Thursday, March 15, 2012


This one is a bit bizarre.  I had just finished shooting a scene with this model when I spotted a clear blue bottle of window cleaner on a table.  Grabbing it, I asked the model to pose for a few seconds, then, placing the bottle in front of the left side of the lens I took this photo.  It helped that I had the 135mm Nikkor defocus lens on my camera.  Set at f/2 this lens produces the best bokeh of any lenses I've ever used. I also love the twin streaks coming in from the upper left and converging to complete a powerful compositional line of direction taking your eye to the model's hand, which tells the story or here attitude.

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