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Bronze Award @ Creative Asia Photography Awards

Portrait of newborn Emry Blenkin wins Bronze at Canon's 2010 Creative Asia Photography Awards.
Portrait of newborn Emry Blenkin wins Bronze at Canon’s 2010 Creative Asia Photography Awards.
The inspiration behind this photo has everything to do with the fact that the new dad here is a youth pastor who daily tries to model what it means to have a loving Father in Heaven.
The lighting technique involves a 30″ overhead softbox spilling onto a styrofoam reflector angled in front of and slightly below the doting parents and child.  The key was to have the studio nice and warm and to top the baby up with a tummyful of the good stuff just before the shoot.  The set up is adapted from something gleaned from a Joe McNally Workshop held in Bryan Adam’s sound studio in Vancouver, BC.  Thanks, Joe.

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Michael G.
12 years ago

It’s such a brilliant photo!

12 years ago
Reply to  Michael G.

Thanks, Michael! The moment was special on both sides of the lens.


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