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Vince Padilla submitted this image taken with a Canon 30D at 1/400 sec., f/6.3, ISO 400. Vince used available evening light with a reflector just out of the right of the frame. After some formal portraits this was captured as an extra shot. Great use of the reflector to lighten up what would have been a really dark side of her face. You can see from the shadows that the sun was very directional.

Vince Padilla submitted this image taken with a Canon 30D at 1/400 sec., f/6.3, ISO 400. Vince used available evening light with a reflector just out of the right of the frame. After some formal portraits this was captured as an extra shot. Great use of the reflector to lighten up what would have been a really dark side of her face. You can see from the shadows that the sun was very directional. This photo captures the carefree feel of being a teenager. A little eye contact would have strengthened this image but even without the eyes this photo catches your attention.
—Melissa Macatee
Contributing Blogger

__This photo gets three and a half stars on the PopPhoto Flash rating system.

The PopPhoto Flash rating system.
*= This part of the camera is called the lens
**= Don't quit your day job
***= Good, but not yet great
****=So close you can taste it
*****= Yes, a thousand times yes!

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