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Forever Family

Updated: Jun 12, 2021

We were in the process of adopting a little girl back in 2016. We first started fostering her November 2016, the courts finalized the adoption on October 17th, 2017.

I would like everyone to meet Skylar, our little curly haired Shirley Temple. I went with a muted look similar (to me anyways) of those old colorized magazines.

I was going for something like this…

But it looks like I got a little of this…

which resulted in this..

She certainly loves to dress up, and she most certainly loves getting photographed. Now if only she could listen to instructions better… but she’s 3, so we’ll work on it.

Lighting was simple:

9" softbox camera left, behind subject @ 1/128th power.

33" shoot-thru umbrella, camera right @ 1/16th power.

Fuji X-Pro 2

XF 56mm f/1.2 lens @ f/2.8

ISO 200

1/250th shutter speed

And the big announcement photo.

and a behind-the-scenes shot.

48" gridded octabox

Streaklight 360 @ 1/8th power

fuji X-Pro 2

Fuji XF 23mm f/1.4 @ f/5.6

ISO 200

1/200th shutter speed


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