Carolina, Los Angeles by Julia Kuzmenko McKim
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Carolina, Los Angeles

January 16, 2015

Learn Beauty Retouching with me:
http://www.retouchingacademylab.com/ebooks/

From our Monday shoot in Malibu.
My beautiful friend Carolina Urrea
Hair by Victor Mendoza,
Makeup Jerry Avila
Styling by Anna Marie Karakhanova
Photography & post:
Julia Kuzmenko McKim
https://bit.ly/JuliaKuzmenko

Special thanks to Wilford Lenov for providing this gorgeous Michael Costello Couture red lace gown.

35mm · f/3.2 · 1/500s · ISO 200
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9 Comments

sacha grootjans's picture

Stunning picture Julia, i really like the repetition of the shape of the shadow in the background...

Image Faktory's picture

Exceptional capture.

Marta's Lens's picture

beautiful work

Sergio Tello's picture

WOW! Stunning.

Courtney McCatty's picture

omg, I love this dress in red, it looks like the white one Rashontae (Miss Michigan) wore in the top 10 of Miss USA. It's so much better in red though!! Great image, love the lighting and shadows.

Very clever choices at play here making a stunning image.

By choosing the dress in red and having direct sunlight bounce straight off the gown into the camera's sensor, you have given the pixels the very best light they could ever ask for.

No random noise, no colour mixing for the RGB arrays and the dress seems to be so far out from the background the image almost looks 3D. Amazing, well done :)

Louis Tinsley's picture

Always loved this shot

Royan Descartes's picture

what additional lighting did you use?