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1st Newborn - My New Granddaughter

 
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Feb 03, 2009 00:41 |  #1

Born a week ago, this was our "first visit". I got lots of shots and she was very co-operative except for when we stripped her off for her bath!
This was probably my favourite - I think I prefer the color one.

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Feb 03, 2009 00:44 |  #2

Just two more.

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Feb 03, 2009 00:53 |  #3

Congrats on the new grandbaby -- she's gorgeous. Love the first one and agree with your choice of color over B&W.


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Feb 03, 2009 00:59 |  #4

Thanks for the kind words. I think the high ISO here made my normal BW conversions not quite right. Can't quite put my finger on it.


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Feb 03, 2009 01:25 as a reply to sunnygirl's post |  #5

Congrats Susan. I am partial to the color version. The B&W does show a bit of grain. Beautiful baby. :-)
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Feb 03, 2009 08:09 |  #6

My favorites are the first 2 great job!


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Feb 03, 2009 11:45 |  #7

aww congrats!! she's perfect :) love the first shot in b&w


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Feb 03, 2009 14:12 |  #8

Okay, sunnygirl, if that is you under your name~You don't look old enough to be a grandma!!!! Beautiful baby and beautiful portraits!!!




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Feb 03, 2009 16:20 |  #9

Thanks everyone.
Carley, I used your BW action but I often find they seem darker and more contrasty than your conversions. I usually use a medium contrast in LR2 then CS3 for BW conversions.
As for me in my avatar, yes taken 12 months ago at Xmas and yes I am probably a reasonably young grandma for this day and age but I had my kids young and the eldest is following with three kids at 29. Here is a photo of me with Steffi - sorry blown out but my PP is not the greatest.

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Feb 03, 2009 20:52 |  #10

Awww! She's so cute!! Congrats! Love the first 2 photos.:)


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Feb 03, 2009 20:53 |  #11

Congrats, and you look wonderful together.


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Feb 04, 2009 01:03 |  #12

Beautiful. I know she will add so much joy to your life!
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Feb 04, 2009 01:31 |  #13

WOW!!! Thank everyone for your wonderful wishes, POTN is certainly a great community.

Certainly keeps me inspired to keep improving.


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Feb 04, 2009 10:45 as a reply to sunnygirl's post |  #14

Congrats...she's beautiful!! My first granddaughter was also born a week ago, & I'm doing my first newborn shoot ever of her tomorrow. Can't wait!

Love the first shot...agree with the choice of color vs. BW


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Animalhouse702 wrote in post #7252490external link
Congrats...she's beautiful!! My first granddaughter was also born a week ago, & I'm doing my first newborn shoot ever of her tomorrow. Can't wait!

Love the first shot...agree with the choice of color vs. BW

Congratulations I remember how excited we were to become first time grandparents (5 years ago). Sadly my photography skills were very limited back then, but I have been making up for it, now grandkids (3) tend to expect to always see their Nana with camera in hand.


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