Blurry makes it soft and dear

Friday, September 3, 2010
In Facebook, Mommy T tagged me...
"Met Nelonie Crelencia at my nephew's first birthday party last Saturday.  She's into photography and is currently working on a children/parenthood website as a personal project.  She asked me if she can take some shots of Z and use her picture for one part of the project.  Z slept through most of the party so I was doubtful that she would be able to get any good shots.  To my surprise she captured a great shot.  If it wasn't for the headband that Z was wearing that day and the caption, I wouldn't have recognized her.  I am one proud Momma! :)"
...and I am one proud photographer!

One of the most important things to me, as a photographer, is seeing the reaction of people after you have finalized their photos.  I say 'finalize' because at the time you take their pictures, there's this question, "Did I look ok in the picture?"  Especially when people don't know you yet, there would be doubt.  Just like what Mom T wrote, "I was doubtful..."  Even I feel the same and question myself, "Did I get the right focus?"

The camera LCD is deceiving.  You browse a photo and you say it's clear.  But wait till you download it to your computer.  It blows up and you see it . . . blurry, grainy or pixilated.

Baby Zzz... by Nelonie Crelencia aka lancelonie © All Rights Reserved. DO NOT COPY.
Baby Z's photo is blurred.  Since it's not a photoshoot but a birthday party, I felt uneasy trying to focus amidst a busy crowd.  I kept telling myself, I could've brought a better lens.  In a rather hasty situation like that, a prime F1.4 as opposed to a zoom F3.5 would have helped me.  But I still took my chances because that day is the deadline for my photo4fun project.

So, OOF or not, I still like the photo and the way I presented it.  My co-Flickrite, H G M, said he likes "the overall soft tone" as it matches the baby's softness. Saint Claire Studio - Ginsky added, "the 'softness' (I think what you're calling not as in focus as you'd like) is perfect for this sweet newborn child.  It's a dear shot!"

Yes, it's dear, especially to proud Mama T and Little Miss Z . . . who now highlight Question 3.
 




Michelle's Lullaby by CompuMuze
Share/Bookmark

0 comments:

 

Search This Blog

100 strangers (1) 4 Ur Info (2) 4th of July (2) 9 Months amp; After (3) Aly and AJ (1) autumn (1) bass (2) beautiful women (1) bedroom (1) birthday cakes (1) blog award (1) blue (1) bokeh (2) bossanova (1) Brooke Fraser (2) camera (1) child model (1) children's clothes (2) Christmas (6) Christmas sing-along (1) Cold Play (1) columnist (1) Dancing With The Stars (1) Daughtry (1) Destiny's Child (1) diary (11) Disney (3) E-type (1) event (5) eXaminer (2) fashion (2) Featured Photos (1) Flickr mail (5) Flickr photo (3) Flickr photos (5) Flickred (2) FOX TV (1) Friendster Testimonials (1) Funny Stuff (3) Griffith Park (1) Halloween (3) Hancock Park (2) headshots (1) Helen Reddy (1) Hello Kitty (1) High School Musical (1) holiday (1) Hollywood Blvd (1) Hollywood fashion (1) Hollywood strangers (1) home sweet home (1) home7 (1) humor (1) Jack Johnson (1) jewelry (1) Jose Mari Chan (1) journalist (1) karaoke (3) Knotts Berry Farm (1) LA fashion (1) Lady Gaga (1) lancelonie photography (1) lancelonie rants (1) lancelonie took your picture (1) lancelonie's birthday (1) Life And Realization (2) LonieLiyah (3) Madonna (1) Marie Digby (2) Michael Jackson (3) movie trailer (1) my childhood (1) My Daily Sophia (42) Nelonie (1) Nikki Davis (1) Office Hours (2) Okasyon (5) outtakes (1) PanPacific Park (2) Pasyal (1) Philippines (1) photoshoot (1) photoshop (4) poem (1) poetry (6) portrait (2) potty training (1) Quick Update (3) quotes (1) Reaksiyones (2) rhumba (1) Savage Garden (2) Sex And The City (1) Shakira (1) shortie (5) Sixpence None The Richer (2) Smurfs (1) song (8) Sophia (9) Sophia quotes (3) Sophia's birthday (1) Sophia365 (4) Spoken Thoughts (18) stop motion (1) summer (1) tagged (1) The Angelic Life (2) The Jackson 5 (1) The Polar Express (1) Torrid model (1) videos (2) vintage effect (1) viral videos (1) we learn (1) Wham (1) yellow (1)

The Flickrite Followers

Google+ Followers

IMG_3517-022511-Sugar-Brown-MDS-logo2 970x300 Portraits by Nelonie Crelencia aka lancelonie Portraits by Nelonie Crelencia aka lancelonie Strangers in Hollywood by lancelonie Portraits by lancelonie photography Quoted Photos by lancelonie

Lancelonie Photography Widget Powered by Blogger Plugins

Lancelonie Photography

 

© 2010 theFlickriteDiary is now theFlickrite.com, Design by DzigNine
In collaboration with Breaking News, Trucks, SUV