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The search of rim light hair — found one.




Side Story :

I can’t really explain why, but recently I have a lot of interest in rim light (back light), especially on hair.



*In front of Ochanomizu Station, Tokyo, Japan



PS: I got myself a new toy. But, with the upcoming assessment (this weekend), I cannot play and explore it yet :-(. Looking forward to next week! Haha.

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14 responses

  1. Big fan of rim light myself and it definitely works very well on long, flowing hair. Nice shot, looks like a very determined lady. Btw, I’ll be looking forward to seeing some results from that new toy.

    July 18, 2011 at 20:46

    • Please, don’t tease me, Rifqi :D…

      *luckily my wife has already hide the new toy, and refuse to give it until I finish the assessment hahahaha…

      July 18, 2011 at 20:52

  2. Loooooovley. Nice to see a bright image in your collection :-) “Toy” sounds dirty. What is it then lens or camera?

    July 18, 2011 at 21:39

    • Hahaha… I have to admit that this is accidentally bright. I was using f/2.8 in A-mode, not realizing the camera is in ISO 800, resulting overblown photo (even on maximum shutter speed).

      Toy? Not lens and not camera; it’s a flash unit. I want to learn strobist work :D… not for Street Photography, though :-)

      July 18, 2011 at 22:08

      • I did some night street photography on Saturday. A flash would be nice. :-) But lighting wasn’t the main problem tbh… The biggest problem was managing to get a candid shot. EVERYONE was posing for me. I took 1 candid 5 poses… tsk tsk…

        July 19, 2011 at 00:40

        • Hahaha… at least they were not mad at you because you were flashing them :D…
          Well, I’m not really comfortable to use flash on stranger — I’m no Bruce Gilden — so, as of now, I don’t plan to use the flash for Street Photography :-)…

          July 19, 2011 at 07:13

  3. Beautiful light, beautiful lady. Well done!

    July 18, 2011 at 22:11

    • Thanks, Helder :-)…

      July 18, 2011 at 22:16

  4. Qno

    It’s right in front of your eyes, dear. You just have to look at the right place, or change your perspective/angle a little bit.

    Love the photo!

    July 18, 2011 at 22:40

    • I don’t want to look. If I found it, you will just took it away from me again :D…
      I’ll play your rules and wait until the assessment :D…

      July 19, 2011 at 07:14

  5. Great photo! She does look like she’s determined to get somewhere (or determined to cross the street :)).

    July 19, 2011 at 01:02

    • She was determined to get into my photoblog :D…
      Thanks, Jenn :-)…

      July 19, 2011 at 07:15

  6. orangnya gemesin cahaya nya gemesin moment nya gemesin,..kalo yg motonya gak tau dah gemesin gak :D

    July 20, 2011 at 19:25

    • Gemesin dong — setidaknya demikian menurut istri saya :D…

      July 20, 2011 at 20:03

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