a newborn pullback {from baby carson}

Remember this image that I posted a little while back? I just remembered I took pull back shots to share too! This was done with natural light-all natural light…

Yes those are lenses holding my paper and yes that is paper that looks like wood. The light was coming from directly behind where I would be standing through a double sliding glass door so I had to watch my shadow and it was a dreary day so I had to shoot wide open with a higher f/ to pull this off…

1/200 @ f1.4 2000 ISO

using a Canon 5d Mark II

35 mm f/1.4L USM

  • Stephanie Miller - February 2, 2011 - 9:47 am

    I love that “wood” paper!ReplyCancel

  • Diann Aguilar - February 11, 2011 - 2:45 pm

    Thank you for this :)
    I’m wanting to start doing newborn shots, and getting ready to invest in a 50 mm macro lens as “instructed” by another photog friend. I need any help I can get. I will be tinkering around with this… a few friends who are expecting have agreed to let me do shoots for them. Any suggestions?ReplyCancel

    • kansas - February 11, 2011 - 3:57 pm

      Check out my other pullbacks and you will see some more advice…warm room, well fed baby, the younger the better, natural light is best, etc.ReplyCancel

  • Diann - September 16, 2011 - 2:38 am

    New question- where can I find just a plain white background like you have here for my “studio”? Also, in PS can’t you “insert” a different background ilo the white?
    Thx!ReplyCancel

    • kansas - September 16, 2011 - 9:45 am

      It is either seamless white or seamless bone from savage papers from B & H-but wait til they offer free shipping ;-) And, on inserting a different background, make sure your white is lit as evenly as possible and if you have good enough Photoshop skills I bet ;-)ReplyCancel

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