Inquisitive Innocence

(ISO 80, f/2.8, Shutter Speed 1/80 sec)

My first portrait shot on my Photoblog (including previous one). I am not much good in shooting people and i need to learn a lot before i can even shoot an average quality portrait pic. I shot a lot of them when my nephew and niece were here last month. This one of Vyomi (Vyom : My sis son) was taken when he was sitting in the toy train at Railway Museum. Those innocent, inquisitive eyes is what i like best in this pic.

Post Processing : B/W mode and enhanced contrast

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24 Comments:

Blogger Rohit Talwar said...

ME FIRST!!!
Phew...kitne time ke baad apun ne Deepak bawa ke blog per MF kiya.
Kahan hain SD! :P


Man, every picture on this blog has had my eyes wide open. But this one's FABULOUS! Good job!
How old was your nephew when you took this?

10:44 PM  
Blogger Rohit Talwar said...

Aha! I see title has been changed :P NICE!

True. I think portraits need a lot of work in terms of the frame. But the best part is that the subject is usually very interesting. Half the work is done already. And here, the other half is good enough :D

11:28 PM  
Blogger EyetoEye said...

Hi, I think you are very modest! Photo is powerful, contrast and light perfect. The eyes exeptional.

12:04 AM  
Anonymous somitra said...

was out of station , now back ,, the shot looks great , straight out of box or is it cropped . Since i can never get such a gud composition

7:54 AM  
Anonymous Kannupriya said...

hey deepak, i was waiting to se this post of urs..Its really nice..the title couldn't have been more apt than this...the essence of the "title" is rightly captured in the pic!

9:45 AM  
Anonymous Anz said...

really neat pic there..and an apt title to!! the childish innocence and hte questioning look just go perfectly together...great pic there!

10:30 AM  
Blogger mayuri said...

lovely portrait :)
congrats to both u & vyom on ur first portrait on this blog !
and the B&W mode simply makes it a timeless shot.

11:45 AM  
Blogger mayuri said...

btw, i think u should put this pic on ur other blog 'portrait of life' also.
this pic is very much a portrait of an innocent life :)

11:48 AM  
Blogger Woodsmoke said...

D, I love this photo.
Vyom is adorable.
And I like the title too very much.

12:27 PM  
Blogger Chitrangada said...

Beautiful potrait of Vyom :)

9:43 PM  
Blogger Becoming a Stranger to Myself said...

Lovely picture!!
and the title is good too. :)

11:14 PM  
Blogger Siege Perilous said...

B'ful portrait !!
The eyes captured well...

which photo-editor u use normally?

11:45 PM  
Blogger ~ Deeps ~ said...

@rohit
thanx.....well he is around 4.5 yrs old right now

@Eyetoeye
thanx a lot....yeah i too think that eyes have come out well

@somitra
thanx :) how was ur vacation....waiting for pics....

well its straight frm camera, no cropping. yeah composition has come out well....but i must have taken 15-20 pics to get this one right.....shooting kids is so tough....

@kannupriya
thanx a lot :)

@Anz
thank u lady...and title...well somebody tried to help me in finding the right title :)

@mayuri
thanx....on other blog...lets see

@woodie
hugs ........yeah he is adorable after all nephew kiska hai :D
i am glad that of all the people u liked the title :)

@chitra
thanx :)

@bstm
thanx lady....good to c both bm and cm liked the title :)

@siege
thanx :)
i use picasa and Photofiltre (a freeware) to edit my pics.....

1:08 AM  
Blogger Woodsmoke said...

Honored.
Delete the "The" though.

3:31 PM  
Blogger Kanu said...

What an Angel!!!

Thats all i could think of.

9:56 PM  
Blogger ~ | | OM | | ~ said...

dude this is one of the BEST fotos i have EVER seen....

11:15 PM  
Blogger ~ Deeps ~ said...

@woodie
done :)

@kanu
angel.....i guess u need to stay with him for an hour or so to decide that :D

@prashie
Thanx bro....this really made me happy cuz u shoot people so well.....

12:30 AM  
Anonymous Kris said...

Nice blog there...happened to land here from indian imagery. Am glad that i did. One suggestion though...it would be nice to have a prev/next link to browse thru the archives...:-)

4:57 AM  
Blogger Maaya said...

You have captured the expression well..Nice photo!

7:00 AM  
Blogger Subhadip said...

Wow!

1:56 AM  
Blogger ~ Deeps ~ said...

@kris
thanx and welcome to my blog.....a very valuable suggestion and i will surely implement that soon......

@maaya
thanx

@subbu sir
thanx :)

2:47 AM  
Blogger Phoenix Rises said...

There is an innocent quality to this pic, and at the same time, once again there is a haunting quality too.

5:46 AM  
Anonymous Intern said...

Very nice photo @ deepak. Well done... B-&-W treatment is perfect ...
and wish you a very happy and prosperous Diwali ...
Thank you for all your comments.
take care ....

7:20 PM  
Blogger Kalyan said...

cute adorable lad.picture perfect!

11:32 PM  

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