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  1. Todd H

    Faith, senior session

    hello all...

    I took this image of Faith yesterday (Saturday) out in the country. I use Sony now and the 85mm GM was used here. I also have the new Sigma 105mm art....wow! Awesome lens. Faith on her back was with the 85, on the swing, 105mm

    Featured Reason: One day I hope my portrait work can look as good as these from Todd.
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    Todd H
    Date
    Nov 18, 2018 at 6:33 AM
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