Shutter Speed: 1/18 second
F Number: F/4.0
Focal Length: 45 mm
ISO Speed: 400
CS2: Converted to B&W using channel mixer. Burned out the background to total black. Some dodging & burning on the face. Added gaussian blur to try and get the "glamour glow". Then used a layer mask to bring back the sharpness in the lips and eyes.
Brian C. Racine
Canon 40D | 24-70mm f/2.8L | 50mm f/1.4 USM | 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM | BG-E2 Grip | 580EX II
Galen Rowell Graduated Neutral Density Filters