I say the silliest things to her…
On another note, the artificial and mixed back-lighting, and the reflections off the red walls, in this scene are very challenging. Yet, with the proper pre-processing (a term I believe I coined) and post-processing, the technical issues are mostly overcome.
I know that there will be a few individuals who will insist that I should have used flash, but I vehemently disagree: the spontaneity and ambiance would have been lost.
I’d feel differently if I was trying to produce a formal portrait — but I wasn’t.