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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #750 on: October 03, 2017, 12:11:17 PM »
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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #750 on: October 03, 2017, 12:11:17 PM »

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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #751 on: October 09, 2017, 12:32:59 AM »
A quick little shoot with Kindra...

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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #752 on: October 09, 2017, 06:47:10 AM »
A quick little shoot with Kindra...

Mamiya RZ67 Pro II
Mamiya-Sekor Z 180mm f/4.5 W
Elinchrom Quadra into 1 m Rotalux Octa 45 right
Kodak Portra 4090
Self-Developed w/ C41 Tetenal


WOW! David, this one is SUPER cool. Very impressive.

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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #753 on: October 09, 2017, 10:55:05 AM »
A quick little shoot with Kindra...

Mamiya RZ67 Pro II
Mamiya-Sekor Z 180mm f/4.5 W
Elinchrom Quadra into 1 m Rotalux Octa 45 right
Kodak Portra 4090
Self-Developed w/ C41 Tetenal


WOW! David, this one is SUPER cool. Very impressive.

Thanks Oleg   :)
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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #754 on: October 18, 2017, 12:25:25 PM »
was meant to be a casual snap while inside a cafe to show my friend why long lens + window light is good...then she went blue steel on me lol

loving the sigma 135 art tho

I was just going to say BLUE STEEL when I read your caption!!! Nice but I stick with my 135L...
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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #755 on: October 18, 2017, 09:51:54 PM »
Nice portrait, Pookie.  :)

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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #756 on: October 25, 2017, 10:35:45 PM »
Nice portrait, Pookie.  :)

Thanks Click...

I do love medium format ;)

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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #756 on: October 25, 2017, 10:35:45 PM »

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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #757 on: December 31, 2017, 01:37:26 PM »
Hi Folks.
Happy New Year to all.

Portraits are not really my thing but I captured this moment semi candidly, he knew I was taking shots but he was talking to a friend at the time, cropped to remove 2nd person and processed with my limited knowledge of right vs wrong! :)
I’d appreciate constructive criticism of the processing please, the pose etc were outside my control and the crop is as big as I could make it, his friends hand on a post dictated the right hand edge (had to leave a bit of the hand to make some space) and it was only during processing that it occurred to make it a portrait shot rather than just the family style documentary shot it started as.
Should I have taken some headroom to get the whole of the hands in?
Should I have used an unconstrained aspect ratio to retain the hands and headroom?
Taken at the Goodwood Revival, natural light, no opportunity for big setup and I wasn’t carrying a flash.

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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #758 on: February 11, 2018, 08:50:14 AM »
A snapshot of a young artist from Guangzhou, China.

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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #759 on: February 11, 2018, 08:52:12 AM »
"I shoot you, you shoot me!" From Guangzhou, China.
Little sister's new sneakers in the background.
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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #760 on: February 12, 2018, 01:01:39 AM »
Hi Folks.
Happy New Year to all.

Portraits are not really my thing but I captured this moment semi candidly, he knew I was taking shots but he was talking to a friend at the time, cropped to remove 2nd person and processed with my limited knowledge of right vs wrong! :)
I’d appreciate constructive criticism of the processing please, the pose etc were outside my control and the crop is as big as I could make it, his friends hand on a post dictated the right hand edge (had to leave a bit of the hand to make some space) and it was only during processing that it occurred to make it a portrait shot rather than just the family style documentary shot it started as.
Should I have taken some headroom to get the whole of the hands in?
Should I have used an unconstrained aspect ratio to retain the hands and headroom?
Taken at the Goodwood Revival, natural light, no opportunity for big setup and I wasn’t carrying a flash.

SE0A6168_DxO by Graham Stretch, on Flickr

Cheers, Graham.

If you crop out the shadow on the jacket, you could get more space to the right of the face. His right shoulder could be cropped right half in two with you ending up with an even more powerful portrait.
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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #761 on: February 12, 2018, 07:47:20 PM »
Hi hne.
Thank you for taking the time to offer guidance, I think I understand your directions, I will give it a try and see if I get it right.
I’m sure you are correct about it making a stronger portrait, problem is I don’t understand the ”why” it will make it stronger, I guess I might recognise why once I do it, and I guess if I don’t get it then I’m never really going to get portraiture!  :)

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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #762 on: February 12, 2018, 08:01:16 PM »
Hi Martti.
A couple of nice shots, I like the shot with the “directors frame” it adds to the conversation between subject and photographer!

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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #762 on: February 12, 2018, 08:01:16 PM »

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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #763 on: February 13, 2018, 07:02:08 AM »
@valvebounce
Thanks, Graham.
I was surprised by the ease the Chinese people, old and young, get into contact with foreigners.
No fuss, whatsoever, about cameras or pictures taken. Of course, it could be a polite "no", the choice remains theirs. I will probably go back there. One of the best tourist experiences I have ever had, Guangzhou.
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Re: Post your best portrait- Mada
« Reply #764 on: February 13, 2018, 07:17:42 AM »
Another bought smile from Madagascar.
A bit too much Perfectly Clear on this version.
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