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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #255 on: June 22, 2014, 09:11:04 PM »
Heres a few.

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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #255 on: June 22, 2014, 09:11:04 PM »

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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #256 on: June 22, 2014, 09:16:33 PM »
Little princess

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Cute little princess.  :) Well done Menace.

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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #257 on: June 22, 2014, 09:18:07 PM »
Head shot from March 2014.

Not sure how this will look to others.

When using the "save for web" option in Photoshop, the image looks oversaturated when viewing it on the forum page.

I saved the "regular" file (not "saved for web"), and it looks fine on the forum page.

When I click on the link to view it in an image viewer (e.g., IrfanView, Windows Photo Viewer), it looks desaturated and dull.

She looks great to me, very nice!   Only one small critique, her left eye looks like a black hole...needs to be slightly lighter.   IMHO

You're absolutely right about that eye, Northstar.  Non-photographer folks like the shot very much.  Anytime someone in photography or art views the shot, they see that black eye.  I wish I could go back in time and have her move that lock of hair!

Here is a photo where both eyes are visible.
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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #258 on: June 22, 2014, 09:36:20 PM »
Heres a few.

I like especially the top photograph.  Visually interesting are your model's direct, connected expression and eye contact, as well as the way you incorporate sublty a depth of field element into your composition (with the tack-sharp hair on the right of the frame and  the more softy rendered earring on the left).

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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #259 on: June 22, 2014, 09:42:26 PM »
Heres a few.

I like especially the top photograph.  Visually interesting are your model's direct, connected expression and eye contact, as well as the way you incorporate sublty a depth of field element into your composition (with the tack-sharp hair on the right of the frame and  the more softy rendered earring on the left).

Thank you notapro and an interesting note is that none of these are models but clients. It's amazing what proper lighting, location, and especially pose can make an normal person look at there very best.

Having someone naturally beautiful to start with (like a model) makes it simpler but the real challenge is making someone who is not of that caliber look great.

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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #260 on: June 23, 2014, 01:34:10 AM »
From Zombie Walk.

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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #261 on: June 23, 2014, 05:25:35 AM »
Little princess

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What a cutie!!

Thanks Northstar - she sure is :)
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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #261 on: June 23, 2014, 05:25:35 AM »

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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #262 on: June 23, 2014, 05:25:58 AM »
Little princess

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Cute little princess.  :) Well done Menace.

Thanks Click :)
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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #263 on: June 23, 2014, 09:37:56 PM »
I wish I could go back in time and have her move that lock of hair!

Your wish is my command.

Too often we lose sight of the fact that photography is about capturing light, if we have the ability to take control of that light then we grow exponentially as photographers. More often than not the image is not about lens speed, sensor size, DR, MP's or AF, it is about the light.

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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #264 on: June 23, 2014, 09:56:11 PM »
That's a wild thing you managed there, privatebydesign.  Thank you!

I might at some point remove the first image so that only your edited one remains.

@Northstar:  There were are, thanks to the assistance of pbd.  Two eyes!
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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #265 on: June 24, 2014, 03:37:26 AM »
I wish I could go back in time and have her move that lock of hair!

Your wish is my command.

Lovely work privatebydesign - well done.
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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #266 on: June 24, 2014, 10:18:55 AM »
nice recovery PBD...very nice.

what's your workflow on something like this?

i shoot sports and it would be nice to improve my "face under the helmet" shadows.

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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #267 on: June 24, 2014, 10:39:19 AM »

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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #268 on: June 24, 2014, 08:44:12 PM »
nice recovery PBD...very nice.

what's your workflow on something like this?

i shoot sports and it would be nice to improve my "face under the helmet" shadows.

north

Hey there Northstar,

It wouldn't work on most images, I stole the good eye and copied and pasted it then did a free transform over to the other side of the face.
Too often we lose sight of the fact that photography is about capturing light, if we have the ability to take control of that light then we grow exponentially as photographers. More often than not the image is not about lens speed, sensor size, DR, MP's or AF, it is about the light.

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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #269 on: June 24, 2014, 11:02:28 PM »
pbd..i suspected such, but I had to ask because the end result was/is so very good.

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Re: Post your best portraits(street, studio, candid etc...).
« Reply #269 on: June 24, 2014, 11:02:28 PM »