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'Straight' Portrait of a Young Woman
« on: August 08, 2013, 06:30:17 AM »
Made with a Eos M & EF 50mm f1.8. More images from this portrait session here at...http://thelazytravelphotographer.blogspot.com/2013/08/canon-eos-m-ef-50mm-f18-short-review.html

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'Straight' Portrait of a Young Woman
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Re: 'Straight' Portrait of a Young Woman
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2013, 10:08:03 PM »
Very interesting setup. I never would have thought of an EOS-M w/ a 50mm 1.4 or 1.8 like that. Hrmmm. Nice shots btw.
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« Reply #2 on: October 13, 2013, 10:32:03 PM »
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Re: 'Straight' Portrait of a Young Woman
« Reply #3 on: October 21, 2013, 07:34:20 AM »
hm... looks over-exposed to me and skin texture is just gone

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Re: 'Straight' Portrait of a Young Woman
« Reply #4 on: October 21, 2013, 07:47:03 AM »
Nice shot...pretty girl.
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Re: 'Straight' Portrait of a Young Woman
« Reply #5 on: October 22, 2013, 03:57:48 AM »
Northstar, thanks!

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Re: 'Straight' Portrait of a Young Woman
« Reply #6 on: October 22, 2013, 04:15:27 AM »
hm... looks over-exposed to me and skin texture is just gone

I think that's the idea; ancient technique to produce more flattering image of someone who's not perfect.

If someone is taking a picture of me I like it to be overexposed to the point of being just white  ;)

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Re: 'Straight' Portrait of a Young Woman
« Reply #7 on: October 22, 2013, 04:29:00 AM »
hm... looks over-exposed to me and skin texture is just gone

I think that's the idea; ancient technique to produce more flattering image of someone who's not perfect.

If someone is taking a picture of me I like it to be overexposed to the point of being just white  ;)
Do you mean photographer wanted to say she is not good enough to be properly exposed?  ;)

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Re: 'Straight' Portrait of a Young Woman
« Reply #8 on: October 22, 2013, 06:05:10 AM »
Yeah, looks a bit blow on her right side and the lighting ratio's a bit harsh - the left side nose shadow is a bit distracting.

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Re: 'Straight' Portrait of a Young Woman
« Reply #9 on: October 22, 2013, 06:22:03 AM »
hm... looks over-exposed to me and skin texture is just gone
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Re: 'Straight' Portrait of a Young Woman
« Reply #10 on: October 22, 2013, 08:15:02 AM »
i think it looks great to me.  the pp looks very intentional.
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Re: 'Straight' Portrait of a Young Woman
« Reply #11 on: October 22, 2013, 08:45:04 AM »
I'm always curious about people's monitors- to me, it looks very dramatic and contrasty, but with just enough skin texture remaining that I wouldn't call it 'blown'. I could see how a slightly differently calibrated monitor in this situation would make it look blown or texture-less, but it looks great to me!
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Re: 'Straight' Portrait of a Young Woman
« Reply #12 on: October 22, 2013, 08:46:37 AM »
Ivan, very beautiful, superbly composed ... great shot.
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Re: 'Straight' Portrait of a Young Woman
« Reply #13 on: October 22, 2013, 08:48:48 AM »
hm... looks over-exposed to me and skin texture is just gone
... and it is still a fantastic image, worthy of praise!
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Re: 'Straight' Portrait of a Young Woman
« Reply #14 on: October 22, 2013, 09:45:23 AM »
hm... looks over-exposed to me and skin texture is just gone
... and it is still a fantastic image, worthy of praise!
really? ok.

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Re: 'Straight' Portrait of a Young Woman
« Reply #14 on: October 22, 2013, 09:45:23 AM »