Cgdillan - sure always open to constructive criticism. Can you be more specific though? I don't see any over or underexposure areas and subject lighting looks OK on this end. The skin tone of the male subject is a bit more pink than average but that's how he appears in real life. Note his girlfriend's skin tone, quite different and both within the same pic. Also, the pic is in fact on flickr, known for slight destruction of the photos..will await your comments though .
There is definitely nothing blown out. but i think i would have pulled some of the shadows out a bit in the whole picture and more so on the two subjects. I might also add a very slight vignette that is almost not noticeable. but I've noticed that it helps bring focus a viewers attention to the middle/faces.
i hope you don't mind but i downloaded the image and threw it into camera raw. i also everyone has their own taste in editing but this is closer to what i would have done. just my opinion. =-) i think bringing the background out helps it feel less empty behind them.
maybe i'm missing the point. if this shot is out of the camera then it looks great. a very good starting point. but with some post work it could really pop a bit more.
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