Approve the Cookies
This website uses cookies to improve your user experience. By using this site, you agree to our use of cookies. Read More.
OK
Index  •   • New posts  •   • RTAT  •   • 'Best of'  •   • Gallery  •   • Gear  •   • Reviews
New posts  •   • RTAT  •   • 'Best of'  •   • Gallery  •   • Gear  •   • Reviews
Register to forums    Log in

 
FORUMS Photo Sharing & Visual Enjoyment People
Thread started 09 Aug 2010 (Monday) 09:28
Prev/next
sponsored links
(this ad will go away when you log in as registered member)

STICKY: How to photograph a high school Senior

 
this thread is locked
KCMO ­ Reefer
Senior Member
301 posts
Joined May 2010
Oct 22, 2012 10:18 |  #9556

umphotography wrote in post #15152175 (external link)
Probably one of the last warm nights we will have until april 2013..No color left in my area so we did the best we could

QUOTED IMAGE

Nice location. I can't tell if the face is soft or not but you'll want to crop out or photoshop out the beauty dish.


Canon 5D MKII gripped | 70-200mm f/2.8 L | 50mm f/1.4 | 580 EXII | AB 800's

LOG IN TO REPLY
sponsored links
(this ad will go away when you log in as registered member)
mattshalaby
Hatchling
6 posts
Joined Aug 2012
Oct 22, 2012 16:03 |  #9557
banned
SPAM PUT AWAY
This post is marked as spam.
JakAHearts
Cream of the Crop
JakAHearts's Avatar
Joined Sep 2010
Silver Spring, MD
Oct 22, 2012 17:55 |  #9558

mattshalaby wrote in post #15155476external link
That was the first thing I noticed, too.

Hey, we know you. ;) Welcome back.

I think Mike just forgot to sharpen it for the downsize. It sharpens up nicely with a smidge of USM.


Shane
flickr (external link)

LOG IN TO REPLY
bob_r
Goldmember
Joined Aug 2006
Cordova, TN
Oct 22, 2012 19:34 |  #9559

I started shooting senior pics for one of my granddaughters today. I used a 5D, primes and also used a flash on some of the shots.

1/200s f/6.3 at 85.0mm iso50

IMAGE: http://www.pbase.com/bob_r/image/146889960.jpg

1/200s f/5.6 at 135.0mm iso400
IMAGE: http://www.pbase.com/bob_r/image/146879772.jpg

1/200s f/5.0 at 135.0mm iso50
IMAGE: http://www.pbase.com/bob_r/image/146879735.jpg

1/200s f/5.6 at 85.0mm iso50
IMAGE: http://www.pbase.com/bob_r/image/146879741.jpg

1/500s f/2.0 at 135.0mm iso100
IMAGE: http://www.pbase.com/bob_r/image/146878463.jpg

Canon 7D, 5D, 35L, 50 f/1.4, 85 f/1.8, 135L, 200L, 10-22, 17-55, 70-300, 100-400L, 500D, 580EX(2).
Sigma 150 macro, 1.4X, 2X, Quantaray 2X, Kenko closeup tubes, Yongnuo YN685(3), Yongnuo YN-622C-TX. Lots of studio stuff.
** Image Editing OK **

LOG IN TO REPLY
jb_browneyes
Goldmember
jb_browneyes's Avatar
2,107 posts
Joined Jan 2008
New Mexico
Oct 22, 2012 22:02 |  #9560

I like all of those.. Maybe a little exposure bump for the first one.


Jennifer
I only answer to THE highest authority

gear and websiteexternal link

LOG IN TO REPLY
gonzogolf
dumb remark memorialized
28,934 posts
Joined Dec 2006
Oct 22, 2012 22:40 |  #9561

bob_r wrote in post #15156245external link
I started shooting senior pics for one of my granddaughters today. I used a 5D, primes and also used a flash on some of the shots.


Bob, maybe take a shot at doing either a levels or curves adjustment to bring an extra bit of pop to these. The shots look good overall but they seem to be missing a little something.




LOG IN TO REPLY
umphotography
THREAD ­ STARTER
grabbing their Johnson
umphotography's Avatar
Joined Oct 2007
Gig Harbor, Washington
Oct 22, 2012 23:00 |  #9562

bob_r wrote in post #15156245 (external link)
I started shooting senior pics for one of my granddaughters today. I used a 5D, primes and also used a flash on some of the shots.

1/200s f/6.3 at 85.0mm iso50
NOT FOUND IMAGE IS A REDIRECT OR MISSING!
HTTP response: NOT FOUND | MIME changed to 'image/gif'


1/200s f/5.6 at 135.0mm iso400
QUOTED IMAGE

1/200s f/5.0 at 135.0mm iso50
QUOTED IMAGE

1/200s f/5.6 at 85.0mm iso50
QUOTED IMAGE

1/500s f/2.0 at 135.0mm iso100


Please correct me if i am wrong,, but it looks like the shots with her hand against the pole were underexposed and you tried to bring it out in Post ??? Zomething looks off..maybe my monitor.... other than that,, nice posing. Very curious what you did for that shot.


Mike
www.umphotography.comexternal link
GEAR LIST
Facebookexternal link

LOG IN TO REPLY
bob_r
Goldmember
Joined Aug 2006
Cordova, TN
Oct 23, 2012 08:31 |  #9563

Thanks for pointing out the problem with the first pic. I think I desaturated the first pic too much, does it look OK now? When I reworked it and replaced it on my site, the original was also replaced here since the link was changed, sorry. Thanks for the critiques.

Mike, the original wasn't underexposed, but It was cropped.


Canon 7D, 5D, 35L, 50 f/1.4, 85 f/1.8, 135L, 200L, 10-22, 17-55, 70-300, 100-400L, 500D, 580EX(2).
Sigma 150 macro, 1.4X, 2X, Quantaray 2X, Kenko closeup tubes, Yongnuo YN685(3), Yongnuo YN-622C-TX. Lots of studio stuff.
** Image Editing OK **

LOG IN TO REPLY
umphotography
THREAD ­ STARTER
grabbing their Johnson
umphotography's Avatar
Joined Oct 2007
Gig Harbor, Washington
Oct 23, 2012 08:57 |  #9564

bob_r wrote in post #15158285external link
Thanks for pointing out the problem with the first pic. I think I desaturated the first pic too much, does it look OK now? When I reworked it and replaced it on my site, the original was also replaced here since the link was changed, sorry. Thanks for the critiques.

Mike, the original wasn't underexposed, but It was cropped.

Got it..looks better. :cool:


Mike
www.umphotography.comexternal link
GEAR LIST
Facebookexternal link

LOG IN TO REPLY
JakAHearts
Cream of the Crop
JakAHearts's Avatar
Joined Sep 2010
Silver Spring, MD
Oct 23, 2012 09:07 |  #9565

The pics with her in the shade still look a bit underexposed to me. It certainly isnt a terrible set of images. The lighting is a bit flat in the flash images. I assume youre shooting on camera flash as "fill". In those images, however, the flash direct on camera flash has become the main light due to the difference in background exposure being vastly different and you exposing for it. Sure youre "filling" her in, but with a main light.

Your last image with the train is your strong, imho. Youve got some great light and the lines in the back of her on the car are great. There even looks to be a bit of movement in her hair. It looks great. As soon as I saw it, I wanted to put her just in front of that square on the middle of the car (thus hiding the square) and use those lines to lead right up to her for a few closer in shots.


Shane
flickr (external link)

LOG IN TO REPLY
bobbyz
Cream of the Crop
18,596 posts
Joined Nov 2007
Bay Area, CA
Oct 23, 2012 09:13 |  #9566

JakAHearts wrote in post #15155904external link
Hey, we know you. ;) Welcome back.

I was going to say the same thing.


5dmk3, 35L, 85L II, 300mm f2.8 IS I, 400mm f5.6
Fuji XT-1, 14mm f2.8, 23mm f1.4, 35mm f1.4, 56mm f1.2, 90mm f2, 50-140mm f2.8

LOG IN TO REPLY
Mtn4Mike
Member
Mtn4Mike's Avatar
116 posts
Joined Sep 2011
Oct 23, 2012 22:43 as a reply to bobbyz's post |  #9567

Laura really loves vintage and asked to do some shots with that theme so we took advantage of an old trunk I have. This is mid-day so I added a ND filter for these. C/C always welcome.
1.

IMAGE: http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8049/8118013182_0a3da13a8a_b.jpg
[IMAGE'S LINK: http://www.flickr.com .../62486170@N03/81180​13182/] (external link)
IMG_2579 (external link) by Mtn4Mike (external link), on Flickr

2.
IMAGE: http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8335/8118003337_eaf89643d1_b.jpg
[IMAGE'S LINK: http://www.flickr.com .../62486170@N03/81180​03337/] (external link)
IMG_2614 (external link) by Mtn4Mike (external link), on Flickr

Then a couple studio shots.
3.
IMAGE: http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8051/8118003165_ac221219d5_b.jpg
[IMAGE'S LINK: http://www.flickr.com .../62486170@N03/81180​03165/] (external link)
IMG_2685-2 (external link) by Mtn4Mike (external link), on Flickr

4.
IMAGE: http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8333/8118003115_8c307623a4_b.jpg
[IMAGE'S LINK: http://www.flickr.com .../62486170@N03/81180​03115/] (external link)
IMG_2699 (external link) by Mtn4Mike (external link), on Flickr

Mike
7D, 10-22mm | 24-70mm 2.8L | 70-200mm 2.8L IS | 50mm 1.8 | 430EX II x2| 580EX II | Modifiers

LOG IN TO REPLY
JAC ­ Wagon
Senior Member
JAC Wagon's Avatar
Joined Jul 2012
Petaluma, CA
Oct 24, 2012 02:49 |  #9568

She reminds me of an actress, and for the life in me I can remember her name... or what Ive seen her in :lol:


Canon EOS 70D | Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM, EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM, EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM, EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM |

LOG IN TO REPLY
JAC ­ Wagon
Senior Member
JAC Wagon's Avatar
Joined Jul 2012
Petaluma, CA
Oct 24, 2012 03:18 |  #9569

Just as I was about to log off for the night...I remembered!

Ashley Johnson from "What women want" as Mel Gibson's daughter.

http://www.imdb.com/na​me/nm0424534/external link


Canon EOS 70D | Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM, EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM, EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM, EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM |

LOG IN TO REPLY
JAC ­ Wagon
Senior Member
JAC Wagon's Avatar
Joined Jul 2012
Petaluma, CA
Oct 24, 2012 03:27 |  #9570

IMAGE: http://i2.listal.com/image/3827455/600full-ashley-johnson.jpg

Do I see similarities, or am I just way over tired? :lol:

Canon EOS 70D | Canon EF-S 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS STM, EF-S 24mm f/2.8 STM, EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM, EF-S 10-18mm f/4.5-5.6 IS STM |

LOG IN TO REPLY
sponsored links
(this ad will go away when you log in as registered member)

2,502,687 views & 1 like for this thread
How to photograph a high school Senior
FORUMS Photo Sharing & Visual Enjoyment People


Not a member yet? Click here to register to the forums.
Registered members get all the features: search, following threads, own gear list and ratings, likes, more forums, private messaging, thread follow, notifications, own gallery, settings, view hosted photos, own reviews and more...


AAA

Send feedback to staff    •   Jump to forum...    •   Rules    •   Index    •   New posts    •   RTAT    •   'Best of'    •   Gallery    •   Gear    •   Reviews    •   Polls

COOKIES DISCLAIMER: This website uses cookies to improve your user experience. By using this site, you agree to our use of cookies. Privacy policy and cookie usage info.

POWERED BY AMASS 1.4version 1.4
made in Finland
by Pekka Saarinen
for photography-on-the.net
Spent 0.01177 for 6 database queries.
PAGE COMPLETED IN 0.07s
Latest registered member is Cbroughton photo
995 guests, 527 members online
Simultaneous users record so far is 6430, that happened on Dec 03, 2017