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Running and Laughing on the Beach

 
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My new body (the camera, that is ;) It's a 50D.) arrived the day before we left for our 9-day beach vacation. Here's the shot of the week, though I did manage some other good ones.

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Natural light, sun just over my left shoulder.

Any C&C? I'd especially appreciate both composition/exposure as well as PP comments. Thanks!

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Cute girls, fun photo, nice warm colors! My only critique would be the girl's face on the left has some very dark shadows.

Sep 10, 2010 23:14

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What a priceless photo!!!! Memories....

Sep 11, 2010 09:36

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should be on your wall for the next 50 years

for some reason i think this shot would make a excellent B&W photo

Sep 11, 2010 20:26

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I bet you smile every time you look at it. If so, then my only critique is that you are asking for critique.;)

That said, if I were going to put it on my wall (and you should!) I would definitely soften the shadows and reduce the saturation a bit. It has an overall "harsh" feel to it when it begs for "soft and creamy." Just one guys take mind you.

Awesome shot!

Sep 12, 2010 00:32 as a reply to Doc Fluty's post 4 hours earlier.

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What a great, fun, timeless shot. beautiful.

Sep 12, 2010 21:06

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I also agree with all the above comments.

Personally I would reduce the saturation which will make the shadows look more natural, IMHO.

Otherwise beautiful warm light and a well placed horizon.

The clothing choice and hair styles do definitely make this portrait timeless - collectively gorgeous~!!

Sep 12, 2010 21:35

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Thanks for all of the comments! The irony of this shot is that they were beginning to run away from me because they had had enough of me!

I'm not experienced enough to deal with shadows in PP, so if anyone wants to grab the picture and try it for me, please do. Here are two, the first with less saturation and the second in b&w.

I think this is about as soft as I would go, saturation-wise:

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The white on the girls' dresses is too much for me. But again, I have a lot to learn about PP:
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I LOVE the black and white version....and I would also hang a huge print on my wall.

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Those expressions......price​less. I love it!

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The 2nd one is better with saturation, but something still feels off - the shadows in the older girls eyes esp. I'd vote for the black and white conversion, it's more forgiving of those things. Beautiful moment captured!

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I like the original.... sometimes you just have to let it be and enjoy ..priceless

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done with a 50d and no L lenses

jusr goes to show you that you dont need high dollar equipment to get priceless shots

Sep 14, 2010 02:37

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Very nice capture. Great tones and a wonderful moment.

Sep 14, 2010 02:43

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Just slightly adjusted fro colour etc.
What you have essentially captured is a unique childhood moment that you should be proud to display.

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