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Jun 20, 2011 22:31 |  #1

Could you please give me some honest feedback on these portraits? Thanks

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Jun 20, 2011 22:36 |  #2

I like the first. I think the skin softening is overdone in the second.


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Jun 20, 2011 22:49 |  #3

Thanks. Is the lighting ok in the second photo?


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Jun 21, 2011 03:07 as a reply to  @ smakelijk11's post |  #4

i agree, the skin is too soft - also, the lighting seems a bit harsh on the nose.


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Jun 21, 2011 09:47 |  #5
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1 is off focus a bit, and don't like it as a B&W


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Jun 21, 2011 14:06 |  #6

lose the watermark


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Jun 21, 2011 14:18 |  #7

The watermark is there for proofing. Why don't you like it as a B&W?


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Jun 21, 2011 15:32 |  #8

If number 2 is your style, then I dont think the skin is overdone. However, if you want a natural looking picture, then its obviously overdone.


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Jun 21, 2011 15:36 |  #9

Does this look any better?


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Jun 21, 2011 15:50 |  #10

Not for me, I liked the first one.


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Jun 21, 2011 15:56 |  #11

I can't win hey ? LOL :-) Thanks for the critique. I'm open to others as well.

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Jun 21, 2011 18:28 as a reply to  @ smakelijk11's post |  #12

The lighting is on the harsh side in both.and have her look at you as opposed to off in lala land....it makes a big difference. She looks like a willing model:D so take some more!! Just watch the histogram for your exposure.


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Jun 21, 2011 19:57 |  #13

I like both but #2 is a little underexposed especially on her hair and legs, some fill flash would help.


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Jun 23, 2011 12:16 as a reply to  @ Bheims's post |  #14

Thank you for the critiques


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