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Oct 18, 2011 09:10 |  #1

Hellow everyone. I've been shooting for about 4-5 months and not sure if I'm really going in the right direction. I get good positve feed back, yet some mild negitive feedback.
I have one know it all photog friend that says my work sux's? CC welcomed

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Oct 18, 2011 09:19 |  #2
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These photos look fine. There are a few lighting issues that could be tweaked in Photoshop. Number 4, which you acknowledge as "soft" isn't so much soft as it is blurry or out of focus. Number 1 is a bit too dark and number 2 is a bit to light, a happy medium between the two would be better I think. Both could be easily adjusted in Photoshop. Try adjusting the levels in #3 for a crisp true black. Your friend is wrong, you have great poses and shots, just a few tweaks away from near perfect. Only the jealous would say that you absolutely suck.




  
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Oct 18, 2011 09:29 |  #3

OkiePhoto wrote in post #13267124 (external link)
These photos look fine. There are a few lighting issues that could be tweaked in Photoshop. Number 4, which you acknowledge as "soft" isn't so much soft as it is blurry or out of focus. Number 1 is a bit too dark and number 2 is a bit to light, a happy medium between the two would be better I think. Both could be easily adjusted in Photoshop. Try adjusting the levels in #3 for a crisp true black. Your friend is wrong, you have great poses and shots, just a few tweaks away from near perfect. Only the jealous would say that you absolutely suck.

Thank you, I was starting to feel good about my shooting then last night I was hit with a few comments and I was like wait......maybe I'm not doing that good and need to revisit what direction I'm going in. I want the CC and want to improve and understand it takes a lot of time and practice. As far as the processing goes, I'm focusing more on the shooting and ned to learm the processing end yet. I do very little in LR2 and that what you are seeing. Thank you again for your review and advise. Hoping I get more and not just a lot of lookers.


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Oct 18, 2011 12:11 as a reply to  @ Hollywoodgt's post |  #4

Hmmmm 30 reviews and not one more comments? Not sure if that's good or bad?


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Oct 18, 2011 12:22 |  #5
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I would suggest that you start learning processing as you shoot. The two go hand in hand and you should learn them at the same time. When you process a pic you can often find things you did incorrectly in the shooting of the photo and you can then correct that part of your shooting the next time out. Just a suggestion




  
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Oct 18, 2011 12:33 |  #6

#1 orange skin tone
#2 skin tone is much better but the angle of the pose makes her look like her hair is defying gravity.
#3 I like the best except for the small spots of sunlight on his forehead
#4 1/30sec at 180mm ruined a good shot
#5 would be better if your shooting angle showed an unobstructed shadow


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Oct 18, 2011 13:08 |  #7

dino211 wrote in post #13268103 (external link)
#1 orange skin tone
#2 skin tone is much better but the angle of the pose makes her look like her hair is defying gravity.
#3 I like the best except for the small spots of sunlight on his forehead
#4 1/30sec at 180mm ruined a good shot
#5 would be better if your shooting angle showed an unobstructed shadow

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I really like #2 for composition and color/tone. #4 is great - except for the blur.


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Oct 18, 2011 13:48 as a reply to  @ Titus213's post |  #8

Thanks Dave.....so far so good for me considering the length of time. I can see the corections needed and feel I can move forward. More CC is always welcomed, the only way to learn. :)


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