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Dog Portraits, please critique

 
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Mar 23, 2015 12:15 |  #1

I'm just starting to figure out my way around my Nikon D5100. What do you think of these?


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Mar 23, 2015 12:47 as a reply to  @ atsilverstein's post |  #3

I think your whites are a little blown out. There's detail missing in the whites. But maybe high key is what you were after.
That said, I really like 1 and 3. Beautiful face.


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Mar 23, 2015 13:39 |  #4

I think a dark background with a light on it might have been a more appropriate choice and would have given a "regal" sort of look. Also, in the first image, it looks a little soft on the dogs eyes. Otherwise, nice poses captured and good job with the depth of field!




  
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Mar 23, 2015 13:44 |  #5

#1 is EXCELLENT, IMO. I love the eye contact, & it's just sharp enough for "Essence of Dog". ; )


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Mar 23, 2015 14:25 |  #6

I also think #1 is best of the group.
I agree that the whites should be brought down enough to get detail in the white fur under its chin.


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Mar 23, 2015 16:37 |  #7

Thanks so much for everyone's feedback! Much appreciated. This is what I'm going to go with. I was able to get a bit more detail of the hair without sacrificing the overall brightness.


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