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Jul 30, 2015 13:29 |  #1

Hey guys, I'm in some desperate need of a little culling help.. Normally this doesn't come as hard, and I'm able to narrow down to 2 or 3, but for some reason I just can't decide here.. Can you tell me which shot in these series you like best and why? Please only choose one! The numbers are on the top of the images for reference. Thanks in advance, all!

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Jul 30, 2015 13:34 |  #2

#2. The ones with heavier/thicker smoke don't look as "clean". And I like that you can see all of his face. You should create a poll.


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Jul 30, 2015 13:53 |  #3

Agree with #2.


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Jul 30, 2015 14:08 |  #4

thanks for the feedback, will-do. wait.. how do you create a poll? LOL. can I edit this post and do that, or do i have to start a new one?


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Jul 30, 2015 18:15 |  #5

I know you only wanted one chosen but I think #2 but maybe with the treatment you used on #4 with slightly less light on his face. With no further editing I would say #2.


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Jul 30, 2015 18:17 |  #6

Personally I like 2 and 5 but take that with a grain of salt. I'm no Bill Clinton.


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Jul 31, 2015 10:36 |  #7

#2 as well...the smoke looks very "intentional" and clean.

#8 would be my second choice, I like the silhouette look of it.


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Jul 31, 2015 11:06 |  #8

#5, nice detail in the face with no distractions behind the smoke or in the dead space to the right.


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Jul 31, 2015 13:08 |  #9

#2 for the cigar and then the person on the right outline from #1 combined is my winner.

You may have a different outline that is better, I kindof like the couple dancing but would like it stronger, but I think having something on the right adds to the balance of the picture. Otherwise, crop for just the cigar and pick the best one, (I vote for #2). JMHo.

Nice set, btw, great ones to choose from. (color all the way, the b/w is Meh compared to the color- blue smoke is way cool)


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Aug 02, 2015 16:19 |  #10

Thanks for your opinions, all!


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Aug 02, 2015 16:20 as a reply to  @ ksbal's post |  #11

it's actually just a girl in the back, haha.. no couple dancing. that would've been cool though, and i would have definitely processed to make them brighter if so


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Aug 03, 2015 00:55 |  #12

I personally like photo #5 because there is no distracting figure on the right side of the photo. Amazing shots!


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Aug 03, 2015 01:34 |  #13

#5 because it's only him and the smoke, nothing distracting on the right.


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Aug 03, 2015 01:41 |  #14

#2 and #5 for me.


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Aug 03, 2015 06:18 |  #15

#2 for me. The process of lighting the cigar, the fact that the smoke is not obstructing his face, yet the smoke is dense behind him, and the person on the right...


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