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Sep 09, 2007 05:46 |  #1

This is my first ever deliberate attempt at a portrait, Its my son Jamie. Comments welcome...

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Sep 09, 2007 05:56 |  #2

Very very nice
I would never have thought it your fist set portrait


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Sep 09, 2007 05:57 |  #3

Very nice one.


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Sep 09, 2007 06:18 |  #4
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Excellent pic. You must be happy with it.


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Sep 09, 2007 06:49 |  #5

Good exposure and good skin tones. Next time don't allow the subject to crush his cheek against his arm as it flattens his cheek.

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Sep 09, 2007 09:59 |  #6

Thanks for the comments and tips! its one of a few i took in that session, Might post some more when I dig them out.


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Sep 09, 2007 10:00 |  #7

I think it looks very nice. Thanks for posting.


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Sep 09, 2007 10:04 |  #8

EXCELLENT capture! The only tips I have for ya:
1) Leave a tad more head room...this is for cropping...if you wanted an 8x10 out of this it would be very tight on the top.
2) It's already been said, but have him raise his head just a lil to get his check back to normal. an easy thing to say is "don't put too much pressure"

Other than that I think you have done very well for a first time! Great lighting and skin color rendition.


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Sep 09, 2007 10:23 |  #9

I think the lighting is beautiful and this pic looks very sharp. Nice job!


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Sep 09, 2007 10:28 |  #10

great picture - what a handsome lil man!


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Sep 09, 2007 10:40 |  #11

Very nice photo.


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Sep 09, 2007 10:44 |  #12

Well done, spot on exposure and focus, good use of DoF.


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Sep 09, 2007 11:04 as a reply to  @ nwa2's post |  #13

yeah, good job on this one!


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Sep 09, 2007 11:09 |  #14

Gorgeous... Soft and natural looking.. love the light. :)


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Sep 09, 2007 11:31 |  #15

What a gorgeous boy!!! great portrait!


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