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Old Jan 29, 2013, 8:46 AM   #1
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Default Cinematic Portrait

Hi guys,

For a while now I've been giving thought to producing a series of cinematic style photos. By cinematic, I mean that the photo should look like a still from a movie, and should be post processed to acheive a cinematic colour grading.

Here is my first test shot. I'm really pleased with how the shot came out so think it will be the first in my series:

For those of you interested, the moel was lit with a large softbox to his front and right. A smaller strobe was used to illuminate the wet floor / walls.

Would be intersted to hear your thoughts on my first attempt :-)


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Old Jan 29, 2013, 11:18 PM   #2
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You did it just right in my opinion. The setting of the picture is just like a real movie set where it is illuminated well enough to see the model's face and yet doesn't overpower the background. Everything is in great details including the foreground. Good job especially for the first try!
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Old Feb 1, 2013, 9:31 AM   #3
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I love this shot. The small things like the reflection on the wet floor really make the image what I think you meant it to be.
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Old Feb 1, 2013, 10:36 AM   #4
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TOP SHOT ! Longside well done with the lighting
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Old Feb 4, 2013, 3:02 PM   #5
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Nice shot, very well done. Don't think a cinematic picture would show the cat walk at the top of picture (just my opinion).
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Old Feb 4, 2013, 5:35 PM   #6
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I've seen several shots with the "cinematic" look before- and I love them all...
How does one get that kind of coloration...??
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