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Old Feb 9, 2007, 6:25 PM   #1
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Hey There,

This evening I just make some quick shots of this brother and sister
Please let me know what you think
C&C are more than welcome

Greets Mr Denny




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Old Feb 9, 2007, 6:34 PM   #2
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Hi Mr Denny,

The first thing that strikes me is that there is a lot of red eye which you can easily correct during PP, the second thing is the wide angle you have shot at. 6.3mm on your camera is = to about 38 mm on a 35mm camera. Usually portraits should be taken at about 80-130mm so I would get further away and use the long end of the zoom (your max zoom is the equivalent of 114mm) so go for that or just a little off max and see what you get. The wide angle makes the first pic look a little strange but not too bad, but on the 2nd one it almost makes the brother look like a puppet as he appears to be so much further. This would be cancelled out by the longer zoom. Also it would stop the girls nose looking so large.

You have potential here so hopefully with these changes you will get great results next time.

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Old Feb 9, 2007, 10:07 PM   #3
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This evening I just make some quick shots of this brother and sister
Please let me know what you think
No doubt about it. They're definately related.

Very nice shots.
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Old Feb 9, 2007, 11:36 PM   #4
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Good potential

1. Move them away from the background or intergrate the background into the Pic (ex. them sitting on a couch with a fireplace behind them)

2. Move the flash or bounce it off the roof.



by doing this you are seperating them from the background which will make the clothes that they have on not look like it is part of the shadow.
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Old Feb 10, 2007, 5:03 AM   #5
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Guys thnx for the C&C
I really can do something with that!

Greets Denny
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Old Feb 10, 2007, 10:34 AM   #6
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I don't necessarily agree with some of the other comments on these.

While these aren't necessarily the best "portraits" (in that they don't necessarily present the subjects in the most flattering way possible), there's a lot of ART in them.

Try not to diminish that vision as you apply the technical suggestionsyou receive.

BTW, nice splash. What else do you have? It seems that most of the images in your other posts have disappeared.
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