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Old Jan 10, 2011, 3:27 AM   #11
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Hi was this taken ith straight on flash. Maybe try a diffuser to reduce the shadow, although it dramatic the shadow gets your eye first. Another possible answer is use your flash off camera and us the internal flash a second source.
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Old Jan 10, 2011, 7:01 PM   #12
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Hi was this taken ith straight on flash. Maybe try a diffuser to reduce the shadow, although it dramatic the shadow gets your eye first. Another possible answer is use your flash off camera and us the internal flash a second source.
Well not to sound rude but shadows are caused from off camera flash so this is obviously not on my camera. It was coming in from the right side about 15 feet away. Thanks anyway!
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Old Jan 14, 2011, 12:48 PM   #13
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i think it would look cool with just the shadow
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Wow, I love the shot. For me the shadow really makes it. its so black and has a super crisp defined shape. I feel the shadow gives a comical feel and says to me he has a dark side, thats bigger than he is, always with him. But no matter how hard it tries it cant escape his humor and has to wear the glasses and hat.
Maaaan, I totally love it,
Without the shadow, for me it would be a nice Portrait, but the shadow has added so much more to feel and think from the scene. Thats just my warped opinion.
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++Ill second what kazuya said.
what about the model and the shadow stood next to him hands on hips looking at him?? I reckon that would be cool, or something along those lines, still with the cap n glasses obvious, but in a fifferent pose to the model.
Shot of the background, shot of the model without shadow, Shot of the model with big full shadow then with layer mask rub out the bits you don't want back to just shadow or model with different shadow. Whoooo, I'de love to have a go at that. All that said. I love it as it is anyway.
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Wow, I love the shot. For me the shadow really makes it. its so black and has a super crisp defined shape. I feel the shadow gives a comical feel and says to me he has a dark side, thats bigger than he is, always with him. But no matter how hard it tries it cant escape his humor and has to wear the glasses and hat.
Maaaan, I totally love it,
Without the shadow, for me it would be a nice Portrait, but the shadow has added so much more to feel and think from the scene. Thats just my warped opinion.
really great.
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Thanks!! I'm glad you noticed the glasses weren't serious. It was dark out and hes like should I wear the sunglasses to give it a different style. I said sure why not, he always blinks from my flashes too.
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