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Posted By: JohnBee, 05-22-2011, 02:44 PM

Haven't had much opportunity to work the K-5 lately, but I did manage to squeeze in a few shots today to try keep the eye from drying out. Not much to add here other than a good crop. However the K-5 is proving to be extremely versatile in the studio. And processing is akin to the A900 of the olden days. And I have to say... it is nice to be working at the pixel level again.

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05-23-2011, 08:53 PM   #16
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QuoteOriginally posted by krypticide Quote
Nicely done! You must have PP the eye a bit too, right? Very eye-catching...
Hello and thanks for the comments and criticisms.
The answer is yes, I did PP the image(namely) skin touch-ups(to clean things-up) and some contrast(curve) adjustments to emphasize the iris etc. My idea was to minimize the texture characteristics in texture to focus on the eyes and contours that were framed into the shape of a heart(from the inner eyebrow and around the facial contour).

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beautiful photograph. was it just ambient lighting?
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a beautiful composition.... creatively captured... that sparkling eye is mesmerizing... dave m
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Absolutely great shot! Love it!

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Beautifully captured!
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Lovely shot!!!
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Stunning shot!
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Very appealing, well done.

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exceptionally and beautifully natural... Congrats on this evocative photo.
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John, this is just outstanding.
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That is an amazing shot...I can't believe how sharp it is!
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Thanks for all the kind words people. For reference sake, here's the color version.

I opted for BW due to redness in the eye:
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That's a great shot. Congrats!
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Very nice.

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Striking pose TFS John


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