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A few more studio portraits
Posted By: sjl7678, 01-10-2008, 10:35 AM

I took a few photos of my friend for my photo class' homework. Any tips/advice are appreciated!

One: Shira-9010-Edit on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Two: Shira-8716 on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Three: Shira-8693 on Flickr - Photo Sharing!

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01-10-2008, 10:49 AM   #2
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these are great!
01-10-2008, 11:22 AM   #3
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I like the contrast and composition in #1. And the expression is great!

There seems to be a bright spot to the right side above the shoulder in #2 which is somewhat distracting.

#3 seems a bit flat to me.

Disclaimer - I know very little about the technical side of all this (yet!) so these are just observations by the uneducated. LOL! I would personally be quite happy if I could produce these - especially #1
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Your first shot is a real keeper! Great composition, expression and pose showing some real character.

The other 2... the lighting is just fine. But, I try to stay away from both torso and face directly facing the camera. There are a few instances when it works, but not generally. If this is what your subject is giving you, either through inexperience or discomfort in front of the lens, pose her!

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I really like the first shot except that her eyes are closed. Other than that it's a really fun shot and is quite good!
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First shot is great . Look even better in BW . I think .
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They are done very nicely.

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