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wich one do you like
Posted By: devisor, 11-03-2009, 11:24 PM

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11-03-2009, 11:31 PM   #2
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Can I say 'both'?
Eric, this is a stunning soft portrait with impeccable lighting, posing work and makeup.
I like #2 because of its bold colours - would do well on a glossy print, but I also like #1 as the desaturated look adds an element of texture and contrast not as evident with the full colour one.
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I prefer 2 too. But maybe too plastic on both? just a little?
11-04-2009, 12:46 AM   #4
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thx.. nah, not for this kind of image.. and you are looking on a lores image .

11-04-2009, 01:41 AM   #5
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Hey Eric,

I like the 2nd shot. It offers a warmth. I also feel the colour in the 2nd shot plays the hairs and skin against each other nicely.

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I like a few wrinkles so neither

11-04-2009, 05:25 AM   #7
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Those are lovely shots. The only thing that I find a little strange is her left hand. Her right elbow seems to blend in and give her a strange looking hand. I only wish I could do a shot even half as good as these are.
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#2 offers warmth and vibrance. But everybody takes photos that offer this experience. I don't think it is YOU though. #1 feels more like you and is more into your style.

I like #1 because it is cold, perhaps metallic. It is different.

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I like both, but I prefer the style of #1. It seems more formal and edgy with the muted tones.
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i like them both but there is somthing with the hands that seems off if i had to pic #2
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I prefer #1 by a landslide. #1 she looks like a elegant statue...#2 she looks like a wax figure.

If you're torn between the two...go with #1 with the girl being slightly more saturated.

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IMO #1 works better. Both have the soft photoshopped look on the skin, but with #2 you add in a bit too much saturation and her skin looks sunburnt almost. The weird oversaturated skin tone draws my eye to her shoulder area due to the red vs blue contrast being great. In #1, I'm drawn to her face first. That fact, plus you get a little more contrast between the right elbow and left wrist. In #2 it looks more like a giant mutant hand than a hand and elbow.

Although I tried #2 in photoshop and desaturated just the blues, and it looks pretty nice.
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thx all

I think I'm landing on the first one also
11-06-2009, 07:06 AM   #14
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I prefer the desaturate number one. It has a different feel to it than a straight rendering.

11-06-2009, 07:13 AM   #15
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after looking at this again I have to say definately number 1. Not only does it draw more attenion to the model's face (as raz-0 has already pointed out), but the first one is more of your style and you do it so well.

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