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01-22-2012, 03:16 AM   #1
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the 1940's pin up look :)
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01-22-2012, 06:08 AM   #2
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I like the first shot very much, interesting point of view, nice contrast of colours with the pale skin and red lipstick, a very flattering "glamour shot". With the second one I think I would crop some of the bottom off.
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first one is the best of them both. But that said, even the first one isn't too great for my liking. On her left side is a distracting piece of fabric. and the DOF is not shallow enough. Would like to see her face sharp, and her body bit out of focus.
And the second one needs some cropping from the bottom. And the background should be darker. (and next time, ask if she can put one finger in her mouth, so she will look more sensual.
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nicely done, the washed out colors works great with this
the first photo is definitely the better

01-22-2012, 12:52 PM   #5
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Thanks guys.......ok yep that certainly improved the bottom image.....darkened the background and cropped just below the start of the fur........which removed the arms and I cloned out the triangle of white skin at the bottom of the bust will work on the other later today! Thanks so much
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Post them here agian when finished. Would like to see the improvements
01-23-2012, 10:40 AM   #7
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Her bra blends in with the background too much in the 2nd shot. You need some separation like a different color backdrop, or different color bra. Or a backlight might make the backdrop lighter, too.
01-28-2012, 04:14 AM   #8
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Get rid of that pesky rogue fabric in the first one, and bump up the color in her eyes a bit, and I think you have a keeper. The tone is also very appropriate for a pinup.

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I like her skin color...but the first picture feels too 'zoomed in' and the second one makes me want to take the fur out as it distracts me.
03-20-2012, 05:07 PM   #10
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Jan, the portraits have merit in the lighting, but the posing hasn't worked out, particularly in #2. This model is best captured in similar poses to #1 but remember to eliminate distracting background elements in the image as they take away from the attention to the model. The choice of PP is different, which is good, though for added effect, perhaps get a more desaturated look, or add a grungy texture layer to the photo, rather than wash out contrast on its own as has been done here. Indeed, more of the model would be good to have in #1 also.
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Nice pic, i would change a little bit the composition moving her face to the down left instead center, applying rule of thirds and showing a little more her body. Also i know is human body and nature is perfect, but i would remove the birthmark that is near the armpit because takes my antention, and without it will show plainly the beauty of her skin tone

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