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04-18-2020, 05:00 PM - 1 Like   #1
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A couple of Portraits, any critique or feedback? Thank you

Hi guys its me again hehehe, heres a couple of portrait I did with the pentax 645z 55mm lens, what you guys think?

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04-18-2020, 06:01 PM   #2
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Hi guys its me again hehehe, heres a couple of portrait I did with the pentax 645z 55mm lens, what you guys think?
I might be just me, but I don't really like the arm appearing out of seemingly nowhere in the first shot. Something just puts me off it, with the jacket on the shoulder... Fine shot other than that
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Hi Bertwert, yea you are right about the arm, the more a look at it the least I like hehehe.
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I have to agree, the first one with the arm is just weird.
The second one is ok, I find it just a bit muted. Could use some more contrast I believe

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Looks like someone else's arm. Everything else looks great.
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Hi again,

I think these images could have been even stronger if they felt more natural. Now, they give me the feeling that there's a bit of work to be done on directing your subject, and helping this one to actually act more naturally; the arm feels forced, the attitude isn't inviting me to try and dive into the story. There's a sort of disconnect happening. Maybe it comes from the very narrow framing? I'd see more space to enable your subject to breath and express more, give more intention..

I prefer the BW images: I'm less distracted by the colour and the colour cast from the first image. Yet I find it a little flat. Nothing pops really. There's a bit of post to be done IMO..

Besides that, nice work, keep up the good vibe! Cheers,

J.
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