A&P Critique!

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  1. jennyjenn

    jennyjenn New Member

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    First time in the studio. We had to do a formal portrait of someone (using main light, fill, bg light, hair light) and weren't really allowed much creative freedom. I think I did alright. Any comments/suggestions/ways to improve?

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  2. fatass

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    hm.. subjects eyes shouldn't glancing sideways... not sure if i'm saying that right. pose is good, just... a little off

    also it's a bit dark.
     
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    Hmm I see what you're saying. How could I have fixed the pose? Have him move his head or torso or what?
     
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    Oh! And I think the reason I had his head turned so much was because if I didn't, then his ear would have caught the light from the hair light and it would have been blood red. How else could I have avoided it?
     
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    If the dude is really that pale, you should give him some color :o
     
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    Hah, yeah, he's pale. I'm way more pale though, it's awful.
     
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    widen out that hiar light... looks like he has a growth on the back of his head, unfrotunately its what my eye was first drawn to. :(
     
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    I would prefer a nice rainbow background.
     
  9. IntheWorks

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    WB is off.. it looks a little blue.
     
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    tone down the hair light by 3/4 stops and ur lighting looks pretty good. his torso is a little to right heavy in the frame
     
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    seems like the bg light to me, back right...if that is supposed to be the hair light i'd move it :dunno:
     
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    that is one ugly dude
     
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    Gel your key light to warm the skin tone a bit
    More fill light on the hair and left side of face (it goes from bright on the face to deep shadow to bright on the hairlight)
    Back off your hairlight by 3/4 stop
    Have the subject turn his head toward the camera more
     

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