A&P High key? Or just terrible?

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  1. jared_IRL

    jared_IRL OT Supporter

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    More playing with new techniques....... I think I like it. But it's still early, and I haven't finished my coffee...

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    awful. delete this before anyone else opens the thread.
     
  3. jared_IRL

    jared_IRL OT Supporter

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    hahaha.

    How do people get high key images to look right? I've never tried to get this look before...

    It's a learning experience, so i'm ok with the first shot being terrible.
     
  4. Squally

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    High key is all about having your contrast ratio almost 1:1

    With you having just one bright light pointed at them it's made it look bad for a few reasons. You can see a hard shadow around them, makes it look like a newspaper photo. You have no contrast at all, highlights:shadows = 1 for you. Still need contrast a bit with high key photos.

    Probably the biggest mistake was not your fault, black people in white is very hard to photograph.
     
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    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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  6. tenplanescrashing

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    very bad. I can't provide any other insight but maybe a better subject.
     
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    you forgot to add jesus
     
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    Is that a white vignette? As far as I know high key is blacks and whites, and this one just seems too gray.
     
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  10. Kappa00

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    You're better off using the built in on camera flash.
     
  11. jared_IRL

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    the rest of the comments, including the ones about it being so terrible I should have erased it all make sense, and are pretty much true.


    This however... makes none.
     
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    So I did a re-edit...

    and this time I added a border... Because there was yet another fun little tool in the OnOne suite that I hadn't played with...

    This better?!?!

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    threw 2 more through the ringer....

    thoughts on these?

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  14. Girth

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    was he the CEO of a rap label?
     
  15. Gvidon

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    Its not 1997 anymore :squint:
     
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    :rofl: stop interjecting your own shenanigans in here :bowdown:
     
  17. legendr34

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    hurts my eyes a bit
     
  18. mojito

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    high key is all about have the same light tones. pushing the exposure up isn't really the same thing
     

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