A&P Is this picture really good? Or am I just a portrait noob?

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  1. adamlewis88

    adamlewis88 New Member

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    xenon supra OT Supporter

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    pointy shoulders and over airbrushed IMO

    I like the composition, and her. :naughty:
     
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    Wheezer OT Supporter

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    I dunno, the only thing that really impresses me about it is the PP and the makeup. The lighting is meh, I don't like the big shadow of her nose.

    It's not something you couldn't do yourself with a good model and a good MUA. :dunno:
     
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    i like it a lot. That hair around her ear sucks ass but, eh. It's a good shot.
     
  5. Girth

    Girth ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ OT Supporter

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    the nose shadow throws it off for me, so do the "glassy" eyes. Otherwise a great picture. :o
     
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    Shoulder is a little awkward, kind of in the way, but I like it overall
     
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    Good PP, good makeup, good model, shitty lighting, meh pose. And I don't like that the ground is that shitty blue/purplegray, it should have been masked out and desaturated.
     
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    where's the rest of the picture :mad: needs some reflector though
     
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    legendr34 Titanium Member

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    looks very good
     
  10. Easton

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    Am I the only one who thinks this is amazing?
     
  11. TheManLouisianaFace

    TheManLouisianaFace and decide!

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    yep
     
  12. isaac86hatch

    isaac86hatch This thread sucks

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    I love it, man. Only complaint is that it feels cut off. Otherwise the lighting, PP and makeup all look good.
     
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    i think it is great
     
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    You're not being appropriately critical. If your grandma did this with her P&S it's great, but the guy who took this is a pro (or at least serious enough to buy a 1Dmk3) so you grade on an appropriate scale. There are flaws with this image that keep it from being great. The shadow being generated by the nose is terrible and her face fades into black. With fill light the shot would be great but with out it's just good.
     
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    Well I think its amazing :hs:
     
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    something about the crop bothers me...

    I still like the image though.
     
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    :werd:

    I mean don't get me wrong, I really like the shot. I especially like the warmth of the red fall leaves in the shot in contrast to the cool blue of the concrete and her eyes...

    But Spurious is right. If I had to critique this shot amongst the guys peers, you definitely need some lower fill... The shadows and fade to black DO distract me....
     
  18. someonenew

    someonenew He's Dangerous

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    the girl is pretty, and she probably put it on her model mayhem site, but as stated the shadows on the face take away from the shot. The crop leaves you expecting more to the photo. The shoulder being where it is blocks the face.
     
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    Its pretty damn good, some of the shadow in her eyes bothers me a bit, but besides that I love it. It seems you used portraiture for the editing..amazing piece of software
     
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    I like it also but not as much as I like your half shot of the girl in the water.
     
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    Without the good looking model, this wouldn't be such a nice shot. Don't like the shadows, don't like the crop, and I don't like the open area in the leaves behind her. Processing is nice and the model is beautiful, those 2 things make an otherwise boring shot pretty good.
     
  22. iDrive

    iDrive OTAP crew. Muradadog crew. GO GATORS!

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    She is gorgeous.

    Nice shot! But as previously mentioned, the shadow is a bit distracting.
     
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    darkjedi Muay Thai expert

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    filled with technical flaws or not, it's an awesome shot.
     
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    I love it except for the shadows on her face.
     
  25. adamlewis88

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    Obviously I have a lot to learn about portraiture.
     

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