A&P New portrait.

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  1. Bowzyr

    Bowzyr sup bro

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    Every Thanksgiving I bring by camera along and it has become sort of a tradition of taking portraits of family members.. That and I get bored just sitting around with family all day :coolugh:.

    Anyways, here is a new portrait of my Sis from yesterday.. I posted one last year too.. ibpostnudesandothercomments


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  2. Steef

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    looks good except my eyes keep getting drawn to the faucet and not her :dunno:
     
  3. Kirk Hinrich

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    needs a tighter crop bro
     
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    i like it
     
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    your sister is so hot
     
  6. quid

    quid I Piss Excellence OT Supporter

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    shes cute dude.
     
  7. tehshocker

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    I would either crop tighter or put her in front of the faucet, lighting looks good.

    What lens did you use ?
     
  8. MSIGuy

    MSIGuy om nom nom nom!

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    EXIF?
     
  9. Bowzyr

    Bowzyr sup bro

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    D300 w/ Nikon 50mm f/1.4

    1/640 @ f/2.5, ISO 200

    SB-800 Fired remotely off to the left.
     
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    White Stormy Take that, subspace!

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    that's a very well taken photo. Love the lighting, colors and overall touch to the photo.
     
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    Or you should've had her lean on the faucet thingy
     
  13. Bloody Sunday

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    the faucet is distracting. should have had her lean on it and taken it from the other side like tehshocker suggested. oh well.
     
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    Very nice pic except, as others have mentioned, the faucet is distracting.
     
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    less grass. faucet. distracting.
     
  16. Two toys

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    i wouldnt really call this a portrait, the photo is not about her, everything takes you away from actually focusing on her and even the composition isnt good for a traditional portrait. (as people have said too much headroom, too much grass, her leg being hidden behind the pond/pump)

    to me the photo is more about the surroundings and her living in them

    thats not exactly a bad thing, but her posture/pose is so portraity that in my mind it gets kind of confused.

    so the two things that i could see making it better, one getting in closer or making the things around her less "important" in the frame

    or doing the opposite and having her be more interactive with the environment, less posed more real but keep the same composition.
     
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    I hate the model. She looks so fake.
     
  18. Bloody Sunday

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    even then, i think there's too much foreground and not really much else in the frame to make it interesting enough. she doesn't have much to work with besides that faucet and the pool of water. maybe if she was surrounded by trees and the picture was more wide, it would make a difference.
     
  19. Bowzyr

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    I hear yah. Thanks for the feedback. Having her interact with the faucet probably would have been a good idea.

    I was definitely going for including more of the environment. I took a few that were much more 'headshot' like, but when it came down to it i wanted to include more background and foreground elements, since it was taken in my parents backyard, so there is a certain sentimental value there and i will likely print/frame a copy for them.. So i guess it is more of a 'lifestyle' type portrait.
     
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    shes friggin hot
     

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