A&P Shooting People

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  1. pelf

    pelf The Juice Was Worth The Squeeze

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    Ive been taking a lot of pics of people lately and I need some tips. I have a D70 and 18-200 VR. When I shoot them I use the "portrait" enhancing mode somewhere in the menus. I think it just makes the pictures and tones a little softer but I'm not sure. Should I use this? Or should I shoot normally and soften in photoshop (how is that done?) Also, should CPL stay on the camera when shooting people or is it negligable?
     
  2. craigl33

    craigl33 New Member

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    i like to shoot out their knee caps first. when they fall to the ground i shoot them in the back of the head so that when the bullet exits it leaves a big mess in the front.
     
  3. hash browns

    hash browns lolcathlon champion OT Supporter

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  4. Derrict

    Derrict No, I am not Amish OT Supporter

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    I usually take off my cpl but I don't do portraits often unless it's people at the car shows, which the cpl stays on.
     
  5. Colonel Panic

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    A perfect bullseye through the rectum with no exit, however, will keep the cops guessing for hours.
     
  6. Airpoppoff

    Airpoppoff Vodka > Racing F1

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    I :rofl:'d at the thread title.
     
  7. hsubaru

    hsubaru New Member

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    Wide aperture + RAW = good stuff for portraits.
     
  8. werd

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  9. mojito

    mojito New Member

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    burn in the ledge shes leaning on and her front arm a bit
     
  10. not sure where you say I should burn, I was contemplating burning the background alittle bit but I like it too much just how it is. :hs:
     
  11. mojito

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    burn = darken, anything that brighter or more contrasty than the face will distract from the face
     
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    Is this the burning you wanted??
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  13. CRC

    CRC New Member

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    how are you liking your 20d? or did you get the 30d? I dont remember
     
  14. 00soul

    00soul halfsharkalligatorhalfman

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    burning is usually on selective parts...not the whole photo
     
  15. I got the one with the tv on the back ;)

    And I must say that I'm loving it. Or more like Canon is loving me... I need to start buying used stuff :o
     
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  16. :hs: I was saying that I didn't understand what parts of the photo you were suggesting that I burn.
     
  17. Hua

    Hua AZN photographer crew

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  18. a bit overexposed but I like it
     
  19. Hua

    Hua AZN photographer crew

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    YS RLY. I should tone it down a bit, but I have never taken the time besides to tag it.
     
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    nicklk New Member

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    Are you using a circular polarizer on that Hua?
     
  21. Hua

    Hua AZN photographer crew

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    No, just a $2 Promaster 77mm UV filter on a 70-200 VR.
     
  22. mojito

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  23. :rofl:
     

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