A&P Two self-portraits

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  1. Beeno

    Beeno New Member

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    Took these as part of an assignment for my media arts class...supposed to portray that innovation is difficult. These two don't really have innovation attached to them, but the rest in the set will ;) Comments and critique is welcome, as I wanna get get better!

    My teacher liked the red shirt one better, but I prefer the first one. Your thoughts?

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  2. CornUponCob

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    The position in the 2nd one would look good if you were surrounded by "scientific looking" papers on the floor.

    I'd print out a bunch of crap (maybe .pdf files from a patent website) throw it all over the floor, then sit in the middle of it and try that.

    That to me says "innovation is difficult"
     
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    Your teacher is right. The first one looks too staged and the shirt is too dull. I like the second one a lot.
     
  4. Try harder and put more effort into your shots and I'm sure you'll get better results.
     
  5. Beeno

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    How can I make these better? Composition/lighting? Or just the expression/body positioning of the subject?
     
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    Try an interesting backdrop and use a slave flash.
     

  7. throw some excitement in there.

    Google - david lachapelle to get some ideas, not saying you can be this talented, but maybe you can get some ideas for poses.
     
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