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Eye Candy

Postby gstark on Sun Apr 06, 2008 4:27 pm

A few from yesterday's workshop

Jpgs direct from the camera, resized only.

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I still need to do a little more resizing on some of these, as irfanview seems to think that 800x600 means 800 by about 900. Go figure!


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Re: Eye Candy

Postby Glen on Sun Apr 06, 2008 4:29 pm

Gary the second really grabs my attention, the first looks like an interesting moment
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Re: Eye Candy

Postby dviv on Sun Apr 06, 2008 4:34 pm

Great pics Gary - looks like I left a little early :twisted:
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Re: Eye Candy

Postby gstark on Sun Apr 06, 2008 4:39 pm

David,

You had far more important things to attend to. ;)

(Thanx, and yes)

Glen, yes. I'm actually thinking a square crop on both the second and third images would work quite nicely.
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Re: Eye Candy

Postby dviv on Sun Apr 06, 2008 4:42 pm

gstark wrote:You had far more important things to attend to.


Indeed - ended up being a very nice Japanese meal actually 8)
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Re: Eye Candy

Postby Killakoala on Sun Apr 06, 2008 5:04 pm

I have to agree. The second (and third) images are sublime. Great use of great lighting.
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Re: Eye Candy

Postby surenj on Sun Apr 06, 2008 5:14 pm

Great set...Second is my favourite for it's eye contact, lighting and framing...
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Re: Eye Candy

Postby stubbsy on Sun Apr 06, 2008 5:45 pm

Gary

I'll have to differ with the others I guess:

#1 looks a little soft (my guess is she moved her face as you were taking the shot) - concept I like though
#2 and #3 have potential but to me are too dark and I'd probably soften her face to smooth the complexion a little. Fantastic poses though.
#4 is the weakest of the lot IMHO - too bright and I'd like her eyes open. The latter is deal breaker since the pose is great and the bright could be fixed in PP.
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Re: Eye Candy

Postby colin_12 on Sun Apr 06, 2008 7:03 pm

You can see her contacts in the close pics Gary. You may wish to blend those edges.
Nice pics #2&3.
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Re: Eye Candy

Postby gstark on Mon Apr 07, 2008 8:21 pm

stubbsy wrote:#1 looks a little soft (my guess is she moved her face as you were taking the shot) - concept I like though


More likely operator error. :) Given that we're shooting with flash, subject movement at a poofteenth of a second flash duration would not be a major issue.

#2 and #3 have potential but to me are too dark and I'd probably soften her face to smooth the complexion a little. Fantastic poses though.


Thanx. I actually like the dark shading. I understand what you're saying about softening the skin a little, but that's not what my photography is about.

I actually did consider bringing along a vaseline filter, but getting up that early on a Saturday ... :)

Colin, I hadn't noticed that; good call.

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