A Few Shots From my First Engagement Session...

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  1. dawssvt

    dawssvt TPF Noob!

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    I looked through several e-session threads here before I went out today. I'm pretty satisfied with the shots from today for it being my first time, but I definitely see plenty of room for improvement.

    C&C welcome...

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    4. I'm feeling like the post work should be dialed down some on this one. It's a tad too red. What do you think?
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    #4 - I've heard of head shots....but
     
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    I am a beginner too. I will give my comments though.

    1. I like, his face looks slightly over saturated.
    2. Wish catchlights were better and that there wasn't a fluorescent bulb in that lamp. Good framing though
    3. Love the idea, lighting, and colors. Pose looks unnatural to me. I bet they will like it though, and that is most important.
    4. I actually love it. Color looks cool with this capture. I think their attire made this picture. Not sure if it will be one of their favorites, but it is mine.
    5. Nice ring shot. Feels like a magazine ad. You might want to hit it with the dodge tool to brighten up the ring.

    All in all I think you did very good, but as I said, I am no pro. My first engagement shoot was pretty humbling. Hope you learned as much as I did.
     
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    This shot is quite common and is becoming a 'new classic'. While it flies in the face of a headshot, it's becoming wildly popular. I like it, but it's just so done. Try to always bring something new to a classic shot.
     
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    Thanks for the comment! They were standing between two adobe building - killing the color and #1 and #2 - I'll work on that more. Yea, I wish that bulb wasn't there either. I feel the same about #4. I'm not sure they will fall in love with it just due to the fact you can't see their faces, but I LOVE that shot!

    Here is one more of the ring. The I need a macro lens :x

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    A good set of shots. Here's some nit-picking:
    #1 Bra strap showing; card in window;foot against the wall.
    #2 needs some separation between head and lamp.
    #4 appears to have a slight magenta cast (at least on my screen).

    #5 is my favourite - could make a very good ad.
     
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    Thanks for your comment. I will be changing the color cast on some of these on my final edit :mrgreen:
     
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    Anymore comments?
     
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    #3 she's thinking "what the hell does he think he's doing?"
     
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    I was thinking more along the lines "take me here take me now"
     
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    i agree...she looks like she;s backing off.
    she also doesnt look thrilled in #2.

    great shots overall though!
    nice job.
     
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    I really like the #3:) The idea is very good, realisation is ok.
    #1 #2 are correct.
    #4 I like the colours but this photo have nothing to tell me.
    #5 I don't take it, nothing interesting IMHO.
     

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