B&W Portrait C&C please.

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  1. DaevidClarke

    DaevidClarke TPF Noob!

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    This is Corey.
    Image darkened in PP.
    D80 35/1.8


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    any feedback?
     
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    I was gonna say that the grays could be slightly lighter, but after staring at it for a while, the face is bright enough.
    I like the centered face here cause the heavy mass of black on the left balances her glance to the right.
    Nice Photograph.
     
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    This is a little too dark for my taste. I know you are probably going for a certain mood, but the fact that the whole left side is without any detail makes it not work for me. However I am a beginner so I may be missing something.
     
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    No detail, very flat. I'd like to see it SOOC.
     
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    Way too dark, why did you darken it what are you trying to hide
     
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    sorry what is SOOC?
     
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    i wasnt trying to hide anything. i was going for this enveloping darkness. plus it seemed too symmetrical without the blackness.

    well now that i take a second look at the original, i was probably trying to cover up horrible lighting lol
     
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    Straight out of camera ;)
     
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    ^^yes this was 'shoped to all hell
     
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    i think you meant it to be dark,goes with the mood,i like it.
     

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