Business Portrait - in studio

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  1. Christie Photo

    Christie Photo No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    The thread title says it all... a portrait for business done in the studio. Four strobes, 100mm lens.

    Any critique welcomed.


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    Wow. Nice work. The tie is a bit crooked :) but everything else is great. Great use of light. Nice use of subtle props.
     
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    Big Mike I am Big, I am Mike Staff Member Supporting Member

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    It seems like a very effective portrait...meaning that my eye is drawn to the gentleman's face and his look/expression seems to be giving me a sense of who he is. Well done.

    I'm not sure that I like the bit of leather chair that we can see. It sticks out and draws attention, in an area that could do with out it. Also, it takes me a second or third glance to see what it is...it almost looks like a boot or something. The same shot without the chair (or without it being as bright) would be a stronger shot, IMO.
     
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    Excellent light, great pose and expression. The tie could be adjusted but overall very nice.
     
  5. Christie Photo

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    Thanks! Yeah... I really "dropped the ball" on the tie. You'd think I'd know better!

    Thanks again!

    -Pete
     
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    I love your lighting on this and the chair works for me. !! Very Nice work!
     
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    Excellent!
     
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    Great job on this Pete! He really connects with the viewer.
     
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    Pete, do you mind if I post an edit with his tie straightened?
     
  10. Christie Photo

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    No... not at all. Thanks for asking.

    -Pete
     
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    Here ya go. Its not perfect, but hopefully his tie looks a little better. :)

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    Wow, looks great Pete. Again, I really am envious of your work.
     

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