High Key

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  1. 2Stupid2Duck

    2Stupid2Duck TPF Noob!

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    My first real attempt at a high key, and I have to say that I am quite happy with it. (Please don't tell me the white quilt is "blown" - it's meant to be. Light metered from just under the chin to deliberate try to explode the white parts.)

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    Not bad, you do need to light the background so it is overexposed by about 2 stops. Will get rid of the gray back there.
     
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    really good portrait
     
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    Christie Photo No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    yeah.... but the skin tones.... I wish that was there.

    This IS a tough pose to light. The problem is how to light the face. I suppose if you bring the main light closer to the camera.

    Good composition. I don't think it's necessary to have the background completely white.

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    you should try making your own pattern instead of using the one you did, its too easy to see that its been copied over larger areas than it should. i mean, like take a picture of a real canves, or paint somthing then use that . . . i think you might like it better
     
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    Thanks for the suggestions folks. Appreciate it.
     

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