I LOVE how this turned out!!!!

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  1. wxnut

    wxnut TPF Noob!

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    This guitarist is in a band I do photography for. After 17 years with Yamaha, he switched brands of guitars to this new company Grem. I knew they are a new company and may need some new promo. I took some great shots and edited this with the company in mind.

    what do you think? Which looks better?

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    Doug Raflik
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  2. DeepSpring

    DeepSpring TPF Noob!

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    i like a lot
     
  3. LaFoto

    LaFoto Just Corinna in real life Staff Member Supporting Member

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    I like the overall scene.
    For a promo the second might be better with no distracting spotlights, just the highlighted guitar.

    All in all, though, I am not sure I am so fond of the selective colouring.
    I know you did it with the company in mind and a possible promo shot, but ... yes, it works in the second, but I find it distracting in the first.

    Can we see the original or an all b+w version, too?
     
  4. Jeff Canes

    Jeff Canes No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    like the #1 better, but would do some PS work on the lights so that they are as distracting
     
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    mentos_007 The Freshmaker!

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    I prefer the 1st one... dunno why but it looks much more natural for me... also, I'd try to make a whole picture in black and white...
     
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    I agree, the first one looks more natural.
     
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    Personally, I think the first one with the lights gives it much more of a naturalistic look showing you their product is used by professionals. That's just me though. I think it would look better as an advertisement. The color of the guitar already centers itself out as the purpose of the advertisement. Great pics by the way...
     
  8. Kevin D Burns

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    Nice work and awesome image, both
     

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