Impromptu portraits

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  1. Johnboy2978

    Johnboy2978 No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    Here's a couple of shots that I took in an effort to zero my lights in the other night when I was setting up for the headshot of the guy picutred here. His daughter was eager to have her pic taken so I snapped a couple in the process. Just thought I'd throw them out here for comment/critique etc. I know that I caught some reflection from the glasses in the first one.

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  2. JDS

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    I looked at the photos before I read your comments and the only thing I was going to be able to offer with my (non)experience was the reflection in his glasses. I think these look great, but maybe just a tad dark...
     
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    Looks pretty good, I like the background light. As mentioned, they do look just a tad dark. I think the exposure could be bumped up a step and maybe increase the fill just a tad.
     
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    If you do choose to increase the fill, do go much at all. I think the ratio is really close now.

    I'm thinking... raise the main light a little if you have room. Maybe a larger aperture, to get shallower depth of field.

    All-in-all, very nice.

    Pete
     

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