Infrared portrait....very cold day.

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  1. Roger

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    i think the face is too bright. looks like it's photoshopped too much wich makes it look unnatural
     
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    Agreed, if you can recover some shape by bringing the white point down (levels/curves) I would go for it.

    -Shea
     
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    I guess you guys have no idea what IR portraits look like eh....it makes the skin slightly translucent, giving a ghostly appearance. You either like it or you don't :).
     
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    If ghostly is your thing, you nailed it. Just not flattering at all.

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    I don't think it's a matter of either you like it or you don't. Although there are specific looks to a style, it doesn't have to compromise or restrict your composition. Simply underexposing by 1 or 2 stops, the skin would have been saved.

    On the side note, I don't like the distortion on her face.
     
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    well gee thanks for your opinion.
     
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    I'm not familiar with IR no. But I know what I like, and this doesn't do it for me. But you like it, that's all that matters I guess.
     

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