Melody: Shoot by the Lake C&C please!

Discussion in 'People Photography' started by PatrickCheung, Jul 11, 2010.

  1. PatrickCheung

    PatrickCheung TPF Noob!

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    I did a shoot last week with a friend's friend. Her name is Melody, great model, fun to work with, professional yet relaxed... and did I mention she was helpful on the set? We shot by TooGood Pond, a local... pond... and Main Street Unionville (all torontonians, err... markham/unionville inhabitants should know these places, right?)
    Anyway, i used:
    - Nikkor AF-S 35/1.8
    - Nikkor AF 85/1.8 D
    - SB-600 x 2 (they're too weak to use modifiers on)
    - 10' Lightstand
    - Tripod as a lightstand (i'm cheap)

    Here are my Favourites... oh, and my friend Colin helped me edit these photos
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    a little contrasty, but i kinda like it... some might not like the shadow on the tree but i think it defines her a bit more...

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    i shot this one under a tree, so i got a lot of weird shadows and highlights on her... as you can see on the shoulder.

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    also under a tree...

    i guess they're quite flawed, but with what i had on me... i think this is a pretty decent set? iunno... i'm looking for opinions.

    if you liked the photos, please view the rest of the set here
     
  2. dxqcanada

    dxqcanada Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    Ah, too much light.

    You need to strike a balance with ambient light and flash ...

    The background should complement the model ... I shouldn't be much of a critic as I avoid taking pictures of people.
     
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    pretty pictures
     
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    I like the first shot.

    These seem to be well done portraits, which seems to accomplish what you are going for here. I would have liked to see some head shots and also some full body shots for more variety.

    Overall good job and very pretty model!
     

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