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  1. Bexxie

    Bexxie TPF Noob!

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    Hi there, this is my first post to the forum so please be gentle :wink:

    Here are a couple recent shots of my husband with a bit of post-processing. C&C welcome!

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  2. spiffybeth

    spiffybeth TPF Noob!

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    you should move the light source so there arent shadows behind him

    he has great eyes!
     
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    Spiffy... That looks like a natural light situation with on camera flash taken from a distance (look it the light reflection in his eyes).
     
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    spiffybeth TPF Noob!

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    put up lights on the side and dont use the on camera flash?

    what i meant to say was use a different light source because the shadows are no good.
     
  5. Bexxie

    Bexxie TPF Noob!

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    you're spot on dpolston! i didn't want to use my flash at the time but i didn't have any other light source...i've got a detachable flash now, so would that work if i put it off to the side or would i be better off with some other type of lighting?

    thanks for the comments!
     
  6. kundalini

    kundalini Been spending a lot of time on here!

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    Use of a reflector or bounce card (opposite side) to fill in the shadowed side to get the details.

    Have your main flash higher the subjects head (~24") to cast shadow in a more pleasing manner.

    Maybe. Just random thoughts.
     
  7. Bexxie

    Bexxie TPF Noob!

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    Thanks for the suggestions Kundalini! I will try them out next time.
     

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