New here...would love a critique.

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  1. Olive

    Olive TPF Noob!

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    I'm new to photography and new to my Rebel. All comments are appreciated.

    This is my daughter.


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  2. drdan

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    Very nice close up and beautiful daughter. I like the expression and eye a lot. I think you need a little more contrast and sharpness here. I think it would also look better cropped in a good bit closer on the right, the extra hair doesn't really contribute anything. I would also consider cloning out the blemishes on her lower face.
     
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    Ya - rule of 3rds.

    Awesome shot. If you had cropped the right side some, the motion of the photograph would have moved to the left. The sun bouncing off her hair does distract a bit, too. You COULD crop it square, too.

    Is that the proportion the camera made the file?
     
  4. Olive

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    Is this too tight?

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    I like that better. It intensifies the pensive look and makes the eye even more huge. It's your picture, how do you like it that way?
     
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    Wow. The cropped one looks great.
     
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    I love the cropped version, its so personal.
     
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    I like the cropped version as well, but with her eye being so dark, she looks like a demon to me or something.
     
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    MATT!!! :x She most certainly does not look like a demon! :roll: Men.... :LOL:

    Hi Olive, I actually like both these crops. I liked the sun glinting off her hair in the first one, but I don't think the second one is hurt by cropping it out. I like your composition here. Do you have some more? :D
     
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    Awesome work!
     
  11. Digital Matt

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    Terri! I thougt this was a vidcap from the exorcist!

    She's a cutie, but I can't get over the evil eye.
     
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    Man, that is just so wrong.... :LOL:

    Pay no attention to him, Olive.... :wink: He calls himself DigitalMatt when he actually shoots film and has a darkroom. So you see, he has strange perceptions of things. We're just kind to him here, and pat his little head on occasion.

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