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  1. midget patrol

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    Shot as part of a "glass" shooting assignment to work with reflectivity and transmittance. C&C please.

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    I like this shot. I get lost in the bubbles! :)
     
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    Good choice on the subject. I also like the composition. The hot spot seems super distracting.
     
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    The one on the top-left? Yeah, i agree.

    Thanks for the feedback. Anybody else?
     
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    Bubbles! :D I like!
     
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    I would try to diffuse that bright spot some more to make it look better.
     
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    It was actually hugely diffused already. I might try to re-shoot it though.

    Thanks for the feeback, guys (and girls). :)
     
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    I would attempt putting some mineral oil or baby oil on the orb. The spot will be less scratchy.
     
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    Polarizer might help, too. Perhaps shooting against a darker background would make the hotspot fit in more.

    Very interesting subject, in any case.
     
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    Consider that the hot spot is not set in stone so to speak. Pull back the light and try different angles. Another option is to light a piece of foamcore. Or maybe black cards to cut off stray light. Hot spots are definetly a battle. It is important to control them because it is the first thing the eye goes too.
     

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