Outdoor portrait - dark and lovely

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  1. syphlix

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    Hey there,

    I haven't posted anything for a while, so thought i'd share something with yall.

    This was taken w/ xsi kit lens w/ a single nikon off camera flash. I was going for a darker, more dramatic kind of feel.

    Comments and critiques are always welcome!

    Click on it for the larger size (and on black)

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    heh i don't think it's a smile, but i do understand your point!
     
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    I think the composition looks ok and the position of the model too but the posture, the look and the camera are off. Lighting's alright too.

    Could have been a nice atmospheric image...
     
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    It would have been cool to sit on the ground and shoot up at your model getting more of that moody sky...

    Just a thought.
    What is it that he is standing in?
     
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    cool shot. i think it would have been cool to see the subject sort of sitting/relaxing in the left curve of the structure behind the subject as if it was a seat of sorts.
     
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    Concept is good, I just don't like the building in the background. The curved structure is very cool, and the lighting is cool, just needs some different approaches to composition.
     
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    hey good points! thanks!

    i def shoulda noticed the building when shooting... after the fact it's impossible to remove lol... something i should have paid attn to...

    mule, it's some kind of art/sculpture
     
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    :lmao:Not something I get to see out here in the 'wild land' that I live in!

    I like it!
     
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    I get what you're going for, and I actually like the composition for the most part. I like the idea of getting down and shooting up a bit. Although I like what you're trying to do and I get it, I still think that this is a bit underexposed. You could have gotten the effect that you're going for but still gotten a bit more detail by upping the exposure a stop or so.
     

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