Self Portrait

Discussion in 'People Photography' started by JayJay65, Dec 14, 2007.

  1. JayJay65

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    Amazingly enough, (me being extremely non-photogenic) I actually came out pretty decent in this photo in my opinion.... What do you guys think?

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    I was trying to create an "effect" with the darkness.. so please dont comment saying its too dark, lighten it.. :lol:

    Thanks! :mrgreen:
     
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    I like it! The only thing that bugs me is the triangular shadow to the left of your nose.
     
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    Its funny how sometimes you have to edit photos, to make it look like you didnt Photoshop it.. isnt it??
     
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    I really like the picture, its very powerful in its simplicity and darkness.
     
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    Yeah thats what I think about it too.. thats what I like about it.. thanks for the feedback so far guys :)
     
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    I like the darkness and warmth :) kinda looks like fire light, nicely done!
     
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    looks very good, i like the way you did the lighting
     
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    I believe thats what they consider Rembrant Lighting.

    Very nice job!!
     
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    I think Rembrant lighting is defined by the shadow of the nose cast downward forming an upside down triangle of light on the dark side.
     
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    I waited till it was dark in my room, and then I used controlled light to get this effect.. I like how it made my face have such a variation of brightness across it without it being too strong
     

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