Self Portrait

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  1. Emma-Lee

    Emma-Lee TPF Noob!

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    As I said before, just got a new digital SLR...the Canon Rebel-XT. I'm still getting used to everything. After using a crappy point and shoot for so long it's a big change.

    I had the idea for a "mad hatter" inspired pic, only I was going to be the only guest at the tea party. Lonesome near Valentine's day what can I say? hahaha

    This was really the only one that captured the vision I had in mind for the shot.

    "The Lonely Tea Party"


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  2. Big Mike

    Big Mike I am Big, I am Mike Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Captured very well. Great shallow DOF and nice soft side lighting.
     
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    I love your expression. It captures your mood really well. Also, I love the DOF too. The only thing I don't like is that it seems like you might have gone a little bit overboard with the tea-party theme. I don't necessarily get a tea-party feel just because it seems a bit too cluttered to me. But, otherwise, I think it's an awesome picture!:thumbup:
     
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    I was considering getting a Rebel too... is it really good?

    Really love the shot!
    I like that with all the color in there your eyes still stand out a lot :thumbup:
    And as they said, the dof is really sweet :D
     
  5. Emma-Lee

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    haha yeah maybe I did get carried away, but I wanted it to look a bit "mad" ya know? Disorderly? I wanted it to seem like a lot of other people should be there but alas there is only me. haha Silly fun!
     
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    well, i think you really got that effect... you really look as in a disappointed mood... The pic definately has an "alice in wonderland" feel to it :D
     
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    Ditto.

    What's the source of lighting here?
     
  8. bace

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    Holy makeup batman.

    Love it...as always.
     
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    I like it! You did a good job.
     
  10. Emma-Lee

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    Natural light from the side window.

    I air brushed my face a bit to give it a doll-like feel and enchanced the eyes to make them pop more.
     
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    the only thing that bugs me is that crooked piece of wood in the background otherwise awesome job
     
  12. Emma-Lee

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    hahaha ya it bugged me a bit at first too, it's not crooked wood it's crooked angle...but it kinda adds to the weirdness. It's one of those ledges that runs all around the room to put plates on etc.
     

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