Self Portrait

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  1. schawla33

    schawla33 TPF Noob!

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    Never posted anything like this before... so be gentle! :lmao:


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  2. JohnMF

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    good idea to use the stripes of light. Quite nice tones

    find the background a bit distracting, but nothing a crop couldn't sort out.

    i would crop it just below the elbows and in tight to the shoulders. thats just my opinion though, feel free to ignore it :)
     
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    schawla33 TPF Noob!

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    I can see the background being distracting... although I kind of like the shadow on the right. How does this version compare?

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  4. LaFoto

    LaFoto Just Corinna in real life Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Hi schawla, and welcome to ThePhotoForum!
    Nice to be seeing a self-portrait RIGHT AWAY :D.
    So we "know" you at once.
    The crop you gave that photo of yours enhances it by the factor 100! It is true, the shadow is too big a part of the photo to be touched, but the lefthand side of the original is, indeed, quite distracting, and that distraction is gone in the cropped version. Very nice! :D
     
  5. Mansi

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    heyyyy welcome to TPF ... glad to cya here ;)
    definitely the crop!
    nice tones.. and the shadows look pretty cool :D
    thanks for posting.. :)
     
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    The cropped version is great! Welcome!
     
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    You were right! You're new crop is much better than the one i suggested
     
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    Cool shot. I like the cropped version as well.
    Welcome to the forum
     
  9. schawla33

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    Hey everyone, thanks for all the advice and kind words! :lmao:
     
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    I like the shadow!!!
     

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