Some new, gritty, and possible NSFW selfs

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  1. MyaLover

    MyaLover TPF Noob!

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    Just playing with some new ideas in PS. Let me know what you guys think. Also about the lighting and the composition. Thanks, always appreciated!


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    The last one is a little softer
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    I think the lighting and compositions really suit the intense theme, the processing is very dark indeed....in mood I mean. Knowing they are self ports, I do wonder what kind of mood precipitated this expedition into the darker recesses of the imagination.
     
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    Outstanding! You have a real gift for this sort of image.
     
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    About lighting. I like them but what if you added a snoot to create a highlight around your hair? Just a thought.

    About composition. I would like to see more of the subject (you) off a 90 degree pose. Lean toward the camera when head on. Lean to the left or right and toward the front for a more commanding look when your shoulders are to the side of the camera. Leaning back creates a more submissive, frightened, or fragile look. Again, just thoughts.

    -Nick
     
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    Thanks everyone! I have a few more variations of PP i might put up for some feedback. I really appreciate it!
     
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    Hahahaha I think I have manly, "artist" hands! Thats funny
     
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    I noticed the hands right off the bat. I can't say why, but I feel they add to the overall vibe. Great shots.
     
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    Your photos are amazing! I love looking at them!!
     
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    I like them a lot. The poses and stylized color tones are excellent. #2 is especially outstanding... to be able to express this kind of tender, deep, raw emotion in a self portrait is just amazing.

    Most of us would attempt something like this and it would be a joke. You've got the ability to be both photographer and subject, artist and muse. It's extraordinary.

    I'd crop a tiny bit off the bottom of #2 -- otherwise perfect! Thanks for sharing.
     
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    Great drama, wonder lighting....I like it.
     
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    Number two is amazing. Great work!
     
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    I love the third.....
     

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