Test driving the new umbrella kit!

Discussion in 'People Photography' started by Shane, Dec 27, 2007.

  1. Shane

    Shane TPF Noob!

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    view it LARGE http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2153/2142113046_e694bfb266_b.jpg
    I took some serious ones but hes one of those people who can't pull off portraits. Took this while he was talking to my mom haha. I'm loving my new kit. 1/200 f./3.5 ISO 400. 2 Vivitar 285's on 1/16'th power bounced off umbrellas. I feel I'm getting more confident. Comments or critique wanted! Tear it apart!
     
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    It's an interesting expression, that's for sure. Now, onto the lighting, I think it's well lit. There isn't really any harsh lighting, which I like. There are no distracting shadows. I think it's a good shot. Get a new model :p One that can pull off the serious pose. Or, just let him go goofy. You sort of caught him in between serious and full-fledged joke. But still, I think it's a decent shot.
     
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    It seems that there are double catchlights on either side of the pupils which makes it look a bit funnier than his expression.

    It also looks as is the flash/umbrella was near head height and casts a shadow that make his nose appear larger than it should.

    The pose.....well you already know what's happening there.

    Just a couple of nitpicks, but really, you did a good job just test driving.
     
  4. Shane

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    Thanks a lot. Definitely going to shoot some serious ones soon with a better person hahaha. My brother cant take anything serious.
     
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    My brother's the same way. I don't have ONE serious picture of the guy. :er:

    Can you do a headshot and show that to us with the new lights?
     
  6. Shane

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    Yeah definitely. I'm going to do a lot more portraiture seeing as the weather isn't so great right now.
     

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