Wow, I could not think of a title for this series or this thread! So bear with me. My girlfriend is in love with one of my old friends, so I got him to agree to a photo shoot. Couple Notes: 1) He is incredibly camera shy. Very little self esteem (so any positive comments on here I might show him to encourage him!) 2) He is very non-photogenic. Half the pictures he shows me from different vacations or what not, i say 'who is that' and he says 'me'. He simply does not show up right in pictures. 3) I have been told I do not provide enough instruction in shoots, nor do the clothing fit, so I tried to work on both of those for this shoot. 4) Without giving too much background, I will say this: He is an old soul, who has seen much pain in his short life. I love the last picture because in the 8+ years we have been friends, I had never seen him smile. I am sorry for so many, I took 480 photos, and narrowed it down to these. I would like critique on anything (since this is the general gallery). Lighting, posture, clothing, face, hair, composition. If there is one you really like, let me know, if there is one you really don't, please please let me know! Okay, on to the photos, many thanks for any and all input! #1 #2 #3 #4 #5 #6 #7 #8 #9 #10 #11 #12 Call me crazy, but I absolutely love this one!!! It was so nice to see him happy even if for a brief moment cause I tickled him. I apologize for so many, I just couldn't narrow it down from these! Equipment: Canon 350D Speedlite 430ex Flash w/ softbox Vivitar 2000 Slave Flash w/ silver panel reflectors Most taken with 75-300mm lens, some with 18-55mm.