The Wife.

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  1. platano

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    What do you think?
     
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    Looks good to me Platano. No expert on portraits - got a few on my flickr but the image looks very natural and well composed.

    She's pretty too.

    daithi
     
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    Not sure this one quite made it nice pose and expression. The focus on the face seems just a bit soft, and the bright, white areas image right distract the eye from the subject's face. I think I would try a reshoot paying particular attention to focus, and having her wear darker clothes.

    Just my $00.02 worth - your mileage may vary.

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    I partially agree, but partially disagree. I think bright white clothing would fit the bed theme better and would look more approachable (unless you're going for dark/moody). If you shoot it again with white, maybe try to get really close to overexposing it (without blown highlights) to really liven it up. A bit more brightness on the face would also be good.
     
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    looks good to me
     
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    I like it very much, and the things that bother others don't bother me. The soft focus works for me and I wouldn't make her face any lighter. The only small issue I have with it is that the floral print is very obtrusive and competes for attention, and even that isn't a big deal.

    In theory, a redo might help, but I wonder if you could ever duplicate that terrific expession on her face.
     
  7. DianaO

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    I would lighten it up a bit. I like the soft focus, adds to the character of it.
     
  8. platano

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    Thanks for the tips guys. I will try to take a few more with lighter colors. :D
     
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    I don't think it is so much the lighter colors as it is if you just did a slight curves adjustment and levels adjustment in PS. Maybe some brightness/contrast.
     

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