First wet look test!

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So I wanted to try and create a wet look. I had no model so I used the extreme hotness of myself. The wet look was made out of rapeseed oil and water which I splashed all over my chest and neck. :)

What do you think?

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I like the look, just don't like the pink highlights on your face. Hmmm. I think you do need more droplets on your face, to balance the ones on your neck/chest. Was it cold?
 
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Thanks for the comment. :) I tried to have droplets on my face but it kinda looked fake. :/ So I decided not to have so many there. Maybe there are just a little too many on my chest. It was pretty hard to see in that light but oh well it was just a test! Thanks. :)

Edit: And no it wasn't cold at all. The oil was room temperature and the air was starting to get warm from the model light.
 

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it works...
but what's wrong with water making things wet? lol.
Or is it just to make it thicker so it doesn't go away as fast?
 

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If you had a few more drops on your face and you colored them it would look just like a Gatorade commercial!

I like it
 

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Couldn't you just take a shower?
 

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It didn't bead enough. Try a 50/50 mix of glycerine and water. Also won't make you break out like oil will.
 

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It didn't bead enough. Try a 50/50 mix of glycerine and water. Also won't make you break out like oil will.


Yup, I agree with the water and glycerine, just not the proportions. 50/50 is for produce photography. For god's sake man! He's not a carrot, and I'm sure he doens't want to get THAT gooey.

I'd use less for a person, like maybe 10%.
 
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Hehe thanks for comments. I've heard about the glycerine mix. I'll try that later when I have the ingredients.

And actually sweat was what I was going for, pretty much. Maybe I should have called it "sweat look"? Haha. :)

If I just used water I would dry quickly so you fake it to get the same look but stays on longer.

Thanks for the comments guys!
 

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Did you use different colored lights/reflectors or filters over the lights? His shoulder looks golden while his face looks pink.
 

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looks like you have a black eye, cool idea though
 
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wildmaven: One flash with white umbrella was the key light and then I used a flash with a golden umbrella from the behind. The first shots was using only one white umbrella but when I tried this it looked a lot better and gave some more interesting colors.

Jmad: I must be on drugs or something.
 

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Nice work rabies as always :D
you should take some ashes from like burnt paper or something put them on your face with that what look and take a shoot in some mines or something. Make it look like your working hard.

Either way like it a lot.
 

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