In the studio..

Discussion in 'People Photography' started by Postman158, Feb 4, 2012.

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    I'm practicing with my Canon 24-70 in pretty low light and no flash. I kinda like how dark it came out, because of the "isolated" feeling of him in the soundproof room. There was also a window I was shooting through, I was standing by the producer on the other side.

    ISO 800
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    1/50th
    55mm

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    Any thoughts?
     
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    Well, since you want "any" thoughts, I'll chime in. :)

    The dynamic range is too high. I get what you were going for in the dark moody feel, but then his shoulder is blown out. That bright spot really draws the eye and I wish some of that light had been on his face.
     
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    Thank you! Hehe I went over this image with my friend trying to point out the things others may point out, and that was exactly one of them. I told him that even I don't like how dark his face is, but I couldn't think of anything to light his face without disturbing the pattern of the way the other light was on him. Thank you again!
     
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    I was really hoping for a little more replies! :)

    C&C :)
     
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    Sorry for all the bumps, I'd just like to know what others are thinking about it! >.<
     
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    I like it. Blown whites and all.
     
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    The first thing that stands out to me is WB issues. Next would be it seems out of focus.
     
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    Thanks guys! I can try and edit the WB, I'll see what I can do with the raw file. As for being out of focus, I shot at f2.8 through a window with my selective focus on his face. That might be part of the reason.
     
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    Why ISO 800 and f2.8?
     
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    I was doing my best trying to get a shutter speed that wouldn't blur him. I was just going in ISO increments while staying at f2.8 to see how high I could get my shutter speed without flashing. What could I have done better? My light was very limited, there was just two tiny bulbs right above him and the microphone shining down on him.
     

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