My first paid shoot! (photo heavy)

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Well, it seems this adventure is underway!
I completed my first paid shoot, with in person sales session this week.
The family did receive a nice incentive to sign a model release so that I can build my public portfolio, but in the end they purchased my top package, and said they would absolutely send referrals my way because they had such a great experience!

I truly enjoyed the IPS session because I could really see how much they loved the photos. There were a few shots that mom was willing to let go, but dad just couldn't resist and kept saying "No, this shot DESERVES to be printed. It needs to be in my office" It was lovely to witness!

I'm sure they aren't perfect, but I am pleased!


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I know I'd be a happy camper customer with these. There is one more I saw on Flickr, that really gets me. ;)

Snow on the ground? wth.
 

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#'s 3 & 4 seem over-exposed, and #'s 5 & 6 might be overexposed as well.

But it now looks as if you've fixed them.
 
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Lovely,delicate,sensitive images. Really quite engaging shots. Pretty darned good for one's first paid shoot. I think on shots five and six, you might consider a bit of adjusting on the background shadow, and maybe on the last five perhaps lowering the exposure three or four tenths. I like the classic arm poses on the girls! Everybody looks warm, genuine, and neat and tidy in these, good clothing coordination, lovely outdoor location, nice backdrop coordination with their clothing and complexions.
 

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Congrats Jazzie! I can see why they were thrilled.
 
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I know I'd be a happy camper customer with these. There is one more I saw on Flickr, that really gets me. ;)

Snow on the ground? wth.

I'll bet I know which one! :) I didn't want to post TOO many.

As for the snow... It was blue skies 30 mins ago and now I can't see out my window. That's Colorado for ya!
 
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#'s 3 & 4 seem over-exposed, and #'s 5 & 6 might be overexposed as well.

Here's a quick edit:

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I see that I didn't get the WB exactly the same in both, but you get the idea.
Nice catch! Actually these were my "test shots" I always upload so I can view on a few different screens before committing. I did fix the white balance issue in the final copies! I just didn't feel like wasting internet on reuploading since they were so close.

Lovely,delicate,sensitive images. Really quite engaging shots. Pretty darned good for one's first paid shoot. I think on shots five and six, you might consider a bit of adjusting on the background shadow, and maybe on the last five perhaps lowering the exposure three or four tenths. I like the classic arm poses on the girls! Everybody looks warm, genuine, and neat and tidy in these, good clothing coordination, lovely outdoor location, nice backdrop coordination with their clothing and complexions.
Thank you!! I can't take credit for the wordrobe other than requesting they coordinate. :)
Congrats Jazzie! I can see why they were thrilled.
Thanks!!
 

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It might be this monitor (which isn't calibrated), but most seem just a bit hot; I'm seeing loss of detail in the highights, lighter clothing, etc, but that's easily correctable in post. Overall, I'd say you hit a home run on your first time at bat. Good focus, good exposure (except as noted), good lighting, and nice, posing.
 

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Great looking set. I would be happy to pay for those if that were my family. And while I agree with the others that some of the images are technically a bit over exposed... It looks to me like it was intentional and I like it.
 

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Well done and congratulations. I think I know the guy in the photo. I'll PM you.

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Nice! Congrats! :smile:
 

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