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Bexxie

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Hi there, this is my first post to the forum so please be gentle :wink:

Here are a couple recent shots of my husband with a bit of post-processing. C&C welcome!

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you should move the light source so there arent shadows behind him

he has great eyes!
 

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Spiffy... That looks like a natural light situation with on camera flash taken from a distance (look it the light reflection in his eyes).
 

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put up lights on the side and dont use the on camera flash?

what i meant to say was use a different light source because the shadows are no good.
 
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you're spot on dpolston! i didn't want to use my flash at the time but i didn't have any other light source...i've got a detachable flash now, so would that work if i put it off to the side or would i be better off with some other type of lighting?

thanks for the comments!
 

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Use of a reflector or bounce card (opposite side) to fill in the shadowed side to get the details.

Have your main flash higher the subjects head (~24") to cast shadow in a more pleasing manner.

Maybe. Just random thoughts.
 
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Thanks for the suggestions Kundalini! I will try them out next time.
 

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