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close up shoot.by-shahidullah
background may not good for looking.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon PowerShot SX230 HS
Lens:5.0 - 70.0 mm (35 mm equivalent: 84.0 - 1175.6 mm)
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:24 Apr 2012 - 8:29 PM
Focal Length:9.4mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.0
Aperture:f/4.0
Shutter Speed:1/2000sec
Exposure Comp:-5/3
ISO:200
Metering Mode:Evaluative
Flash:On, Red-eye reduction
Title:general
Username:shydallah shydallah
Uploaded:26 Apr 2012 - 12:50 PM
Tags:Genera, Transport
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Sooty_1
Sooty_1 Critique Team 41197 forum posts United Kingdom198 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2012 - 2:45 PM

You're right - the background is not good! For this kind of shot, you need to find a background that doesn't intrude: this one is too messy.
For shots of people in their environment, the background is important, but this is a portrait of the person, not of his life. The background doesn't say anything about him.
Find a neutral or plain background, or alter the flash balance to make the background darker.

Nick

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Robert51
Robert51  5 United Kingdom14 Constructive Critique Points
27 Apr 2012 - 8:39 AM

Hi shydallah

Great picture, just love day to day portraits.

I hope uploaded a mod where I duplicated and changed to b&w. Changed blend to overlay the darken the edge and lightened the centre. This gives a hard look to the image and draws the eye to the subject. Hope you like it.

Robert

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shydallah
shydallah  4 Bangladesh
27 Apr 2012 - 7:11 PM

hi,mr.frank and all critique members.thank you so much for your suggestion.yes i could make this photo nicely with super black background without use the flash.that was matter of time.the man in this picture was very hurry to move.and i aws on the way to my work place.it was duty timing.i saw style of smooking was nice.just shoot while walking.by the by my special thanks to all of you,you wishes me for quick recovery from illness.after eight years now i can work and walk properly.god is great.god given me a new life after eight years. i spend all my earn here for my treatment.there was no any improvement.last december i decided to go back my country.beacuse servical disc problem make me like a disable person.my bouth arms,face,brain and bouth legs were very badly effected.when i decided to go back my country then my company arrange me a highly specialize
hospital in jeddah.4 mounth continue i took treatment,unfortunately no little improvement also,but my bouth leggs becomes like paralized.could not get up from bed without any support.i was hopeless and think my be i will die here any time.by god suddenly i got a man [expatriate] he advise me replacement of disc is not solution .after few years need agan surgery to change the disc.this type of surgery mostly un success.he said if you can bring a medicine from an asian country.i hope god will help you.any way i managed to bring one packet harbal
medicine and start taking.10/4/2012 at night at bed timie i took one smal packet full and sleep.
when morning i get up oh my god,i feel that god given me a new life in this earth. without any support i get out of bed and run like a young people.and i feel that when i was 20 years old boy then i was not enough strong like what i am today.for the last eight years i did not got courage
to see my face in looking glass.all the friends and office staff are very happy to see my phycal condittion.belive me i for the last eight years i could not thought about my home and familly members also.my brain was badly effected.
any way,this harbal medicne i am taking this is ban here.my question-if a medication can save a life why ban this type of medication?i am the witness that this medicine work like steamcell treatment.
again my special thanks to all of you.i have seen your feeling when you heard about my illness.
best regards
shahidullah

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