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From a tuition day at PTP Studio Ipswich, with the beautiful Miss Veilside.

Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D3100 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:Nikon 18-105mm AF-S DX Nikkor f3.5-5.6 G ED VR Check out Nikon Nation!
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:16 Mar 2013 - 10:53 AM
Focal Length:38mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.4
Aperture:f/11.0
Shutter Speed:1/125sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Center-weighted average
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Manual
Title:Red and Black
Username:Alda Alda
Uploaded:18 Mar 2013 - 12:10 AM
Tags:Flash / lighting, Guitar, Model, Portraits / people, Studio
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paulette52
18 Mar 2013 - 12:12 AM

Just my kind of picture - it seems to combine anonymity AND personality in the same image - love it..!

Viktoria xxx

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paskinmj
paskinmj  5 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 12:13 AM

Nice set of captures.
Matt

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Irishkate
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18 Mar 2013 - 12:15 AM

Very rock & roll. Love V2.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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Badgerfred
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18 Mar 2013 - 12:17 AM

3 super tmages, V2 a slight favourite,
Fred.

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debu
debu  4 India
18 Mar 2013 - 12:17 AM

Lovely set of images.
debu

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pablophotographer

Alda, I think if you had shot them from a very much lower point of view they would be much more impressive. (and in the context of Red and Black the oak colour of the floor wouldn't have any place in your frames).

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Alda
Alda  146 forum posts United Kingdom27 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 1:06 AM


Quote: Alda, I think if you had shot them from a very much lower point of view they would be much more impressive. (and in the context of Red and Black the oak colour of the floor wouldn't have any place in your frames).

It was a studio tuition course teaching us about lighting, so the floor/backdrop was beyond my control. I did think the floor should have been black though Grin. As for shooting from a lower point of view - I'm just happy I got some decent images that were in focus and sharp enough lol. I'll worry about the rest later WinkGrin

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mauriceegan
18 Mar 2013 - 1:12 AM

All three Alda are very impressive imagess, I like them
Maurice

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pablophotographer


Quote: I did think the floor should have been black though .

spot on.
Taking a bow

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gwynn56
gwynn56  264 forum posts England
18 Mar 2013 - 1:51 AM

beautiful , well captured SmileSmile

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Tish1
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18 Mar 2013 - 3:05 AM

I'm guessing you passed the class then Grin V1 & V3 are my favourites. Unfortunately I can't comment on lighting, don't know enough about it.

Tish

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gallero
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18 Mar 2013 - 3:27 AM

Una captura maravillosa..

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JackAllTog
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18 Mar 2013 - 8:12 AM

Superb set. First class.

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happysnapperman

Lovely shot.

Well done.

Regards,

Rob

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Nikonuser1
Nikonuser1 e2 Member 2Nikonuser1 vcard United Kingdom9 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 8:29 AM

Nice set of images Alda, V2 is my fav.SmileSmileSmileSmileSmile


Cliff

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Meheecho
Meheecho  1275 forum posts United Kingdom
18 Mar 2013 - 8:52 AM

Very well done on these images-- V 2 is great
Steve

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WhiteRose1
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18 Mar 2013 - 9:01 AM

v1 for me, Alda. The black floor would make such a strong picture. The lack of face concentrates on the imagery ('anonymity and personality' as stated above). Excellent.

Dave

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HuddersfieldHil
HuddersfieldHil e2 Member 1HuddersfieldHil vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 9:12 AM

V1 for me too Alda Well done I am guessing you had great time.Smile

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Alda
Alda  146 forum posts United Kingdom27 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 9:14 AM


Quote: V1 for me too Alda Well done I am guessing you had great time.Smile

Oh, I did Grin, and I learned a lot. I'm now also comfortable with using my camera in Manual mode. I'll hopefully be doing a fine art nude tuition evening with Miss Veilside as well GrinGrin

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18 Mar 2013 - 11:32 AM

Nice shots Smile

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18 Mar 2013 - 12:08 PM

A trio of cracking studio shots all of which have been wonderfully choreographed and composed.

Nathan Grin

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maggietear
18 Mar 2013 - 1:27 PM

I love the pose Alda, so different and effective!
Maggie

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dudler
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18 Mar 2013 - 1:59 PM

Before voting, I'll be picky...

The toplight is jsut a little much on the upturned face in V3. And a plain black background all the way woudl be even better, I reckon. Others have said both (I notice on looking at the comments above!) But in a group shoot, you didn't have the option of changing either: in a tuition session, you are usually expecting to be told stuff you don't know!

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silverbells
18 Mar 2013 - 2:16 PM

V1 is the best for me as it looks less posed than the other two. The floor is a problem as it does not look like a stage floor. Perhaps just loosing some of the colour in it and darkening it would help?
Erica

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lonely_oryx
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18 Mar 2013 - 3:33 PM

V2 for me. I wanted to see her face

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netta1234
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18 Mar 2013 - 4:13 PM

A Great set AldaSmile
NettaSmile

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lifesnapper
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18 Mar 2013 - 6:51 PM

Great poses Alda, and very nicely taken. Shame about the Trousers though, we had a Washing Machine that did that once too Wink

John Smile

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Caziwinkles
18 Mar 2013 - 9:03 PM

These are just fab images Alda - and something different too!! Great lighting and composition. Very well done! Smile Smile Smile

Carol

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Alda  146 forum posts United Kingdom27 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2013 - 9:50 PM

Wow, thank you so much for the UA Carol GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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19 Mar 2013 - 11:23 AM

V1 for me Alda, Is great.
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banehawi
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19 Mar 2013 - 1:13 PM

Nice work. V2 for me is the best shot. I like V1, and it would be my pick, but its skewed as you were standing a little to the left, or perhaps pointing the camera to the right. Ive used lens correction in the mod which levels the floor.


Cloudy white balance has made the images very warm, which is nice.


regards


Willie

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Alda  146 forum posts United Kingdom27 Constructive Critique Points
19 Mar 2013 - 2:51 PM

Thanks Willie Grin. And thank you all for your wonderful comments - I'm blown away by the response GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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20 Mar 2013 - 8:46 AM

Excellent series, Alda.

Ray

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20 Mar 2013 - 6:08 PM

Great set of shots!
Ty

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originalgum
22 Mar 2013 - 2:07 PM

I love how your composition made the lines "flow." Well done.

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