Upload your photos, chat, win prizes and much more
Can't Access your Account?
New to ePHOTOzine? Join ePHOTOzine for free!
Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more for free!
This is my first attempt at taking a portrait. used bounce flash . all comments will be appreciated.
These are modifications uploaded by other members of the photo above. Download the photo by right clicking Download Photo and clicking Save As.
Hi, I think this is a great attempt, probably one of the finest attempt. For me it is excellent looking image but as I too not perfect in portrait so can't comment in confidence but anywhich way I liked the concept the background, the presentation and a very pretty looking model.
A very good first effort Ray, and a good attempt also at a high key effect.
As Frank mentioned above this can look better with a less central placement in the frame.
I would also suggest a little more contrast. and I would not burn away as much of her hair as in this ****. For me, - a personal opinion, it gives a slightly ghostly, floating impression.
Having said that, many portrait shooters would be quite happy with this.
I have included a mod with my suggestions.
Hope this is helpful,
It is a top portrait and will be great in a frame wherever the eyes are, processed fine I am going to try to get this Hi Key effect on an old shot soon as I can...Thanks for the inspiration...Chen.
The image, as a high key portrait is well done and pleasant to view, but high key portraits should have full tones in the eyes, and her eyes are very washy -- looking a bit strange to me. A pity as the vignetting and eveything else is great.
No one elese seems to have commented, but look at the pupils, they should be black, and they are a number of shades of grey.
Many thanks for all your comments which I find very helpful,
ePHOTOzine, the web's friendliest photography community.
Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more.
You must be a member to leave a comment
Get the latest photography news straight from ePHOTOzine in your email every month and win prizes!
1st March 2015 - 31st March 2015
Check out ePHOTOzine's inspirational photo month calendar! Each day click on a window to unveil new photography tips, treats and techniques.
View March's Photo Month Calendar