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I have always favoured taking photos of plants and flowers and the occasional landscape. Portraits , I find extremely difficult but I love this one of my granddaughter as she has the most beautiful eyes. I realise that I have taken this photo too close to her and have cropped part of her head. Any modifications would be gratefully received although I do realise that it will be very difficult to give her more headroom ! Grin
Many thanks, Di

Camera:Nikon D3000 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:18-55mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Sennen
Username:dianah dianah
Uploaded:10 Apr 2012 - 9:05 PM
Tags:Blue eyes, Portraits / people
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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7337 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2012 - 9:37 PM

She does have the most amazing eyes which you havve captured very wellSmileSmile

gary_d
gary_d e2 Member 6519 forum postsgary_d vcard Wales12 Constructive Critique Points
10 Apr 2012 - 10:02 PM

Your choices of of photo subject are exactly the same as mine and portraiture is my weakest of all, I would be pleased with this not only for the image but I would dearly love to have a grandchild but unfortunately no signs of one, love her beautiful eyes.

gary

banehawi
banehawi Critique Team 10781 forum postsbanehawi vcard Canada2803 Constructive Critique Points
11 Apr 2012 - 12:14 AM

Dont worry about cropping the tops of heads, - some of the very best portraits are cropped. If you want to get a full head shot, with the composition spot on, as you know you need to move back, and allow room above the head for cropping.

the expression is lovely. The shot is a little cool caused by white balance, and looks better a little warmer, and with a slight colour boost, - as in mod1. Mod2 has a lot more of her head cropped, but IMO its a much better portrait, placing her eys on a third, - more intimate.




Hope this is helpful,



regards



Willie

debu
debu  4 India
11 Apr 2012 - 1:10 AM

So cute! lovely one.
debu

dianah
dianah  724471 forum posts United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
11 Apr 2012 - 10:44 AM

Thank you so much for all your comments and Willie thank you for the mods. I just love the first one especially and can see exactly where I have gone wrong..my version lacks the depth of colour that you have given Sennen..it makes all the difference. I also see what you mean about the second mod and the positioning of the eyes. within the frame. Many thanks again .
Di

ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 7135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
11 Apr 2012 - 4:33 PM

What an angel!!! Awww...prettier than any flower for sure. Not just beautiful eyes but look at the soft pink on her cheeks and tip of her nose!

By the way, in my opinion, the top of her head not in the picture is not important. Portraiture can be anything, that's the beauty of it. And to me, this is beautiful portraiture. Well done Smile

In your previous upload you mentioned your PH. I Googled it to learn more. You know what? The prognosis doesn't seem bad with modern medicine! I'm so glad you've come back here and that you're taking pics again. Should be therapeutic, I reckon.

A.
x

Last Modified By ChiliMan at 11 Apr 2012 - 4:34 PM
dianah
dianah  724471 forum posts United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
11 Apr 2012 - 9:51 PM

Thank you so much and it is lovely to hear from you again ! She is beautiful and looks as though butter wouldn't melt but she is such a pickle and VERY clever !

I know modern medicine has made the prognosis much better , thank goodness. I sometimes get a bit fed up when I can't breath too well as it is quite scary and also painful but there are plenty much worse off than me so I just take each day as it comes and keep on taking the tablets ! Grin

Please keep in touch and thank you for the welcome back ..it means alot !
Di

BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 8:37 AM

Oh to have such perfect skin and clear, pretty blue eyes !
Charming capture of the little poppet.
Caught with a great, expression.
Well done Di.

B. x

dianah
dianah  724471 forum posts United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
14 Apr 2012 - 1:54 PM

Thank you Barbara. She is very photogenic but won't stay still for a moment. She was watching her brother just for a few seconds..this is really just a quick snap !
Di

brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
8 Jul 2012 - 8:53 AM

Awwww, I missed this - you're back! Nice to see you here again Diana! This is a wonderful child portrait, she's so very beautiful, those eyes are little marvelles, which you captured beautifully.
Johanna

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