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Pixie

By Britman    
Taken using a 28" beauty dish with diffuser sock, silver reflector under the chin and a single hair light with snoot.

Tags: Portrait Beauty Dish Stockport Portraits and people

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johnnyboy114 7 231 106 United Kingdom
9 Jun 2011 10:15PM
Simple, classic, lovely!

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banehawi Plus
11 1.3k 3399 Canada
9 Jun 2011 10:49PM
Its a nice, competent shot. The lighting has done what you wanted.

For me, the expression isnt working to engage the shooter or the viewer. A slight smile, a tilt of the head to one side, all would help.

In addition, theres a slight red cast overall which isnt bad, but can look better without it.

Ive loaded a few mods, - one change in al is that Ive added canvas to the right to place her off centre, and Ive made changes to the tone, sharpness, and expression in mods 2 and three.


Hope this is helpful,

regards

Willie
paulbroad 8 108 1010 United Kingdom
10 Jun 2011 7:01AM
Whilst the composition is classic, the problem with this technically excellent image is that she looks fed up. You need a bit of a smile, and I get the impression she doesn't like me. (Some, surprisingly, don't!)

Paul
light skintone oke...nice portrait
Britman 9 1.7k England
10 Jun 2011 9:27AM
Thanks so much for the honest options.

I've other where she does have her tilted to one side but I felt they didn't work, will go back and have another look after seeing Willies mods.
I agree, a nice smile would have been better. I'll also have a look at the piercing and mole.
10 Jun 2011 1:33PM
Great portrait!
Jestertheclown 7 7.2k 249 England
10 Jun 2011 9:54PM

Quote: (Some, surprisingly, don't!)

. . . Really ! ?

Seriously, I think it's all been said and it's an excellent shot.
This is technically very well done but yes, she does look a bit cheesed off!

Bren.

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