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Wedding Day

By warb  
Not my usual thing, but I managed to snap this at a recent wedding and love their expressions. Not the best shot by any means, it was a bit blurry and rough around the edges but have done some retouching and sharpening to improve it.

I was hoping of getting a canvas done for the happy couple. Is it good enough? Does it need any more work? A crop maybe? I was thinking of possibly adding some nice textures and colour perhaps.

Would anyone like to have a go at it? Have seen some fantastic portrait stuff on here of late (some almost painting like).

Modifications most definately welcome, thanks Smile

Tags: Fashion Wedding and social Portraits and people

Voters: Pete,

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warb 13 839
16 Sep 2009 2:54PM
Anyone? Sad

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Diana 10 2.0k 19 Netherlands
16 Sep 2009 3:57PM
its nice enough as it is I think, what were you hoping for then ?

I could Luciss it a bit, not sure now that would improve it but its a fun filter to use

Diana
warb 13 839
16 Sep 2009 4:18PM
yes!

Diana, that is exactly something like what I was thinking.

Smile
Diana 10 2.0k 19 Netherlands
16 Sep 2009 4:21PM
Oh OK then

you need a luciss art filter then, they are great fun to play with Smile
jeanie Plus
12 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2009 4:27PM
I'd be proud to have taken this one and converted it. You have captured the moment perfectly and not even any confetti in front of their faces.. top notch. Smile

I might just clone out whatever is at the bottom right of the picture to the right of the brides dress. At this size, I can't see anything else that I would change.

Grin
warb 13 839
16 Sep 2009 4:30PM
thanks Jeanie, not too bad for a one handed shot (the other hand throwing confetti)

cool, I'll take out that bit of confetti to the right.
jeanie Plus
12 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2009 4:58PM
you're just showing off now... one handed indeed Smile
16 Sep 2009 6:23PM
lovely shot , did you a mod though didnt really nead one me thinks , nice one handed work lol . angie
warb 13 839
16 Sep 2009 6:29PM
thanks Angie, another nice mod, the colour works well. A layer of toilet paper hey? Smile
16 Sep 2009 7:33PM
yeh has to be andrex though for softness lol . angie
warb 13 839
16 Sep 2009 8:20PM
Bloodyhell.....EC? Pete? that a mistake?

I was only putting this one up for some tips on how I could improve it.

Grin
kitsch 10 439 4 United Kingdom
16 Sep 2009 10:12PM
lol congrats on the award.... it's just a fab shot as it stands Smile
Pixel_Pirate 10 14 England
16 Sep 2009 11:11PM
*Is it good enough" I suspect that you havent shown it to the happy couple yet as they will be blown away and more than happy to order a large print/canvas as would their parents.
Gary
warb 13 839
16 Sep 2009 11:40PM
woah, thanks Jo and Gary Smile

Kind words. I haven't shown it to anyone yet, just you guys, the happy couple are on their honeymoon, was hoping to get something printed for them on their return.
stevieb 12 3.0k 2 Panama
17 Sep 2009 12:17AM
I'd take out the confetti on the bride's right arm, and possibly soften the Bride's left forearm, but that's just me. Alternatively, it's excellent and stands on it's own for it's composition, and I love the movement in the hands. Even got a catchlight in the Brides eye, wedding ring, and earring. She should love this.

Steve
warb 13 839
17 Sep 2009 12:36AM
Thanks Steve mate, good feedback there, cheers.
Diana 10 2.0k 19 Netherlands
17 Sep 2009 12:46AM
crikey an EC Dan, you sure you need that edit now?

well done Smile

Diana
warb 13 839
17 Sep 2009 12:51AM
Yes please Smile
davidbailie 13 457 7 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2009 7:15PM
There is a stage reached in some creative endevours where critique is irrelevant (in itself the critique being a kind of indulgence) - imo here - a treasure for them for the future Smile - indulge yourself
db
warb 13 839
17 Sep 2009 7:53PM
Nice words David. Thank you Smile
julesm Plus
12 1.7k 7 United Kingdom
17 Sep 2009 11:02PM
Leave it as it it, it looks great.
cjl47 8 4 3 England
18 Sep 2009 7:33AM
This is a great shot, congrats on the EC
chris
pennyspike 13 2.1k 29 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2009 11:55AM
Apart from the minor distractions the original is just great, doesn't look over processed and you've caught the moment just right. Many congrats on the EC.
Penny
warb 13 839
18 Sep 2009 1:47PM
Thanks Jules, Chris, and Penny.

Have now taken out all the distractions.
EG 7 22 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2009 2:02PM
fantastic timed shot so clear and great in black & white
Diana 10 2.0k 19 Netherlands
18 Sep 2009 2:45PM
Dan, they look like refreshers in the air now lol Wink

oops sorry its not your mod...... sorry sassypowell was just kidding with Dan Wink
is that my lucissing on V5 then ? wow looks great

Diana
warb 13 839
18 Sep 2009 5:00PM
haha Smile

Yeah it is, I think it was the 60%, layered it over the orig and lowered the opacity a touch.

The prints arrived today, it looks gooooood! Thanks again.
User_Removed 10 7 8 Netherlands
20 Sep 2009 10:59AM
excellent this
HowardA 9 231
28 Sep 2009 4:15PM
I love the original just as is. The comp is excellent with the shower of confetti falling from the top left and the bride looking up. Excellent , natural, happy expressions and even the blur helps add to the atmosphere. Top reportage for the happy couple.
Great treatment in v1 too.
Howard
emmaA 8 1 United Kingdom
19 Feb 2010 5:31PM
The original is simply stunning as it is. Its a very natural shot and it captures the happiness. Im sure the couple would be delighted with it. x.e.x
Daisy_intheMill 12 145 1 United Kingdom
14 Sep 2010 4:56PM
I'd be pleased with it.

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