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Whats on her mind??.....

By michelle30
Another one of my daughter,can't wait to take some more with the new advice i was given yesterday.......

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Voters: accipiter, CarolG, PeteLowe and 7 more

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13 Nov 2011 6:40AM
Another nice portrait Michelle - with similar problems to yesterday. Also It would be worth trying different backgrounds - in particular try not to use backgrounds that have very similar tonal density to the subject unless you are doing very high or low key shots - and also try not to have material visible in the background that will distract from the subject. I would crop this image to a fairly tight square format, select the portrait outline for sharpening and then select the inverse (background) and blur it even more.
You have hit the ground running and so I am pushing a little to help you along - enjoy your learning experience and why not try a portrait with eye contact soon! A

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kombizz 13 601 1 United States
13 Nov 2011 6:45AM
nice capture of your pretty daughter
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
13 Nov 2011 6:48AM
She is such a beautiful girl, Michelle, you are going to have fun with her as your model, hope she has the patience Smile I love this one, and you have received some excellent advice from Arthur, too. Carol
Niknut Plus
8 1.8k 76 United Kingdom
13 Nov 2011 7:51PM
Another lovely shot !!!!.....I love the way the 'pose' avoids looking into the camera, it's just so very natural !!!!!

An opportunity for a 'mod' is like a red rag to a bull for me !!!! I've had a play with the image, to try & give
it a bit more 'lift', & 'feeling' ?

I've cropped it tighter, more off the LH side so she's 'looking' into the picture more; then erased the untrusions in
the B/G & added gaussian blur to it !

Finally added a blurred vignette round the outer areas to add an 'aura', which also concentrates the eye more on
the subject.......& a thin black border to finish it off...........

See what you think ?.......regards....Keith.
G3 15 13 2 United States
14 Nov 2011 2:31AM
she has the ability to express emotion rather well. your picture is quality work
banehawi Plus
14 1.8k 3892 Canada
14 Nov 2011 5:17PM
Too heavy on the softening Michelle, though the skin tone is much better. What method are you using to do this, - lets know and perhaps we can chat about it. If you have the original, can you load it as a mod?


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