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By cattyal  
Ok I was going to do striped socks today but changed my mind whilst rummaging through my dressing up drawer and decided to try these legging things instead.

After yesterdays experiments I did try some more seated ones but they didn't really come out too well so I stood up instead - still with the 10-20 on the camera.

I'm trying a different background - I decided to wander off into the sunshine this afternoon and came home with 6 meters of white pvc tablecloth fabric (as the shop describes it). I'm using the fabric side and it seems quite decent - well at less than 20 for 6 meters I figured it was worth a go. Not as wide as my fabric but no creases to contend with. I did however have a bit of shadow at the top of the shot so blasted it with the burn tool and then of course hit the image with Lucisart Whyeth followed but lots of noise removal. I'll perfect what I'm aiming for one day - not quite there yet.....

I'll pop an alternative shot up with the fabric background

Tags: Bag Hat Spots General Legs Digitally manipulated Shoes Portraits and people

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miptog 14 3.6k 63 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2010 7:09PM
Both great shots.

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G3 16 13 2 United States
21 Mar 2010 7:11PM
Both good--I do prefer V2..whatever those shinny things are..I like them
User_Removed 9 299 4 France
21 Mar 2010 7:37PM
love v1...I think the bleached out background suits the "busy" subject....stuart
johnnyboy114 11 231 106 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2010 7:41PM
Yeah, very impressive. Very "pro" looking and like the burnout background....good find! Cracking shot!
21 Mar 2010 8:10PM
It has to be V2

John Smile
ianjefferies 11 25 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2010 8:15PM
V2 looked better without the chair for me ?
kaybee 15 6.7k 26 Scotland
21 Mar 2010 8:55PM
I love these ...... especially No2
comma 11 108 6 United Kingdom
21 Mar 2010 9:05PM
v2 for the composition, v1 for the overall look, for me the creases on the background in v1 detract from the image at little.

great work
cattyal Plus
14 8.9k 6 England
21 Mar 2010 10:31PM
Thanks everyone Smile

I tried to get the same position as V2 when I reshot it this afternoon but just couldn't quite get it right. Probably not helped as I tend to move about pretty swiftly and constantly click away! I do have a mirror set up behind the camera but can't see a great deal despite it being a full-length one but it's better than nothing..... Oh and I suppose having the hat over my eyes doesn't help!

Thanks for the mods too - always useful to see another point of view!

The trousers are fun but do shed little silver dots all over the place - they're little plastic disks that don't seem to be glued on as well as they might but but there's so many of them I doubt anyone would spot the missing ones.
jimPat 14 8 1 Scotland
22 Mar 2010 12:47PM
Wonderful - I love it - great original work - JP
Robin_TB 10 204 9 United Kingdom
22 Mar 2010 3:28PM
Both good shots, just to be awkward I prefer the pose in V2 (inc chair) but with the background of V1 Smile. I agree with Comma that the creases are distracting from the slinky outfit.

It must be difficult to do what you do so well without looking what you are doing! Wink
GregorP 14 4 Slovenia
24 Mar 2010 9:22AM
Excellent work!

Gregor

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