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Portrait Challenge

By Coast
From round 3 of the Photography Monthly magazine UK's Best Photogapher.

The final 12 of us were given 45 minutes with a model with studio and garden facilities for location.

Please tell me what you think - I decided to go for 3 different looks/styles of portraiture from lads mag fashion to feminine lost love and then to cheeky studio shot.

Find out next week if I make it into the final 6 and the next round.

Tags: Fashion Portraits and people Nude and glamour

Voters: miptog, BERTRAM, Rhino and 42 more

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Comments


miptog 10 3.5k 61 United Kingdom
12 Sep 2009 11:09PM
Like all 3.

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12 Sep 2009 11:21PM
Super images, all three of them.
Dave
comma 8 108 6 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2009 12:02AM
Like version3 most
davlin 6 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2009 1:23AM
No1 for me I think its the winner.BRILLIANT
13 Sep 2009 8:19AM
Like all 3 but prefer V3,
Alan
GeorgeMSmith 7 4 6 United States
13 Sep 2009 9:47AM
V1 and V3 would be my choices.
George
13 Sep 2009 7:12PM
lovely pose, three wonderful portraits.
SueEley 10 279 96 Wales
13 Sep 2009 7:50PM
1 and 3 for me, too.
CSuk 7 7 33 United Kingdom
13 Sep 2009 9:01PM
V1 and V3 are my faves. For me it would be V3 as the entry to the comp.
However if it was for a lads mag then it would be No.1.
Thanks 4 the share Smile
LeighRebecca 8 267 10 England
2 Oct 2009 8:51PM
Great lighting and eyes in v3. V1 has loads of attitude. Very well done in such a challenge. You certainly got a great variety of shots.
sidaorb 10 3.9k 2 England
3 Oct 2009 12:26PM
All three are great but V3 just jumps out of the page as a stunning image. In fact....have this.
Coast 8 1.6k 292 United Kingdom
3 Oct 2009 7:40PM
Thanks everyone for the comments. Knocked over with the user award from Carl - my first and many thanks.
Didn't make it through to the final 6 of the Photography Monthly Best Photographer and looking forward to seeing the winning portfolios of the final 6.

Has been a good year as following on from the positive encouragement I have received from the ephotozine users I had the courage to have a go and enter the competition and was pleased to get down to the final 12. Published in the process in both the September and October PM magazine. Also just heard that a pic I entered into the photomag360 animal portraits competition has been shortlisted to the final 3 for the next edition.

Yet to win anything but I am very happy with my first attempts at entering some competitions.

This is a great site that I have learnt so much from and I would recommend anyone who has yet to have a go at entering a comp to have a go - you never know where it may take you.

Paul
DRicherby 7 269 725 United Kingdom
7 Oct 2009 1:39AM
Sorry to hear you didn't get through but congratulations for reaching the last twelve!

I think all three shots are very strong, except that I really dislike the blur you've added to the first one: gives me a headache, I'm afraid. Sad
Cor 7 Belgium
26 Oct 2009 2:36PM
1 and 3= 2 great images for me.
Cor.
rontear Plus
13 8 7 England
30 Oct 2009 12:41PM
No 3 is excellent Paul. Eye contact. Ron.
4 Nov 2009 10:19AM
Cracking shot Paul
well put together although it does seen to have an edge within the picture just cant tell if its sharp or blunt
One hell of an image I like it a lot
stevenb Plus
13 260 6 England
6 Nov 2009 2:26PM
V1, V3, V2 in that order is my choice

Bill

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