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First Portrait

By SimonGrindle  
This is Aimee, and she agreed to let me practise some portrait shots at a local park, its not fantastic but its a start, if you could give me some feedback for me to take better shots that would be great Smile

Tags: General Portraits and people

Voters: gwynn56, luckybry, NDODS and 6 more

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luckybry 12 3 Scotland
23 Sep 2012 8:54PM
first class
11 5.3k 128 United Kingdom
23 Sep 2012 8:55PM
A rather soft looking portrait, one which would benefit from warming colour. This could be done quite simply , whether it be flash, reflective discs, or simple kitchen foil. The vignetting is a personal choice, some like it some loathe it.

Regards Nathan.

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Regards Nathan
24 Sep 2012 8:30AM
Thanks for the advise Nathan, when you say kitchen foil, how would you go about using this?

Ill take a look on the techniques Grin
AndreaJ 9 24 United Kingdom
24 Sep 2012 11:26AM
I love the softness in this image!!
STEVELIN 14 162 3 Ireland
28 Sep 2012 10:36AM
hi simon
thats a realy good first simon well taken.
what nathan means about kitchen foil is that you can make a diy reflector iv used this quite a lot and it works, simply cut out a disc from a piece of cardboard not to small though have a look on website for diameters and cover it with kitchen foil there you have it one reflector which can be used from differnt angles around your subject to reflect the light on to your subject which will give differnt lighting affects hope that helps.

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