Back Versions (5)
Modifications (0)
Views 153 Unique 75
Vote 25
Award Shortlist   

Back to Front

By tigertimb
Thankyou everyone for your encouraging comments on my previous shot and particularly to skydivemike for your award.

This was taken in the lobby of the hotel where the reception was held. I struggled to get the composition I wanted, keeping myself out of the shot and took this in the rare moment when there weren't lots of people in the background.

All comments would be valued and particularly whether you think the black has worked, or any alternative approaches you could suggest? I have a couple of shots of the bride on her own that I could try too.

#2 in mono although not my personal preference for this shot.
#3 is the orginal before the cloning and bootpolish work
#4 is a variant following AliMurray's suggestion - thankyou Smile
#5 vice versa also suggested by AliMurray
Tim Smile

Tags: Mirror Wedding Fashion Digitally manipulated Wedding and social Bride Groom Portraits and people

Voters: Hoffy, AliMurray, MandsH and 22 more


Amazon Prime Day 2022 Coming Soon!

Comments


Hoffy 17 262 16 England
24 Sep 2008 8:18AM
Nice use of the mirror.
24 Sep 2008 8:28AM
Like this.

How about keeping the colour but having the reflection in mono or vice versa?

Ali
MandsH 15 England
24 Sep 2008 8:32AM
Nicely captured - I actually like the mono version (went to a wedding at the weekend and have 459 shots to wade through!)
Mandy
photophantom 14 108 3 Philippines
24 Sep 2008 8:34AM
lovely
JudeC 15 6 3 England
24 Sep 2008 8:43AM
Lovely images - V1 for me - Jude.
tigertimb 14 40 66 United Kingdom
24 Sep 2008 8:52AM
Thankyou everyone for the feedback.
I've quickly done a variant following AliMurray's suggestion and might try the vic versa later. Thankyou for the idea, I love it Smile
Tim
BERTRAM 14 United Kingdom
24 Sep 2008 9:00AM
I realy like this image,on all versions.
Dave
tigertimb 14 40 66 United Kingdom
24 Sep 2008 9:06AM
Vice versa added too as variant #5 - thankyou again Ali Smile
Tim
woolybill1 Plus
15 38 79 United Kingdom
24 Sep 2008 9:54AM
Good imaginitive work, almost impossible to get the 'perfect' angle without intruding. I like Ali's suggestions too, preferring #4 to #5.
Have you tried dodging the groom's face in the reflection? He's just a touch in the shade!
Bill
mrswoolybill Plus
15 3.2k 2527 United Kingdom
24 Sep 2008 10:16AM
Beautiful, engaging composition, first off. V1 is a big improvement on V3, in very subtle, clever ways.
I'm not totally convinced by selective colour in this on, but prefer V5 to V4. Not sure why, on either count.
Moira
24 Sep 2008 11:29AM
Great attack Tim
minicooper 14 536 United Kingdom
24 Sep 2008 11:32AM
Tell you what Tim if I ever get married you're hired.
tigertimb 14 40 66 United Kingdom
24 Sep 2008 11:53AM
My current fee is 1000000 per wedding, but with preferential rates for friends Smile
Tim
peterboyce 14 1 England
24 Sep 2008 12:35PM
stunning set of shots tim....peter
lonely_oryx 14 61 55 England
24 Sep 2008 12:58PM
I can discount Tim by 5. Smile

V4 realy stands out for me
challicew 14 1 1 South Africa
24 Sep 2008 4:18PM
These are really fabulous
24 Sep 2008 5:27PM
Really like V5. Thanks for trying these.

Ali Smile
whiteswan01 14 13 England
24 Sep 2008 7:03PM
cracking shots just perfectg
Dawn
dawnmichelle 15 12 United States
24 Sep 2008 7:27PM
excellent x 6
Bodiewil 14 46 Wales
24 Sep 2008 7:37PM
Tremendous work Tim No1 works
rangerpaul 15 19 7 England
24 Sep 2008 9:40PM
Some nice work here Tim. V1 definitely my favourite. Not sure about some of the colour & B&W mixes. On a personal level figures in B&W just remind me of death for some reason. As if the life has been taken away if you get my meaning??? I do like how 1 has had all the distractions removed. It's another wonderful shot.
Paul
tigertimb 14 40 66 United Kingdom
24 Sep 2008 10:19PM
Thankyou everyone for the comments and suggestions.
Understated as ever Bill; I've looked and I can dodge the face a bit, but where it's dark there's little detail and lots of noise.
Understand what you mean with the mono Paul. I like #4 and #5, but after uploading #6, by boss and I commented about the sinister zombie arm reaching out to grab her; and that's all I can see now Smile
Tim
minicooper 14 536 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2008 9:12AM

Quote:My current fee is 1000000 per wedding, but with preferential rates for friends
Tim

A bargain at half the price and Lonely Ox you can come too.
tigertimb 14 40 66 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2008 10:16AM
Smile
Dennis: with that much money to splash around I dread to think what the cake will look like. But as you've just called the Gazelle a Cow; he might not be willing to offer the 5 discount any more Smile
Tim
minicooper 14 536 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2008 10:28AM
Whoops!
proz 17 205 United States
27 Sep 2008 2:38PM
like this very much Tim

Sign In

You must be a member to leave a comment.

ePHOTOzine, the web's friendliest photography community.

Join For Free

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more.