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Preparation

By v8dunc
A candid of a bridesmaid and the hairdresser having a break during preparations for a wedding

Tags: Fashion General Wedding and social Portraits and people

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banehawi Plus
15 2.1k 4036 Canada
22 Sep 2010 9:45PM
An interesting and very different wedding shot. Its almost voyeuristic, looking at the pair without their knowledge, and it adds an air of mystery.

I know its a candid, spur of the moment shot, but I wondered when I saw the mirror how it would look if it had been reflecting the image in the window, which Ive added in the mod, - though of course the angle of the mirror is wrong.

Apart from that, I cropped a little from the right and added some height to compensate, toned down the highlights and lifted the shadow slightly.



Regards



Willie

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v8dunc 12 333 4 Scotland
22 Sep 2010 9:52PM
Cheers Willie,really like the touch with the mirror,i left the surrounding areas dark to concentrate the eye on the people,but if you look harder there are more items related to the wedding.
appreciate the crit

Duncan


Would be good to get others feedback on the mod compared to the original..
v8dunc 12 333 4 Scotland
23 Sep 2010 5:43PM
Thanks for the feedback Frank,it was not really intended as an album type photo(but knowing the couple its the sort of think they like)

Cheers Duncan
Mari 16 1.8k United Kingdom
5 Oct 2010 11:25AM
I love this very different wedding shot. Love the focus point drawing your eye straight to the couple outside the window, the only crit I would make is that the foreground glass sort of gets in the way, would have looked cleaner without it, (oh and the other glass should have been full of champers Wink LOL)

I like Willie's mod for a different take Smile, but the addition of the reflection in the mirror confuses my eye and draws away from the couple.

Mari

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