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My first attempt at portrait photography

Discussion in 'Photos taken with Any Brand of Camera' started by ian brighton, Jan 10, 2017.

  1. ian brighton

    ian brighton Well-Known Member

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    That's a nice image of a lovely lady Ian.
     
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    A great start :)
     
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    Nice image. Works for me. Great beginnings. :)
     
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    Do you want to elaborate on the lighting that you used for the portrait?
     
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    I agree :)
     
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    Thanks for messages guys. For info shot was taken using natural light in front of a window with a piece of white card in front to reflect the light back into the lower shadows. The image was originally head and shoulders but I thought a tight crop gave more impact
     
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    Very nice choice on the crop and with your lighting.

    EB
     
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    Nice shot, great drama and detail... What did you use for post processing (pp)?
     
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    Hi. Used Aperture on an iMac. Simply desaturated colour added sepia which I turned tight down to 1 just to warm up the black and white tones and burnt out the edges to remove any distracting detail.
     
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