Bridal Shoot 1

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  1. Psyentist

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    Well, I don't have much in the way of useful criticism apart from to say they look amazing to me. Great work. The only thing that catches my eye awkwardly is the lacy top seeming too loose at the back, but that may be the style.
     
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    lol wtf has that got to do with the photography style??

    Personally I find the background distracting in most shots. No other options on the day? otherwise good work! (and the bride is mint!)
     
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    i think he means style of the dress, and i'd agree
     
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    Don't need to edit anything as they are all really good photos :thumbup:
     
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    Great work, images 4 & 6 are exceptional in my opinion! :thumbup:

    Image 5 looks a little flat compared to the rest and in my opinion could do with some more punch.
     
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    The images feel slightly cold (blues in the dress material).
    Perhaps experiment with more daring cropping/framing so that the focus is on the dress (sometimes) and less on the beautiful model's face.
     
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    Nice... I like 1, 2, 6

    Only comment I have is on 5. She has a really big elbow, because it is closest to the camera.
     
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    I agree with the colour temp, I feel like theyre too cold

    I also found that the lacy stuff at the back sticking out to be distracting - not sure if the dress maker did that intentionally though.
     
  10. Deftone2k

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    You have done well mate. I share the sentiments regarding the coldness.

    I also dont think that the light fall off when shooting like this is flattering in bridal.. the dress and total look is the focus (rather than just a portion of the dress). So maybe not more punch, but more of capturing the entire look in the editing.

    The bit of leg showing in 1 + 3
    The hand in 2
    The foot in 4
    The bottom half of the dress in 4
    The rear arm in 5

    6 definitely hits the mark.

    Hope that helps, if at all.
     
  11. broccoli

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    I think it's to do with the model's physique (she has a very concave thoracic spine - dancer?) and how she's standing. It's flat on the left side in shot 6... Movement of people will affect the hang of fabric, just something to be aware of, I suppose. I think the professional magazine people do all sorts of things to the clothes to make them look like they are hanging properly from the view of the photo. Double-sided tape, bulldog clips, you name it. Obviously not something a real-life photographer can do to real-life people at an important event.
     
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    Thank you all for the feedback.

    Some great points with regards to WB, BG and light fall off. Next shoot is at a vineyard so I will definitely aim for an airy-er look.
     
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    I would increase the background's brightness and use warmer colour tones in her dress. For the bottom half of the dress where it wasn't lit by the strobes I would brush in more "white" or brightness to it.

    I would also clone stamp her leg out of #1 & #3 like Jack suggested :)
     
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    nice poses and feel to it. I would warm it up if it was me editing :)
     

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