Jo - Water Nymph

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  1. lench

    lench Member

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    just looking for a bit of C&C on some pictures i took yesterday. im not totally sold on the post processing method but i was mostly going for a 'dreamy' look

    my camera suffered a spill against some rocks, got a bit wet and the glass protecting the screen got cracked but apart from that it was able to keep shooting :D

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  2. Foos

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    beautiful red head.

    With 4 - crop her legs out - they look oddly positioned, - and the shot is classier without them.
     
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    thanks for the tip :)
    looks a lot better now IMO
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  4. Foos

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    yup - totally agree
     
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    Impressive set, #2 would be really great without the mottled lighting
     
  6. Maddog06

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    Great model and great set! I really like it :thumbup:
     
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    just excellent
     
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    Great set and beautiful model. I like the greenish tint and maybe add some vignetting to add to the feel.
     
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    not sure about the eyes, otherwise it's a good effort ....
     
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    I like IMG_1287, beautiful lines and shapes.

    She's got a stunner of a smile and that chin of hers is the business too, little cleft in it is cool, shot 2.
     
  11. monstamunch

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    I would have gone the other way - with these colour combinations red hair and all the green a more vibrant cross processed look might be better
     
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    Whats the location out of curiosity?
     
  13. Paronga

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    doesn't seem to pop to me. Maybe some more contrast....?

    Good effort though :thumbup:
     
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    thanks for the great C&C everyone :thumbup:
    Demonic2005 - its down along Mccarrs ck road heading towards church point, just after you go across the first bridge.
    theres a lot of potential at the site and some nicer scenery but we wernt willing to climb down the waterfall with all the gear and her in that dress :lol:
     
  15. DavidRa

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    Actually I like #2 as is - smooth out the lighting too much and I think it would lose some of the character. It's probably my favourite, followed by #5. Excellent poses and nice character to the set.
     
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    I really like 2 - except her eyes are far too green.
     
  17. te27te37ae86

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    We all start somewhere,thanks for putting yourself out there.
    1: work on the white balance and kill that green colour cast,you want the whites of the models eye's to be white and that red hair to pop against a green background.
    2:The model has potential,great impish smile in #1,#2 is the best overall but could benefit from a faster lens as the background is too busy and some bokeh would add that dreamy look you are aiming for.
    3:For everyone's information even the shots that are not really worth saving such as #4 where the pose is awkward the background too strong and highlights blown away etc is good to post for then things such as that can be pointed out without malice please so our friend can improve with our help,I'm sure you were not sure about putting that one up but thank you for doing so.
    4:With a digital camera you have the ability to process as you shoot so always experiment,bracket etc that way you will learn as you go and improve,far quicker to learn rather than in the film days where you waved a pencil or ruler across the light source to rescue areas that someone overexposed or mucked around with temps and chemical balance to rescue shots.
    5:Yes if you are wondering Film development can be much quicker than digital,lets see someone Photoshop and individually correct 800 images in one night as myself and my mate did in the lab,required because a so called Pro screwed up someones Wedding shots,and we did save most of them.
    6:Get the shot right in camera it will save you untold time and grief,Photoshop is for stuff like Elle McPherson coming back from the Bahama's red and burnt before a major shoot,and yes she did just that.
     

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