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My first human model

Discussion in 'Appraisal Gallery' started by 1andybray, Jun 11, 2011.

  1. 1andybray

    1andybray Active Member

    Hi all, went down to the woods today and got a few shots of my friend. Any thoughts/comments appreciated.
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    IMG_0061 by me+2oD, on Flickr
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    IMG_0126 by me+2oD, on Flickr
    Thanks for looking.
     
  2. RovingMike

    RovingMike Crucifixion's a doddle...

    First shows some promise, but it is only just hovering above the snap category. It is a nice family type close up.
    Second, the head is way too soft, legs look huge extended into the foreground and it is really not appealing to me. Just a matter of trying more and more.
     
  3. hil26

    hil26 Well-Known Member

    #1- nice portrait

    #2- pose looks very unnatural, but keep at it as practice will help achieve those better images
     
  4. TimF

    TimF With as stony a stare as ever Lord Reith could hav

    #2 is horrible. I can't think your model will thank you for posting it... most unflattering.
     
  5. APchris

    APchris Well-Known Member

    First one is a nice snap shot.

    Second one is better in that you've had an idea for a shot and given it a good go. As has already been said, the pose is quite unflattering and the focus is off. The shot also looks a bit flat but that could be the lappy screen I'm viewing on!

    An good first effort Andy... keep at it :)
     
  6. P_Stoddart

    P_Stoddart Well-Known Member

    From a photography POV the first does nothing I am afraid. The second less. :(

    The second seems to have camera shake. Which is not a surprise as it is 1/30 on a 50mm lens. Must have been very weak light to end up at 1600ISO as well.

    I suspect it is handheld. If so you should invest in a light weight tripod. It will help in these situations. Also help avoid breaking the noise ceiling of 721ISO of the 20D.

    What I find puzzling is the first shot (no camera shake I can see) is shot at 1/100 800ISO.

    Did the light fade on you?
     

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