my first portraits

This is a discussion on my first portraits within the Brutally Honest Photo Critique Requested forums, part of the PHOTO FORUM category; my first attempts at outdoor portraits, well any portraits for that matter she wanted her dwarf hampster thing in it haha...


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    my first attempts at outdoor portraits, well any portraits for that matter







    she wanted her dwarf hampster thing in it haha


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    Got some nice lighting on these - #1 works for me.

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    #1 is my fav, too! She has to have the smoothest skin I have ever seen!
    Cute hamster!
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    #1 is my fav, too! She has to have the smoothest skin I have ever seen!
    Cute hamster!
    I agree!

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    the first is by far my favorite to, and the skin has been smoothed out a bit

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    You have captured some nice expressions there,but I find that my eyes are drawn to the hamster which probably defeats the object somewhat.Now if you could recreate the shots without it then the focus would be on your very pretty model with the lovely eyes. And you could do her a separate shoot of the hamster
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    I agree with Kiasmum. Overall the first is my favorite of the shots. IMHO you over did the skin and gave it a bit of a plastic look and would like to see a bit more eye catch light she has some great eyes and would be great to focus on them. Do not take me wrong I like the series just some thoughts.
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    Nice shots, but I am going to have to say they look a BIT soft. Maybe if you made sure the focus was on the eyes and brightened them up a bit. Other than that, nice shots!

    Cute girl. I wanted to edit the eyes a bit. Maybe I did too much, but she has pretty brown eyes and they deserve to show.



    Also, I got bored and gave her some ice blue eyes. Hehe..

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    im gonna redo it with out the hampster, i definitely know what you mean about the eyes it was just hard to bring them out in the actual photo so if i cant il do something on the computer

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    Woot my first post

    Id say the first is the best but its sitll a little burred. The second one has one problem, and that is that its very strange. It looks like the hamster is the important object in the frame because its literally showed to us and held closest but its also out of focus. I mean its great if thats what you wanted but its strange to hold something close to the camera but focus on something on the back.

    the third one is pretty good


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