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 Post subject: Self Portrait
PostPosted: Wed Apr 06, 2011 9:12 pm 
Hey,

Just wanted some critiques on my self-portraits. Used my laptop to focus and had a flash mounted on my hotshoe bouncing off a white reflector and a slave flash.

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I really hate the glare on my glasses in the second shot. Kept em both really sharp and only adjusted curves and the other regular RAW adjustments.

Be nice!

- Greg


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PostPosted: Thu Apr 07, 2011 11:55 am 
It looks like you're on drugs or really hating what you're doing.

And like you said, the glare is REALLY distracting and your left eye is too dark.

I also think you bumped the contrast too much where as you've lost detail. Especially in the hair.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 08, 2011 4:40 pm 
Yeah i suck at taking "nice" looking self-photos. I always look so serious, which is not what i am like in real life. I will play with the contrast and see if that helps.


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PostPosted: Fri Apr 08, 2011 4:42 pm 
Do you know what i can do to remove the glare? I have CS4, but nothing i have tried removes the glare effectively.


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