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 Post subject: lowkey photo
PostPosted: Tue Feb 21, 2012 11:13 pm 
i toke a photo of my nephew in low-key, and i was thinking on making this photo a wall frame, but i would like to know what you think about the picture.
Please Comment.

 Post subject: Re: lowkey photo
PostPosted: Fri Mar 09, 2012 12:49 pm 

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Hi! Since no one has a go on commenting I’ll do. :) I like the picture. It has everything I like about low-key and everything I dislike about it. So I’d guess it fine. My only criticism would be that his arm is a bit distracting. And in my view, low key is used to dramatically channel the viewer’s attention towards the subject, so the arm is a bit too bright, I would say. Maybe in PP you could solve it slightly if you agreed with me. And by the way, would the frame be for him or for displaying your photography?

It is my deauty to capture beauty.

 Post subject: Re: lowkey photo
PostPosted: Thu Mar 15, 2012 7:44 am 
I Like the composition. But your main light is way too hot for my taste. it blows out the face and destroys any texture. That's not necessary, especially on a black background where a midtone-area is perceived brighter than normal anyway because of the contrast to the background.

 Post subject: Re: lowkey photo
PostPosted: Mon Apr 02, 2012 2:43 pm 
Hi thanks for the replays.
The frame is to me. The arm is a good point, i will try to check it out.
Yes the light is a bit hot, because the child hold the light to close to the face. I try to lower the exposure so that the light isn't that hard but i'm not a very good PP.

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