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01-28-2009, 05:56 PM
My niece had her friends at her place for a school project and they needed a few pictures. This is one of the pictures I took:
01-28-2009, 11:01 PM
Wow....I like the tones in this image. Well done Jerry.
01-29-2009, 01:44 AM
Jerry - you can actually see the emotion and thought in this portrait. Job well done!!
01-29-2009, 01:48 PM
Totally awesome, Jerry! You are getting SO good at these portrait shots.
01-29-2009, 05:42 PM
Thanks so much. I spend so much time learning and practicing, I really do find photography such a pleasure. I sometimes wish I could do something more with it in some way. Maybe in the future.
01-29-2009, 11:36 PM
Are you doing any post processing? If so, what are you using? I love how soft the face is, as well as how it almost looks like a painting!
01-30-2009, 01:14 AM
Oh yes, tons of post processing! I've also been playing with different kinds of processing, some even more moody than the one above:
At one point, I had the top pic in this thread in as many as 6 layers and played with it for close to an hour before it came to be the way it is. I am doing all this in Photoshop CS3 currently and to be honest, I am still a CS3 beginner on how I use that tool.
The reason for this and a few of my newer pictures was a conversation elsewhere that was talking about post processing and where was that line. My previous method was to be 90% or more straight from the camera to the JPG file, and that works very well... but I was looking around at so many other places and seeing some incredibly "overdone" pictures (some really nice, some terrible). I am kinda pushing myself into that "overdone" range so that I can find what the limits of my taste are... and I think I found it by playing around and having some fun.
In another thread (http://www.proudphotography.com/forum/showthread.php?t=2911), I show what I mean by a little "overboard", and that one looks a lot more like an oil painting, and am waiting what people say... I wonder how some would react to know that the overdone picture is currently being made into a 16X24 on canvas and framed for someone so that they can put it in their living room.
Quite the topic. :)
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