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Photographer

lastsaint

Posts: 6

Manchester, England, United Kingdom

Aug 06 12 05:44 am Link

Model

J Jessica

Posts: 2339

Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, US

I can see my laptop.
I like my laptop.
So, yes

Aug 06 12 01:41 pm Link

Photographer

KMP

Posts: 4825

Houston, Texas, US

If you're referring to your photos....I'd suggest you take a critical look at your focusing and/or post processing. It's hard to say from the shoot with the model in your avatar.. they all look very low res and soft.

I think you should refrain from the on-camera fill flash.   Try reflectors. 

This shot looks like the model was pasted on the rock. I assume you used your on camera flash to light her.  Light that comes from the camera angle has a tendency to flatten the subject.  The back lighting in the landscape has a nice feel but you lose that feel with the model when you light her from the front. You go against the natural lighting.   Thus making her look pasted in.

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/120104/08/4f047f66262d3_m.jpg

Way over flashed. She looks out of focus too.
http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/120806/05/501fb4ee3e91f_m.jpg

Probably your best use of light.. but image looks  soft..
http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/12 … 532160.jpg +18

Try some critical focus tests. Make sure it's not your camera. Night time shots can really mess with auto focus...

Overall the feel you seem to be going going for is fine..
but you have a ways to go with getting a handle on the technical side.. 

Keep it up tho...... the technical side is the easier part.

Aug 06 12 02:15 pm Link

Model

Josette Mynx

Posts: 403

Waco, Texas, US

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/12 … 532160.jpg +18

is the only keeper I see. I would work with you if the rest of your shots were on par with this.

Aug 06 12 02:27 pm Link

Photographer

Nor-Cal Photography

Posts: 2695

Walnut Creek, California, US

Josette Mynx wrote:
http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/12 … 532160.jpg +18

is the only keeper I see. I would work with you if the rest of your shots were on par with this.

+1

But just one worthless opinion.  smile

Aug 06 12 02:31 pm Link

Photographer

Eric Simard

Posts: 1081

Penticton, British Columbia, Canada

on a scale of 1 to 11,..... zero.
really, really, bad.
no skill, talent, or knowledge whatsoever.
none.
not.
nada.

Aug 06 12 02:36 pm Link

Photographer

KMP

Posts: 4825

Houston, Texas, US

Eric Simard wrote:
on a scale of 1 to 11,..... zero.
really, really, bad.
no skill, talent, or knowledge whatsoever.
none.
not.
nada.

lol well he asked and you replied.

But I think some constructive criticism might be helpful... 

Not everyone on here is trying looking to be a pro.. Many just want to do better.

Aug 06 12 02:56 pm Link

Photographer

Nature Coast Lightworks

Posts: 1873

Brookridge, Florida, US

No.

Your port would not suffer if you deleted all your images and started again. Here are a few links that might help you as far as lighting:

http://strobist.blogspot.com/
http://stepheneastwood.com/blog/?page_id=417
http://www.modelmayhem.com/po.php?thread_id=830541

And use a good tripod.

jf

Aug 06 12 03:02 pm Link

Photographer

ShotbyRon

Posts: 767

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US

I like this one

http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/120104/09/4f049366b50fd.jpg

My biggest complaint is there is way too much going on around her. Should have focused more in on the model.

Aug 06 12 05:24 pm Link

Photographer

Three Cats Photography

Posts: 853

Atlanta, Georgia, US

http://www.modelmayhem.com/portfolio/pi … 9#26492629

if you cop it tighter it may improve the image. she is too far

Aug 14 12 01:54 pm Link

Model

Cole Morrison

Posts: 3958

Portland, Oregon, US

J Jessica  wrote:
I can see my laptop.
I like my laptop.
So, yes

hehe

Aug 17 12 09:26 pm Link