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Model

BETTY LEEANN

Posts: 938

Louisville, Kentucky, US

my first two pics are brand new and i would love some honest opinions on them...

May 20 13 06:15 pm Link

Photographer

sgnr photo

Posts: 254

Ottawa, Ontario, Canada

The first one really does nothing for you. It's badly cropped/framed and the focus seems off.

I rather like the second one, though that one is also cropped badly (way too close to your eyebrow). I like the eye contact and overall expression you have.

May 20 13 06:20 pm Link

Photographer

Marin Photography NYC

Posts: 7315

New York, New York, US

The are both out of focus. (blurry) The second would be better with a little less of that arm covering your pretty face. The first is not very flattering.

Just my worthless opinion.  Best of luck to you! Keep on shooting and try to work with better shooters when possible.

May 20 13 06:22 pm Link

Model

BETTY LEEANN

Posts: 938

Louisville, Kentucky, US

thank you guys very much smile

May 20 13 06:27 pm Link

Photographer

Joseph William

Posts: 2031

Chicago, Illinois, US

sgnr photo wrote:
The first one really does nothing for you. It's badly cropped/framed and the focus seems off.

I rather like the second one, though that one is also cropped badly (way too close to your eyebrow). I like the eye contact and overall expression you have.

This sums it up pretty well

May 20 13 06:28 pm Link

Photographer

Aaron Lewis Photography

Posts: 5083

Catskill, New York, US

I concure. Neither work for me

May 20 13 07:20 pm Link

Model

GingerMuse

Posts: 369

STUDIO CITY, California, US

not a big fan of either, sorry.
I do not like the glamour blur type editing done on the first and the pose isn't that great.

If I had to pick which I thought was a better, more flattering photo, it would definitely be the second one.

May 20 13 08:07 pm Link

Model

Amber Dawn - Colorado

Posts: 6252

Castle Rock, Colorado, US

I don't care for either really

May 20 13 08:22 pm Link

Photographer

Spectre Images

Posts: 11

Tyler, Texas, US

The first image does you no benefit. Would make a great class discussion on how not to shoot a model.
Recommend: taking away from this a sense of what is not working on how you present to the camera and work from there. The best models know how to present/angle themselves to the camera in order to capture their best image.

May 20 13 08:32 pm Link

Photographer

Mark

Posts: 2903

New York, New York, US

they are very bad and pretty bad respectively.  Too bad your arm is infront of your face in the avatar shot it would have been sooooo much better with out it

May 20 13 08:38 pm Link

Photographer

SG-4 Photography

Posts: 122

Washington, District of Columbia, US

Mark wrote:
they are very bad and pretty bad respectively.  Too bad your arm is infront of your face in the avatar shot it would have been sooooo much better with out it

Ditto.  The second one has potential but the arm kills it.

May 20 13 08:58 pm Link

Model

BETTY LEEANN

Posts: 938

Louisville, Kentucky, US

thanks for the feed back yall

May 24 13 02:00 pm Link

Photographer

Bold Sheep Photography

Posts: 234

Blacksburg, Virginia, US

Spectre Images wrote:
The first image does you no benefit. Would make a great class discussion on how not to shoot a llama.
Recommend: taking away from this a sense of what is not working on how you present to the camera and work from there. The best llamas know how to present/angle themselves to the camera in order to capture their best image.

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May 24 13 07:47 pm Link