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Mike Williams Photo
Posts: 124
Chattanooga, Tennessee, US


The good, the bad and the ugly. Be nice but be honest.
Jan 26 13 05:36 pm  Link  Quote 
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NewBoldPhoto
Posts: 4,897
PORT MURRAY, New Jersey, US


Mike Williams Photo wrote:
The good, the bad and the ugly. Be nice but be honest.

OK
Mike, straight up- outside of Nashville a portfolio can only support 1-2 images of a girl with a guitar... I'm not a fan of any of the guitar shots you have up but then I'm not a fan in general so that decision is all on you.
Assault rifles are a bad choice at the moment.. just saying. Not really into the model either.  again YMMV
Your portfolio seems to have quite a few repetitive images. It only takes one shot to show you have a given ' club in your bag', two if you want to prove the first wasn't just a fluke but then you really need two different models. May want to edit some of that down.
How do I say this???? You overwhelming failure might be that  you're too damn nice... sending you a PM on that one
Consider hiring a make-up  artist and brush up on your Photoshop skills.
Let me point out a few that I think were done well:
http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/120714/19/5002274a276a8_m.jpg
http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/121122/16/50aec7c7eaa9a_m.jpg
http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/121216/18/50ce89095e0e9_m.jpg
These demonstrate that you get it and can do it. Your portfolio should be filled with this type of image.

Jan 26 13 07:47 pm  Link  Quote 
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Lee_Photography
Posts: 8,747
Minneapolis, Minnesota, US


NewBoldPhoto wrote:

OK
Mike, straight up- outside of Nashville a portfolio can only support 1-2 images of a girl with a guitar... I'm not a fan of any of the guitar shots you have up but then I'm not a fan in general so that decision is all on you.
Assault rifles are a bad choice at the moment.. just saying. Not really into the model either.  again YMMV
Your portfolio seems to have quite a few repetitive images. It only takes one shot to show you have a given ' club in your bag', two if you want to prove the first wasn't just a fluke but then you really need two different models. May want to edit some of that down.
How do I say this???? You overwhelming failure might be that  you're too damn nice... sending you a PM on that one
Consider hiring a make-up  artist and brush up on your Photoshop skills.
Let me point out a few that I think were done well:
http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/120714/19/5002274a276a8_m.jpg
http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/121122/16/50aec7c7eaa9a_m.jpg
http://photos.modelmayhem.com/photos/121216/18/50ce89095e0e9_m.jpg
These demonstrate that you get it and can do it. Your portfolio should be filled with this type of image.

Absolutely agree, those 3 images are your best

Jan 27 13 02:19 pm  Link  Quote 
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