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Inspiration and Learning Thread ( Portrait) Pt 4

Discussion in 'Photo Sharing' started by senu, Oct 18, 2011.

  1. senu

    senu Well-Known Member

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    Well .. Weve reached the 1000 post mark on Pt 3
    so we carry on from here .. Thanks to everybody who kept it going.. we all do inspire one another.. That " mojo" keeps getting lost !!
    . that is well over 4000 posts so far!:clap::hiya:
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  2. SevloW

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    A couple of snap shots of my grandson Frankie with my Lumix LX5
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    nice captures SevloW - not too sure about the processing TBH - look a bit noisy/grainy ? - can't see EXIF so some shooting info. would be appreciated as I'm still "considering" a compact swap and interested in the LX5....

    JIm
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  4. SevloW

    SevloW Active Member

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    Thanks Jim - Think the highlight/shadows processing makes the grain stand out more than normal. He was moving about a bit so probably a bit of camera wobble in there as well !

    Both @ f2 iso 800 - 1/50 sec
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  5. shotokan101

    shotokan101 Well-Known Member

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    Thnaks for the info. - probably a combination of the 800 ISO and the processing I guess :)

    Jim
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    On picture 1 you can see quite a white halo effect around him. makes him look like he's been eating readybreak :)
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    three slightly different ones from me

    1 - walking away

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    2 I shouldnt play with Daddies flash

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    3 Slow rear curtain

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    shotokan101 Well-Known Member

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    Nice set - 1st is my favourite despite my abhorring the clipped wellies ;)
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    Spotted the opportunity and took this one, utilising the light from the laptop - camera was resting on arm of sofa opposite - it has been cropped, I've posted the full sized version in my A55 thread

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    Quick one of my daughter taken in low light, she would not stay still for one second! (sorry Jim the head crop was deliberate :) )

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    Annie by RichardHurstPhotography, on Flickr
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  11. shotokan101

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    LOL Richard ;)

    Nice capture - Love the expression - even like the processing - pity the eyes are so soft though...

    Jim
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    To be honest it was shot at f1.7 and the whole image is pretty soft, need to get the lens checked out as I'm sure it isn't focusing properly.
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    TBH - I think it's technique related due to the shallow DOF - if you look at the hair on the right hand side a section of it looks quite sharp... what AF point did you use for focus ?

    Worth doing a back/front focus test for yourself as that would have the same effect...

    Jim
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    I used a single AF focus point in the dead centre and aimed it at her nose.
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    Lovely ! :smashin:
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    Superb portrait Richard ... excellent processing... Really nicely done. :thumbsup:
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    I did,both of mine:love:

    Cracking shot,as a Nan is supposed to look like:D
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    +2 :thumbsup:

    Jim
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    Portraits are most definitely a weak point for me. I really need to practice these more, but I feel more uncomfortable doing these than I do with my candid street shots.

    I think it's the feeling of not wanting to let anyone down and wasting their time if they are crap. I am very tempted to start one of those 100 people projects though. If anything it should boost my confidence on the street.

    Here's a few of the ones I have done so far.

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    All great shots, 4 being my particular fav out of the bunch.
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    It's also the only one showing cleavage ;)
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    Hadn't noticed that, but just had another look :)
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    Nice set - I like them all - 3 is by far my favourite followed by 10 :)

    Jim
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    2, 8 and 10 are the stand-outs for me. Good use of location.
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    1, 3 & 4 for me :smashin:

    Darren
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    Flying visit from grandaughter today, who has made a solemn vow never to let me photograph her without her moving at 100mph or holding something in front of her face.
    Managed just the one though:)

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    Nice natural capture Bodo :)

    Jim
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    They are all adorable captures, and love the bokeh in 2 and 3!
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