Not your usual portrait.

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  1. stevegreen

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    Took this of my brother-in-law Andy today. Not your usual angle or crop but I wanted to try something a bit different. Taken with the 70-200 f/2.8

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    I like this, a proper startled pose and the framing and the eye position makes you wonder what could be lurking out of frame on the right
     
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    Nice blokey bokeh!
     
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    Nice one Steve, begs the question, "what is he looking at"?
     
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    Looks half cut to me...........:D

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    Cool shot - very quirky.

    How are you finding the lens (es)
     
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    Great Idea for a portrait Steve. Hope you don’t mind but I couldn’t resist a bit of mirror image on it!
    You might compare it with you original shot and see how unsymmetrical people’s faces are!

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    Nice shot Steve. Tells us a little bit about his personality perhaps?
     
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    Lightpainter. That makes his neck look very thick and his face much fatter. I don't think he'd thank you for that :D

    Cheers Guy,

    Lenses are great. Not used them as much as I would have liked and this was my first real use of the 70-200 (real use as in 4 or 5 shots :laugh:) but they are both super sharp, at very least equal to the 24-105 I replaced. Bring on the better weather I say!

    More likely mine I reckon :laugh:
     
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    Excellent - glad you're happy with them. Both crackers.
     
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