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Unread 09-06-2010, 03:15 PM   #1
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I was going for a more historical looking effect.

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Unread 09-07-2010, 12:03 AM   #2
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Nice shot.

I wish you had a second light source for the right side of the image to separate the subject from the background a bit more. The arm on the right is cropped awkwardly because it leaves the gap showing the background that's a bit distracting. That shot calls for crossed arms IMO. I believe you're military, right? Aren't all your portraits very formal/stiff? If you had brought your light source more toward the camera, you'd have a little more light on the subject's left eye.

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Unread 09-07-2010, 08:18 AM   #3
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Yeah. I notice a lot of your shots from that bunch are kind of awkwardly cropped. You could always just pull out a bit more and crop in post if you really want to. Better to have too much room than not enough. I like the light, though. Super high key is right up my alley.
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