Exhibit Portrait shots

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Exhibit Portrait shots

Unread postby Dr. Harout » Sun Mar 10, 2013 9:03 am

Most if not all photographers, beginners, amateurs or professionals alike shoot portraits. So, let us show some of our works.
This is a portrait of a parking man, in fact a very humorous person unlike its photo
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Re: Exhibit Portrait shots

Unread postby Birma » Sun Mar 10, 2013 2:52 pm

Great idea for a thread, and a good starter for us Doc. Fabulous detail and a great expression :)
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Unread postby sury » Sun Mar 10, 2013 5:14 pm

Very nice portrait shot, Doc. Did he freeze for the camera or was it one of those
candid shots?

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Re: Exhibit Portrait shots

Unread postby Dr. Harout » Sun Mar 10, 2013 5:42 pm

Thanks Andy & Sury

sury wrote:Very nice portrait shot, Doc. Did he freeze for the camera or was it one of those
candid shots?

Sury


Oh, he freezed, and how.. after a deep inhale too...
It's just that I had to bow a bit to get at his height...
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Re: Exhibit Portrait shots

Unread postby caporip » Mon Mar 11, 2013 2:45 pm

A world of character in that shot Doc, love it.

This recent one i posted in another thread:-

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My all time favourite:-

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Re: Exhibit Portrait shots

Unread postby Dr. Harout » Mon Mar 11, 2013 5:41 pm

Yup, we're having a nice thread here.
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Re: Exhibit Portrait shots

Unread postby sury » Mon Mar 11, 2013 5:58 pm

I just got my first digital camera. That lovely gem of Dimage A1. I was less than
50 shots into it. I barely knew the difference between shutter and aperture.
My wife 10 years ago. She still is a beauty. :D I think this one is in camera B&W.

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Re: Exhibit Portrait shots

Unread postby Birma » Mon Mar 11, 2013 7:42 pm

More nice portraits and interesting they are mirroring the the B&W thread :)

Why are B&W so popular for portraits? Is it something to do with how we recognise human faces?
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Unread postby sury » Mon Mar 11, 2013 8:48 pm

Or could it be that we recognize in color and therefore the allure for B&W, Andy?

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Re: Exhibit Portrait shots

Unread postby Birma » Mon Mar 11, 2013 11:43 pm

Good point Sury.
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Re: Exhibit Portrait shots

Unread postby Dr. Harout » Tue Mar 12, 2013 11:52 pm

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Re: Exhibit Portrait shots

Unread postby sury » Wed Mar 13, 2013 2:46 am

Not, if you give me that look. :lol: Good capture.
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Re: Exhibit Portrait shots

Unread postby Wildieswife » Wed Mar 13, 2013 1:26 pm

Nice to see street photography as well as studio stuff!

Here's a set up studio shot using an octobox, beauty dish and snoot, from a few weeks ago. Virtually no post processing except for a couple of tweaks/clean up/B/W conversion.

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Re: Exhibit Portrait shots

Unread postby Birma » Wed Mar 13, 2013 2:20 pm

Very nice Pat - an interesting study. I like the lighting of the hair. Another interesting take on portraits, but still all B&W :)
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Re: Exhibit Portrait shots

Unread postby sury » Wed Mar 13, 2013 3:42 pm

I love the light gradient from top to bottom. I presume that was by design.
I am curious if the decorative beads on her face are just that or have some
symbolism.

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