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Huntress at home
Huntress at home

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Challenge: Headwear II (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: 2010 Challenges
Camera: Nikon D90
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II
Location: Chateau Snaffles
Date: Feb 14, 2010
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/8
Galleries: Portraiture, Studio
Date Uploaded: Feb 14, 2010

Shot at home with all my little 100w lights in use, camera on tripod, and Ryan's roll of white backdrop paper. Thanks for your help with the lighting babe!

pp: crop, minor cloning, shadow/highlight, brightness/contrast, saturation, resize, usm, sharpen, save for web

Place: 106 out of 126
Avg (all users): 4.9304
Avg (commenters): 5.6667
Avg (participants): 4.5962
Avg (non-participants): 5.0943
Views since voting: 1004
Views during voting: 331
Votes: 158
Comments: 5
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02/22/2010 02:03:05 PM
Greetings from the Critique Club.

First impressions are of the reddish colour cast.

Technically the colour cast bothers me. I can see it in the top corners a bit but it has made the skin tones look unnatural. Other than this the shot is technically sound.

Artistically I'm not sure what look you were going for. I get the headgear but the shirt half on/half off look seems to be out of place. I think we may have connected with the shot some more if the model was looking at the camera rather than off to the side.

In summary an ok shot but the issue with the tones is what pushed this down into the sub-5's IMO.

Feel free to PM me if you have any queries.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/18/2010 04:24:04 PM
Rather a lot of noise in the background and too much red in the skin tomes for my taste.
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02/17/2010 02:56:28 AM
Very nice (forgive my non-Canadian-ness) "tuke"?
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02/16/2010 07:20:16 PM
Interesting subject but way overstaturated for me. Also, lighting is a bit flat.
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02/15/2010 05:15:49 PM
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