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★ Wed C&C (No Theme) Thread, Ed. 111, May/26/2010 ★

Started May 26, 2010 | Discussions thread
Mithandir Senior Member • Posts: 1,766
Bursting Bubbles with a Smile

Sorry for my absence of late, I've just been very busy with all kinds of things. This week I'd like some C&C on an image from my latest studio shoot (as part of my free photography project that some of you may know about).

This is the image:

People who are familiar with my habits might notice some unusual things about this picture: it's a square crop and it looks like a colourized B&W (it isn't, it's actually a very desaturated colour image). The reason for the crop was that there really wasn't anything too interesting above and below it (this was shot in portrait orientation). The reason for the desaturation is .... well, because I liked it in this shot and because this allowed me to increase the contrast enough to show the popping bubble (even now it's very faint though).

Now, I'm curious what people think about both the shot, the crop and the treatment. I realise that the increasing of the contrast has blown some highlights on her leg, should I redo the PP to try and avoid that? Should I get rid of the bit of white on the right and the seem of the background cloth? Any other changes I should make or things I should try differently in the future?

Other images from this shoot can be found here:
http://www.gratisfotograaf.be/index.php?p=blog-0090

P.S.: The parents of the model are interested in your opinion too, and will be reading this thread.
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Mithandir,
Eternal Amateur
http://www.shooting43.com/

Unless stated differently, any image I post is licensed under CC-by-nc
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Mithandir,
Eternal Amateur
http://www.shooting43.com/

Unless stated differently, any image I post is licensed under CC-by-nc

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