Seeing a lot of this style of portrait lately...

Started May 29, 2012 | Discussions thread
Roger99 Forum Pro • Posts: 10,888
Re: Seeing a lot of this style of portrait lately...

jon lake wrote:

Think I may have had a CPL on. If you look on her neck area though, there are reflections of something which makes her neck look about 100 yrs old!!Folds of some material I think.

You sure? CPL rarely has that much effect this square on to the glass surface. You usually need about 30 degrees or so on glass to make it happen with a polarizer. Looks to me that it is your own darker reflection that is keeping her details in tact helped by a bit of contrast punched tone mapping. This tends to be my reflex when shooting through glass while CPLless.
Anyway, nice one.

Russell Fielding wrote:

Oh and Jon

Quite like yr photo of Lucie. How did you avoid too many reflections? Assume her face was really pressed up against the glass?

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