couple in evening light

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softmarmotte
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Re: couple in evening light

CptAmerica wrote:

softmarmotte wrote:

never shot people before...thought i should start

Shooting people is my favorite type of photography. The couple themselves look interesting, but you want to watch for two things in this picture...

1) I would move the crop down (people up). You don't really want to chop off their finger tips, and there is a lot of uninteresting wasted space above their heads. I would crop tighter, and lower, and see if I could... through that creative crop, eliminate the fence posts on the left, and the dead space in the top left.

2) careful of harsh lines and shadows that streak across the faces. Sometimes it can work, depending on the creative application, but often time it just looks like they could have been shifted into a more uniform light.

You're on your way!

Thanks for your observations. Always good to get feedback !

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