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Looking for improvement This is the e-group critique board. If you post a picture here it will be assumed that you are looking for comprehensive technical feedback - both good and bad, but always respectful. Only post pictures here if you can deal with potentially negative constructive criticism. Anyone is qualified to comment and post feedback, and everyone is encouraged to do so. NB: "Looking for Improvement" is the place to post any pictures you would like advice on improving, no matter how bad you might think they are.

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Old 6th June 2008
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Scruffy girl

This is Connie. She always looks like this.
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Re: Scruffy girl

I really like this shot. Good framing, composition and focus but what makes it great is the expression and the character that comes through

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Re: Scruffy girl

An adorable picture that seems to perfectly capture the personality of this charming little urchin!

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Re: Scruffy girl

Keep it - show it to her first serious boyfriend, Have it framed for the granchildren.

I like the offcentre presentation - gives her space.

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Re: Scruffy girl

I love it, I think it's a very good shot. As Nick says, keep it to show future boy friends.

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Re: Scruffy girl

Great shot that I bet has captured her character down to a T.
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Re: Scruffy girl

Delightful shot. I like the look of trust, mixed with a little defiance perhaps? I can see the rapport between the two of you.
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Re: Scruffy girl

What a cracking steal of a shot. You'll win a few comps with that one - money in the bank IMHO
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Re: Scruffy girl

First class shot!

The only comment I'd make is that it looks a bit over saturated (on my calibrated monitor).

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Re: Scruffy girl

Your calibrated monitor is quite right Jim. It is oversaturated and that was my intention with this particular shot. Modern portraits do seem to be heading in this direction. I just do what the mothers want me to do. After all they are the ones who pay. Cheers
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Re: Scruffy girl

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I just do what the mothers want me to do.
So you'd prostitute your art for the sake of a doting mother?

(Still, if it pays for more gear ....!)
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Re: Scruffy girl

Beautiful portrait, lovely skin tones. If I can be really picky, it would improve with a little highlight in the eye, either with a light or added afterwards.
Gorgeous shot, though.
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