Profile portrait critique


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Profile portrait critique

Another of the looks I created with Owen was what I call a classic profile look, done with direct light. Here's one of our Polaroids, and I did this first with his glasses off, and there's just a very kind look on his face. I love this man, and that's the kind of a guy he is, but that's what we want to get. So here's another version, for example. But ultimately, I decided it was probably better without the glasses on. But I tried them both ways, so here it is, and the Polaroid is our last look before we take pictures. Unlike the digital camera, there is nothing looking in the back. So let's go and look at what the contact sheet looked like when it came through.

But at a certain point I thought, "Let's try his glasses on, because maybe it looks more natural with his glasses," and I looked with a loop, or magnifying glass, and ultimately, I look carefully obviously and always focus and everything, and I selected this one. And what I loved about it was ...

Profile portrait critique
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Profile portrait critique provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Douglas Kirkland as part of the Douglas Kirkland on Photography: Shooting with a Medium-Format Camera

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