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Father and Son Portrait; Critiques are Welcomed! 4 years 7 months ago #1400

  • Christian Udarbe
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Well this is somewhat of candid shot. I was hoping to get more of the boy's face but I'm trying to get them as naturally as possible so I couldn't get the boy's attention. And even if I tried to his attention, it is placed squarely on his father.

This was taken in my medical school's sponsored medical mission where we students had to circumcise the boys who were brave enough LOL But I was also in charge of photos so I managed to get a few shots during the event.

I was trying different black and white edits, having added a bit yellow here, and resulted in an interesting effect. But that is just me, so I'm biased! :lol:

Tell me if you like this shot and the post processing, or even tell me if you don't like it and tell me what I should've done; should I simply have gotten their attention, etc.

Any comments, good or bad, is simply cool with me! ;)


Father and Son by Bright Ideas with Chan Udarbe, on Flickr

Shooting Information:

Nikon D5000
Sigma 30mm f/1.4
Aperture Priority
1/3000th @ f/2.8
ISO 800
Flash Not Fired


Post Processing Information:

Adobe Lightroom 3
Nik Software Silver Efex Pro 2
Not Cropped

Thanks in advance! :)

OH YEAH! I will be out of town in around 8 hours from when this was posted LOL So, if ever there are any comments you think are "bad", and I didn't reply back soon, don't think I am mad! LOL I am just out of town where most likely I won't be going online. So no worries, friends! :)

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Last Edit: 4 years 7 months ago by Christian Udarbe. Reason: Forgot to mention I'm gonna be out of town! LOL
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Re: Father and Son Portrait; Critiques are Welcomed! 4 years 7 months ago #1401

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Cool photo but for me I would prefered it if you'd moved so the boys face is showing too. His expression could make a good photo great if you understand what I'm trying to say.
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Re: Father and Son Portrait; Critiques are Welcomed! 4 years 7 months ago #1404

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Jonathan wrote:
Cool photo but for me I would prefered it if you'd moved so the boys face is showing too. His expression could make a good photo great if you understand what I'm trying to say.

It looks great, the kid is talking to his father and his father is deep in thought. I think this shot is very good, to see the kids face would not make it better for me. I think its a real shot and not a pose.
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Re: Father and Son Portrait; Critiques are Welcomed! 4 years 7 months ago #1405

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Hi Christian..I really like this shot & the processing is perfect.
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Re: Father and Son Portrait; Critiques are Welcomed! 4 years 7 months ago #1419

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Thanks for the feedback! :cheer:

Got back from my stay at my granny's and took some shots that I am happy with. I will post some here and as always, your feedback for my upcoming photos are welcomed!

Thanks again! :)

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