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by waltchilds
Fri Feb 13, 2015 11:12 am
Forum: Photography Discussion
Topic: Happy Birthday Bobby Deal!
Replies: 13
Views: 1668

Re: Happy Birthday Bobby Deal!

Happy B-day Bobby, hope you have a good one and I too appreciate all you do and have done for the group.
by waltchilds
Sat Feb 07, 2015 12:54 pm
Forum: People Critique
Topic: Simple Man
Replies: 13
Views: 2295

Re: Simple Man

Hi, I'm Russ. My passion is human expression. I try to match processing style with expression to form mood. I am very fond of taking street portraits(I am not a street photographer!) of anyone that looks interesting. Critques and comments welcome. Russ, I agree with everyone else, good to see you h...
by waltchilds
Sat Feb 07, 2015 12:49 pm
Forum: People Critique
Topic: 'Guarded by Angels'
Replies: 3
Views: 686

Re: 'Guarded by Angels'

Shine Gonzalvez wrote:C&C welcome



Shine, I like this a lot. The image just pops off the screen.
by waltchilds
Sat Feb 07, 2015 12:44 pm
Forum: People Critique
Topic: Colonial Fisherman Hank
Replies: 10
Views: 1296

Re: Colonial Fisherman Hank

davechinn wrote:This was taken at Jamestown, Va near Colonial Williamsburg.
Dave


Dave, this image is really nice. Love everything about it. Nice work.
by waltchilds
Sat Feb 07, 2015 12:40 pm
Forum: People Critique
Topic: I'm From Thailand
Replies: 9
Views: 1360

Re: I'm From Thailand

Walt, did you use Portrait Professional on this photograph? I ask because the skin texture really looks off and it is a look I have seen from PP in the past. Also if you look in the eyes you can see not only your lighting setup but an actual reflection of you and the whole of the studio. Re-positio...
by waltchilds
Sat Feb 07, 2015 12:36 pm
Forum: People Critique
Topic: I'm From Thailand
Replies: 9
Views: 1360

Re: I'm From Thailand

Shine Gonzalvez wrote:she is wearing contact lenses....the edge of them is visible....i would edit that out.....Bobby has just posted a tutorial on portrait retouch which you may find useful in the video section...


Thanks, Shine, I appreciate you taking the time to comment and will work on fixing this area.
by waltchilds
Sat Feb 07, 2015 12:35 pm
Forum: People Critique
Topic: I'm From Thailand
Replies: 9
Views: 1360

Re: I'm From Thailand

I agree with Bobby, competition is where you really need to be at your very best. Paying attention to the little details will elevate this portrait to a higher level. On the retouching end, there are a lot of little spots that could be looked at with a more critical eye. I will point out some thing...
by waltchilds
Sat Feb 07, 2015 12:34 pm
Forum: People Critique
Topic: I'm From Thailand
Replies: 9
Views: 1360

Re: I'm From Thailand

In print competition the difference in winning images and honoray mention is thpically small details. In this image i would clone out the necklace as the clasp is laying on the chest. I would also remove one pair of catchlights from the eyes and I would fill in her hair part a little. Aside from th...
by waltchilds
Sat Feb 07, 2015 12:21 pm
Forum: People Critique
Topic: I'm From Thailand
Replies: 9
Views: 1360

Re: I'm From Thailand

Bobby, thanks for your comments and I will work on fixing these areas. Your insight and help are much appreciated.
by waltchilds
Wed Feb 04, 2015 11:28 am
Forum: People Critique
Topic: I'm From Thailand
Replies: 9
Views: 1360

I'm From Thailand

I am retouching this image to get it ready for portrait competition. Any comments or critiques will be welcomed.