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deinfaces
Registered: Jul 20, 2012
Total Posts: 2518
Country: United States

I "ran into" Ebony at a chalk festival.
Bob
http://www.deinfaces.com/



douter
Registered: Mar 10, 2010
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Country: United States

Nice variant from the straight-on that seems to be your forte Bob.
Douglas



deinfaces
Registered: Jul 20, 2012
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Thanks, Douglas. I have some straight ons too, but she is a natural Ham and gave some goofy looks unsolicited.



JBPhotog
Registered: Oct 10, 2007
Total Posts: 605
Country: Canada

I like the direction you are going with the post processing in your last couple, good method for the ladies.



Charlie Shugart
Registered: Feb 06, 2007
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I really like this.
For whatever the reasons, you get so many wonderful expressions in these portraits that it is really impressive.
That these are just regular people that you happen to "run into" makes it even better. Getting such expressions from a model would be almost impossible, I suspect.
Of this and the others of yours I've seen recently, I can't help but think it would be nice to know this person. To me, that speaks a lot about your skills.
Charlie



Steady Hand
Registered: Dec 03, 2007
Total Posts: 15596
Country: United States

Hi,

Quick Suggestion: Eliminate the black box to the right of the face.



deinfaces
Registered: Jul 20, 2012
Total Posts: 2518
Country: United States

Thank you, JB.

Steady, of course you are right. I was blind to miss that.

Charlie, I consider this "high praise", and am humbled. Alfred Eisenstadt said that it's more important to click with people that to click the shutter, and I take that seriously. Getting an authentic look is my goal (often unobtained) and I constantly think of Carl Sandberg's words, "Often the faces speak what words can never say".



jfinite
Registered: Aug 18, 2007
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Country: United States

A slight turn towards you would be even better, but nice.



deinfaces
Registered: Jul 20, 2012
Total Posts: 2518
Country: United States

Thank you.