Some recent portraits

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Some recent portraits

Postby ozimax on Mon Aug 05, 2019 8:05 pm

I haven't had much time (read: motivation) to shoot much over recent months. Dusted off the ol' Xpro2/35 F1.4, (attached an el cheapo Cactus flash trigger along with my 15 year old Canon EX430 for a few shots), and here's some results:

ImageMolly290719a by Max Young, on Flickr

ImageBoys010819b by Max Young, on Flickr

ImageRobyn010819a by Max Young, on Flickr

ImageBoys010819d by Max Young, on Flickr
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Re: Some recent portraits

Postby Matt. K on Wed Aug 07, 2019 8:46 pm

These are excellent and just go to show what the Fuji X-pro and the 35mm 1.4 lens are capable of in the hands of a competent photographer. Nice work. :cheers:
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Re: Some recent portraits

Postby ozimax on Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:33 pm

Thanks Matt. I have to photograph (officially) a wedding late next month (September) and I'm trying to get back into practice. Bit scary when it's a few years since the last time I was official photographer but all will be right on the night. I hope!
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Re: Some recent portraits

Postby zafra52 on Sun Aug 11, 2019 3:53 pm

Ozi, they are excellent. I like the first one best because of the angle. Isn't she a beauty! :up:
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Re: Some recent portraits

Postby gstark on Mon Aug 12, 2019 8:02 am

The first one, not just the angle, but also how the focus softens over the depth of the image.

The second could be improved just a tad had not the foot/shoe been cut off at the bottom.
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Re: Some recent portraits

Postby biggerry on Fri Aug 16, 2019 3:17 pm

that first one nailed it. The DOF and expression, just perfect :)
I think the backdrop in the 2nd and 4th have not done you any favours
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Re: Some recent portraits

Postby ozimax on Wed Aug 28, 2019 8:40 am

biggerry wrote:I think the backdrop in the 2nd and 4th have not done you any favours


Point taken. Robyn is making me a brand new backdrop for my new studio, which doesn't exist yet :biglaugh:. Actually it's just the garage, and the beautiful backdrop is currently a couple of large fibre sheets for my bathroom renovation, which also doesn't yet exist but will someday. In the future. Some time. When I get around to it.
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Re: Some recent portraits

Postby biggerry on Mon Sep 02, 2019 10:53 pm

ozimax wrote:
biggerry wrote:I think the backdrop in the 2nd and 4th have not done you any favours


Point taken. Robyn is making me a brand new backdrop for my new studio, which doesn't exist yet :biglaugh:. Actually it's just the garage, and the beautiful backdrop is currently a couple of large fibre sheets for my bathroom renovation, which also doesn't yet exist but will someday. In the future. Some time. When I get around to it.


hahah.. i know how you feel.. so many things to get around too...
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