Lovely couple - created by barryn37


Lovely couple
Favs: 0SBS: n/aHi-resRank: 13/54Score: 63.5% (0)13894 views

(5 years and 907 days ago)

avatar UncleJimmy

would have been a much better shot of any of the subjects would have been in focus...the point of focus appears to be the womans hairline...the eyes are paramount in a portrait. In one such as this, it's preferable to use a smaller f/stop like f/11-16 to get both the subjects faces in focus and to avoid the narrow DOF...just a hint.

Also, just my opinion, but...other than 'period' pieces (old fashioned types) it's just best to stay away from sepia toning, it's more preferable just to go B&W or stay color. In my experience, they just look better/sell better/do better...

The image is on-topic, and the pose is good, just needs some fine-tuning to be 'great'...GL Author

author says:

I trying to go for her face being in focus and his slightly out of focus. I have to agree with the B&W suggestion. I was trying for a different look, but i have to agree color or plain B&W would of been better. Thanks for the comment

(5 years and 907 days ago)


in that case, shooting digital makes it easy...shoot several shots...adjusting your f/stop along the way...start at like f/4 and shoot several exposures with increasing f/stops...f/4; f/5.6; f/8; f/11 and then choose the image that best represents the DOF that you had been looking for...it helps

(5 years and 907 days ago)


author says:

I will try that next time. Thank you!

(5 years and 907 days ago)


avatar mido
mido says:

nice

Howdie stranger!
If you want to rate this picture or participate in this contest, just:

LOGIN HERE or REGISTER FOR FREE


Looking Down 2 Photography Contest


Ventilation shaft
Ventilationshaft
by
karaflazz
9158 views
- final score: 72.2%

Very Ansel?
VeryAnsel
by
Ory
8248 views
- final score: 70%

Putt for dough
Puttfordough
by
Remsphoto
6372 views
- final score: 68.1%

Nice view!
Niceview
by
JoeCacia
8617 views
- final score: 67%

In a hurry
Inahurry
by
friiskiwi
4722 views
- final score: 66.4%

Another view of La Dame de Fer
AnotherviewofLaDamedeFer
by
MarcosSanchez
4055 views
- final score: 65.7%

Little beach
Littlebeach
by
omer53
3730 views
- final score: 65.6%

Me and my son
Meandmyson
by
WYSIWYG
2969 views
- final score: 65.2%

Did You Hear That?
DidYouHearThat
by
photogirl723
3827 views
- final score: 64.8%

poppy
poppy
by
Eris
2570 views
- final score: 64.4%

The Happy Couple
TheHappyCouple
by
photogirl723
5621 views
- final score: 63.9%

Out of the Water
OutoftheWater
by
TwilightMuse
2907 views
- final score: 63.8%

Lovely couple
Lovelycouple
by
barryn37
13895 views
- final score: 63.5%

Downstairs
Downstairs
by
loganfoll
2701 views
- final score: 63.4%

nameless
nameless
by
Wayne Cheah
1713 views
- final score: 63.1%

Village
Village
by
omer53
2704 views
- final score: 63.1%

saluting battery
salutingbattery
by
carmen
3502 views
- final score: 62.9%

anyone for fish?
anyoneforfish
by
friiskiwi
3091 views
- final score: 62.8%

Wet Day
WetDay
by
friiskiwi
2577 views
- final score: 62.5%

waterfront church
waterfrontchurch
by
carmen
4165 views
- final score: 62.4%

On the lookout...
Onthelookout
by
Clinge
4704 views
- final score: 62%

Flowers :]
Flowers
by
stephmarch
1707 views
- final score: 62%

Summer clothes
Summerclothes
by
veganapple
3210 views
- final score: 61.9%

nameless
nameless
by
happyme27
2110 views
- final score: 61.9%

Looking down a poppy
Lookingdownapoppy
by
teecee
3185 views
- final score: 61.8%

spiral stairs
spiralstairs
by
ctbugan
4720 views
- final score: 61.7%

A wishing well
Awishingwell
by
MarcosSanchez
4567 views
- final score: 61.6%

So comfortable
Socomfortable
by
divair
2246 views
- final score: 61.4%

Putting the Pieces Together Again
PuttingthePiecesTogetherAgain
by
photogirl723
4537 views
- final score: 60.7%

Chaotic
Chaotic
by
MarcosSanchez
2220 views
- final score: 60.7%

the dual nature..........
thedualnature
by
chintu95
3387 views
- final score: 60.7%

Birds View
BirdsView
by
jbillitteri
2772 views
- final score: 60.7%

penzance
penzance
by
kathyw
2079 views
- final score: 60.5%

Party in the alley
Partyinthealley
by
patty
4856 views
- final score: 60.4%

boat shelter
boatshelter
by
carmen
2775 views
- final score: 60.2%

Ocean-front Walk
OceanfrontWalk
by
jacobeva
2433 views
- final score: 59.7%

Check
Check
by
tucuerpo
3778 views
- final score: 59.6%

in sky
insky
by
lincemiope
2170 views
- final score: 59.6%

Rich uncle's house....
Richuncleshouse
by
jerostone
3106 views
- final score: 59.4%

Aerial Abstract
AerialAbstract
by
kyricom
3675 views
- final score: 59.3%

parking ship
parkingship
by
lincemiope
2053 views
- final score: 59.1%

Cruise Ship Balcony
CruiseShipBalcony
by
teecee
4777 views
- final score: 59%

2 dogs
2dogs
by
lincemiope
2132 views
- final score: 59%

shadow
shadow
by
dilsedosty
14117 views
- final score: 58.9%

From high above
Fromhighabove
by
jerostone
2943 views
- final score: 58.6%

Trees
Trees
by
Juniper
1894 views
- final score: 58.4%

Pink vanilla
Pinkvanilla
by
veganapple
2419 views
- final score: 58.4%

Pigeon Toe
PigeonToe
by
Wayne Cheah
4095 views
- final score: 58%

Hot Tub
HotTub
by
teecee
2884 views
- final score: 57.6%

Luminosity
Luminosity
by
stephmarch
2111 views
- final score: 57.2%

Can you spot the Church?
CanyouspottheChurch
by
JoeCacia
3792 views
- final score: 57.1%

Snapping Frenzy
SnappingFrenzy
by
Wayne Cheah
2117 views
- final score: 56.9%

Half eaten
Halfeaten
by
divair
2292 views
- final score: 55.5%

little bug
littlebug
by
Eris
2457 views
- final score: 55.4%

Howdie Guest!
You need to be logged in to rate this entry and participate in the contests!

LOGIN HERE or REGISTER FOR FREE