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Old 11-11-2008, 08:22 PM
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Apprehensive first Critique *Pics Removed by me*

I know I'll get good critiques, I'm apprehensive cause my wife would KILL me if she saw this, she obviously had no make up on and we were just bumming around the house. I love the pose and look of this picture I want it to be the best I can make it. There are some things that bug me, but I don't know if it's just from looking at the picture so much. I would like to see if you all point them out.
This was a spur of the moment picture taken with a Canon SD750. The hair is intentional as we were taking posed halloween pictures.
I can upload a larger size to flickr if it helps, just let me know.
Thanks for the help!

-before
-after

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Old 11-11-2008, 09:27 PM
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Re: Apprehensive first Critique

Yep, she's gonna kill you.
It is hard to say what may be bugging you, as it's hard to tell what you want to do with this image. It's not like we're critiquing a glamour retouch or something. There are no rules to retouching your wife on the floor.

I think it looks fine. The eyes are a bit scary. If it were me, I'd reduce the redness in the palms. That's about it... sorry. Hope you live to return again !
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Old 11-11-2008, 09:42 PM
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Re: Apprehensive first Critique

I'm going to remove the pics after a little bit.
Sorry I wasn't very specific, it's not really a glamour shot. Thank you for the critique on what you feel about the finished/unfinished product.
Ok then, this is what's bugging me. The lips and the lines on the neck. The lips...I don't know. Should I just realize there's only so much you can do from scratch and P&S picture?
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Old 11-12-2008, 03:45 AM
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Re: Apprehensive first Critique

I can't resist working on a pretty lady... besides I am trying to keep you out of trouble..
I tried to smoothed the skin a bit and added a hint of makeup and stuff..
When you pull your pics down.. PM me if you want me to take mine down too or.. if you don't want my pic here at all.. Pm me and it will come down.. (I don't want to upset you.. especially since you were apprehensive about posting anyway)

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Old 11-12-2008, 12:19 PM
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Re: Apprehensive first Critique

How about some High key?(Do tell ,if you want to pull her image down)

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Old 11-12-2008, 08:04 PM
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Re: Apprehensive first Critique

Ok everybody. I've been out of town, but getting ready to head home.
I really appreciate all the feedback and have some good ideas of what to look at and work on. I'm taking the pictures down and appreciate your respect in offering your removal as well. It would make me feel good if you would.
I will work some more on this pic, but will be posting as pieces of the picture (lips, eyes, etc.)
Again, thank you all for how respectful you have all been in my concerns and all of your input and ideas!
Thank you!
-Rob
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Old 11-12-2008, 08:11 PM
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Re: Apprehensive first Critique

No Probs... hope you live through the process.. I know how these wives act sometimes.. Good Luck! looking forward to your pieces and bits!
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