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Grunge Portrait - Critique Please

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Old 02-13-2010, 11:30 AM
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Re: Grunge Portrait - Critique Please

Hi guys,

Below is a link to the PSD so you can have a play :-)

DivShare File - Waiting.psd

I must admit that I was probably wrong to describe the look I was after 'grunge' as what others have done is much closer to 'grunge' than my image!

Anyway, hope you like the psd!
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Old 02-13-2010, 12:16 PM
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Re: Grunge Portrait - Critique Please

Perhaps what you did was not really "grunge", it is nevertheless very nice.

Thanks for sharing the original, I didn't think it would be that big (downloading it ATM).
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Old 02-13-2010, 01:51 PM
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Re: Grunge Portrait - Critique Please

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Perhaps what you did was not really "grunge", it is nevertheless very nice.

Thanks for sharing the original, I didn't think it would be that big (downloading it ATM).
ha, comletely agree. I'm not really sure what genre my images comes under, but needless to say the look that i acheived is the one that I was after!
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Old 02-13-2010, 02:06 PM
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Re: Grunge Portrait - Critique Please

Secretagent - please provide your defininition of "grunge" so we are all on the same page.

thanks
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Old 02-20-2010, 05:07 PM
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Re: Grunge Portrait - Critique Please

After re-evaluating your "look" I have come to the conclusion that what you might have been after is your own interpretation of a combo of the "looks" made famous by some other, to remain un-named, Photographers..

For my interpretation I used an action from "Richard Houtby" along with some blending modes and selective sharpening
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Old 02-21-2010, 05:18 AM
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Re: Grunge Portrait - Critique Please

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After re-evaluating your "look" I have come to the conclusion that what you might have been after is your own interpretation of a combo of the "looks" made famous by some other, to remain un-named, Photographers..

For my interpretation I used an action from "Richard Houtby" along with some blending modes and selective sharpening
lol, your diplomatic comment's are duly noted :-O).

I've been inspired by numerous photographers which have had a strong influence on my style. However, I'm very happy with look I've developed as it suits my photographic projects.

I'm going to have a good look at your mod now.
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Old 09-17-2010, 04:31 PM
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Re: Grunge Portrait - Critique Please

Hi longside1

I hope you don't mind the subject is fantastic
so I had a go.
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Old 09-20-2010, 02:13 AM
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Hi longside1

I hope you don't mind the subject is fantastic
so I had a go.
Nice edits, slightly too much saturation for my tastes but still great stuff :-)
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Old 05-21-2011, 03:10 AM
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Re: Grunge Portrait - Critique Please

Hello,

another attempt
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Old 05-23-2011, 03:12 PM
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Hello,

another attempt
Hi, it looks as though you've been working the contrast a lot, which has resulted in an over saturated image, especially in the reds.

Also, i think the mask / vignette could do with a touch of work as the shadows don't match up with the natural light.

Always interesting to see a different take on things though
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