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Old 11-24-2009, 01:46 AM
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Serious Rug Burn with Bat soup! Photo Opinions!

Well you clicked so the title worked. Just thought I'd share this photo and see what people thought.

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Old 11-24-2009, 03:39 AM
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Re: Serious Rug Burn with Bat soup! Photo Opinions

Yep the title worked
Like the shot a lot except
( come on you should of guessed there would be one)

something doesn't quite match up, If i was any good i could tell you excactly but im not.
it could be the angle and size of the knives, The mans eyes are not quite looking at the knives

See what i mean ?

great work though and liked your flikr page too

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Old 11-24-2009, 04:41 AM
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Re: Serious Rug Burn with Bat soup! Photo Opinions

That's a great concept and almost a great execution. What doesn't work for me is the blurred background in post production. It just doesn't look natural, especially in the right hand region and the head. I think you just need to re shoot it again using a different lens and you'll be OK. The knioves look good to me.

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Old 11-24-2009, 05:49 AM
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Re: Serious Rug Burn with Bat soup! Photo Opinions

The knives look blurry compared to the man's hand.
Edit: But it did scare me!

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Old 11-24-2009, 07:45 AM
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Re: Serious Rug Burn with Bat soup! Photo Opinions

just goes to show you cant please all the people all the time I like the dof

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Old 11-24-2009, 09:05 AM
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Re: Serious Rug Burn with Bat soup! Photo Opinions

Hi,
i like it, I wish my skills were as good as yours..... but every one has opinion....lol... and there always crevates...

when I first look at the picture... my first thoughts is that the knives are supposidly to go directly at the person , that my assumption, ...! but the "perspective" not quite right.. it looks like like the knives are going instead of directly at the person but to the right of the person!! possibly the shoulder area or somewhere around the upper arm..!! and of course when you look at his eyes .. it then appears there not looking at the knives . but something straight ahead or behind the knives...



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Well you clicked so the title worked. Just thought I'd share this photo and see what people thought.

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to see the full size version with all the detail visit

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Old 11-24-2009, 09:18 AM
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Re: Serious Rug Burn with Bat soup! Photo Opinions

The perspective on the knives is off just a little. Other than that, I like what you have done with the concept.

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Old 11-24-2009, 10:33 AM
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Re: Serious Rug Burn with Bat soup! Photo Opinions

Nice choice in knives - looks like Henckels..

I like the photo, good concept...... Only one knife is headed to him but no chance to dodge as the other will get him

the slight blur adds to dynamics of the shot no need to reshoot........
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Old 11-24-2009, 10:53 AM
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Re: Serious Rug Burn with Bat soup! Photo Opinions

I agree about the knives...just a slight tweak to the perspective should do it. The blurred background works great since this is a sort of "stylized realism" concept...maybe just knock the effect down just a couple clicks..other than that good stuff.
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Old 11-24-2009, 12:59 PM
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Re: Serious Rug Burn with Bat soup! Photo Opinions

Thanks to all. Since the Knifes were shot after the reaction it was hard to get the perspective right. I taped black straws to the knifes and had people hold them up while standing on chairs. the only way I suppose I could have gotten the perspective correct was to run fishing line or string from the knifes to a stand where shawn (the man in the picture) was standing. perhaps if I try something like this again I will go more in depth. thanks to all who gave opinions so far
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