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by TomCofer
Mon Dec 08, 2014 2:23 am
Forum: People Critique
Topic: A session with Tuhiao
Replies: 13
Views: 1770

Re: A session with Tuhiao

...I'm trying to find the best settings for uploading here. I have 1200 on the width and max size from LR set to 250kb... Tom, I run my my sharpening routine on the eyes, eyelashes, base of the nose and the lips usually. I do this with a mask and painting the sharpening in with opacity factored in ...
by TomCofer
Mon Dec 08, 2014 1:53 am
Forum: People Critique
Topic: Sometimes they surprise you
Replies: 2
Views: 529

Re: Sometimes they surprise you

Tom, I think this one works for her as it isn't staged. I've had similar shots where the favourite has been a grab between changes. No accounting for people is there. Thanks. I'm sure that was part of her reasoning for it. In addition to posed shots, I took several where they were just relaxed and ...
by TomCofer
Mon Dec 08, 2014 1:48 am
Forum: People Critique
Topic: Before and after
Replies: 8
Views: 847

Re: Before and after

Teeth can be a problem for me. Finding the balance is difficult sometimes. I find that when I shoot Athina, in some lighting setups, her teeth can look quite yellow,. In others, bright white. I find the pose and materials around her can influence this. I have found that when I do her teeth I not on...
by TomCofer
Sun Dec 07, 2014 11:23 pm
Forum: People Critique
Topic: Sometimes they surprise you
Replies: 2
Views: 529

Sometimes they surprise you

I think it's funny that every once in a while I've had folks get excited about a shot that I'd least expect them to. That was the case with this one. A while back, I shot this young man, his mother, and his grandmother (not shown in this shot). The boy was very active and I got some fun shots. We fi...
by TomCofer
Sun Dec 07, 2014 10:55 pm
Forum: People Critique
Topic: Before and after
Replies: 8
Views: 847

Re: Before and after

Thanks Bobby. I think you're right. I'm still playing with it. This method (picked up while wandering around the net) involves a few steps, but I'm finding that I like it better than what I've been done in the past. First I reduced the yellow and then I brightened the darker parts of the teeth and t...
by TomCofer
Sun Dec 07, 2014 10:47 pm
Forum: People Critique
Topic: A session with Tuhiao
Replies: 13
Views: 1770

Re: A session with Tuhiao

Very nice, interesting, and different. The skin detail is probably sharper than some might care for, but I like it. :D
by TomCofer
Fri Dec 05, 2014 3:40 pm
Forum: Photography Discussion
Topic: Welcome To PhotoMentoris
Replies: 30
Views: 5677

Re: Welcome To PhotoMentoris

I'm liking the new look/graphics already.
by TomCofer
Mon Dec 01, 2014 9:38 pm
Forum: People Critique
Topic: Daughter - test
Replies: 1
Views: 495

Re: Daughter - test

Here's another one of her where I was just goofing around with a couple of cheap strobes:

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by TomCofer
Mon Dec 01, 2014 9:31 pm
Forum: People Critique
Topic: Before and after
Replies: 8
Views: 847

Re: Before and after

After:

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by TomCofer
Mon Dec 01, 2014 9:30 pm
Forum: People Critique
Topic: Before and after
Replies: 8
Views: 847

Before and after

Playing with a different teeth retouching method:
Before:

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