View Full Version : Critique Desired: A little bit different wedding photos
November 20th, 2009, 12:28 AM
I was photographing medieval weddings ... pretty different.
Here are two examples (both are new married couple):
I don't know are those pictures good, I'm not portrait photographer.
Thank you for looking,
November 20th, 2009, 06:42 AM
i really like the pose in the first but feel that it needs a closer crop. also, i'm not crazy about the b&w conversion, it seems a little flat. try redoing the b&w again. use nik silver efex if you have it. if you don't have it add a b&w gradiant map to the color version (if it looks wrong then click the reverse box), then add curves. a slight s curve should bump up the contrast just enough to give you good b&w tones.
on the second image i wish there were more room around the b&g, esp. their heads. on these kinds of full body shots i usually shoot a landscape frame to show off the surroundings. the hands seem a little awkward in this one, but it took me a good year of weddings before i consistently remembered to tell them about hands when i was shooting.
overall they're beautiful images and a great starting point. the b&g should be very happy with their images.
November 27th, 2009, 11:56 AM
After Finland's Eurovision entries and winners a couple of years back I thought everyone there looked like this
I would look for more contrast in the black and white personally. What's that under his purple tunic, his mobile phone? Medieval , eh? LOL
November 27th, 2009, 12:34 PM
What's that under his purple tunic, his mobile phone? Medieval , eh? LOL
Probably ... funny, isn't it?
And thank you for comments!