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Air time... is this working??? please give me some feedback on the idea..

Discussion in 'Formal Portraits and Weddings' started by Flyfishdk, Jul 31, 2009.

  1. Flyfishdk


    Nov 1, 2006
    Hi all

    I made this series of pictures of my "house" model Natalie last night. I just not sure if it's working... I really have mixed feelings about this.. I don't know why but there is somthing...

    Please give me your opinion about it :) 

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    and her a pic of the setup... 1 big bowens flashhead with a beautydisc and a SB900
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  2. dx379


    Jul 9, 2008
    Tulsa, OK
    I like them - really cool idea. Is it just me or is there a masking problem on the very first one on her foot?

  3. I really dig the second from the last one, holding the umbrella. Cool concept. You pulled it off well.
  4. cr2596


    Aug 20, 2008
    Baton Rouge, LA
    Make #3 look like #1, and you may have a winner.
  5. That is very cool! Both in concept and the way you pulled it off.
  6. TRock

    TRock Guest

    Agreed with CR2596.
    Creative setup and original idea.
  7. Now that is a great series. Well thought out, and executed. Kudos to you. I'll bet she was almost ready to toss her cookies after THAT photoshoot. :smile:
  8. Smason


    Jan 6, 2009
    DFW, Texas
    I really like what you've done here. I especially like the one with the umbrella, nice work
  9. I like it better in color where you can see the colors of dusk. I feel like there's too much going on in the umbrella one.. with the patterns on the umbrella and dress and the stars. I think you could take this idea with an umbrella though.. maybe a solid color like red or something? I'm not sure if it's possible but if you could get her higher in the frame, I think the composition would look better. Anyway, I like these.
  10. All I know is that #4 is great! I prefer the color ones.
  11. Paintguru


    Dec 28, 2006
    Detroit, MI
    I like #4 and prefer the color ones.
  12. Kudos for a great concept in addition to doing it so well on the first try!

  13. Hagen


    Dec 18, 2008
    San Diego
    wow very cool Idea you got going on.
  14. zivilyn861


    Mar 21, 2009
    Very well done! I definitely prefer the color ones--seems to lend a lot more mood to the shot for me.
  15. Koran


    Feb 9, 2009
    Indian Head, MD
    I like 2 & 3. For some reason I didnt like the facial expression or lightness on the umbrella one. I feel like if she was looking up or if there was less light on her face, I dont know, cant put my finger on it but my fav is 3.
  16. heball


    Jul 22, 2009
    Sidney, OH
    #1 reminded me of the parable of biblical ascension with her focus into the heavenly light with a smile upon her face. #2 seemed to take me into a theatre setting, #3 reminded me of tossing and turning on my pillow at night, only she's turning in the clouds. They're all great shots! They truly allow the imagination to flow. Outstanding!
  17. lf911sc


    Jun 15, 2008
    Monmouth, NJ
    Prefer the color shots, just seem to work better.

    Something about the umbrella, too Mary Poppins?
  18. Yes it's working very well. Good concept.
  19. ABrownPhoto


    May 3, 2009
    Los Angeles
    I think these are great. Personally 3 and 4 are much better than the first two, but I am unsure if it is because I prefer color vs B/W or the poses.... but I'd say this idea works!

    Thanks for the setup shot!
  20. #4 is inspired. Can I use it? :) 
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