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My outdoor studio

Discussion in 'People' started by tweber, May 7, 2005.

  1. tweber


    Feb 12, 2005
    St. Louis
    Well, it's not really mine. My brother sponsored my photo business after I photographed his family in his back yard. He provided my first business loan and lets me use his yard whenever I like for portrait sessions. Here are four samples from today's senior portrait session taken at various locations in his yard.

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    The rest of the proofs are in the online order section at my business web site, www.phase2photo.com

    I think I'm pretty lucky to have this brother. Whad'ya think?

  2. Nice shots Tom. I really like the first two shots, and the last one works well with the black shirt. Well done!! :D  :D  :D  :D 
  3. JeffKohn


    Apr 21, 2005
    Houston, TX
    I find the brightness in the background of the 3rd one a bit distracting but the rest are very nice. You've got a good variety of poses and locations/backdrops. I think the first one is probably my favorite.

    PS wish my yard was that nice... :) 
  4. Absolutely, but you're even luckier to have that model 8).
  5. Steve S

    Steve S

    Feb 1, 2005
    SE Florida
    Love em, Tom

    Lovely girl to work with. The bg's for the 1st 2 are great. As for the last 2, I'm not real wild about the "hands on hip" arm position, and the last shot has the background barn siding a little *too* in focus for my tastes.
  6. MontyDog


    Jan 30, 2005
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  7. F15Todd


    Feb 1, 2005
    Tom, nice work indeed. And I'm sure your brother was very happy to sponsor you from the start, with your talent, it was a win-win for you guys.

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  8. tweber


    Feb 12, 2005
    St. Louis

    Thanks to all for your comments and feedback.

    I agree about the bright bg on #3. Sharpness isn't a problem in the originals. I may have lost a bit in posting. And we tried a number of poses and I happened to post the hands on hips twice here. I've been experimenting with various poses. I like the variety.

    As for the model - She's a friend of my daughter and young woman who's very comfortable with herself. She was so relaxed and easy to work with that the session was a really fun.

    Thanks again for taking the time guys..

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