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Profile of my Father

Discussion in 'People' started by Gr8Tr1x, Apr 8, 2007.

  1. Gr8Tr1x

    Gr8Tr1x Guest

    I had my Dad sit for me for a minute today while he was here for Easter dinner.


    and a more traditional portrait.

    Last edited by a moderator: Apr 9, 2007
  2. Joshua.. #2 is a great image................ and i like it!

    But.. #1........... oh my God............. it doesn't get any better my friend!

    This one shows so much of his character and everything about this photographs screams quality.

    He is one man I'd love to meet........... and you have conveyed that interest in him in your portrait.

    Astounding image! :eek:  :eek:  :eek: 

  3. Gr8Tr1x

    Gr8Tr1x Guest

    Thanks Graeme, reading that brings a smile to my face, because he is a great guy and I'm glad to know him.

  4. I am with Graeme on this one. Excellent work Joshua. The B&W really sparks my interest and I like it a lot.
  5. AJD


    Apr 19, 2006
    St Charles, IL
    The B&W image is wonderful. This is why the B&W format will never die. Sometimes less is more. Color can get in the way at times.
  6. OH yeah, first one really does it for me. Powerful image.
  7. frede


    Dec 9, 2006
    Princeton, NJ
    Both nice for sure, but the B&W has a ton of character.....a classic look. Very nice Joshua
  8. GastheerG

    GastheerG Guest

    The B&W is great. Great light!
  9. RForshey

    RForshey Guest

    I like the B&W the best as well Joshua. The color one is nice, but it appears you "softened" it a bit, I would rather see the texture. On a man, far more interesting.. Nice work! Jeez, how old are you? Your father looks about my age!
  10. Josh:
    #1 is simply excellent!
  11. Gale


    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    I like them both.
  12. Gr8Tr1x

    Gr8Tr1x Guest

    Thank you all. I agree, the first one, to me, is the most interesting. I knew that he would be a good sport to let me try some new lighting on him. Thanks for the comments.
  13. Haibane


    Aug 14, 2006
    Smyrna, Georgia
    Good shots there. #2 is not for me. I prefer to pull the detail of the face and maintain for older gentlemen. Looks like you hit up with woody's technique and to me that is only best on women.
  14. Gr8Tr1x

    Gr8Tr1x Guest

    I edited it with a bolder look.
  15. I really enjoyed both of them but the second one is my favorite. Nice composition and lighting.
  16. Josh, that first one is top notch. Well done!
  17. Both are good but the first is fantastic, brilliant work.
  18. nshape


    Jul 25, 2006
    NB Canada
    I love both of them...great capture!
  19. #1 is a 10 Josh
    one of your all time best
  20. fjgindy


    Jan 21, 2007
    #1 is incredible! Great work!
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