Theme portrait

Discussion in 'People' started by Uncle Frank, Feb 15, 2005.

  1. I find theme portrait assignments to be much more difficult than just taking people pics. In this instance,
    my buddy Giorgio wanted a shot in front of Maggiano's ristorante to show the folks back home how much he
    misses them. I took some shots with the "Little Italy" signs in the background, and came up with this
    composition. The title was graciously provided by an Italian photographer who participates on DPR.

    39808198.

    I used the Tamron 28-75mm f/2.8 and the SB800 with the diffuser dome.
     
  2. This image has a warm comfortable feel to it Frank. You have done well.
     
  3. Steve S

    Steve S

    Feb 1, 2005
    SE Florida
    Looks good, Frank

    The exposure looks great, and the "ristorante" spftly oof in the bg is a nice touch, as is the title. Not completely wild about the brown pole, but where else you gonna place him? Is there anything that bothers *you* about this shot?
     
  4. Thanks, Gordon. The warmth is the result of mixed light, but it seems to work.

    You're right about the pole, Steve. I wish I could have come up with a different placement, but it was the only prop available.
     
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