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Official BeyondUnreal Photography Thread

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by BillyBadAss, Apr 24, 2008.

  1. Slainchild

    Slainchild Gold Member

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  2. BillyBadAss

    BillyBadAss Strong Cock of The North

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    Ok, this morning I was a bit sleepy and took a nap and tried again. You were right about it needing to be blown out more. I tried to make it look like Ilford Delta 3200 ISO film this time.

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  3. OO7MIKE

    OO7MIKE Mr. Sexy

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    AWESOME!!!

    That made me laugh out loud. My fiance was like "what? Whats so funny?"
     
  4. OO7MIKE

    OO7MIKE Mr. Sexy

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    Nice! I like that B&W conversion. Lots of grain and skin texture.
     
  5. Darkdrium

    Darkdrium 20% Cooler

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    Oh I hope Rambo showed this to whoever is in the picture, because if that isn't funny I don't know what is :lol:
     
  6. TomWithTheWeather

    TomWithTheWeather Die Paper Robots!

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    Here's my B&W version. I like grain, but not quite as much as BBA has in his pic. I think if I were to try again, I'd up the contrast a little bit.

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  7. OO7MIKE

    OO7MIKE Mr. Sexy

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    Parts 1 and 3 are up! I typed out a bunch of interesting things about the shoot but then accidentally clicking on my bookmark tool bar. Firefox forgot everything I had typed so I'm now just going to show you the photos. Feel free to ask questions though. I'm just too tired right now to type it all up again.


    1. Auto wrecking yard + awesome dress = everyone who works there suddenly found all the parts they need in the back of the yard.
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    2. It was 100f out there! I was nearly passing out. I'm so glad they gave us a truck to use. I would have never made it back there without it. 3 point lighting system. One to the left one to the right with a softbox and the sun from above.
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    3. Sun set in a very excellent looking piece of federally protected land. We got permission to use a small piece of it as long as we didn't disturb any wildlife. Turns out we didn't have to go far from the parking lot before we found the perfect spot.
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    4. 2 point lighting system. Softbox in front and the sun in the back. My 2nd favorite shot of the day.
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    5. Moments after this shot we lost the sun completely. I was using my Tokina 11-16mm lens for most of the day. Love this lens!
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  8. dotnetbeast

    dotnetbeast Mood Muzik

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    She is fine.
     
  9. JohnDoe641

    JohnDoe641 Killer Fools Pro Staff Member

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    Yay, pics of something that aren't that greasy kid. \o/

    The last two I really like, they seem the strongest out of the set. :tup:
     
  10. OO7MIKE

    OO7MIKE Mr. Sexy

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    She likes Black guys too. :)
     
  11. dotnetbeast

    dotnetbeast Mood Muzik

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    Hook me up Mike.
     
  12. OO7MIKE

    OO7MIKE Mr. Sexy

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    Gotta be a bible thumper though. Other than that, she is single and eager to start a family. Could be a good thing if you think about it.
     
  13. Jacks:Revenge

    Jacks:Revenge ╠╣E╚╚O

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    real shame, that.
     
  14. dotnetbeast

    dotnetbeast Mood Muzik

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    Hmm. Well I can pull that off...
     
  15. Rambowjo

    Rambowjo Das Protoss

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    Wow she's really good looking Mike. I really like the lighting. How much did you pay for the different lighting setups you're using?
     
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    #4 is the best one in there
     
  17. Jackal

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    3 and 4 are really really awesome shots dude. You could easily sell those prints.

    My issue with 1 is your reflection. It was the second thing I noticed in it. I really like it alot too, but that reflection of you is really off putting. Other than that, the set is great and she poses really well.

    The lighting in 3 and 4 along with her pose and hand jestures are brilliant sir.
     
  18. Kantham

    Kantham Fool.

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    I really like shot number 3.
    What's her take on taking pictures next to junk cars in the background? Did you suggest the idea or she did?

    Either way it's interesting for a change, I prefer shot 1 over the second.
     
  19. OO7MIKE

    OO7MIKE Mr. Sexy

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    Using Alien Bees lights. Best lighting system out there for the price!
    http://www.alienbees.com/

    #1 money maker and best way to start up is to purchase:
    B800 Flash Unit
    Foldable Medium Octabox
    Wireless trigger and receiver
    Light Stand

    Honestly, for most shoots that is all you need. Just something to give you a lot of soft fill light when you need it most. There is a lot that you can do with just one light. I have found that everything else can easily be done by regular portable strobes.

    I'm using the new Einsteins + the Vagabond. Its a life saver if your ever at a location and don't have a power outlet.


    Haha! I knew my reflection was there but I just left it in hoping nobody else would notice it quite so much. I may have to remove it at a later time if I end up using it for anything.

    Posing is mostly all her. I only direct slightly to make sure everything looks natural. Eyes in the shot, hair away from face, good facial expressions, natural looking body positions. A good model knows what to do when its game time.



    We originally set out to do a high fashion shoot but in the planning stages I was informed by a local high fashion photographer that what i was planning was not true high fashion shoot because the clothes we had selected where not actually high fashion. (meaning they look good but nobody is crazy enough to wear them in public) So we settled with a hybrid shoot. High fashion themes with regular fashion dresses. High fashion shoots usually takes place in lavish, clean, beautiful locations or in dirty, grungy, rustic places.

    She was digging the shoot from the beginning because I got her involved every step of the way. I just love activating the creativity inside of peoples minds. Love LOVE it when that spark of light goes off.
     
  20. Rambowjo

    Rambowjo Das Protoss

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    Woa, that is quite a bit of money for light right there. Perhaps I should get a proper flash with a softener first?
     

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