Which photo is better?

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    17 80.95%
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Thread: Which photo is better?

  1. #1

    Default Which photo is better?

    Just what the title says. Which picture is a better portrayal of the miniature, mostly with regards to color, clarity, and lighting? I'll remove the loser:

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    Last edited by Gearhead; 01-09-2011 at 08:30 PM.

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    voted second no shine off the back of her head.
    LAAARRFF, I SPLIT MY SIDES!!

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    on a serious note, i do commissions, no really i do, ask and ye shall receive


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    Photo number one looks harsh.

    I vote for two!

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    Number two, not even a contest there, the glare really kills a mini.
    Number two still nned exposure correction tough.

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    I should mention that the shine in photo 1 is because I'd varnished the mini by then, and not in photo 2. The stuff I have isn't as 'matte' as it claims to be. 9_9

    But, photo 2 is the clear winner! I'd accidentally posted both to the gallery (I thought I'd removed the first before posting the second,) and there was a full 1.1-point difference in score, with an almost-equal number of votes! I think combining what I'd done right in each pic would result in the best final product. Live'n'learn!

    [EDIT] Okay, how's this one?

    Last edited by Gearhead; 01-10-2011 at 11:34 AM.

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    seems easier. any chance of using a non textured background?
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v433/freak-in-a-cage/freakinacage-1.jpg

  7. #7

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    I'm working on it. So far I'm just using whatever I have in the house, like a sweatshirt or a towel. Some good-quality colored paper or even a swatch of black velvet should help.

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    I think that dark background helps a bit. I'm not as bothered by the texture, but I guess it would be nice to see the difference.

    Please come to my house and photograph my minis, your pictures are nice and crisp!

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