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January 15, 2013
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SAMSUNG TECHWIN
Model
GX-1L
Shutter Speed
1/250 second
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F/8.0
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18 mm
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3200
Date Taken
Jan 12, 2013, 2:34:33 AM
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Adobe Photoshop CS5.1 Windows
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I took my doll Lucy out to test my new camera, I only got a few pictures before the batteries ran out and they all got really grainy, I need to figure how the settings and menus work.

Beside the grainy quality of the photo, I am quite happy about the composition and the fact that I managed to balance the doll on the stone even with the sea-breeze present.

Lucy - Resinsoul Fei
Clothes - Me
faceup - Me
Photo - Me
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:iconlarqven:
larqven Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013
That's such a nice setting for the pic! I can hardly believe that you managed to balance and pose the doll without any support!
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Cheesedemon88 Featured By Owner Feb 21, 2013  Hobbyist Filmographer
It wasn't easy, but patience is a virtue and all that ;)
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larqven Featured By Owner Feb 22, 2013
Good job at it! :)
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:iconcheesedemon88:
Cheesedemon88 Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013  Hobbyist Filmographer
Thanks :)
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karla-chan Featured By Owner Jan 17, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
The background is lovely for this, and really looks awesome with the doll. The composition isn't as nice as the other one, but it is pretty awesome!
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Cheesedemon88 Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Hobbyist Filmographer
Thanks, I tried to focus as much on the surroundings as on the doll, so I tried to get the composition of the background right, landscape photography might not be my strength
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karla-chan Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
You can still do that, if you can have the doll on a focus point on the rule of thirds, the composition would still be really cool.

The background looks amazing though and you have captured that well I think. It may not be your strength and it can still be hard for me too! Just keep trying though. The background itself does follow a cool photography trick of starting your eyes at the front and leading them to the top corner which opens out to the sea. The background itself looks so good that without the doll the composition would be really strong for a background because it leads your eyes from the front and towards the back.

Here are some examples where you can show a lot of the background but still have good composition:

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I know it can be hard to sort things out when you are out and about with a doll because not everything can be set up perfectly. But having Lucy in a different place so the doll would be either on where the lines cross on the grid line or on a vertical line would make it a very strong photo!
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Cheesedemon88 Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013  Hobbyist Filmographer
Thanks for the help, I would like to think that I would have gotten a lot of better pictures if the batteries hadn't run out on me.
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karla-chan Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I see, and no problem. If you have any questions about things I will do my best to help.
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Cheesedemon88 Featured By Owner Jan 21, 2013  Hobbyist Filmographer
Thanks
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