Xiao Cai  

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May 2022 - Xiao Cai


About the Image(s)

I took this shot in 2018. I like the environment and the model’s pose. Now I re-edited this photo and mainly fixed the missed foot. I attached the original image. What do you think? Welcome any comments and suggestions! Thanks!

Camera: Nikon D800, Lens: 80mm f/1.4 Exposure: 1/250 Sec at f/5.6 ISO 800

10 comments posted

Gregory Waldron   Gregory Waldron
Hi Xiao,
A very strong composition. I think your post processing works well. You did a nice job with the shoe.
Best regards,
Greg   Posted: 05/06/2022 10:53:46
Xiao Cai   Xiao Cai
Hi Greg, Thank you for your comments!   Posted: 05/17/2022 07:22:18

Tom Brassil   Tom Brassil
Hi Xiao
Well composed and edited image, you have done a good job, as Greg has indicated, with address the missing foot. The texture of the background create a very realistic feel to the image and the lighting on the model is handled very well. looking at the image there is a Protrusion from the bottom of the handbag I'm not too sure whether it is part of the handbag (I'm not a fashionista, in fact far from it) or is it a stick on the ground but either way to me it is a very minor distraction you might want to address. .   Posted: 05/08/2022 20:09:40
Xiao Cai   Xiao Cai
Hi, Tom, Thank you for your comments!   Posted: 05/17/2022 07:23:31

Darcy Johnson   Darcy Johnson
Hi Xiao - I agree that your processing in post makes for a better image all around. Nice job in particular on bringing her shoe back into the image. The title provided also helps tell the story of the model in modern attire in an environment from another era. The print on the dress does not show as well as a larger print or a solid color might. Nicely done overall! I appreciate your sharing your updated images.   Posted: 05/14/2022 00:06:15
Xiao Cai   Xiao Cai
Hi Darcy, Thank you for your comments!   Posted: 05/17/2022 07:24:20

Ingrid Lockhart   Ingrid Lockhart
Hi Xiao. You have done an excellent job of improving this image with your re-edit. I'm very impressed with your recovery of the shoe and I think that the adding the edge of the step at the bottom provides a nice base for the model. The darkening of the background, especially the branches in the upper right has really improved the composition and brought more attention to the model. You should be proud to have this in your porfolio.   Posted: 05/15/2022 18:09:20
Xiao Cai   Xiao Cai
Hi Ingrid, Thank you for your comments!   Posted: 05/17/2022 07:25:14

Karen Davis   Karen Davis
Hello Xiao,

I am totally impressed with the recreation of that foot! You captured a moment with beautiful light on her face and body. Her pose and your composition are stunning.

It might just be me, but you might want to check your verticals.

Beautiful shot. Thanks for sharing!
Karen   Posted: 05/15/2022 19:52:31
Xiao Cai   Xiao Cai
Hi Karen, Thank you for your comments!   Posted: 05/17/2022 07:26:15


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