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08/29/2004 09:43:03 PM · #1
Help! let me know what you think... How can I improve these?

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08/29/2004 09:45:26 PM · #2
If you shoot from a higher angle, it will make the bottom of your face look smaller. I like the look you have here.
08/29/2004 10:37:23 PM · #3
forgot to mention I used a mirror
08/29/2004 10:44:31 PM · #4
u look like bruce willis.
08/29/2004 10:48:56 PM · #5
I'm thinking you probably want to de-emphasize the double chin. If so, then stick your chin out a little bit more and shoot from a higher angle.

As an alternative, keeping the angle you have ... you could also try putting a small fill light down to the bottom right. Less shadow usually makes the eye believe there is less "overhang" to cause the shadow. Of course, you could also try dodging the area in PhotoShop to get a similar effect without having to reshoot.

08/29/2004 10:54:03 PM · #6
Originally posted by jmsetzler:

u look like bruce willis.


no way. Johnny Knoxville Stunt Double
08/29/2004 10:54:15 PM · #7
Nah, you look like Mark "Chopper" Read.
He was a serious murdering criminal in Melbourne.
Movie made about him:
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08/29/2004 11:33:03 PM · #8
One thin you might want to experiment with is a wide angle lens (28 or wider). The wide angle lens works especially well with aviators because it accents their shape!

Lee
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