ludi wrote:Thanks, this is all helpful. The crouch-shot is a great idea, I did feel like too much of the image had extraneous space yet I didn't want to shoot all the way down to the feet, either. That would probably help a lot.
Regarding the color toning and contrast in particular, the problem I ran into with the balding guys is, not only did I get a reflection, but the faces and the bald-spot reflections were heavily yellowed (combination of overhead fluorescent lights and the card-diffused flash) and stayed somewhat yellow even when the rest of the image looked comparatively balanced. I tried to cut back on the jaundiced look by de-saturating and de-contrasting quite a bit, but maybe went too far?
Voldenuit wrote:Gentlemen's trousers also often show unsightly creases, this can be made worse by flash, so I try to aim for waist or hip-up views.
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