Not Afraid
by: © Jen
7.1
Overall
Rating
7
General
impression
7
Subject
of photo
7
Composition
& Perspective
7
Use of camera,
exposure
& speed
8
Depth
of field
6
Color &
Lighting
8
Focus
General
impression
Nice photo, but maybe not the best retouching choices. Maybe better wihout colour retouch, and maybe you should have used the chance to triple the results. A photo of the wall, a general portrait of the young man in urban environment and a closer and vertical one, focusing on his human and natural expression.
7/10
Subject
of photo
Dear Jen :) The idea is good and photo is nice, but subject is quite confusing, due to retouching and highlighting of those colors. It distracts the attention from the main subject, that should be the young man. You could have done another photo of the wall, that looks interesting, and then focus on the portraits, maybe.
7/10
Composition
& perspective
As I said before, you should have chosen a main point of attention, or either take 2 different photographs. One of the graffitti and the wall, that looks quite interesting, and a closer portrait of the young man, maybe even in vertical format, as his face and expression can be the only motif of the photo. Or even 3, and triple the results. Wall, general portrait with background and closer one.
7/10
Use of camera,
exposure
& speed
Camera is well used. Be careful with the exposition and whites. As you may see, lot of detail is lost in the young man''s clothes.
7/10
Depth
of field
Well done.
8/10
Color &
Lighting
As I said, I would have avoided retouching. Try only B&W or color, so main subject is respected. Lighting is nice, but be careful with the whites and shadows in clothes.
6/10
Focus
Seems to be well focused.
8/10
Description
This photo was taken while waiting to start my game. I chose this model because it always comes good in the pictures, it was impossible to go wrong. Is retouched black an  see all >
This photo was taken while waiting to start my game. I chose this model because it always comes good in the pictures, it was impossible to go wrong. Is retouched black and white with bright colors to attract attention. Hope you like it.
Technical Details

Sony Alpha DSLR-A230

Lens: Standard: 30-50mm
Flash: None
Reviewed by GuruShots Pro
Nano Calvo
6 Years
Spain
People
4 Jobs
How to improve your photo
1.
Decide a main subject and target. Use the chance to make as much as possible, if you want to.
2.
Decide if you want to show person in an environment or just the face and expression, as a message.
3.
Keep on the good work Jen!! ;)
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Nano Calvo
Experience: 6 Years
Award-winning photographer and writer, regular contributor to national and international media, with clients and credits such as ELLE, Time Inc, Newsweek, Hallmark and others. Author of Natural, a Fine Art Photography book with images of Ibiza, prologue by Phil Borges and quotes by Lama Zopa Ri...
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