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      09-14-2006, 10:50 AM   #1
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>>>>>>Decided to try to do a self-portrait.....

My wife says she never gets any good pics of me because I'm always taking the pictures. So even though I have zilch portrait experience, I did a little experimenting and came up with this.....like it?

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      09-14-2006, 12:36 PM   #2
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Is that a photograph or did you paint it?
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      09-14-2006, 01:23 PM   #3
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I think it is too blurry in the parts that matter (the face), seems like the focus was off or the depth of field was too low. Also I would adjust the levels some to get a more well rounded tone, its a bit on the dark and muddy side. I like the background.
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      09-14-2006, 01:40 PM   #6
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nar·cis·sism (när'sĭ-sĭz'əm) also nar·cism (-sĭz'əm)
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Excessive love or admiration of oneself.

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Not a great image to start from but heres what you can do with a few adjustments in like 10 minutes. Sharpening, levels and curves adjustments, despeckling and noise reduction, minor cloning and healing, and a few masks. The right side is still too blurry but meh I'm not god.

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What else can we do to help him out? Rolex logo on the shirt?
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Is that a photograph or did you paint it?
It's a photo.
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      09-14-2006, 02:35 PM   #11
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Sorry Neil...I specifically shot it the way I shot it, and Photoshoped it for surreal look that it has. Your opinion notwithstanding, I prefer the original.
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