Geso: Jacqueline

paul stenquist pnstenquist at comcast.net
Mon Oct 12 16:47:18 EDT 2009


On Oct 12, 2009, at 3:56 PM, Joseph McAllister wrote:

> On Oct 12, 2009, at 10:46 , William Robb wrote:
>
>> ----- Original Message ----- From: "paul stenquist"
>> Subject: Re: Geso: Jacqueline
>>
>>
>>>
>>> On Oct 12, 2009, at 12:32 PM, William Robb wrote:
>>>
>>>> Jacqueline was a lot of fun to work with.
>>>> I'm having a bugger of a time with my monitor calibration, so  
>>>> I'm  not certain if the colour is off or not.
>>>> A bit of feedback regarding that would be appreciated.
>>>>
>>>> The images are very heavily processed
>>>>
>>>> http://users.accesscomm.ca/wrobb/pictures/gesos/jacqueline/index.html
>>>>
>>>> Techie stuff:
>>>> K-7, 77mm LTD.
>>>>
>>>> Enjoy
>>>>
>>>> William Robb
>>>>
>>> I like some of the poses. The white chair and light background is  
>>> a  nice touch.
>>> Overall, a bit contrasty and bright. Color leans a bit toward  
>>> orange/ brown skin tones. It could pass for natural, but I suspect  
>>> you'll want  to tweak it when you get your monitor situation back  
>>> in order.
>>
>> Hi Paul, thanks for the input.
>> She is from Chile, and is Spanish/Indian, so she is quite a bit  
>> darker skinned than yer average white girl. Brownish I can live  
>> with, as she has pretty brown skin, orange is not good at all.
>
>
> The pics with the dark dress seated full length were lit for her  
> boobs and hands, not her face. If that was your intent. fine, works  
> for me ('cept I'm a B-cup kinda guy). If not, move those lamps,  
> er...   strobes up!
>
> Other than that they look fine on my 'calibrated' monitor (iMac).  
> Except I'm told that these iMacs cannot be made dim enough to be  
> properly calibrated for printing.

My iMac 25 can be dimmed to match my printer output. I have it with  
the brightness scale about 1/3 of the way off the bottom. With a  
Spider 2 calibration, it's a perfect match for my Epson R2400.

Paul


> I agree. Which would make your images darker than what I am seeing.  
> Color looks good, a hint, as others say, of warmth, comparing your  
> backdrop grey area to the grey of your border, and my calibrated  
> grey screen.
>
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