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Commercial Cosmetic Composition – photography Challenge #14

Commercial Cosmetic Composition, a Photography Challenge #14 – Critique and review

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This is a critique and review for submission to Photigy Studio basics photography challenge.

Each photo below was reviewed and improvements were suggested, based on how it was photographed and what the photographer had at his/her disposal for the shot.

Check out lighting setups and behind the scenes descriptions for each image on the Studio Basics forum topic here:

CHALLENGE  # 14 (Note: you must be logged in to your Studio Basics account to access this forum)[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row bg_type=”no_bg” trigger=”scroll” viewportfactor=”0.33″ effect=”bounce” timing=”linear” duration=”1000″ delay=”0″ iteration_count=”1″ animation_type=”h” horizontal_animation=”left-animation” vertical_animation=”top-animation” disable_on_mobile=”disable_on_mobile_value”][vc_column][ultimate_heading main_heading=”Winners of the Challenge #14 – best 3 images” main_heading_color=”#27485c” heading_tag=”h1″ sub_heading_color=”#27485c” main_heading_font_family=”font_family:Expletus Sans|font_call:Expletus+Sans|variant:600″ main_heading_style=”font-weight:600;” main_heading_font_size=”desktop:32px;” sub_heading_font_family=”font_family:Open Sans|font_call:Open+Sans” sub_heading_font_size=”desktop:24px;”]Congratulations for your amazing accomplishments![/ultimate_heading][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row bg_type=”bg_color” bg_override=”3″ trigger=”scroll” viewportfactor=”0.33″ effect=”bounce” timing=”linear” duration=”1000″ delay=”0″ iteration_count=”1″ animation_type=”h” horizontal_animation=”left-animation” vertical_animation=”top-animation” disable_on_mobile=”disable_on_mobile_value” css=”.vc_custom_1440785114331{padding-top: 15px !important;padding-bottom: 20px !important;}” bg_color_value=”#f7f8f9″][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][vc_column_text]

This challenge is inspired by images of a commercial photographer from Ukraine Yaroslav Danylchenko.

Read more about this photo challenge here

You can view more work or get in touch with Yaroslav on his Website: www.danylchenko.com

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Critique & Review, and winner selection webinar

Host: Alex Koloskov

Critique comments and winners selection by Yaroslav Danilchenko

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[vc_cta_button2 h2=”Pro Club Membership Required” h4=”To to view this BTS please login or join Pro Club” txt_align=”center” title=”Learn More About Pro Club” btn_style=”rounded” color=”juicy_pink” size=”lg” position=”bottom” css_animation=”appear” accent_color=”#ffffff” link=”url:/pro/about|target: %20_blank” el_class=”button1″ el_width=”80″][/vc_cta_button2][/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row bg_type=”bg_color” bg_override=”3″ trigger=”scroll” viewportfactor=”0.33″ effect=”bounce” timing=”linear” duration=”1000″ delay=”0″ iteration_count=”1″ animation_type=”h” horizontal_animation=”left-animation” vertical_animation=”top-animation” disable_on_mobile=”disable_on_mobile_value” css=”.vc_custom_1440785114331{padding-top: 15px !important;padding-bottom: 20px !important;}” bg_color_value=”#f7f8f9″][vc_column width=”1/6″][vc_empty_space height=”20px”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”2/3″][vc_column_text]Below are the winners of Studio Basics program photography challenge. Note: Pro Club members may submit their photos for this challenge, but they will not be part of judged competition since this is an entry-level “Sb” challenge.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][vc_column width=”1/6″][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row trigger=”scroll” viewportfactor=”0.33″ effect=”bounce” timing=”linear” duration=”1000″ delay=”0″ iteration_count=”1″ animation_type=”h” horizontal_animation=”left-animation” vertical_animation=”top-animation” disable_on_mobile=”disable_on_mobile_value”][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”151720″ img_size=”150×150″ alignment=”center” onclick=”custom_link” img_link_target=”_blank” link=”https://www.photigy.com/assignment-winner/first-place-studio-basics/”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_empty_space height=”42px”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1465520189654{margin-bottom: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”]

First Place – photo by Roman Sapronov

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Critique & Review: comments about the images from Yaroslav Dnilchenko:

“The image is lacking of a depth little bit. It would be better if left and right sides of the composition would be lower on the line. Because of the height of the bottle on the left it creates a rectangle. But, it is beautiful image!”[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row trigger=”scroll” viewportfactor=”0.33″ effect=”bounce” timing=”linear” duration=”1000″ delay=”0″ iteration_count=”1″ animation_type=”h” horizontal_animation=”left-animation” vertical_animation=”top-animation” disable_on_mobile=”disable_on_mobile_value”][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”151721″ img_size=”150×150″ alignment=”center” onclick=”custom_link” img_link_target=”_blank” link=”https://www.photigy.com/assignment-winner/second-place-studio-basics/”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_empty_space height=”42px”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1465520793237{margin-bottom: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”]

Second Place – photo by Andrey Perz

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Critique & Review: comments about the images from Yaroslav Dnilchenko:

“Top light is well positioned. Reflection distracts from the objects, not sure about the greens – how does it correspond to the content of the bottles. Why did you choose these plants?[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row trigger=”scroll” viewportfactor=”0.33″ effect=”bounce” timing=”linear” duration=”1000″ delay=”0″ iteration_count=”1″ animation_type=”h” horizontal_animation=”left-animation” vertical_animation=”top-animation” disable_on_mobile=”disable_on_mobile_value”][vc_column width=”1/4″][vc_single_image image=”151722″ img_size=”150×150″ alignment=”center” onclick=”custom_link” img_link_target=”_blank” link=”https://www.photigy.com/assignment-winner/third-place-studio-basics/”][/vc_column][vc_column width=”3/4″][vc_empty_space height=”42px”][vc_column_text css=”.vc_custom_1465521249420{margin-bottom: 0px !important;padding-bottom: 0px !important;}”]

Third Place – photo by IULIAN Astilean

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Critique & Review: comments about the images from Yaroslav Dnilchenko:

“It seems to me that the dodge and burn was used on the top flowers, and not to good. Feels like a compensation for the lost volume during the shoot. Also, the two flowers positioned on the same level is not the best chose for the composition.”[/vc_column_text][vc_separator][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_text_separator title=”More images submitted for this challenge” color=”custom” el_width=”90″ accent_color=”#dd3333″][vc_single_image image=”308803″ img_size=”article-fullwidth”][vc_column_text]

Critique & Review: comments about the images from Yaroslav Dnilchenko:

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Critique & Review: comments about the images from Yaroslav Dnilchenko:

“The glass in this shot is not necessary. Somehow the image doesn’t convey the naturalness”[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”308014″ img_size=”article-fullwidth”][vc_column_text]

Critique & Review: comments about the images from Yaroslav Dnilchenko:

“Is that the actual color of the leaves? it seems that they were further edited. The dark surface makes is too contrasting with the bright spot of the background.
The gap between the two red objects on the right is too big. Having only 2 glass objects in the shot is not justified. The golden container sticks out too much from the rest”[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”304783″ img_size=”article-fullwidth”][vc_column_text]

Critique & Review: comments about the images from Yaroslav Dnilchenko:

“With dark background need a dark surface. All objects are positioned in a straight line, there is no composition, just a line of bottles and glass. White flowers on a dark background draw more attention than the main objects. Flowers should complement, but not to attract so much attention”[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”302378″ img_size=”article-fullwidth”][vc_column_text]

Critique & Review: comments about the images from Yaroslav Dnilchenko:

“There is a problem with a color temperature. I get strange sensations in the lack of contrast, feels like a lot of image information was pulled from shadows. Not the best chose for positioning lighting for the objects themselves. Soap is poorly lit, due to its tilt angle in the opposite direction from the light.”[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”301356″ img_size=”article-fullwidth”][vc_column_text]

Critique & Review: comments about the images from Yaroslav Dnilchenko:

“Very busy composition. Objects are too close together and overlap each other. A lot of objects positioned at the bottom of the frame and the top is empty. The dark surface makes the image heavier.”[/vc_column_text][vc_single_image image=”301385″ img_size=”article-fullwidth”][vc_column_text]

Critique & Review: comments about the images from Yaroslav Dnilchenko:

“Heavy on the composition, the liquid level and the top of the glasses on on each side are on the same line with product label/logo.
Color temperature on the background Is uneven. Flowers are wilted- Leaf on the left is cloned from the center.
Color of the board doesn’t fit well, raw wood is not suitable in this case. Objects on the left and right are almost of the same size.
The amount of light is almost identical and it “killed” the depth and colors of the composition.
Should have a greater emphasis on the background spot”[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_cta_button2 h2=”Studio Basics Interactive learning program” txt_align=”center” title=”Join & Learn More” btn_style=”rounded” color=”blue” el_width=”70″ position=”bottom” accent_color=”#ffffff” link=”url:https%3A%2F%2Fwww.photigy.com%2Fstudio-basics-photography%2F||” el_class=”button1″ h4=”Join us and participate in next Challenge!” style=”rounded”][/vc_cta_button2][/vc_column][/vc_row]

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