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All About Portraits – Constructive Critique Episode 22

By Pye Jirsa on October 17th 2013

In this episode of Weekly CC, (Weekly Constructive Critique) we will be focusing on more portraiture. At the end of the episode, we will announce the winner of this week’s critique! If you want to grow as a photographer and possibly win some prizes along the way, be sure to join us in the Constructive Critique Forums!

Prize Giveaway

A $25 gift card to the SLR Lounge Store will be given to our top pick in each episode! If you are the winner of this episode, please contact us and we’ll hook you up! Click HERE to visit the SLR Lounge Store. (Watch the video or scroll down to see who won the gift card in this episode!)


Weekly CC Video

Music: “Aerials” from Lights & Motion “Reanimation” (Deep Elm)
License this song at The Music Bed

The Images

Portrait by Wingc008

Portrait by Wingc008

Need Some Thoughts by Coffeeman

Need Some Thoughts by Coffeeman

Mysterious Guitarist by lucuias Mysterious Guitarist by lucuias

The Aviado's by Algreen

The Aviado’s by Algreen

Slow Down by millerjoe1 Slow Down by millerjoe1

Simple Portraits by Till

Simple Portraits by Till

The Winner

and now, this week’s CC prize goes to…

Engagement Portrait by lucuias

Engagement Portrait by lucuias

Conclusion and More Info

If you want to grow as a photographer, have a chance to get your images featured on SLR Lounge and possibly win some prizes along the way, be sure to join us in the Constructive Critique Forums! The Constructive Critique Forums are intended to be a fun and safe place for photographers to share, learn and grow so please be sure to read the sticky on Constructive Critique Rules before participating. For those that submit truly great images, we may even ask you to put together a “How You Shot It” article to have your image featured on

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  1. yidly402

    Thanks so much for this Pye! I’m so glad the weekly cc’s are back I learn so much from you everytime

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