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Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by Oleg Volk, Jan 31, 2007.

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  1. Oleg Volk

    Oleg Volk Moderator Emeritus

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    That is true. She couldn't make convincing expressions. Until Gusdaddysgirl gets here in the summer, I have no way of fixing that...unless I manage another trip to Knoxville soon.
     
  2. kludge

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    Nice!
     
  3. MudCamper

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    Nail on the head.

    Yes the model shows no emotion, no intensity in her eyes or anything when she has her hand on her sidearm. Makes it look contrived, particularly the first image. The second one works OK for me.
     
  4. Standing Wolf

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    In exactly one short word familiar to one and all: better!
     
  5. Legionnaire
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    Point taken, Eleven Mike. Thanks.
     
  6. Fawkes

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    Now that's a belly band!
     
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    Nice work , makes a true statement. BTW how far along?
     
  9. gezzer

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    Great work.
     
  10. steelhead

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    Don't understand either the reason for removing the tat's when the hardware is still there. Assuming that by removing the tat's it would have broader appeal and allow the viewer to concentrate on the intended message.
     
  11. beretta9

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    I think the top picture gets the message across without the words Can do. The second picture: Perfect.
     
  12. XD Fan

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    Excellent work, as always, but I agree about the model's expression. I am sure she is a wonderful person, but the deadpan expression is a little disturbing.
     
  13. Srigs

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    Both are very powerful pictures and would not change a thing. :)
     
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    tatoos on lady

    Er...Oleg what about the tatoo of the AR-15/m16 on her leg? Excellent job though. (I still cannot get the icons to go where I want))O- that's right, not in the photos ...my bad
     
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    Sweet posters! Filed away for future use.:)


    Off-Topic, but that comment caused a thought to bubble to the surface.

    Should pregnant women avoid shooting in indoor ranges due to the possibility of lead exposure? :confused:

    Lead-free rounds at an outdoor range only?
     
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    I like the idea, the deadpan expression kinda drags it down but who am I to judge your the expert.
     
  17. asknight

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    I don't want to be a cast-off or sound odd, but what's with all the metal in her face?

    I may be a bit too conservative, but is that the ideal spokesperson?
     
  18. geekWithA.45

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    On the first poster, I'd consider combining all the captions. I include the bodyguard line to make the defensive context clear.

    (I'm using -------- to establish spacing in the text...ignore)

    Can't Run.----------------------Can Fight.

    {pic of -------------------------{pic w/ holster revealed}
    apparently
    helpless woman}



    Her baby's got a fulltime bodyguard. Does yours?




    alternative:



    Can't Run,---------------------Can Fight.
    kick or punch.

    {pic of -----------------------{pic w/ holster revealed}
    apparently
    helpless woman}



    Her baby's got a fulltime bodyguard. Does yours?
     
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  19. Oleg Volk

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    I use what models I can get. The benefit of that is the variety of faces I can show. The down side is that not all of them are competent models.
     
  20. dixierifleman

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    i agree. i dont think someone with a bunch of rings in her face is a very respectable image for gun owners
     
  21. plexreticle

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    I checked out your page. I think you have a good eye for models.

    It seems about every guy that holds a gun in a pic has to try and bad ass the camera. I never understood that. I'm usually the dude with a stupid grin on my face.
     
  22. plexreticle

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    I think the face clips are fine. I don't think a bunch of buzzcut overweight white dudes is a very respectable image for gun owners.
     
  23. dixierifleman

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    and where is that portayed?
     
  24. 220_Swift

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    I don't see the big deal with the piercings. I am not into it, I'm trying to end life's jouney with the same number of hole I started with. But, why should we say "is this the type of people we want to represent RKBA?" I go to many ranges all over. And if you look at the people their as well, they are not all upper-middle class yuppies. One of the guys I shoot leagues with has sleeve tattoos, and has more piercings than I care to count. But he is a really good guy, and owns a computer store. Ya can't judge a book by it's cover. JMHO and rambleings.
     
  25. jlbraun

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    I disagree. I think the piercings make her more accessible and interesting as a photo subject. The point of the photos is to show people who don't fit the stereotype of gun owners. Piercings are perfectly acceptable in mainstream society - way more so than guns, to be sure.
     
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