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Poll: Never a bride, always on the frontpage
I like the photos, Zeke, and, frankly, I think you're an a-hole 5 / 8%
Yeah, yeah, you own a red dress and like rock climbing, I get it already 23 / 36%
I have an Asian fetish 11 / 17%
I was under the impression uprating these photos and adding a creepy comment would somehow get me laid 14 / 22%
Zeke's just jealous because he's always a bridesmaid 11 / 17%
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zeke_sf


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I will admit my bias and say I'm not so much for the barefoot, red dress-clad ladies who are lately a fixture as the FP featured photo. One pic, okay. Two pics, yeah, yeah, bravo photog, you found a theme. Three pics +, c'mon who's five-starring these pretentious piles?

So, am I dick about art, just plain racist, or are there others out there tired of the bridesmaid theme?




curt


Nov 4, 2009, 9:05 PM
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Easy choice.

Curt


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Yes, pretty ladies and the fact I'm an a-hole are rather persuasive arguments. But do we need to see the whole damn portfolio?!


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It's a theme we've seen before. Some of them are better than usual, some not so much.

Meh, on the 1-10 scale of things I'm concerned about, this is like a 0.3


shockabuku


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Yeah, it's a little much.


notapplicable


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Oh and your just jealous no one wants to take pictures of you in a pretty red dress. You know it's true.


zeke_sf


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notapplicable wrote:
Oh and your just jealous no one wants to take pictures of you in a pretty red dress. You know it's true.

FTW


the_leech


Nov 4, 2009, 9:35 PM
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zeke_sf wrote:
I will admit my bias and say I'm not so much for the barefoot, red dress-clad ladies who are lately a fixture as the FP featured photo. One pic, okay. Two pics, yeah, yeah, bravo photog, you found a theme. Three pics +, c'mon who's five-starring these pretentious piles?

So, am I dick about art, just plain racist, or are there others out there tired of the bridesmaid theme?

If the model was HAWT, at least the pics would have some redeeming quality.

But she's not and they don't.

My vote is to banz them. BANZ THEM ALL!!!


subantz


Nov 4, 2009, 10:06 PM
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I rather see a chick with less muscle than me. This woman is on the juice. I am about sick of seeing them myself. RANT RANT. but whatever someone is out there voting five stars on these things. I guess they like the burly man look on there chickys. I would be worried if these voters were my climbing partner. I like softer a woman. This chick looks like a dude. Sex change possible. Pre-op maybe. No boobs definitly. I like boobs, nice soft squishy boobs.


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Sorry but I love asian girls... its my weakness... Im sorry.


climbingtrash


Nov 5, 2009, 4:24 AM
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Um, yeah...I'm over it. Next pleaze!


kyleshea


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zeke_sf wrote:
I will admit my bias and say I'm not so much for the barefoot, red dress-clad ladies who are lately a fixture as the FP featured photo. One pic, okay. Two pics, yeah, yeah, bravo photog, you found a theme. Three pics +, c'mon who's five-starring these pretentious piles?

So, am I dick about art, just plain racist, or are there others out there tired of the bridesmaid theme?


yes, yes, and, well...yes.


sidepull


Nov 5, 2009, 6:34 AM
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The concept of the photos is very original (although I think they should be wearing heels to really complete the idea - Tyra would have them in heels).

The problem is twofold:

1) the photographic quality and composition is pretty average

2) (this one is most important) there just is NOT ENOUGH VARIETY in what ends up on the front page. It's the same thing for weeks. The algorithm really needs to change otherwise I'll enter the matrix and unload my inner-Keanu*.

*Note: I've made two crappy references, the first to America's Next Top Model and the second is to Mr. Reeves - both represent utter crap. Does that make me crappy or Zeke crappy for creating a thread that invited these references? Cue the Twilight Zone music ...


camhead


Nov 5, 2009, 6:43 AM
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1. I think that the three or whatever photos that are making it onto the front page are a bit much. One would have been fine for the novelty factor.

2. I disagree with the hawtness criticisms. She is very good looking (a bit Lucy Liu-ish, mmmmm), and the muscled back makes it clear that she is actually a climber, and not some model.

So, overall, the pics are not that bad. Certainly not as bad as some of those weird 1980s makeup/high heels on toprope pics that were up a few years ago. Anyone remember those?


photoguy190


Nov 5, 2009, 7:18 AM
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I just want more variety! Its just ruff that we have three, in the already limited front page rotation


gogounou


Nov 5, 2009, 7:18 AM
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camhead wrote:
Certainly not as bad as some of those weird 1980s makeup/high heels on toprope pics that were up a few years ago. Anyone remember those?

Yeah, those were a bit questionable, weren't they?




boadman


Nov 5, 2009, 11:58 AM
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subantz wrote:
I rather see a chick with less muscle than me. This woman is on the juice. I am about sick of seeing them myself. RANT RANT. but whatever someone is out there voting five stars on these things. I guess they like the burly man look on there chickys. I would be worried if these voters were my climbing partner. I like softer a woman. This chick looks like a dude. Sex change possible. Pre-op maybe. No boobs definitly. I like boobs, nice soft squishy boobs.

Girls with muscles are super hot. I actually think she's a little skinny, not muscled enough for super-hot status.

I think the pictures are kind of lame though. If it weren't for the red dress it wouldn't even have gotten a star.


donald949


Nov 5, 2009, 3:28 PM
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These pics don't do much for me. Good, not great. I like the idea, and its nice that she's a real climber, unfortunately wasn't executed as well as could be.
Its hard to do. My pictures probably would have been worse. My wife tried to take some modeling pictures a couple times, and its something you have to have an eye for. Do over and over critiqueing your work harshly, untill you figure out what works.
I'd suggest that if they had a good time, they try it again. Take a million shots, this is the digital age. Closer in on the model, further out on the model, angle of the camera on the model, up down left right, model adjust her pose, her face, adjust the lighting.
There has to be some web sites on model photography that would be helpful.
Anyrate, try again and have fun.


zeke_sf


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My fifth option really doesn't make sense. Didn't know how to edit it though. Meh. Thank you those who did vote that though. I am jealous of her. I want to be her and am just bitter that I am not.


zeke_sf


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gogounou wrote:
camhead wrote:
Certainly not as bad as some of those weird 1980s makeup/high heels on toprope pics that were up a few years ago. Anyone remember those?

Yeah, those were a bit questionable, weren't they?


That's some fucked up makeup.


Partner angry


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It's not as bad as a couple years ago when every single photo by multiple people on the FP were all buildering.


airscape


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Gowns are the new buildering.


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sidepull wrote:
The concept of the photos is very original (although I think they should be wearing heels to really complete the idea - Tyra would have them in heels).

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