Originally Posted by CJOttawa
1st photo needs to have the exposure brought up a smidgen in post-production. (1/3 to 1/2 a stop).
Second one is awesome! Love the expression and tight depth of field.
Tough to tell from the screen resolution but always make sure eyes are in sharply in focus for portraits.
That second photo is actually tack sharp, I just linked it from Facebook which screwed up the quality.