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Shermy


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Challenge: Self Portrait VI (Advanced Editing V*)
Camera: Canon EOS-20D
Lens: Canon EF 28-135mm F/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Location: Home
Date: Dec 4, 2007
Aperture: 9.0
ISO: 100
Shutter: 125
Date Uploaded: Dec 4, 2007

So I tried a few different things for this challenge, I really wanted to do well, but I don't know if I am happy with it. I look SO akward. Oh well. It's in there :P It was the best I got all weekend. I was also kind of tired of black for some reason in my pics, so I wanted to try something colourful...anywyas hope you like it :)


Statistics
Place: 2 out of 241
Avg (all users): 7.5333
Avg (commenters): 8.3143
Avg (participants): 7.2031
Avg (non-participants): 7.7426
Views since voting: 13707
Views during voting: 827
Votes: 330
Comments: 115
Favorites: 15 (view)


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06/08/2011 10:28:24 AM
Very creative and great angle and pose.
02/12/2009 02:05:33 PM
Great image....i love the colors
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12/25/2007 03:36:57 AM
Oh I love it. Such a fun image with nice bright colors. Great expression and pose as well...TERRIFIC job.
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12/17/2007 03:22:01 PM
Super super super ...

grats
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12/13/2007 08:36:30 PM
Oh Shooga! You are some mighty hot stuff there babe!
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12/13/2007 04:02:44 PM
Brilliant shot, congrats on your ribbon!
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12/13/2007 11:25:04 AM
This is cute & sexy & bright & cheery & innocent & pleasing & just makes you wanna smile. Really nice! Congrats on a well-deserved ribbon!
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12/13/2007 10:44:33 AM
Amazing Portrait! Color always seems to do well here, and you've made yours bright, but subtly so,...not overmuch! Obviously, a great job on a true 10! :)
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12/13/2007 10:05:55 AM
Well deserved Ribbon. Your so hot!!! :) Congrats again.
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12/12/2007 11:53:34 PM
wow i spy a man arm. attractive, but not to me.
12/12/2007 09:26:25 PM
This is such a great photo on so many levels! The Lighting, the colors, the pose! This is Magazine cover stuff here! Wow just Wow!!!
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12/12/2007 08:32:13 PM
Wonderful image!! A huge congratulations to you.
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12/12/2007 08:04:08 PM
I'd say you blew the black out of the water on this one! So funky, it's cool. :)
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12/12/2007 06:56:52 PM
Really well done!
I love it.
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12/12/2007 04:47:24 PM
Great pic, vibrant and full of life
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12/12/2007 12:11:28 PM
Gimme 3 and and Elbow Sistah!!! (better than a high five btw) ;) lol

Seriously.. Congrats, its a super fun shot and the awkwardness makes it even more compelling for me!! Nicely done chica!!
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12/12/2007 11:35:00 AM
WTG Shermy!!!! I was sure you had a winner here!
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12/12/2007 10:32:57 AM
Congrats on Red! Fun shot!
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12/12/2007 10:13:39 AM
Shermy, you TOTALLY rock! This is so awesome, I can't even believe how awesome it is! CONGRATULATIONS on a ribbon and a 7.533!!! WOW!

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12/12/2007 10:02:47 AM
Love it! great job!
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12/12/2007 09:28:43 AM
Such a fun image! Congrats on the ribbon!
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12/12/2007 08:29:37 AM
Woo! It's about time you got another ribbon :) Your SPs are always great!
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12/12/2007 08:01:38 AM
Congrats on the ribbon. An extremely fun, creative, quirky and technically excellent image.
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12/12/2007 07:44:57 AM
glad you got the ribbon. very colorful shot, we need more color in our lives
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12/12/2007 05:04:27 AM
glad to see this ribbon. Quirky and stylish too. brilliant
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12/12/2007 03:18:39 AM
Another great image from you, well done on a great score
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12/12/2007 02:49:10 AM
Congrats on your well deserved red! Excellently executed and original shot!
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12/12/2007 02:48:37 AM
congrats/well done
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12/12/2007 01:08:27 AM
yah sherm,
congratz :)
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12/12/2007 12:48:36 AM
YAY!! congrats!!
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12/12/2007 12:47:56 AM
Way to go Sherm!!
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12/12/2007 12:42:40 AM
Hey congrats on the ribbon, Shermy!! Nice to see!! : )
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12/12/2007 12:36:29 AM
Love the colours - they suit the mood perfectly. Big congrats on your ribbon!
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12/12/2007 12:31:44 AM
This makes me smile--it is soo well done. My eyes draw to all the color you have in the photo--I love it!!! Congratulations!
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12/12/2007 12:31:21 AM
Oh my gosh!
Uber congratulations are in order.
You so deserved it :D
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12/12/2007 12:26:51 AM
Such a trendy shot, its spectacular. Love the lighting in this too :) Ccongrats on the red.
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12/12/2007 12:23:02 AM
Congrats!
I was hoping this would ribbon.
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12/12/2007 12:15:03 AM
Suh-Weet!!!! Congrats! Excellent image!

:-D
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12/12/2007 12:08:43 AM
I think the "awkwardness" of the pose is what makes it so appealing & interesting. Congrats. One of my favorites from the challenge!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/11/2007 10:25:51 PM
This is so cute. Love all the bright colors. What a fun photo!
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12/11/2007 09:08:32 PM
Love those colours!
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12/11/2007 07:38:24 PM
Brilliant framing and awesome colors. Very nice pose and you're very pretty to look at. Well done - 9
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12/11/2007 06:26:12 PM
Cool pose, you used quite the range of colors!

PS. Is this 31_F.gif Shermy?
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12/11/2007 05:36:37 PM
:-))) cute idea! funny clothes and nice pose in this context. works for me.
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12/11/2007 07:21:34 AM
Interesting shot. Love the colors.
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12/11/2007 05:45:32 AM
Just for doing this you can have a 10!!! This is amazingly funky!
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12/10/2007 09:32:37 PM
I love it. The colors are great.
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12/10/2007 04:25:52 AM
Overall wonderful picture.
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12/10/2007 12:11:59 AM
Fun colors and comp. Top 5 for sure.
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12/09/2007 11:33:20 PM
One of my 2 tens... Outstanding work as always!
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12/09/2007 04:34:56 PM
The colors, composition and lighting excellent. A very good photo, good job :)
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12/09/2007 11:26:59 AM
Love the colours and playfulness of this.
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12/09/2007 10:30:08 AM
Cute, fun, bright, and altogether well done. Love it!
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12/09/2007 10:21:21 AM
I love the colors, lighting and composition. Very nice!
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12/09/2007 09:47:31 AM
Original, bright, fun .. perfect 10!
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12/09/2007 08:28:53 AM
What a great idea done so very well..... A really fun image and I love it.....
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12/09/2007 05:04:47 AM
colorful but it does look painful
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12/09/2007 02:34:23 AM
vibrant my fav so far
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12/08/2007 10:36:09 PM
Wow....very adorable, luv the pose.
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12/08/2007 06:24:21 PM
Love the colours and the pose, good work! 8
Bumping you up to 10, my pick for a ribbon.
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12/08/2007 03:25:59 PM
love it!
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12/08/2007 02:07:51 PM
pretty colors, pretty girl, pretty good idea
8
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12/08/2007 10:57:03 AM
cool shot, very fun and energetic. 9
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12/08/2007 09:17:25 AM
Wow the coloring on this shot is prefect. Very nice and clean shot. I bet the Derby Dames out there would get a bigger audience with shots like these.
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12/08/2007 07:33:51 AM
Great colors!
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12/07/2007 11:05:50 PM
I like the colors. They really make this pic alive. Nice work.
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12/07/2007 09:29:50 PM
Great pose. The colors really shine through well.
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12/07/2007 05:31:17 PM
Great image cute and colorful with great lighting.
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12/07/2007 11:59:00 AM
good creativity
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12/07/2007 09:23:13 AM
I really liked this one. Very creative and different.
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12/07/2007 04:28:08 AM
This is awesome! I hope you win! 10!
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12/06/2007 11:52:24 PM
great color!
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12/06/2007 09:54:17 PM
Wonderful colors in this I wish the skates were cleaner 6
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12/06/2007 06:16:59 PM
ha!
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12/06/2007 04:23:28 PM
very nice! love the make-up and attire and the overall colors of the image. Also kudos to you for the original pose. 9
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12/06/2007 04:15:51 PM
Great! Happy and colorful with a lot of personality!
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12/06/2007 03:42:35 PM
Fun
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12/06/2007 11:42:00 AM
Awesome colors and pose.
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12/06/2007 11:34:37 AM
Wow...I thought my eyes would burn. That's some intense color!
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12/06/2007 09:29:24 AM
Full of character!! Loving it, lighting is awesome, pose is awesome, composition spot on! =)
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12/06/2007 06:58:53 AM
I wonder if you had a better floor, perhaps black and white tiles, this might have been better...other than that I love what you are wearing and the way you have posed...has a 1950'5 look...I would have even edited with a little desat to give it an older look...but that's just me...7
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12/06/2007 03:20:28 AM
Very colorful and fun!
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12/06/2007 01:43:21 AM
i wish i had skates like those!
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12/06/2007 01:04:23 AM
great colour.
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12/05/2007 11:42:21 PM
i loveeeee this
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12/05/2007 11:29:40 PM
Very cute
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12/05/2007 11:25:10 PM
OMG!!! it is SOOO nice to see something that isn't all like "ooh i am sad" This is SO fun I love love LOVE your colors and it is so packed with personality,I would love to see your original for this
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12/05/2007 10:57:08 PM
cool shot!
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12/05/2007 07:48:40 PM
The colors here just ROCK!


So far my favorite...

Dont recognize the face, but this is really, really, well done!

10
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12/05/2007 06:39:30 PM
Beautiful colors! The most creative self portrait in this challenge! I bet you'll be on the front page...
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12/05/2007 06:33:09 PM
I like this a lot.
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12/05/2007 06:29:48 PM
Very fun shot! Colors are great.
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12/05/2007 04:31:25 PM
finally, some COLOUR and fun!
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12/05/2007 03:21:58 PM
Great! Crisp colours, wierd setting, weird pose. Love it! (9)
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12/05/2007 03:13:05 PM
Definitely has visual impact, uniqueness and quirky beauty. Predicting a front pager here. Good luck!
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12/05/2007 03:04:43 PM
Wow! Love the colors!! Super shot! It's very clear and focused and very well done! Good luck!!
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12/05/2007 12:41:10 PM
Sherm, is that you? Wow! I LOVE this! LOVE IT! You are just so darn photogenic. . .and I love your playful takes on portraiture! My first 10
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12/05/2007 12:40:35 PM
Great work. Love the color, high-tone look of this. Cool.
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12/05/2007 12:20:55 PM
Wow, a little bit of roller-play going on? Nice pop in the colors and a fun pose for the outfit.
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12/05/2007 11:02:58 AM
This is fun, creative, and very well executed. Great lighting & color.
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12/05/2007 09:49:22 AM
how many times did you fall your arse down before acheiving such a wonderfulllllll picture? ;)
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12/05/2007 09:22:40 AM
wahey, groove is deffo in the heart....
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12/05/2007 08:37:44 AM
Great composition and pose. Love the creativity and the colors really pop at you. Nice work.
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12/05/2007 08:13:47 AM
points for costume
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12/05/2007 07:40:47 AM
An easy (and only) 10. This is my pick for the top three. Thanks for going bright and fun while everyone else went dark and moody!
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12/05/2007 07:28:55 AM
Bright and colorful. Cyndi Lauperesque. Walls need floor moulding :)
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12/05/2007 06:48:37 AM
Finally, another good one! Great colours.
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12/05/2007 06:31:23 AM
I spotted this one whilst looking through the thumbs. I absolutely love it. I also love the fact that you paid so much attention to hair & make-up. very nicely done. Will be seeing you on the frontpage next week!
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12/05/2007 06:03:33 AM
i love this shot! So many funny colors, perfect DOF, great clearity and a very good composition! - Well done!
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12/05/2007 05:31:59 AM
I dont think I have every seen such colorful portrait. Love it. This need to be in top 10. Goodluck.9.
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12/05/2007 05:09:55 AM
brilliant shot. Loving your style 8
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12/05/2007 04:37:05 AM
Brilliant, zany and a good photo too!
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12/05/2007 01:33:07 AM
Shermy!
Wow, it took me a whole of 20 seconds to spot yours in the crowd.
I think it's fabulous, despite feeling a little cramped.
I love the colours and the quirkiness that is Shermy.
:D
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12/05/2007 12:36:31 AM
Crazy cool. :-)

Edit to add: My pick for top 3.
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12/05/2007 12:33:29 AM
these colors are so bright
i love this (:
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