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Tough but giving
Tough but giving
snaffles


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Challenge: Life In Your City (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Nikon D90
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II
Location: old town Kemptville, ON
Date: May 30, 2010
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: 320
Shutter: 1/160
Galleries: Portraiture, Rural
Date Uploaded: May 30, 2010

A Dandelion Festival volunteer, resting at the end of what was doubtlessly a long day directing traffic and doing knows whatever else volunteers do, during an annual, 2-day festival that celebrates weeds!

I spoke to my subject after the shoot and learned that he had recently decided to hang up his life modelling gig. So he knows how to assume a stance that doesn't look like he's posing, even when he's not :-)

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Place: 98 out of 115
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Views since voting: 494
Views during voting: 271
Votes: 144
Comments: 6
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/06/2010 10:22:13 PM
I am going to stretch my neck out on this one and guess that this image is by 21_F.gif Snaffles and was taken last weekend.

Good clarity, DOF and lighting... you did a grand job with this.

Good luck with the challenge.
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06/02/2010 08:42:27 PM
A lot of nice primary colours here. The perspective view of the brick wall gives a slight slanted feel to the picture---the lines in the bricks run "downhill" from right to left. It might look better if you rotated the image so that the lines on the brick wall were running straight across the frame.

BTW, I don't get the tie in between the picture and the title/caption. What am I missing?
06/02/2010 12:14:05 PM
I like the bright colors. Dandelion Festival huh? I would like to go....in the spring I make dandelion jelly. I tried to make dandelion wine once but it turned out "gluppy" lol
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06/01/2010 08:12:03 AM
Hmmm, I like the idea, but I wonder of a different perspective or depth of field could have worked nicer. The building in he background seems to be stealing a lot of the scene.
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05/31/2010 03:35:32 PM
nice shot,,,,, but would like to see more off his face,,,,,,, i like,,,
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05/31/2010 08:37:41 AM
i like the contrast in the photo and the contrast of tough with dandelions 7
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