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Latchkey Kid
Latchkey Kid

Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Keys (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: People/Street/Candid
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
Location: Maianbar, Australia
Date: Mar 21, 2012
Aperture: F/3.5
ISO: 1600
Shutter: 1/30 sec
Date Uploaded: Mar 21, 2012

Ha! Just noticed after entering that my son's t-shirt say Monkey. No, he's not really a latchkey kid - he is only 5 after all.

I had a different idea for a Latchkey Kid with my older daughter and props but, as usual, I didnít get around to doing it so I wasnít going to enter the challenge. I decided to challenge myself and see what I could shoot, process and submit in under half an hour. Iíve done this a few times in the past, such as work quickly with what Iíve got or take only one shot and process it the best I can, which I find fun. Results are usually not that good but itís fun.

Fist I tried to play with light and visual tricks with a single key and then decided to grab my son for Latchkey Kid idea. A total of four shots where taken, down-loaded process and entered in 25 mins. I was happy with the results of both. Hereís the other shot.

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Place: 61 out of 69
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Votes: 121
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03/30/2012 12:11:48 AM
Cute kid Phil, so glad he's not a latch key kid though, that would sadden me.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/27/2012 10:55:22 AM
Love the idea. There are so many latchkey children in this world nowadays. Great title and angle. Like the noise/grain in the shot as well.
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03/25/2012 02:02:44 AM
I hope not
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03/23/2012 02:43:44 AM
heh, awesome :D
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