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35 Years
35 Years
albright1


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Black and White Portrait (Classic Editing)
Camera: Canon PowerShot A10
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Date: Dec 25, 2002
Aperture: na
ISO: na
Shutter: na
Galleries: Family, Portraiture
Date Uploaded: Dec 26, 2002

Mom and Dad

Statistics
Place: 13 out of 90
Avg (all users): 6.4536
Avg (commenters): 7.6667
Avg (participants): 6.4225
Avg (non-participants): 6.5385
Views since voting: 1955
Votes: 97
Comments: 10
Favorites: 1 (view)


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01/09/2003 08:11:15 AM
very very good job, anita. you really are getting the isolate your subject concept! :)
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/03/2003 02:51:24 AM
Great shot. Should do well. Good job.
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01/02/2003 06:57:28 PM
very nice job on this one... a very endearing photo.. good work :) - setzler
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01/02/2003 09:03:15 AM
I assume you mean 35 years of partnership, etc. His shirt distracts and almost makes me think that he is nearing the end of a 35 year sentence. Just joking but it is a little much for an endearing shot. Technically great and best wishes to you both.
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01/01/2003 10:28:39 PM
I'm not sure if it was intentional, but the two expressions almost seem to be contrasting. His seems harsh and almost disapproving with a hint of happiness, while hers seems nostalgic and somehow both joyed and desperate (for returned affection?). I'm probably reading into it too far, but that's how they strike me. This is enhanced by the fact that he is slightly more in the foreground than she is, and he dominates the frame, suggesting more power than she does. His skin tones are darker as well. Intentional or not, it is an extremely interesting (and for me, effective) dynamic. However, your title leads me to believe that wasn't the expression you were going for at all.. I could be wrong though. Great shot. 8
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12/31/2002 10:38:52 AM
Good shot, I personally would have prefered the whole of the gentlemans head to be included.
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12/31/2002 05:21:40 AM
The man doesn't look as comfortable having the photo taken as the woman does! I like the composition of this shot, especially that you weren't afraid to get in close. The tight composition works well.
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12/30/2002 07:34:36 PM
Well he looks happy about it...hahahahaha.....I love the psycological line in their look. Good luck!....7
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12/30/2002 05:45:45 PM
Nice sharpness. I like it. Jacko 8
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12/30/2002 03:36:55 PM
He looks bored and she looks content. hehe... but I think it's a nice photo alkl the same. (7)
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