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Never mind the person it's ... The Golf Sale!
Never mind the person it's ... The Golf Sale!

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Challenge: HDR in B/W (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Leica M8
Lens: Leica 35mm f/1.4 Summilux M Aspherical MF - Black
Location: London UK
Date: Feb 1, 2016
Aperture: f8
ISO: 320
Shutter: 1/160
Date Uploaded: Feb 2, 2016

Saw this poor bloke stood in the middle of a very busy London West end street pointing the way to a Golf Sale it just didn't quite sit right with me. I am not a fan of exploitation.

Place: 56 out of 93
Avg (all users): 5.4658
Avg (commenters): 5.0000
Avg (participants): 5.4651
Avg (non-participants): 5.4667
Views since voting: 167
Views during voting: 163
Votes: 73
Comments: 4
Favorites: 0

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02/12/2016 07:29:01 PM
Greetings from the Critique Club!

I like street photography and gave this a 6 in voting. Love the sense of him vs the world, washing by him like water past a rock. Poor bloke indeed - look at the faces of all those striding past him, avoiding eye contact, eyes downcast, talking on phones etc. If they saw him and weren't golfers, all they probably thought 'Ha! Luckless wanker' and kept on going.

Honestly I don't see much HDR here, probably cause this pic on its own doesn't really need it. The comp is good, the only change I would make is crop out the upper-left FURLA sign. I find it draws the eye away from the hapless golf-promotion guy. Otherwise keep up the great work!

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02/09/2016 10:23:16 PM
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02/09/2016 07:52:31 PM
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02/03/2016 01:44:15 PM
My kind of place!
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