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Challenge: Single Light Source Portrait (DPL4 WK6) (Standard Editing)
Collection: 2018/19 - CHALLENGES and outtakes
Camera: Canon EOS-5D Mark III
Lens: Canon EF 50mm f1.2L
Date: Aug 24, 2018
Aperture: 1.2
ISO: 640
Shutter: 1/125
Galleries: Black and White, Children
Date Uploaded: Aug 25, 2018

[Sep. 1st, 2018 07:50:07 PM]

thankyou ppl for your comments ..
both positive and 'negative' ..

i got a real boost from the positive ones .. thankyou 21_F.gif IreneM and 21_F.gif JulietNN .. two amazing photographers .. who i am very much in awe of .. :)
and from the negative comment i took away a positive .. .. thankyou 21.gif LanceW ..

ie. i should have listened to my gut .. and not tried to second guess what the voters might like ..
in the 'real' world .. as in personally or professionally .. i would not have given her eye such intense sharpening ..
so another lesson learned .. :)
so thankyou all .. :)

Statistics
Place: 14 out of 45
Avg (all users): 6.2295
Avg (commenters): 7.0000
Avg (participants): 5.8947
Avg (non-participants): 6.3810
Views since voting: 135
Views during voting: 117
Votes: 61
Comments: 6
Favorites: 0


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02/10/2019 08:22:44 PM
what a beautiful SDOF!!! Well done!
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09/06/2018 01:16:28 PM
I can certainly see where 21.gif LanceW is coming from. But in all honesty, until he mentioned it, I didn't really notice it too much. For me, it is not about how sharp it is but (now it is pointed out) I can see the white in the iris as a little bright. So makes it look super sharp, I did originally give it a 10, then came back and gave it a 9 and the only reason, was not in fact the eyes, but the chin area near the lower lips, it wasn't as sharp as the top lip line. But I tell you what, anyone would be darn proud to have that stunning portrait on proud display. Wish I had known you when my kid where babies!!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
09/04/2018 09:38:59 PM
wink wink. soft dreamy feel. lovely.
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08/31/2018 11:34:01 PM
Nice portrait, however, seems overprocessed and/or selectively sharpened/blurred. When it's obvious I lose interest. If the eyeball was that tach sharp even with a shallow aperture, so would the eyebrow so it is obvious you post processed this to the point it doesn't look real.

Great pose though. Would love to see the original
  Photographer found comment helpful.
08/30/2018 09:34:32 AM
In my top three.
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08/29/2018 12:12:20 AM
This is the best in the challenge, 10 from me immediately.
  Photographer found comment helpful.


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