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Love is Ageless
Love is Ageless
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Challenge: People II (Advanced Editing IV)
Camera: Canon EOS-20D
Location: shot inside
Date: Apr 16, 2005
Aperture: 2.8
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/60
Galleries: Portraiture
Date Uploaded: Apr 16, 2005

cropped, leveled, unsharp mask, cloned out distracting elements in background.

Statistics
Place: 54 out of 251
Avg (all users): 6.0335
Avg (commenters): 7.2222
Avg (participants): 5.8992
Avg (non-participants): 6.1667
Views since voting: 925
Views during voting: 356
Votes: 239
Comments: 29
Favorites: 2 (view)


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/24/2005 09:16:55 PM
Love the facial expression and composition.Bumping up.
04/24/2005 08:37:13 PM
The composition is great. Well done.
04/24/2005 06:25:40 PM
There is a little yellowing around the mouth and nose on my monitor. Great capture though.
04/24/2005 02:09:57 PM
i really enjoyed this one beautifully done
04/24/2005 12:53:12 PM
What a wonderful contrast. This is one of those photos that will become a family heirloom. Great job
04/24/2005 12:35:33 PM
an interesting image but appears over processed
04/24/2005 12:23:55 PM
So cute! Good tone and contrast. I wish granny's arm was in focus though. One of the better pics in this challenge.
04/24/2005 12:13:46 PM
Cute. Babies just love cameras and they can naturally pose. Good shot.
04/24/2005 09:00:25 AM
Already a great portrait, adding the helping arm of the granparent adds an entirely new emotional dimension. Obviously your one of the ribboned veterans of DPC, good luck. [10]
04/24/2005 03:17:11 AM
The composition here is great - the photo is both adorable and touching. I do have a couple of suggestions, though. I think the crop is just a tad too close, particularly on the left side, where the knuckles are being cut out; also, it looks as if the background was blackened, and this is very apparent on the older arm. I would also suggest working a bit on the colour or simply going black and white with this; the colours really don't do this cute baby justice! The DOF is just a bit off, as the top of the arm is blurry. Nonetheless, I like the way this shot is lit for the most part, and some minor editing would really make it pop. Nice effort!
04/24/2005 02:39:14 AM
Wonderful idea for this challenge, great composition, too bad the light is a little too harsh on the baby. Still a great picture with great impact .... good job!!!
04/24/2005 02:10:33 AM
Nice contrast of young and old.
04/24/2005 01:30:25 AM
great pic, looks like maybe a little too much wash-out on baby and shirt.
04/22/2005 09:22:15 AM
You stole my heart with is image. And a good score <7>
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04/21/2005 06:43:28 PM
Love the expression. This should do well.
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04/21/2005 06:40:37 PM
I think that this would have been stronger if it only included the hands.
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04/21/2005 02:30:09 AM
if not for the title i would say this was a 9 white balance is too cyan
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04/20/2005 07:27:51 PM
I love the contrast of ages, however I would have scored this higher if a couple of things were different -
The older person should have been holding the baby's hand in a way that would make it look as if they were walking in the same direction. Had they been on the same plane then the elder's arm would have looked crisper and more in focus, which I saw as another issue. Finally, I would have had the baby looking up towards the other person or off and away, but not into the camera. In addition to liking the contrast I liked that the background could not be seen <5>
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04/19/2005 07:24:47 PM
really like this one...the way the eye moves around the image is perfect...nice composition
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04/19/2005 02:53:59 AM
Excellent compostion & lighting. 10.
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04/18/2005 10:12:43 PM
Nice composition, but the image is way overprocessed. I am sure the baby is very soft without processing. The treatment takes away from the elderly arm by smoothing out the lines too much. Great eyes and imagination. I would try this one again.
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04/18/2005 09:55:34 PM
You found a very unique composition and presentation for this. Well done!
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04/18/2005 07:49:25 PM
nice composition, but it seems a bit over-neat-imaged...
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04/18/2005 10:18:32 AM
Awwww... what an adorable little face! the texture between the skin on the arms is beautiful
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04/18/2005 10:00:22 AM
Interesting photo.
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04/18/2005 08:24:12 AM
Fantastic. Interesting colors, looks like an old film shot.
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04/18/2005 08:19:06 AM
And unconditional as well, lovely lovely photo!
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04/18/2005 01:11:47 AM
Great eyes, but the shirt is a bit overexposed
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04/18/2005 12:29:42 AM
Bravo.


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