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Challenge: Self-Portrait Revisited (Classic Editing)
Camera: Canon XL1s
Location: Home
Date: Jun 17, 2003
Aperture: Not Recorded
ISO: Not Recorded
Shutter: Not Recorded
Galleries: Abstract, Studio
Date Uploaded: Jun 17, 2003

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Statistics
Place: 71 out of 222
Avg (all users): 5.6690
Avg (commenters): 6.1765
Avg (participants): 5.6176
Avg (non-participants): 5.7152
Views since voting: 1165
Votes: 287
Comments: 20
Favorites: 2 (view)


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01/24/2004 10:43:05 PM
To me, it doesn't matter if a picture breaks rules as long as it works visually. And by that I mean, that it works on an aesthetic level for me, since I can't speak for anyone else. I love this picture.
01/24/2004 02:31:32 PM
Classically, far too dark. But, for me, it gains a really moody and arty feel. I think you were very brave to take the light so low, but I think it's a great shot. The image is a little bit soft, but nothing a little sharpening wouldn't put right. Fortunately, with such a dark image, there isn't too much that needs to be sharpened! A fabulous submission.
 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/24/2003 05:40:45 PM
Very effective. Well done.
06/24/2003 02:48:16 AM
Hiding in front of the lens
06/23/2003 01:35:40 AM
I like the shapes defined by your shoulders with this lighting technique.
06/22/2003 09:44:02 AM
Need focus. THe ears are funky red too. Good idea, one i tried myself and failed at.
06/21/2003 02:47:57 AM
Focus on the hair is off, otherwise I like this pic.
06/20/2003 10:59:46 PM
u got a pair of ears alike peter pan. gosh..
06/20/2003 12:14:24 PM
Lovely and simple. I really like the graceful light on your shoulders.
06/20/2003 01:11:29 AM
good balance - good color - good concept
06/20/2003 12:43:26 AM
Looks blurry, and the light isn't strong enough on the edges and hair, etc.
06/19/2003 09:08:35 PM
Yeah! I love it!
06/19/2003 12:35:07 AM
great idea, less effective execution
06/18/2003 10:13:26 PM
The lighting is excellent! I would still like to see some detail in the face though.
06/18/2003 01:46:55 PM
I can't help but wish there was a tiny bit more light on your face, since if I look hard enough I can see the outline of some of your facial features.
06/18/2003 12:32:50 PM
Very nice silhouette!
06/18/2003 11:40:02 AM
great lighting. well done.
06/18/2003 07:19:56 AM
Needs to be sharper focused
06/18/2003 06:01:06 AM
a real shame it's out of focus.
06/18/2003 01:27:15 AM
very good lighting!


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