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The Robber
The Robber
kmbr2001


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Square Crop (Advanced Editing IV)
Camera: Canon PowerShot S500
Location: Marina, CA
Date: Feb 28, 2006
Galleries: Portraiture, Black and White
Date Uploaded: Mar 1, 2006

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Statistics
Place: 209 out of 369
Avg (all users): 5.3663
Avg (commenters): 7.1429
Avg (participants): 5.3023
Avg (non-participants): 5.4795
Views since voting: 595
Views during voting: 278
Votes: 202
Comments: 9
Favorites: 0


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03/19/2006 10:41:31 AM
*Critique Club*

"The Robber" does meet the Square Crop challenge. I think you have a nice idea and something different to stand out within such a massive challenge.

The image itself has a nice feel to it, even though the subject is harder. First off I really do like the side lighting it gives the image a different perspective then we are used to seeing. I think like many of the commenting people have stated possibly a harsher look would have enhance the image. I think it is hard sometimes to look mean without corny. To me the look is almost a blank stare. I still like the image because you did something different. Also is his mask inside out? It seems to me maybe you were trying to point that out by using the lighting you choose.

Overall this is a nice photo, I think it would have scored higher with a meaner edge. Your lighting choices were a nice difference to have in the challenge.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/12/2006 08:45:09 PM
Sure is a cute robber!!! Nice off center subject. Good lighting. Beautiful eyes. On second review, I think I'd love a black background so his dark mask just kind of fades - like a real robber, about to snatch something into the night. I'd crop to not show the skin of the neck too.
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03/10/2006 07:28:57 PM
Technically good portrait. For a robber I'd like to see an more dangerous or mad look. He doesn't look dangerous. 8
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03/10/2006 12:31:55 PM
interesting. well exposed and composed
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03/09/2006 08:45:39 AM
Put a pipe in the mouth and he would look like Subcomandante Marcos :) A very good portrait and original idea. Good luck!
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03/07/2006 08:49:00 PM
Nice different idea, I like the black and white.
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03/07/2006 01:01:40 PM
i stopped and stared at this photograph for a while, trying to figure out why i found it so boring, i still can't place my finger on it, but it is too ordinary for me to give it a high rating.
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03/06/2006 03:44:50 PM
Great lighting! I love the eyes - your robber doesn't look very menacing;-) Veru nice composition.
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03/06/2006 11:51:30 AM
I love his gaze. The heavy border works well-nice shot.
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