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chapeau de plume
2nd Placechapeau de plume
nsoroma79


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Headwear (Basic Editing)
Camera: Nikon D70
Lens: Quantaray AF 70-300mm f/4.0-5.6 High-Speed for Nikon
Location: Pa
Date: Nov 14, 2006
Galleries: Studio, Self Portrait
Date Uploaded: Nov 14, 2006

Man, I'm getting tired of using me in challenges... I can only imagine you are as well!

Taken in my studio, again! I'm getting alot of practice on high key here! :)

This is an old hat a friend picked up for me at an estate sale. It's one of my faves... I wish I had a place to wear it more often.

I'm not expecting a great score, but I want to be more active and enter more challenges. This is my start. This is the 3rd week in a row. I need an update to push every 15 minutes now! :)

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WOW!!!! Thanks everyone! It was a tough week for me, I sat at 7.28 all week and it started going downhill yesterday! I started getting worried that I would lose my personal best and a shot at the ribbon.

Anyways... This was taken a few hours before deadline and I'm very happy withe this image. Took me like 15 minutes to shoot! :)

*does happy dance*

Statistics
Place: 2 out of 244
Avg (all users): 7.2000
Avg (commenters): 8.0909
Avg (participants): 6.6753
Avg (non-participants): 7.4557
Views since voting: 6435
Views during voting: 399
Votes: 235
Comments: 58
Favorites: 14 (view)


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11/25/2006 06:25:29 AM
Congrats!
11/23/2006 08:36:11 AM
Wowsa, that's a HAT! Congrats on your ribbon for this elegant shot.
11/23/2006 03:12:27 AM
Loved this photo, I was sure it was a winner, excellent job!
11/23/2006 01:30:02 AM
And here I thought you wanted to quit...
11/22/2006 08:34:28 PM
absolutely beautiful...love it love it love it!!!!
11/22/2006 08:31:12 PM
Simply beautiful, I love the hat too!!
11/22/2006 07:55:04 PM
Congrats on your red.
11/22/2006 05:44:11 PM
Just beautiful! Congratulations on your ribbon!!!
11/22/2006 04:44:57 PM
The high key works very well here, beautiful composition and well deserved red ribbon. Congrats!
11/22/2006 04:44:24 PM
Congratulations on a well deserved ribbon!
11/22/2006 04:20:51 PM
Excellent work Lorrie, a stunning image. Great to hear the low voters couldn't hold this back :) Congratulations!
11/22/2006 03:51:01 PM
Hi Lorrie... congrats on your ribbon. I thought this image was wonderful and was very pleased to see you place so well. Great job!
11/22/2006 01:39:59 PM
I propose that DPC track down the people who vote 1's, 2's, and 3's on these types of shots, that are obviously undeserving of those votes, and ban their accounts.

What is the point of allowing trolls to affect our hard work?
11/22/2006 01:26:48 PM
Great shot! I knew this one was gonna be trouble. Be thankful you can score well with self portraits... we "harley" knew it was you anyway. ;-)
11/22/2006 12:11:36 PM
I didn't see tis picture when I voted, maybe I didn't get through them, or maybe you turned it in after I voted, but wow. Absolutely Gorgeous. Everything is good on this picture. I would've given it an 8-9.
It's a beautiful picture : )
Enjoy your happy dance!
11/22/2006 09:42:12 AM
Thanks for all the great comments guys!!!

*still dancing*
11/22/2006 09:27:42 AM
Look at that, a RED ribbon! Congrats! Well deserved! BTW, I'd never get tired of using you in images :-)

Message edited by author 2006-11-22 09:28:21.
11/22/2006 09:24:14 AM
Hey, if it works -- why change it! You are doing GREAT with your pictures of you -- and as long as you keep turning out photos this awesome, I doubt anyone would ever get tired of seeing them!

Congratulations! This is a BEAUTIFUL photo!!! BEAUTIFUL!
11/22/2006 09:12:00 AM
Amazing hat and an excellent idea. Congratulations on your red ribbon.
11/22/2006 09:04:06 AM
Very nicely done, congratulations on winning the red ribbon!
11/22/2006 08:36:04 AM
I love this shot - very well done!!! Congrats on the red ribbon!!
11/22/2006 06:53:13 AM
Yay Lorrie!!!! Congrats sista :)
11/22/2006 05:26:40 AM
fantastic shot. Love the colours and the crop!
11/22/2006 04:18:37 AM
Lovely shot, and I do like to see you in your challenge entries :D

Congrats for the ribbon.

Message edited by author 2006-11-22 04:18:58.
11/22/2006 03:02:17 AM
Lorrie, congrats on your red ribbon, I knew when I saw it was a contender and I was right! conrgats on a new personal best and one of the best looking top 6 rated shots on a profile around :).
11/22/2006 01:50:20 AM
beautiful! i LOVE vintage hats and this one is a beauty (so are you). congrats on a great shot and ribbon! :)
11/22/2006 01:31:39 AM
beautifully done, congrats!
11/22/2006 01:12:13 AM
A fine fashionable and delicate presentation with untold visaul beauty. Congratulations on your RED!
11/22/2006 01:03:52 AM
Congrats on your ribbon and personal best! :)
11/22/2006 12:36:33 AM
Lorrie, I knew you were due! Congrats girl, this is awesome.
11/22/2006 12:21:57 AM
Very beautiful and elegant capture!
11/22/2006 12:21:44 AM
Great Hat and composition, Lorrie! Congrats on your ribbon!!
11/22/2006 12:15:12 AM
Lorie never get tired of using yourself in challenges! This is really classy...congrats on your pb and a red ribbon...you are wonderful...well deserved
11/22/2006 12:08:33 AM
Originally posted by nsorama:

I'm not expecting a great score

Bwahaaaahaaaa! :) Congrats! A great image AND a great score! :)
 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/21/2006 11:30:01 PM
Beautiful colors, nice lighting and good composition. Should do very well.
11/21/2006 08:11:59 PM
Love the colors, skin and white background.
Going with a 10 on this one, nice job..
11/21/2006 10:11:16 AM
Excellent fashion sense. I don't even mind the harshness of the lighting on her shoulder. Nice perspective. Well done. Bumping up.
11/21/2006 01:43:20 AM
stylish composition
11/19/2006 09:26:21 PM
Stylish!
11/19/2006 01:32:38 AM
This is stunning. The colors, the composition, the freckles! All of it, great. Lovely job.
11/18/2006 08:39:46 AM
This photo is certainly a "feather in your cap!" :)
11/17/2006 09:14:47 AM
Strong composition and great color in the feathers. Nicely done!
11/16/2006 11:53:02 PM
Beautiful composition and lighting. I like the light background it compliments the feathers. Gives the feeling of lightness.
11/16/2006 02:05:18 PM
Lovely entry.
Great lighting.
11/16/2006 01:52:07 PM
fantastic! 10
11/16/2006 10:25:54 AM
very nice
11/16/2006 07:32:42 AM
classy and sophisticated...love the way the lips just peek in there...very special...9
11/15/2006 11:08:59 PM
Beautiful in every respect and my pick for a ribbon. Well done and good luck!
11/15/2006 08:46:52 PM
This is such a pretty shot. I love the composition and the colors. THe border is killing it for me though. The pic has such a mood of softness that comes to an abrupt halt at the border. Gorgeous set up and light. 7
11/15/2006 08:41:01 PM
I love the crop and colour in this shot 8
11/15/2006 08:11:39 PM
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11/15/2006 06:07:06 PM
I love the color scheme. It meshes very well together!
11/15/2006 04:33:40 PM
beautiful work here. focus and details are right on
11/15/2006 04:17:11 PM
I really like the lighting and angle on this one. Neat hat!
11/15/2006 10:57:45 AM
I love the colours in this shot - my favorite of the bunch so far. 10 for me!
11/15/2006 10:04:30 AM
Finally something good to look at. Whites are a little hot, nice detail in the feathers. 7 for now.
11/15/2006 02:10:25 AM
Should be up on the front page.
11/15/2006 02:00:51 AM
Really purdy and feathery. Nice image that should do well. Good luck!


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