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Glimpse of Beauty

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Challenge: Black and White Portrait II (Advanced Editing V*)
Collection: 2007 Challenges
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Tamron SP AF 28-75mm f/2.8 XR Di for Canon
Location: Old Fort Erie, Canada
Date: Jan 7, 2007
Aperture: 2.8
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/320
Galleries: Portraiture, Black and White
Date Uploaded: Jan 7, 2007

This again is my wife Melissa. Its hard to try and shoot anything or anyone else, when there is this much beauty to work with. We went up to see some family in Canada and came to Old Fort Erie, this gate was incredible, so I told her to stand in front of it, and just started shooting. It was hard to pick just one good picture from about 20 because she made all of them look so good. But this is the one I ended up with. Hope people like. And like always constructive critisism would be appreciated.

Dodge & Burn
Sharpen Image
Heal on Stray Hairs
Crop & Resize

Place: 98 out of 491
Avg (all users): 5.9007
Avg (commenters): 6.4444
Avg (participants): 5.8594
Avg (non-participants): 5.9310
Views since voting: 1550
Views during voting: 447
Votes: 302
Comments: 11
Favorites: 0

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/16/2007 02:02:51 PM
She is intriguing and it's a fine portrait. The background "dots" are distracting.
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01/14/2007 08:56:21 PM
her face pops! Nicely done!!!
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01/12/2007 08:40:50 PM
I like the lighting, the contrast, the focus on her eyes... beautiful image
Good luck
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01/12/2007 04:10:00 PM
Nicely done. 8
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01/12/2007 01:42:32 PM
I think cropping this much tighter on the right and bottom would make this a more dynamic shot. 7
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01/12/2007 09:21:10 AM
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01/11/2007 05:31:31 PM
Kinda boring IMO.
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01/11/2007 09:59:19 AM
Well done - 8
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01/11/2007 06:08:39 AM
Very nice may be slightly needs more cropping..
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01/11/2007 04:16:08 AM
Body clothing too white and glaring
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01/10/2007 10:34:18 PM
i love the lighting to highlight the lips and eyes
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