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Black & white point of view
Black & white point of view
mikeysbistro


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Point of View (Classic Editing)
Camera: Canon PowerShot G2
Location: Manhattan, PJ Carney's
Date: Jan 10, 2004
Aperture: f2.0
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/60
Galleries: Candid, Black and White
Date Uploaded: Jan 11, 2004

Flash photo using black and white mode.

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Place: 248 out of 286
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Views since voting: 819
Votes: 238
Comments: 6
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AuthorThread
01/26/2004 11:43:52 PM
Greetings from the Critique Club!

Hi! This shot has a lot of interesting points to it that can hurt or help the shot overall, it's really going to depend on the viewer. The candid nature of the shot appeals to me, I love candid shots and catching life as it happens. The girl in the shot is looking at you but doesn't look posed, reminds me of my Mom when it comes time to take pictures, she's hiding most of the time too.

The angle of the shot works very well, like you are sitting below the bar, looking up. The cut off of the elbows is a bit distracting though and the background is also a bit distracting to me. Maybe a slightly tighter crop on the sides and a longer one on the bottom.

The contrast is very well done, the shirt is a touch bright but it works for this shot with the darker scarf covering her lower face.

Good Luck In Future Challenges!

Deannda
DNeufer@stny.rr.com if you have any questions or want to discuss this further!
  Photographer found comment helpful.
01/23/2004 02:48:01 PM
I thought the unopend bottle and the lips being covered may have been part of the POV? No drinks for me?
 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/20/2004 10:22:31 AM
Nice subject, but not sure what the point of view is...
01/15/2004 07:34:34 AM
Cool B&W, I like it. Not posed at all andvery well exposed (9)
01/14/2004 12:09:41 PM
Neat shot....... I love her point of view about being photographed.
01/14/2004 12:52:16 AM
cold lips?


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