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Bag Head
Bag Head
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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Free Study 2007-09 (Advanced Editing V)
Camera: Canon EOS-30D
Lens: Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
Date: Sep 25, 2007
Galleries: Emotive
Date Uploaded: Sep 26, 2007

he was walking home from school with bag on head (it was not staged)

this is how i wanted to edit it,
but rules dont allow.
baghead edit 2

Statistics
Place: 252 out of 503
Avg (all users): 5.8115
Avg (commenters): 6.8462
Avg (participants): 5.9043
Avg (non-participants): 5.5000
Views since voting: 701
Views during voting: 224
Votes: 122
Comments: 17
Favorites: 3 (view)


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08/07/2008 11:29:23 AM
They really need to have challenges that allow for overlays. This is great, the overlay version is even better.
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10/09/2007 07:18:12 AM
What the heck is this doing down here? Well I liked it a lot. And really, that's all that matters. :-)
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/07/2007 10:02:51 PM
Wow! This is a beauty! Going into my favorites!
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10/07/2007 05:51:41 PM
this photo looks like a critique of every photograph of "third world" children. or it is a political cartoon about the detrimental effects of international plastic culture on "native" populations. The strategic tear in the bag intrigues me. It's as if you couldn't resist the very sort of thing you're critiquing, those big dark beckoning eyes...
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10/07/2007 01:34:20 PM
Well, I don't understand the title. What is this picture trying to say? Good detail but why?
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10/05/2007 01:38:34 PM
wonderfully abstract picture . .Why oh why is there a guy standing with one of these bags on his head . . ?

Nicely taken though and a surprisingly powerful image.
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10/05/2007 12:15:48 PM
very unique idea, and a great shot. the emotion is fantastic!
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10/05/2007 11:29:03 AM
Maybe in the black and white will be better for giving strong character for this boy..
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10/05/2007 08:25:00 AM
I think the crop is hurting this one. Either have the whole head or at least the entire right (his left) eye. I think cropping right on the center of his face or showing his entire head would be best. Neat idea though.
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10/04/2007 02:17:24 AM
avg vote, the net does nothing and looks out of place. would have liked the photo better if it wasn't there.
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10/02/2007 02:07:42 PM
Interesting. It looks like a bit of noise filter added (perhaps?) but I like that - gives it an interesting overall texture and feel to the photo.
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10/01/2007 09:43:23 PM
Very creative - makes me want to know more about the purpose of the net over his head. The eye is penetrating.
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10/01/2007 09:17:14 PM
Strong image, nice DOF. I also like the subdued color tones
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10/01/2007 08:54:37 PM
wow ... amazing image ... the power of his gaze is incredible ...
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10/01/2007 01:42:19 PM
interesting? why did he have that bag over his head though? cool colors, lack of message... 5
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10/01/2007 10:33:49 AM
Very cool. I love his eye -- I cannot stop looking into it.
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10/01/2007 08:36:26 AM
Be careful - he might suffocate. Very cool capture and excellent processing. But if my assumptions are correct this is nothing unusual.
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