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Challenge: Best of 2007 (Advanced Editing VII*)
Collection: People
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 I
Location: Fincastle, VA
Date: Feb 3, 2007
Aperture: 1:1.8
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/80 second
Galleries: Black and White, Wedding
Date Uploaded: Jan 17, 2008

This was taken at a wedding, where I was the photog. These are two of the bride's children and I'm not sure what they were discussing, but they were very involved with the moment. It's one of my favorite photos taken to date (and one of my client's as well). It may not have the mass appeal necessary for DPC voters, but I'm still very proud of it.

PP included: crop, gaussian blur, levels, desaturate, contrast, LucisArt, dodge/burn, resize, sharpen, save for Web.

Statistics
Place: 289 out of 484
Avg (all users): 5.6750
Avg (commenters): 6.0000
Avg (participants): 5.6509
Avg (non-participants): 5.7324
Views since voting: 930
Views during voting: 339
Votes: 240
Comments: 4
Favorites: 0


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01/29/2008 09:07:00 AM
Highly underrated shot. I love the expressions and the depth of the conversation it appears they are having. The DOF totally brings your focus to the children, and the soft focus adds a nice touch. I do like the B&W but think even in color it would be even better, IMO. Great capture.
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01/25/2008 09:57:23 PM
so sweet! excellent image
i think this is about as good as life gets! I can feel the slow & easy breathing of this peaceful shared moment
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01/23/2008 11:44:21 PM
An absolutely prescious moment that has been harmed by the procession here. It does not work. This is a really, really nice candid shot that simply needed to be a little more focused and some minor adjustments to add some contrast. The capture is a solid 6-7. The processing is a 2. Sorry. Good Luck. 4.
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01/22/2008 01:30:27 PM
beautiful candid
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