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Challenge: Environmental Portrait II (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II
Location: Boat Quay Singapore
Date: Mar 14, 2008
Aperture: 2.8
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/5
Galleries: Emotive, Advertisement
Date Uploaded: Mar 14, 2008

I just thought that it is a chance for me to tell everyone how stressful it is even on a tiny island such as SG. It is only at night that the world has slow down its pace for you to recharge yourself. However, the next day of work awaits you and the cycle continues.

Many thanks to my friend, Howai, who took time off his busy schedule for the shoot.

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Votes: 254
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/25/2008 05:11:59 PM
Good ad quality.
03/24/2008 11:34:22 PM
Interesting idea, but person is too indistinct from the background. I didn't even realize the person was there at first, because the lighting draws one's attention immediately to the bottle. If the person had just a bit more light and were separated from the background distinctly, this would be very strong.
03/21/2008 07:26:45 PM
good shot of a vodka bottle, but that's it.
03/21/2008 01:12:51 PM
Great ad shot for Absolut. My question, how does the environment define the subject and how is the subject interacting with the environment? What story is being told?
03/21/2008 08:53:32 AM
Great lighting and depth of field.....cool
03/20/2008 01:44:10 PM
intersting... well composed shot
03/20/2008 07:35:29 AM
portrait of a bottle? well done, but not meeting challenge
03/20/2008 04:24:44 AM
well done really nice image
03/19/2008 09:09:53 PM
I think I'd like to see a bit more of the silhouette in the BG...
03/19/2008 06:14:32 PM
Portrait, according to Merriam-Webster: a pictorial representation of a person usually showing the face
03/19/2008 12:40:39 PM
I find it very hard to find the portrait here I'm afraid.
03/19/2008 06:56:32 AM
Very cool shot. I wish I could see the person just a hint more. Lighting is amazing, as well as the white powdery glow at the base of the bottle. Color on the bottle with not color in the background is great too. I'd like a little more human presence for an environmental portrait.
03/19/2008 06:28:42 AM
Looks more like an advert then a portrait. I like the composition and lighting though


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