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Challenge: The Cowboy (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon EOS-10D
Lens: Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM
Date: Jun 7, 2008
Date Uploaded: Jun 7, 2008

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Living in the UK you don't see many REAL cowboys, so with the help of my son and some lighting we have, hopefully done Jawny proud with this humble submission. As I edit and submit this shot, A solum tear comes to my eye. I will certainly miss his vibe around here. RIP JawnyRico, A Cowboy & A Gentleman.

est score 6.3
dream score 7.5 and a new PB in honour of Sean.

This image, regardless of it's placing is dedicated to a wonderful human being we all knew as JawnyRico, Sean.

Place: 19 out of 91
Avg (all users): 6.2346
Avg (commenters): 7.6250
Avg (participants): 6.3171
Avg (non-participants): 6.2101
Views since voting: 1097
Views during voting: 393
Votes: 179
Comments: 13
Favorites: 2 (view)

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06/16/2008 10:47:35 AM
MAK! This is beautiful beyond belief. I would definitely have given this one a ribbon if it were me deciding. Your tribute to our friend is touching and stunning!

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06/16/2008 01:58:54 AM
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06/16/2008 12:06:21 AM
Great job MAK, sorry for beating you by a tiny fraction :)
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/15/2008 11:59:32 AM
Great image.
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06/13/2008 04:20:14 PM
Cool portrait. I really like the look/effect you've got going, looks cool. Very slight nitpik, but I wish there was just a touch more detail in the dark area of his face, around the eye area, possibly by a carefully placed reflector. A really nice shot though.
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06/11/2008 02:32:54 PM
Thought out beautifully and perfect for this challenge.
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06/11/2008 10:42:32 AM
Not a big fan of posed photos.
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06/10/2008 10:02:19 PM
Some how I do not like the haloish processing of the bg. Other than that a very nice portrait
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06/10/2008 09:43:51 AM
Wonderful lighting and composition! 9
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06/09/2008 08:10:36 PM
finally, a tribute shot sans the cheese factor. top 10. 9
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06/09/2008 04:03:56 PM
A nice portrait. Seems overly staged and not as authentic as a couple others in the challenge, but still a nice entry overall.
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06/09/2008 02:48:04 PM
Realllllly nice shot, love the background and the pose! (and the hat) :P
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06/09/2008 10:43:34 AM
Great lighting and pose.
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