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Challenge: Anything But Landscape (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Nikon D300
Lens: Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D
Location: home
Date: Jul 8, 2008
Aperture: 4
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/320
Galleries: Black and White, Children
Date Uploaded: Jul 12, 2008

Photo of my niece taken more as a candid snapshot. midday, under a covered porch. Yes her eyes are naturally that dark. I tried to lighten them up and that looked unnatural.

converted to bw
curves, levels, dodge and burn where needed,
crop, resize.

Place: 79 out of 247
Avg (all users): 6.0000
Avg (commenters): 7.1250
Avg (participants): 5.8857
Avg (non-participants): 6.1013
Views since voting: 949
Views during voting: 244
Votes: 149
Comments: 9
Favorites: 2 (view)

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/17/2008 10:10:22 PM
What an adorabe little girl. Her eyes are so dark, It looks really cool. 8
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07/17/2008 02:50:31 PM
Lovely young lady! I like her unusual look.
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07/16/2008 11:22:53 AM
oh my! : ) Gorgeous!
Soft treatment with the B&W really works well here!
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07/14/2008 09:15:46 PM
Love those black eyes. Well done.
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07/14/2008 03:31:23 PM
Ahhh so sweet and old-fashioned looking! This will look great on someone's wall, and cherished, too!
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07/14/2008 01:14:29 PM
those catchlights look fake...?
07/14/2008 12:49:34 PM
Beautiful B&W portrait, stunning eyes and lighting on the hair. - 8
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07/14/2008 02:07:24 AM
i love this! seems caught on a whim, not a pose, as if you interrupted her from whatever she was doing
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07/14/2008 12:11:06 AM
Seems a touch over edited which has given her a kind of plastic feel. Her expression is a bit forced as well. :~)

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