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Captivating
Captivating
Patrick_R


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Challenge: Anything But Landscape (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-400D Rebel XTi
Lens: Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM
Location: Stairs by basement
Date: Jul 13, 2008
Aperture: 5.0
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/50
Galleries: Portraiture, Wedding
Date Uploaded: Jul 13, 2008

My wife and I couldn't afford a professional photographer so I shot a few shots of her after we got back from our honeymoon.

Statistics
Place: 8 out of 247
Avg (all users): 6.8679
Avg (commenters): 8.6000
Avg (participants): 6.6575
Avg (non-participants): 7.0465
Views since voting: 4458
Views during voting: 444
Votes: 159
Comments: 27
Favorites: 14 (view)


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02/28/2009 08:41:43 PM
I just got my first Wedding gig - so I started looking at all the wedding shots on DPC. I've been through several pages so far and this is by far one of the top shots. Congrats!
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09/23/2008 06:51:54 PM
WOW. Great.
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08/19/2008 11:54:06 PM
Honestly Patrick, you guys couldn't find a better photographer, this shot is perfect by all means,
Congratulation on the wedding,
wishing you both love, success and happiness.
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08/06/2008 02:09:58 AM
677020.jpgPostLuminous Award WINNER!
luminous, captivating, and one of the best wedding portraits I have ever seen
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07/25/2008 08:40:45 PM
Mmm... just gorgeous! Sorry I missed seeing this during the challenge. It truly is a beautiful image.
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07/22/2008 01:11:14 PM
not that you need a professional photographer :)...
congrats to you and your beautiful wife!
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07/21/2008 10:07:24 PM
Beautiful portrait very well done, congratulations on your great finish.
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07/21/2008 12:26:49 PM
This is a fantastic shot...
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07/21/2008 12:21:41 PM
Patrick - No professional photog could have done better. Fantastic job and congrats to you and your wife!
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07/21/2008 12:19:37 PM
Too many times, the title doesn't fit. It fits here perfectly.
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07/21/2008 10:30:52 AM
Wow! I'm surprised this didn't finish higher than 8th. Stunning.
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07/21/2008 08:39:03 AM
Congratulations on finding the professional photographer, after all! *grin* Congrats on your marriage and on your great finish with this image. She's beautiful, but I'm guessing you've already noticed. *smile*
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07/21/2008 01:48:55 AM
This is BEAUTIFUL!
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07/21/2008 12:26:00 AM
Wow Patrick, you are a lucky man...how stunning...I gave this a 9 and thought it would finish a little higher...congrats on your marriage...
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07/21/2008 12:24:28 AM
Personal best, awesome. And a great one at that, congrats on the top 10 and the marriage too.
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07/21/2008 12:13:35 AM
Very interesting perspective,lighting & expressions! Congratulations on top finish!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/18/2008 01:37:35 PM
Nice point of view. Great pose. A real pro work.
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07/16/2008 12:56:41 PM
a gorgeous portrait. very well lit and in focus.
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07/16/2008 01:46:57 AM
Captivating is the perfect description, and this is one of the best wedding photos I have ever seen on DPC (or anywhere else for that matter) 9
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07/15/2008 09:41:35 PM
Beautiful... love the eyes :)
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07/15/2008 01:00:19 AM
She's gorgeous...nice lighting...i like the softness to it. 8
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07/14/2008 09:19:25 PM
tones well handled
Colour great pretty model
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07/14/2008 07:53:49 PM
lovely - nice job
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07/14/2008 06:53:40 PM
love the pov on this
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07/14/2008 12:22:55 PM
My Favourite of the challenge, fantastic bridal portrait. Beautiful lighting, expression, crop, angle, everything!
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07/14/2008 05:05:07 AM
stunning! lovely dof, great lights and darks, superb...9
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07/14/2008 02:11:51 AM
Beautiful photo. Nice lighting and I love the composition.
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