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Slightly out of Focus
Slightly out of Focus

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Camera: Canon EOS-40D
Lens: Lensbaby Composer
Date: Dec 28, 2008
Aperture: f/4
ISO: 400
Galleries: Black and White, Lensbaby
Date Uploaded: Dec 30, 2008

Viewed: 344
Comments: 6
Favorites: 0

Robert Capa's photos, especially the ones from D-Day and other war photography, were some of the first photos that I can remember having an impact on me. His shots from D-Day, in particular, conveyed the chaos that surrounded him in his photographs with strange angles and motion blur, teleporting you there to that moment allowing the viewer to feel what he felt. This shot is a tribute to his photograpy's impact on me as both photographer and a person.

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01/04/2009 05:13:37 PM
I like this...I keep expecting to see a soldier in the water
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01/02/2009 09:01:28 PM
Very haunting...it's as if the image was snapped as the photographer was falling to the ground. This is the sort of image that grows on you the more time the viewer spends with it...at least for me...its the suspense and anticipation...very nice.
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01/01/2009 09:31:48 PM
Well done. My father had a collection of books of war photography in his den. As a child I would go in there and page through them- thinking about war, the photographers in it's midst, and even admiring the starkness of many of the images. This is a good tribute.
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12/31/2008 06:14:13 PM
Yes, it does look just like that famous D-Day landing image. I keep expecting to see that foreground guy in the water, reaching out. As I'm sure you'll know (but others here may not) Capa took over 100 photographs of the landings but following a darkroom blunder by someone else, only eleven survived. I suppose it's a good thing in a way: the remaining frames are all the more special for their unintended rarity.
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12/31/2008 04:34:35 PM
I just slipped and fell on my side on the ice, and this is what I see as I look up.
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12/30/2008 11:13:13 AM
That actually WORKS in the Capa-esque way. Congrats!
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