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5.52 Reflected
5.52 Reflected

Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Camera: Canon EOS-400D Rebel XTi
Lens: Lensbaby Composer
Location: Frankfurt
Date: Jan 24, 2009
Galleries: Lensbaby
Date Uploaded: Feb 1, 2009

Viewed: 457
Comments: 19
Favorites: 1 (view)

Kind of an odd candid, I realize, but it is indeed how I framed it and what I was shooting for. :-)

The Lensbaby combined with a bit of a warped reflection.

I promise I'll get a few more "normal" candids soon.

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06/07/2009 06:13:01 AM
I quite like it. The complexity is well suited to the cityscape feeling and the man is nicely framed. It would probably be a bit better if the man wasn't blurred in the lower left corner.

There's great visual impact.
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05/30/2009 02:32:57 AM
I'm spinning! There is something about squared focal point that competes directly with the rest of the image. Life is dynamic, who needs a rigid frame. Great shot!
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03/01/2009 08:03:47 PM
Why go for "normal" when you can do this? Personally I think it's great!
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02/15/2009 12:48:55 AM
Well, *I* love it!
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02/12/2009 04:19:34 PM
Now listen, young lady, if you don't start getting a bit more normal I'll have you infected with a common cold.

This is a good catch, Deb. I think maybe there's kudos for keeping it, too.
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02/10/2009 02:20:39 PM
Wow, very cool. I live good glass / reflection pictures and this one is good!
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02/10/2009 01:23:55 PM
So cool.. I really like the Lensbaby effect...
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02/09/2009 12:54:38 PM
Magnificent! and great comments so far as well. My take on the guy is that there's a bit of motion blur instead of an LB focus issue, just a guess, and not that it matters. Your genius is shining through here it seems to me.
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02/08/2009 10:03:52 PM
I know its a Lensbaby image, but I am not that keen on what it does.
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02/07/2009 06:48:09 PM
Very cool and fun! I love how much there is to see, but with the lensbaby, I'm still focused on him.
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02/02/2009 11:42:03 PM
PAW - The reflections are interesting and it looks like multiple reflections, though it could just be that it's a reflection of multiple buildings. The Lensbaby gives it a mysterious look, and you got better focus on the guy than you would with most Lensbaby shots I've seen. Maybe because of the aperture?
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02/02/2009 02:37:26 PM
I love the contrasts here. The different building shapes, guy vs architecture, and focus vs blur. This is a very cool shot.
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02/02/2009 12:49:57 PM
Focus schmocus! This is fab, really. I like the fact that the guy's face blurs a bit, adds mystery and motion for me. My favorite part is the cacophony of reflections, just wonderful!
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02/02/2009 12:34:48 PM
love the colors and overly of textures. For a "candid" this is a very well-composed shot!
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02/01/2009 08:52:42 PM
I love the effect here....has so much to offer.
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02/01/2009 07:45:52 PM
Nice a lot to look at in one photo
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02/01/2009 03:56:11 PM
Very dynamic! Nice composition, but I agree with ' . substr('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21_F.gif', strrpos('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21_F.gif', '/') + 1) . ' quiche. It would be nice if the face was completely in focus. Never worked with a lensbaby, but, looking at this one and others, the focusing point seems rather difficult, but sometimes, like here, the effects are very nice.
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02/01/2009 01:30:38 PM
like the composition, and the colour not sure whether I like the lens baby's odd focusing yet.
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02/01/2009 12:39:49 PM
Like the overall composition and rather chaotic urban feel. Colors are good too. With the selective focus, though, would like to see more of the guy's face in focus.
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