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Challenge: Language (Basic Editing)
Camera: Nikon D200
Lens: Nikon AF Zoom-Nikkor 18-135mm f/3.5- 5.6G ED DX
Date: Mar 21, 2009
Date Uploaded: Mar 22, 2009



[Mar. 29th, 2009 02:19:54 PM]

Well, this went down like I expected. My son is sick - the snotty nose wasn't intended to be a feature or something nice to look at.

It;s a portrayal of being sick, and how he communicates that in his language. Had the nose not look like that, he couldve cried for any number of reasons.

I think those with kids can relate to the picture and perhaps understand what the intentions were.



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04/03/2009 10:36:26 AM
rinac -- it seems NO ONE should make assumptions. Not just the photographer of this image.
 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/30/2009 03:15:16 PM
lol..that's some long snot!
03/29/2009 04:39:46 PM
Very emotive, but the ceiling fan growing out of the side of the child's head is distracting.
03/28/2009 06:37:30 AM
gross gross gross.
03/27/2009 11:47:03 PM
poor little fella. speaks volumes
  Photographer found comment helpful.
03/26/2009 08:24:04 PM
Sorry, this photo does not appeal to me. The lighting is harsh, the expression isn't appealing, and the running nose just doesn't work for me
03/26/2009 07:07:11 PM
I understand what you were going for in relation to the challenge, and that's fine, but I just can't do snot. I can, only just barely, handle specks of dirt or food on faces. But why on earth are you showing me this child's mucous? Were there no tissues handy? Would the boy have stopped crying if you wiped his nose? Sorry, I just don't know what else to say...

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Post challenge edit: Because you shouldn't make assumptions... I was already a parent while you were still looking up girl's skirts in the school yard.

Meet my son Max, almost 10 Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_663043.jpg
and my daughter Ally, 18 yrs Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_511014.jpg

Message edited by author 2009-04-01 05:23:41.
03/25/2009 07:04:35 AM
Hillarious to the core! nice shot..does convey language!
  Photographer found comment helpful.
03/25/2009 12:31:30 AM
What's the thing coming out of the left side of his head? The goobery nose doesn't appeal to me.


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