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Out of the Darkness
Out of the Darkness

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Challenge: Lighting IV (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-40D
Lens: Canon EF 24-105mm f/4.0L IS
Date: Apr 14, 2009
Aperture: 5.6
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/200
Galleries: Self Portrait
Date Uploaded: Apr 14, 2009

Felt like I had to get something in for the head to head... probably going to wish I hadn't felt that way...
However, this picture really caught me off guard alittle when I first looked at it as it symbolic of my life in that I feel like I'm coming out of the darkness into the light. I've always lived as a sinner and I will always be a sinner, but as a Christian I grow in my walk everyday and find myself growing in the light of the Lord. If that sounds cheesy to you then you've never felt his light and I hope you do... it's quite amazing when you find it. I still have a million miles to walk, but I'm getting there...

Place: 100 out of 196
Avg (all users): 5.2500
Avg (commenters): 5.5000
Avg (participants): 5.1961
Avg (non-participants): 5.2735
Views since voting: 628
Views during voting: 228
Votes: 168
Comments: 3
Favorites: 1 (view)

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/20/2009 06:01:01 PM
Hmmm, the idea is great but the shirt is what bothers me and it's really distracting. He could have taken a better clothes or you to crop just the face (sorry about my previous unfinished comment)
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04/20/2009 12:12:36 PM
The drama inherent in how the subject was revealed is good, but it's a rather stock piece seen in other images and not particularly "creative". Having said that, it's still a great image - strong and purposeful mood piece that would work well in any other venue or challenge and place well.
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04/15/2009 02:02:16 PM
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