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Herbert Sr.
Herbert Sr.
StephenG


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Challenge: Free Study 2009-09 (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-50D
Lens: Canon EF 28-105mm f/3.5-4.5 II USM
Location: Winter Park, FL
Date: Sep 26, 2009
Aperture: f13
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/100
Galleries: Photojournalism, Food and Drink
Date Uploaded: Sep 30, 2009

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Statistics
Place: 175 out of 400
Avg (all users): 5.7987
Avg (commenters): 7.3333
Avg (participants): 5.6637
Avg (non-participants): 6.2222
Views since voting: 695
Views during voting: 251
Votes: 149
Comments: 7
Favorites: 0


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10/12/2009 07:01:14 AM
I absolutely love this shot. I agree with senor_kasper... the perfect description is genuine, and you captured it perfectly.
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10/11/2009 02:21:30 AM
This is a GRET portrait Steve !! wonderful genuine expression, great colors and perfectly fitting process.
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10/08/2009 09:55:29 PM
Aeroguri, thanks for the comments. I will try it on the image as practice. I really liked the way 8th place looked also.

mpeters, the catchlights were produced by a 580 EXII shot into a 32" silver umbrella at camera left. This was my first shoot using that set-up.
10/08/2009 12:44:03 AM
post challenge critique... a crop of just the face processed more, make the eyes pop, tried it in black/white or a bit of desaturation or color alteration, that lucis art look or nicely sharpened.. might have gotten higher scores from DPC voters. (See 8th place in this challenge for an example of what I mean) Personally, I gave it an 8, I liked it, but most voters love that processed look. :)
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/07/2009 03:32:34 PM
I like how his hat creates a sparkle in his eyes by helping direct the light.
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10/06/2009 04:27:46 PM
A wonderful warm smile. Excellent portrait.
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10/01/2009 12:30:44 AM
Very nice candid portrait.
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