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Getting rid of the blues
Getting rid of the blues

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Challenge: Blue (Classic Editing)
Camera: Canon PowerShot G2
Location: Ottawa
Date: Dec 1, 2002
Aperture: f2.5
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/60
Galleries: Emotive, Portraiture
Date Uploaded: Dec 1, 2002


Place: 135 out of 243
Avg (all users): 4.9602
Avg (commenters): 6.0000
Avg (participants): 4.9605
Avg (non-participants): 4.9596
Views since voting: 1061
Votes: 251
Comments: 9
Favorites: 0

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12/14/2002 04:43:15 AM

this picture sets a nice mood! i like where you are going with it. compositionally, it is nice--i like the lines leading straight down from belly button, and across by the waist band, as well as the juxtaposition of the hands. i might have liked to have seen a little more skin up top...perhaps a more upwards shot of the torso to put the jeans towards the bottom part of the frame might have given it an even more sensuous feel. something about photographing human anatomy--one of the best parts is the lines and shadows the human body creates. so, a less tight crop and some dramatic lighting around the torso to bring out some interesting shadows would have been awesome. technically, you did a great job---the focus is great and the post processing is wonderful! personally, tho, i think that (only my opinion of course)the desaturated skin tone is kind of awkward here--i applaud the idea for this challenge, and it is a very cool effect, but it almost makes the photograph less appealing---i dunno, something about grey skin! ;) but even then, i think that with some interesting lighting, you could make it appealing! all in all you did a really nice job here, and obviously have great creativity. keep up the good work!
 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/08/2002 01:58:28 AM
excellent compoistion, and very clever use of the theme "Blue", and very good technically (lighting, exposure etc)
12/06/2002 09:57:49 AM
I was gonna do this shot, using my hub as the model - but time and circumstances didn't allow it...
I am glad I didn't as I am pretty sure your capture would be better.
I'd actually prefer this if the skin was not desaturated. Makes the model look a bit, well, zombie-like!
Nice composition - it, ahem, certainly leads your eyes/ mind to what is about to be revealed! LOL
12/06/2002 06:01:09 AM
Great desaturation, however I feel that it looks like the hairy belly button iis the star of the show (disctracting). Overall Great composition. Jacko. 7
12/05/2002 01:31:31 PM
too bad I can't give you a zero for this close up hairy belly button
12/04/2002 09:53:55 PM
haha at first glance i thought that you were referring to a good bit of sex to lighten the mood, then i realized that you might just mean the act of taking off the pants.
12/04/2002 07:23:52 PM
I love the sensuality of this shot, and the simplicity of it. lhall
12/02/2002 09:31:00 PM
skin tone is dead gray making the photo unattractive to me. blue jeans are ok, but presented this way is ugly.
12/02/2002 12:56:00 AM
Decent shot.

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