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My little Cowboy
My little Cowboy

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Challenge: Free Study 2011-03 (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Nikon D700
Lens: Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
Date: Mar 15, 2011
Galleries: Family, Portraiture
Date Uploaded: Mar 31, 2011

This is my son. He told me he wanted to model his new cowboy hat, so I obliged and set up a popup backdrop, grabbed an SB28 and a shoot through umbrella and gave him a bit of a photo shoot. My mom and my wife's mom got framed and matted 8x10's to hang in their house. And I got this wonderful smile from him for doing this for him. Thanks for the votes and the two favorites.

Place: 110 out of 324
Avg (all users): 5.7959
Avg (commenters): 7.3333
Avg (participants): 5.7570
Avg (non-participants): 5.9000
Views since voting: 837
Views during voting: 242
Votes: 147
Comments: 10
Favorites: 3 (view)

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05/03/2011 06:58:54 PM
I gotta tell you Matt, you have one great boy there. You as usual have done a great job with the shot but its the spirit in him that I see that makes this shot for me.
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05/03/2011 02:40:27 PM
Hadn't seen this one before, Matt - absolutely awesome! Canvas would do this some justice as well. :)
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04/08/2011 04:07:19 PM
Great shot! I think the crop is excellent and the model communicates with the viewer. Well done.
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04/08/2011 10:51:13 AM
He looks so good, Matt. Wow does he have some beautiful eyelashes. And that smiling thru his eyes - awesome.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/07/2011 06:48:14 PM
This SO makes me smile! What a genuine, real, and delightful portrait!
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04/07/2011 05:18:24 PM
Tight framing and tighter lighting. Not your run of the mill kid portrait. This one packs a punch.
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04/06/2011 05:10:39 PM
Looks like he is trying to hold in a laugh - great expression!
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04/05/2011 11:31:25 PM
Easily the best shot I've seen of him yet :-) 9 from me...
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04/01/2011 03:01:26 PM
What a cute portrait Matt!
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04/01/2011 09:54:54 AM
Heh there, sunshine!!! !Matt, he looks great. :)
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