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Innocence Lost
Innocence Lost

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Challenge: Shallow DOF in Red (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark IV
Lens: Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM
Date: Jan 7, 2012
Aperture: F4
ISO: 640
Shutter: 1/125
Date Uploaded: Jan 8, 2012

It's been frustrating for when the light was good...i was only trial shooting. With 2 days left for the final shoot...the weather just did not play allong.
1 or two trial shots
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Place: 8 out of 123
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Views since voting: 1637
Views during voting: 325
Votes: 132
Comments: 20
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01/17/2012 05:05:17 AM
Another top 10! Well done!
Lovely separation with the DOF. Set up is nice with the clothes and snake etc. Next time use a more dangerous snake like a Gaboon adder or a Rhinoceros viper to add more drama... call me if you need them soon :-)
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01/16/2012 01:54:03 PM
Baie geluk oor die doen van so 'n groot werk met hierdie beeld Rian!Selfs al het ek en jy doen nie soos opgestel skote, ons doen baie goed hier die laaste tyd!
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01/16/2012 09:13:26 AM
Great work Rian wd on concept to finish.
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01/16/2012 07:22:49 AM
Love this shot Rian!! Congrats on the top ten!! Gooooooo Long Shots!!
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01/16/2012 01:45:58 AM
I really think this is great, the concept works very well and, come on, the snake! :)

Go Long Shots!
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01/16/2012 01:22:28 AM
Congrats Rian on the great finish. Long Shots are probably the only team with a snake!!!

Go Long Shots.
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01/16/2012 01:13:22 AM
Great composition, Rian. Congratulation on top 10 and extra PH bling, all well deserved!!!
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01/16/2012 12:13:52 AM
That is the cutest snake I've ever seen. Fantastic. Congrats on the bling.
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01/16/2012 12:13:37 AM
mooi man. geluk
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/15/2012 10:16:53 PM
Incredible. It's not easy to win me over with cliches, but you did it.

fantasy art gallery.

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01/15/2012 05:20:36 PM
Beautiful snake and good DOF. I would prefer a tighter crop, because I think the background landscape is distracting rather than enhancing. Also, the red in her robe seems a bit blown out -- one thing that makes this challenge so challenging.
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01/13/2012 02:06:37 PM
I think the set-up and technique work perfectly together -- title is just right. I wish the moon wasn't there and I also think the brightness of her dress is overpowering but as you are working with red on red, I see that it works for separation purposes. Good score from me.
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01/11/2012 04:34:11 PM
That snake just makes it that much more powerful. Good shot.
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01/11/2012 12:45:08 PM
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01/10/2012 10:52:42 AM
Stunning and very well done. The POV is just perfect for this one.
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01/09/2012 03:45:22 PM
Oooh, excellent. This shot wouldn't have been nearly as great without the snake.
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01/09/2012 10:55:34 AM
My favorite of the bunch Rian! great on all levels!!! I hope you turn all that red into blue!!!
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01/09/2012 01:14:34 AM
Great concept!

Garden of Eden was very nice
Adam never work in Paradise
Eve meet snake, Paradise gone
She make Adam work from that day on...

Women is Smarter by Harry Belkefonte
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01/09/2012 12:32:04 AM
wow love this...
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01/09/2012 12:08:42 AM
Yikes! very good image...focus is spot on 8
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