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Knock him cold, keep play snowballs
Knock him cold, keep play snowballs
mcaldo


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Challenge: 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Samsung GX-10
Lens: Pentax SMC DA 35mm f2.4 AL
Location: Denmark street - London
Date: Feb 4, 2012
Aperture: f3.2
ISO: 500
Shutter: 1/30
Date Uploaded: Feb 9, 2012

Taken in London. Went photographing a friend and his band rehearsing, and this is their singer.
The police had just fenced up a door.
I might have gone for a tighter crop.
The top of guitar bag is really distracting, come to think of it, but I can't imagine a single way I could have minimized that while keeping the police still in the shot.

Statistics
Place: 48 out of 68
Avg (all users): 5.4758
Avg (commenters): 8.0000
Avg (participants): 5.4000
Avg (non-participants): 5.5056
Views since voting: 322
Views during voting: 256
Votes: 124
Comments: 5
Favorites: 0


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02/20/2012 07:51:56 PM
Greetings from the Critique Club!

I love the freshness and spontaneity of this shot. The girl looks like she's having fun getting ready to whip off a snowball, and one of the cops is watching her. They may not even know it's a girl from the back with the hat/hair/guitarcase/leather jacket. But still watching that potential hooligan! Compositionally I don't see anything to complain about, though maybe you could have dodged her face a little and burned out the few highlights - the ring on her right hand, a few other teeny glints here and there. The b/w is a good choice, and I didn't really notice the guitar case til read your notes. I feel like I'm there watching this scene unfold. And even before I saw this in voting, I thought that she looked a lot like my sister-in-law...and yep she's a singer in a rock band! Pity that the voters don't see the beauty in pictures like this, but such is life. Keep shooting and entering!

Feel free to PM me,

Susan
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02/20/2012 12:16:54 AM
Oh yes, you most definitely needed the police in the shot! Very fun!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/16/2012 11:31:40 PM
love this.
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02/16/2012 05:55:42 PM
like it 9
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02/16/2012 03:58:51 PM
A delightful Image, hope she don't throw that at the cops.
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