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The Steam Train Driver
2nd PlaceThe Steam Train Driver
jomari


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Color Portrait III (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon PowerShot G12
Location: Castlemaine, Vic. Australia
Date: Nov 20, 2013
Aperture: 4.5
ISO: 125
Shutter: 1/250
Date Uploaded: Nov 21, 2013

A candid environmental portrait - this man was the driver of the steam train in which we enjoyed a day's outing .

Open PSCS3
Crop
Topaz Adjust
Brightness/contrast
Select top of face and hat
Topaz Detail
Image size, sfw.


Thanks everyone for your votes and comments - much appreciated.
As Anita pointed out, it has been a long time between ribbons (if you don't count a pink and a brown).

Statistics
Place: 2 out of 58
Avg (all users): 6.8235
Avg (commenters): 8.8000
Avg (participants): 6.3429
Avg (non-participants): 7.0746
Views since voting: 2149
Views during voting: 224
Votes: 102
Comments: 21
Favorites: 1 (view)


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AuthorThread
12/04/2013 04:19:13 PM
Marion! Very nice indeed. congratulations on another ribbon with this great picture.
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12/02/2013 03:33:07 PM
Nice work. Congrats with the red!
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12/02/2013 12:29:17 PM
Great shot Marion. I like steam railroading anyway, and the time worn look of both the man and the machine combine to make this one stand out.
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12/02/2013 10:33:24 AM
Oh -- this is wonderful!! What a great moment, and what a great capture!
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12/02/2013 09:59:41 AM
Very nicely done! One of my "likes" in the challenge :-)
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12/02/2013 09:52:11 AM
Good for you Marion!!! Excellent capture!!!
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12/02/2013 09:43:44 AM
Congrats on the ribbon! This was my favorite from the challenge.
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12/02/2013 07:51:55 AM
Well done Marion, great voice for a ribbon. I love the expression.
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12/02/2013 04:27:26 AM
Super shot, was hard to pick between the top three. Congrats
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12/02/2013 02:03:48 AM
Very well done Marion, your PP is spot on, not one of my faves, but nevertheless a good shot, been a long time between ribbons.
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12/02/2013 12:49:37 AM
Excellent! Way to go and congrats!
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12/02/2013 12:40:32 AM
Congratulations Marion! :) One of my favorite in the challenge. I love how you processed it. Also the subject's face and the way he looks in general are priceless. I love how the window makes a frame. Great job! <3
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12/02/2013 12:25:15 AM
Congrats on the Red!
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12/02/2013 12:12:47 AM
My Fave of all the shots! Congratulations on the Red!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/01/2013 09:41:41 PM
Love this. My favorite of the group.
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12/01/2013 05:34:20 PM
Great shot and well seen. A 9 from me
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11/30/2013 08:03:07 AM
Great photo
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11/28/2013 09:16:45 AM
an Aussie Rockwell
bump
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11/27/2013 12:11:40 PM
The effects make this portrait.
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11/26/2013 09:23:39 AM
What a great shot! And the tone mapping (I assume you tone mapped...it's looks like it) works quite well.
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11/25/2013 12:22:17 AM
OMG if this isn't a Norman Rockwell looking shot then I know nothing! I LOVE LOVE LOVE IT
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