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Challenge: Dada — The Art Movement (Standard Editing)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Nikon D7100
Lens: Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Autofocus Lens
Location: Chateau Snaffles
Date: Sep 21, 2017
Aperture: f.8
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/250
Date Uploaded: Sep 23, 2017

Me doing the beginner-level hand balancing pose, Crow. What a workout - doing this asana strengthens your arms and shoulders and uses every part of your body. It's done to help strengthen you for more advanced poses like Handstand, which is one of my *goal* poses.

Studio setup using the smaller set of striplights. The reflective surface below me is a large piece of stiff white backdrop material that I sprayed with silver paint. I have hair falling over my face cause I didn't want to bother with makeup, and thought it added to the general freakiness of Dadaism :-)

[Oct. 5th, 2017 09:08:07 PM]

ETA: I did about 100 Crows over the course of the three days that I shot for this challenge. 95% of the shots were done solo with just the remote timer alone, but on the third evening I was fortunate enough to have my friend Judy over to at as the remote trigger. This shot is actually the last shot from that shoot, as by then I was warmed up enough and able to concentrate more on the pose than trying to sync it with the camera's timer.

Statistics
Place: 9 out of 39
Avg (all users): 6.1500
Avg (commenters): 8.0000
Avg (participants): 6.1739
Avg (non-participants): 6.1176
Views since voting: 129
Views during voting: 112
Votes: 40
Comments: 6
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10/09/2017 08:26:15 AM
Hello from the critique club

An appealing image that contributes well to the challenge

Susan as we’ve never seen her before! Nice one, it looks as though your yoga is progressing nicely. I like everything about this and it fits the challenge theme very well. Your hair and the hat adds a lovely sense of mystery to it all. Such dedication 100 crows, wow! Good luck with the handstands…
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10/09/2017 12:41:54 AM
I gave an 8 on this one. I knew you were in tip top shape. Way to go!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/08/2017 11:01:18 PM
10 and great pose
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10/05/2017 12:33:54 PM
...in the air like you just don't care... I sense a disturbance in the Force... could be Dada
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10/04/2017 02:07:57 AM
Single player Twister™?
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10/02/2017 12:27:25 AM
Bingo!
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