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11/08/2006 02:05:21 AM · #1
Entry version:
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or this:

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I ask because I showed the outtake to my gf and she liked the outtake better. Naturally, I entered the one I liked. Was I wrong?
11/08/2006 02:27:30 AM · #2
Didn´t get to this entry during the voting but it impresses me much. The high contrast desat is very good although the pose makes the top of head blend in the background...the color one doesn´t do that...so I guess you´ll never know...would probably have given 8 for such a shots.
11/08/2006 02:30:57 AM · #3
sorry dude but got to agree with your girlfriend on this one. I think the colour brings out a lot more emotion in the image (which Im guessing was your objective?). And the pale colours themselves are just great maybe just wee bit more contrast.

For ME anyway.

nick

11/08/2006 02:33:37 AM · #4
I prefer the colour one.
11/08/2006 05:04:39 AM · #5
Color ^_^
11/08/2006 05:07:22 AM · #6
Thanks!
11/08/2006 05:15:35 AM · #7
It depends what you're going for. If you're going for a dark spooky look I'd say go with the black and white one. To be perfectly honest the colorless one makes it look like a morgue shot.

If you're going for a more lively caring family photo then the color one is much better. It's amazing how much the color of a photo can change the entire mood.

I have to say, he's got some amazing blue eyes that are surprisingly clear for his age.
11/08/2006 08:16:27 AM · #8
I like the color one a lot more, cause it captures life and the old mans life-experience, the bw one looks like a sketch to me.
11/08/2006 08:29:46 AM · #9
i like the color one, too
11/08/2006 08:58:05 AM · #10
The colour one for me too for the same reasons as szivike.
11/08/2006 09:04:55 AM · #11
B&W
11/08/2006 09:24:20 AM · #12
defintely the color version..
11/09/2006 12:03:00 AM · #13
It looks like you selectively colored the eyes of the B&W and that makes them look a lot bluer, but I don't think the average DPC voter will take the time to notice!

I don't know which I prefer. I think that I agree with the idea that it depends on what you're going for.

They're both really great!
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