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Challenge: Street Photography In Black and White (Basic Editing)
Collection: Portfolio
Date: May 8, 2013
Aperture: 8.0
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/250
Date Uploaded: May 14, 2013

I came across this group of Basotho's in the Free State town of Fouriesburg. They stared at the camera without any emotion and as if trying to look through me. I shot two shots and got back into my car and drove off. I watched in the rear view mirror, they didn't even give me a second glance.

Place: 57 out of 105
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Avg (commenters): 6.6000
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Views since voting: 379
Views during voting: 265
Votes: 132
Comments: 8
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05/22/2013 03:26:17 PM
Ja, dadelik herken as basoetoe-komberse. Dis darem 'n nasionale herkennigsoomblik, so goed deur jou as straattoneel vasgevang.
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05/22/2013 03:03:18 PM
gets better with looking. and now, reading the comments, I see and admire a superb use of blown highlights.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
05/21/2013 10:44:19 PM
wonderful group portrait

I'm hanging this in my fantasy art gallery

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05/20/2013 05:01:15 PM
I like the eye contact by the man on the left. He captivates me. It is a very unbalanced photo. His eyes draw me in way left, and then one of the other men is looking in his direction, so it draws my eye back. But I think unbalanced is good. The scene shouts inequality and socio-economic inbalance, so the composition fits the themes.
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05/17/2013 04:25:00 PM
Pragtig die tafereeltjie. Dit kan net Amanda wees want waar anners kry mens Basoetoes behalwe rondom en naby Lesotho.
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05/16/2013 09:36:37 AM
South Africa? Bloem area? SeSotho blankets. Ag, I miss home!
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05/15/2013 10:22:38 AM
The highlights are really blown out, which takes away from the overall image.
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05/15/2013 12:09:38 AM
Interesting bunch of characters.
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