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Challenge: Self-Portrait III (Advanced Editing IV)
Collection: Challenges
Camera: Canon EOS-300D Rebel
Location: Bedroom
Date: Feb 7, 2005
Aperture: 6.3
ISO: 800
Shutter: 1/30
Galleries: Black and White, Nude
Date Uploaded: Feb 7, 2005

2 table lamps and a cold floor, am suprised I even submitted this but hey, you don't know me!

Statistics
Place: 100 out of 247
Avg (all users): 5.6188
Avg (commenters): 7.6154
Avg (participants): 5.4702
Avg (non-participants): 5.7515
Views since voting: 2598
Views during voting: 597
Votes: 320
Comments: 19
Favorites: 0


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06/01/2010 01:41:10 AM
Amazing Mate!
-Usman
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12/29/2006 04:47:29 PM
I think this was a really good entry, very well done and quite emotive.
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02/21/2005 07:01:40 AM
Thanks for taking the time to comment on my submission peeps (all bar 1 of you anyway). I'm happy to receive constructive critsism, and thats how I learn. Childish ridicule, even if it was meant to be funny gets me angry. This was a first, and most likely the last nude for me, I very nearly pulled it at the last minute but feel I've learnt something this past week so it was almost worth it?

Its currently N04 on my top pics so guess I need to go out and take a better picture sharpish if I don't want to see it everyday!

Message edited by author 2005-02-21 07:04:43.
02/21/2005 12:40:52 AM
Awesome Andi!! The b/w gives this image such a classic feel!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/20/2005 05:31:42 PM
I like it. 10+
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02/19/2005 01:27:57 PM
A highly interesting and strong image with great punch. The low key values describe something akin to the soul search which we must all come to terms with. The b/w adds magic because the image seems to appear from the dark abyss much like out thoughts do. A good study very well posed. Bumping up.
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02/18/2005 10:39:23 PM
interesting ...bold take on the challenge
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02/18/2005 10:14:06 PM
You've heard of THE THINKER. This, folks, is THE STINKER!!!
02/18/2005 06:35:28 AM
Composition: 6
Technical: 6, The wood floor distracts me a little. I think a cloth/blanket would help keep the subject more seperate from the background
Appeal: 6
Challenge: 8, I think a nude subject brings an extra personal touch to a portrait
Overall Calculated Average Score: 7
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02/17/2005 11:52:56 AM
I love this one. I feel like I know this man when I look at it. Still I think it's to dark on the top, the hair and the background are the same colour and I don't think that looks good. But the picture over all is really good I think!
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02/16/2005 09:09:54 PM
Nice tones, textures and comp.
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02/15/2005 10:18:49 PM
Naturally... the best way to think
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02/15/2005 04:16:33 PM
Nice, good work go for it.
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02/15/2005 03:29:52 PM
Nice brave portrait. I would have liked the tones to be more even on the right arm and the thing in the floor is a bit distracting. Other than that everything is great.
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02/15/2005 03:16:22 AM
Well - may I suggest you try thinking with your clothes on? It's a bit warmer.
Nice tones. Composition bothers me a bit with too much dead space top right. Your back is cropped too tight. I'd have burned back the glare from your front arm.
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02/15/2005 01:30:26 AM
Indeed.
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02/14/2005 02:57:39 PM
This is a very tasteful nude, I think that black and white works really well here (10)
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02/14/2005 10:43:52 AM
great concept, however I find it a little too harsh on the lightning, also a little under exposed for my taste. but it's 100% honest and that counts a lot. well done 8
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02/14/2005 09:14:43 AM
Nice B&W. Good range of tones and an interesting composition. (watch out for splinters)
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