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Challenge: People (Classic Editing)
Camera: Sony DSC-S50
Location: City Sidewalk
Date: May 23, 2002
Aperture: 1/60
ISO: 80
Shutter: 4
Date Uploaded: May 26, 2002

When the peddler is ready to move on he puts the long stick on his shoulders and carries his wares to greener pastures.

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Place: 17 out of 107
Avg (all users): 6.2780
Avg (commenters): 7.5238
Avg (participants): 6.1724
Avg (non-participants): 6.3456
Views since voting: 1273
Votes: 223
Comments: 22
Favorites: 0


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/02/2002 08:58:00 PM
Good separation of subject and background. The photo gets more dimentional due to the baskets of wares. Good balance of warm and cool colors.
06/02/2002 01:57:00 PM
The framing of this shot doesn't seem intentional. His baskets are cut off on both sides, and so is his head. I think the shot would have been better if you could have gotten rid of one or two of those cut-offs ... or used your angle better to prove that you meant to do it.
06/01/2002 10:00:00 PM
Are those birdhouses? Nice portrait.
05/30/2002 06:49:00 AM
an interesting person and photograph. Better if you hadn't cut off the top of his head, and gotten rid of the piece of paper behind him
05/30/2002 06:05:00 AM
This is a great image. It speaks volumes. Your title works very well with the picture. 10
05/29/2002 06:38:00 PM
Very intriguing photo. Unique subject.
05/29/2002 03:36:00 PM
Oh Nice
05/29/2002 02:11:00 AM
I love this photo... especially the way the title leads me to look at his hands, and at that forearm.
05/29/2002 02:10:00 PM
The background colors and the bird houses really set off this picture but the wonderful expressive face of the man is what instantly caught my attention but I am quickly pulled on to the image that is portrayed by his hands. Great!
05/29/2002 11:40:00 AM
These real life photos are my favorites. Great focus, great color and I love the expression on this mans face.
05/28/2002 08:33:00 PM
I loved this guys face. The photo is well metered, sharp, and symetrical.
05/28/2002 04:20:00 PM
Wonderful documentary of life. Nice work.
05/28/2002 02:08:00 PM
Missed a little bit of his hat, must have hurt. Back up one step, please and get the whole shot. Solid photo otherwise, good color, focus, etc.
Photo 9 Creativity 7 People 9 total 8
05/28/2002 01:46:00 PM
The subject shows pride in the probuct. Nice story telling.
05/28/2002 10:09:00 AM
I would love to have one....how much? Very nice.
05/27/2002 08:36:00 PM
Great job! I really like this shot. There is obvious pride in this person.
05/27/2002 07:04:00 PM
Is he selling bird houses? Interesting photo, clean clear with good colors. Sorry you cropped the top of his head off. Good work.
05/27/2002 03:47:00 PM
The picture tells a story. That's good!!
05/27/2002 09:52:00 AM
Great shot, paper in the background is a bit distracting.
05/27/2002 09:32:00 AM
This is a nice photo.. i like the angle of the camera towards the subject quite a bit! The only thing I don't like is that his hat is clipped across the top... good job!
05/27/2002 08:42:00 AM
Beautiful "real" picture.
05/27/2002 08:26:00 AM
Great shot. Nice rich colors, I'd prefer to see it not so tightly cropped (not cutting off the hat, and baskets).


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