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hughletheren


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Challenge: Self-Portrait Revisited (Classic Editing)
Camera: Nikon Coolpix 5700
Location: Garage at home
Date: Jun 14, 2003
Aperture: f/7.4
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/6.3
Galleries: Portraiture, Studio
Date Uploaded: Jun 14, 2003

MRI scan photographed on a makeshift light box, cropped and printed on A3 in B/W,lifsize, mounted on card and suspended from ceiling in garage 4 ft from door, lit with natural light from the 16 ft wide open door. I stood beside the suspended picture, additionally lit with two modest lamps and used the self timer. Background was black velvet suspended from a plank between ladders another 4 ft back. Post processing: cropped, black clipped, converted to greyscale,increasd contrast, NeatImage to improve sharpness.
The MRI story can be found at www.hugh.letheren.org

Statistics
Place: 20 out of 222
Avg (all users): 6.3118
Avg (commenters): 7.7500
Avg (participants): 6.2180
Avg (non-participants): 6.3973
Views since voting: 1423
Votes: 279
Comments: 35
Favorites: 1 (view)


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06/25/2003 01:24:40 AM
Ha. One of the few "humor shots". If he only knew, huh? Good job on getting top 20. That's outstanding!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/24/2003 05:56:48 PM
The inner man, eh? Interesting.
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06/24/2003 08:24:32 AM
One of the few humor shots in this challenge. I like it, well done!
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06/24/2003 12:04:23 AM
This is my favorite! What a cool idea. Not only do you get top marks for being unique, but technically, you've done a gread job as well. I hope to see this one finish high.
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06/23/2003 10:58:33 PM
Great photo. Beautifyl use of B&W. Very creative. Good luck!
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06/23/2003 11:18:02 AM
Hugh Letheren, nothing serious i hope. 9
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06/23/2003 02:27:18 AM
Could be in sharper focus, but it's a neat concept.
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06/21/2003 09:02:39 AM
Love this shot, great concept and I can tell you whats wrong, you've only got half a brain, can't complain about composition or color tones. Final diagnosis is you will live for a long time.
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06/20/2003 06:15:44 PM
creative composition! good luck
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06/20/2003 03:23:15 PM
You have made a fascinating picture. Good choice of colors BTW. (8)
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06/20/2003 08:15:08 AM
Super, personal work. I like your concept and it's a well taken photo. I think the only thing I would have liked to see is perhaps a little more contrast across your face. You've captured the form well, though. 8 - floyd
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06/20/2003 01:25:37 AM
Very nice shot... one thing I'd have done is maybe crop out about 1/2 of the brain xray. It's a little "much". ie., you don't need all of it to convey the message. Good job. 8.
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06/20/2003 12:02:36 AM
Ah, now I see the problem - that little spot on the right side. But really, what about the eyes - one light, one dark? But really, really, I like the concept and the execution. Good work.
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06/19/2003 09:35:19 AM
As we all know, it is what's inside that counts. :) Interesting portrait - it is a combination of a traditional portrait and something unique added.
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06/19/2003 06:47:39 AM
Excellent take on the theme.
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06/19/2003 01:20:19 AM
I'm a geneticist (with an undergrad degree related to neurology), so I'm partial...but this is definitely my favorite. Very creative, thought provoking, striking contrast, perfect focus! 10!!
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06/18/2003 11:57:52 PM
great concept...I can say that because I almost did something very similar. :)
I really do like the photo, though I wish you were a little more focused.
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06/18/2003 09:28:36 PM
lol. Very original. nice use of black and white. Jacko. 9
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06/18/2003 06:05:56 PM
I think a portrait should reveal some character, or emotion of the model, by showing expression in eyes or other facial features. Did your picture accomplish that? Yes Sir!

Lighting:good

Exposure. good

Focus:very good

Creativity:above average, very good idea.

Composition:good

Background:good

Nice clarity on the eyes, which is quite important. I also like that you are smiling...rare!
Very good job!
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06/18/2003 05:13:21 PM
Clever and fits the challenge well.
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06/18/2003 04:58:20 PM
This tells a very impactful story. It makes me think about what you've been (or are going) through. Despite a quite plain composition the lighting is good.
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06/18/2003 04:11:55 PM
Very interesting shot, I really like it. I gave it a 9. Oh and January 19th is my birthday. :)
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06/18/2003 03:23:55 PM
Greetings,
Is this your Picture? Your 58 years old? I keep thinking that this is a X-Ray, and then how you got the contrast so high. But I guess this is a Cat Scan, or something similar (hense the Magneton). I think if you were partially standing in front of the XRay/CatScan it might have tied the two together more, instead of seeming like two separate pictures.
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06/18/2003 12:53:23 PM
Soooooo cool. Perfectly composed and exposed, and includes a facet of your character as well... One of my favorites so far. 10
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06/18/2003 12:27:38 PM
lol Very good job, clever composition.
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06/18/2003 12:18:42 PM
Awesome idea. You have a very good looking brain. : )
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06/18/2003 12:12:49 PM
I like it! It's a good pic AND it's funny and original. Perhaps having your head in the same position as the x-ray may have helped relate the two, but I like it as it is.
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06/18/2003 12:07:07 PM
oh, this great, so funny! well, i hope it was just a routine check up... very well done, seamless on black background... 8
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06/18/2003 11:36:39 AM
Funny, Hugh. Great lighting. Very well done.
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06/18/2003 11:10:44 AM
je.je. e nice photo.. but your face is blurry, it would be nice to have more detail in your expression (eyes) but its creative..=) congratulations.. =)
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06/18/2003 10:16:03 AM
Nice lobes! That's an interesting way of meeting the challenge -- nice work!
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06/18/2003 07:03:47 AM
Brilliant, just brilliant
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06/18/2003 05:23:25 AM
Good idea and thaks to see your head by RMN
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06/18/2003 03:07:36 AM
Hey! I think you have a brain in there!
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06/18/2003 02:27:38 AM
Hope the results were good!
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