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A Distracted Painting
A Distracted Painting
pa_cuthbert


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Camouflage (Basic Editing III)
Camera: Panasonic DMC-FZ5
Location: Bangkok, Thailand -my house-
Date: Nov 15, 2005
Aperture: F3.2
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/4
Galleries: Abstract, Portraiture
Date Uploaded: Nov 15, 2005

On this one, I used myself as a model, painted the poster and my face. Of course I had my friend to help me align where the paint should go when I had to connect my face with the poster. Got the camera all set up and asked my friend to press the shutter. I'm not sure how to explain to my friend to focus, since she's not used to my dad's camera. This was the kind of the best of the bunch. This definitely was a challenge!

Editting done on Photoshop:
- Hue/Saturation
- Hue +180
- Saturation -75
- Lighting -10
- Resize
- Frame

Statistics
Place: 31 out of 169
Avg (all users): 5.9091
Avg (commenters): 6.2857
Avg (participants): 5.8182
Avg (non-participants): 5.9409
Views since voting: 1515
Views during voting: 531
Votes: 297
Comments: 19
Favorites: 1 (view)


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12/06/2005 08:58:38 AM
Very interesting composition. Shows creativity and the ability to translate an idea to image very nicely. My only criticism would be the division between your face and the posterboard. If that was a little less discernable this would have been a much stronger contender. Well done!
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11/23/2005 02:27:37 PM
woah, had to get all the way down to 32nd place to find the first photo I had given a 10. Surprised this didn't break 6 at least.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/22/2005 09:36:59 PM
Very nice treatment and worthy of another bump. And yet another bump.
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11/22/2005 11:19:11 AM
good idea, unfortunately the face seems to be coming out from a hole (perhaps you could get rid of little shadows that suggest the hole), and there is a little curvature on the painting above the forehead
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11/19/2005 12:12:36 PM
too abstract for me
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11/18/2005 07:53:25 PM
Well thought out and interesting shot.
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11/18/2005 05:57:11 PM
creative-
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11/18/2005 07:58:42 AM
the eyes have it
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11/17/2005 03:19:09 PM
Great shot, nuff said.
11/17/2005 10:02:20 AM
sexay baby!!! hehehe
love it!
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11/17/2005 06:29:05 AM
interesting
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11/16/2005 09:43:48 PM
wow.. good idea. just too bad you got the shine off the face, but still a great effort.
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11/16/2005 02:41:21 PM
great capture
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11/16/2005 02:28:53 PM
I like this. :D
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11/16/2005 11:41:41 AM
I don't like the border
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11/16/2005 10:27:26 AM
Neat idea, creative!!
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11/16/2005 01:32:59 AM
awesome Idea-love your ceativity
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11/16/2005 12:52:38 AM
cool shot! wish it were a little bigger, but still really cool! :)
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11/16/2005 12:45:23 AM
Very cool and well done. Did a double take on the shot there. I love the concept and you almost pulled it off completely. The edges around the face are a bit harsh and stand out, breaking the seam between the face and the wall. Maybe if you had put a cloth around the edge or even some tape to blend it all together so there wasn't as noticable a seam there. The eyes looking off is nice but looking directly at the camera, making the the type of eyes that follow you around the room would have really added some impact for me personally. And the glare on the forehead is the only other nitpicky thing I see. But again, great concept, great composition an 8
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