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Challenge: Something Old II (Advanced Editing IV*)
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Location: At home
Date: Apr 18, 2006
Aperture: 8
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/15
Date Uploaded: Apr 18, 2006


Place: 3 out of 402
Avg (all users): 6.8524
Avg (commenters): 7.6667
Avg (participants): 6.7327
Avg (non-participants): 6.9633
Views since voting: 10577
Views during voting: 308
Votes: 210
Comments: 42
Favorites: 23 (view)

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05/31/2007 08:57:14 PM
this is so cool
05/05/2006 08:45:17 AM
Congrats on your ribbon!
05/02/2006 08:45:26 PM
WOW... what an amazing shot!!!!!! This is just awesome
05/01/2006 11:14:26 PM
A timeless image which takes advanrage of b/w to assist the character portrayal in a most lucid manner. Congratulations on your Yellow.
04/30/2006 06:36:38 PM
the texture in the book and face is perfect - wish i had voted
04/30/2006 03:02:26 PM
Powerful shot! Fantastic image!
04/30/2006 02:19:50 PM
One of my favorites.
04/29/2006 07:39:10 PM
Your light really brings out the character here, great shot!
04/29/2006 12:05:33 PM
Amazing shot. love the tones.
04/29/2006 12:04:04 PM
Realy a good job you did here. And black and white for it was right choise.
04/29/2006 05:58:09 AM
Awesome job! Really jumps out!
04/29/2006 01:53:12 AM
Congratulations on this wonderful entry. This definitely has great tonal qualities to it ;) Great job!
04/28/2006 09:11:06 AM
A BIG WOW !!! Tons of congrats on your well deserving ribbon. This is the first, but I believe its only the start :) I can only wish to capture such details in a low key dramatic photograph such as this. Amazing!
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04/27/2006 07:14:06 AM
i love this photo, the detail in the book is amazing. grats on the ribbon!
04/26/2006 03:10:52 PM
WOW, thanks everybody for the great comments! My first ribbon!!
04/26/2006 12:01:21 PM
Congratulations, beautiful use of light and shadow.
04/26/2006 11:40:33 AM
Exceptional B&W that uniquely captures the challenge theme.
04/26/2006 11:10:55 AM
This is fantastic, great character amd warmth. congrats
04/26/2006 08:06:12 AM
Congratulations. Very good work. Well done.
04/26/2006 07:26:35 AM
Very nice! Congratulations!
04/26/2006 06:43:00 AM
Great work, congrats.
04/26/2006 05:13:56 AM
I love it!!!
04/26/2006 05:05:34 AM
brilliant, thats all i can say
04/26/2006 04:27:27 AM
Congrats! Surprised you didn't get more comments during voting.
04/26/2006 01:55:03 AM
Outstanding very emotive image! Congratulations on your ribbon!
04/26/2006 01:51:17 AM
Congrats on your first ribbon. Nice shot, like the lighting.
04/26/2006 01:45:34 AM
How great this did well! Such a matter-of-fact image, no bells and whistles, no flashy processing, no startling light, just quiet and introspective and bang on-topic. Congrats!
04/26/2006 01:12:27 AM
Well done on your first ribbon and look forward to seeing more of your work.
04/26/2006 01:02:05 AM
Yep, loved it. He's either mad or a dedicated scholar reading a dictionary cover to cover :P
Nice work.
04/26/2006 12:55:23 AM
Absolutely excellent capture. Congratulations on your ribbon.
04/26/2006 12:18:22 AM
This is so awesome
Glad to see something of this nature rated so high, congrats man
 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/25/2006 07:29:05 AM
very dramatic
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04/24/2006 11:13:18 AM
Very good composition
04/23/2006 10:58:44 PM
this is excellent and I hope it ribbons...it looks like a Manny librodo shot to me...great photo! 10
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04/22/2006 06:09:01 PM
It has a very pleasing touch of madness, or at least whimsy ... something to do with the severely symmetrical composition and the slightly manic, obsessive expression on the man's face (as if he spends hours daily in a frenetic search for new words). 9.
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04/21/2006 11:46:43 AM
04/21/2006 06:40:59 AM
i like it but the crop seems a bit to tight 7
04/20/2006 06:25:23 PM
Good post processing, great perspective
04/20/2006 09:54:30 AM
Wow, cool shot!
04/19/2006 11:59:00 PM
Very nice, great contrast and feeling!
04/19/2006 12:56:15 PM
Excellent use of light. :)
04/19/2006 07:58:06 AM
Very good. Great lighting and composition.
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