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Blue Monday
Blue Monday
stevieian


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Free Study 2008-09 (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Nikon D70s
Lens: Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D
Location: a stranger's yard in Jamestown, VA
Date: Sep 20, 2008
Aperture: f7.1
ISO: 320
Shutter: 320
Galleries: Portraiture, Rural
Date Uploaded: Sep 30, 2008

I didn't have anything for the Free Study this month, and this shoot was my favorite. Sooo... I experimented with some funky processing and came up with this. It's supposed to look like a quadtone ...

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Place: 90 out of 430
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Avg (commenters): 7.5000
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Views since voting: 892
Views during voting: 256
Votes: 160
Comments: 8
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10/07/2008 04:44:07 PM
She'd heard it all before. All the cliches, all the platitudes.

Yet it doesn't matter how many times someone utters that life isn't fair. Or that it's hard, or that good things come to those who wait. Sometimes she just wanted to hear what even she knew wasn't always true. Sometimes she just wanted someone to tell her that everything was going to be ok. That the sun comes up tomorrow.

As a single tear threatened to fall, she turned at the sound of an approaching footstep, and saw her father standing there. He took her by the shoulders, smiled a little, and enveloped her in a hug. "Darling," he said, "we all have days like this, but I love you, and things will seem so much better tomorrow." He then wiped the threat of a tear from the corner of her eye as she tentatively smiled back up at him, and together they walked off towards whatever was to come.
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10/05/2008 04:22:18 PM
Lovely!
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10/05/2008 02:03:31 AM
awesome editing, and the location is pretty sweet. great job
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10/05/2008 01:19:33 AM
blue monday mood, but kinduva yellow green tonality somehow the tone just is quite there for me 6
10/04/2008 09:58:00 PM
Great tones! : )
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10/01/2008 01:33:56 PM
I like the use of the toning - looks like it's one of my favorite quadtones.
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10/01/2008 01:56:08 AM
this is very good with great contrast and toning it has a mystic quality. Top marks
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10/01/2008 12:52:34 AM
Nice composition and tones.
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