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Get that Camera Out of My Face!
Get that Camera Out of My Face!

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Challenge: Free Study 2009-08 (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-1Ds
Lens: Sigma 80-400mm f/4.5-5.6 EX APO OS for Canon
Location: New York
Date: Aug 23, 2009
Aperture: 22
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/125
Galleries: Fashion, Self Portrait
Date Uploaded: Aug 29, 2009

This was a shot at the end of a beauty shoot I shot. This shot was taken for fun.

Place: 197 out of 414
Avg (all users): 5.5725
Avg (commenters): 7.0000
Avg (participants): 5.5472
Avg (non-participants): 5.6800
Views since voting: 599
Views during voting: 230
Votes: 131
Comments: 4
Favorites: 0

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
09/07/2009 11:11:01 PM
I love this. I'm giving this a 10 for the sheer perversity of it.
09/04/2009 09:24:52 PM
That got a laugh out of me. Great expressions.
09/04/2009 12:47:14 PM
Interesting technique employed here. Looks like a charcoal drawing. Nicely composed and interesting set up.
09/01/2009 04:49:43 PM
OK, I'm going through the Free Study submissions, purposefully finding those images I think are shot with a less conventional eye - this is one of those images! Thanks for offering something that isn't just DPC friendly eye-candy (though of course there's nothing wrong with eye-candy):

Positives: I'm not sure I've ever seen anything like this - it's very original. The haloing around the figures gives a composite effect; I'll assume it isn't but the overall effect is one that results in this image looking like a cell from a comic book. The woman's eye expression contributes to this feel. I'm not sure what else I'm seeing - rain? I think so, steam? smoke? mist? something else - but I can't discern what it is.

Critical stuff: This soo says comic book to me that I would've liked to have seen a much more contrasty post-process and possibly even a highly saturated or false colour version.

Overall: All credit to you for bringing such an original image to the table and actually I kinda like it!
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