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Challenge: Free Study 2009-09 (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Family and Friends
Camera: Olympus E-520
Lens: Olympus 14-54mm f/2.8-3.5 Zuiko Digital Zoom
Date: Sep 5, 2009
Date Uploaded: Sep 29, 2009

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Statistics
Place: 203 out of 400
Avg (all users): 5.7194
Avg (commenters): 6.0000
Avg (participants): 5.6442
Avg (non-participants): 5.9429
Views since voting: 559
Views during voting: 249
Votes: 139
Comments: 11
Favorites: 0


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10/13/2009 07:21:32 PM
What a beautiful image, and so well done at night! I love his expression and the position of his hands, very nicely done!
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10/11/2009 06:48:51 AM
Commenting as part of my Team Suck duties...

This was a bit hard done by in voting... without a doubt, deserved to be higher. Great contrast, and great capture... unconventional composition probably hurt it, and why did you crop the boys foot off? I like the unconventional composition, but the cropped foot disturbs me. Beautiful photo, who cares what the average DPC voter thinks. Well done.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/07/2009 07:16:19 PM
I know who this is! Good candid.
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10/06/2009 04:07:17 PM
Nice job Michelle. I see the tractors from the tractor pull in the background.
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10/05/2009 03:35:33 PM
I like the wrist band. Implies there's a fair or something with rides, but he's almost had enough. I like the B&W and the long shadows from the lights, too.
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10/05/2009 05:47:36 AM
good lighting
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10/03/2009 03:55:20 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). I'll be picking one of these images for my Mu (most underrated) award:

Positives: Wow - this looks very cinematic to me as if it is a frame from a David Lynch movie - I love it. The way you lead the eye with you use of light and shade is exceptional. Then there is the subject matter itself which carries a very high interest level.

Critical stuff: None really, all stylistic elements seem to be really well balanced.

Overall: A really interesting image that is very, very well executed.
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10/02/2009 05:48:04 AM
excellent details, wish the light at the top right was not there. 7
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10/01/2009 04:15:34 PM
I'm beginning to recognize this kid! *grin* Nicely done. (not voting)
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10/01/2009 09:06:38 AM
I like the tonal range. I wish it was panned back a bit, to include his feet.
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10/01/2009 08:32:46 AM
Mmmmm... the lighting and tonality are good, but I get a bit of an uncomfy feeling when I look at this pic. First there are the two subjects (tractors and the boy) which are not connected to each other. The tractors also don't add value to the pic i.m.o. Also the boy looks out of the frame, which makes me wonder where he is looking at (maybe some more tractors?). 6
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