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Streetside.  After a Good Meal.
Streetside. After a Good Meal.
Lydia


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Challenge: Street Portraiture (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon EOS-40D
Lens: Canon EF 28-135mm F/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Date: Jul 2, 2010
Date Uploaded: Jul 2, 2010

Yeah... not a ribbon-winner... but I stepped outside of my tiny, comfortable box and photographed a stranger on the street.

He was kind to me. I didn't die and...

I learned something.

Thanks for that.


but... I also learned that his friend, who I also photographed in his trio, is famous! LOL!... but he didn't have this great beard... LOL again! The funny thing is that the famous guy, Forrest Griffin, said, "But HE has that great beard!" LOL! That's why my daughter and I had stopped. :)

Nice folks. I'll remember them with kindness.

I hope people will say that about me.



Statistics
Place: 52 out of 94
Avg (all users): 5.6832
Avg (commenters): 7.3333
Avg (participants): 5.5111
Avg (non-participants): 5.7500
Views since voting: 695
Views during voting: 333
Votes: 161
Comments: 7
Favorites: 0


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07/12/2010 02:03:42 AM
What an excellent outing you had - and you'd have never met the bearded guy or the famous guy if not for this silly challenge! Right nice portrait as well!
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07/12/2010 01:18:27 AM
just plain solid NICE.
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07/12/2010 12:51:25 AM
Maybe I know too much about the story behind it but I think this is a really good portrait. I think it should have finished higher but what do I know? :D Congrats on stepping outside of your comfort zone!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/11/2010 11:50:44 PM
Jolly fellow, yeah? You captured his personality Lydia!
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07/09/2010 09:31:40 PM
He does indeed appear to be basking in the afterglow of a good meal. Maybe even some wine. Nice idea.
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07/05/2010 07:52:30 AM
a great relaxed face - well done
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07/05/2010 01:29:50 AM
Nice lighting. Nice background blur but enough detail to give context to the environment. Great entry.
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