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Orange Man
Orange Man
tristan


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Freedom II (Advanced Editing II)
Camera: Sony DSC-F828
Location: Rainbow Gathering, Modoc National Forest, CA
Date: Jul 5, 2004
Aperture: 5.6
ISO: 64
Shutter: 1/200
Galleries: Fashion, Performance
Date Uploaded: Jul 11, 2004

Cloned-off a small part of another character in the bottom-left area.

Statistics
Place: 114 out of 140
Avg (all users): 4.6508
Avg (commenters): 4.0000
Avg (participants): 4.4675
Avg (non-participants): 4.7768
Views since voting: 738
Views during voting: 286
Votes: 189
Comments: 12
Favorites: 1 (view)


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07/25/2004 10:12:46 PM
Critique Club

I can see where you are coming from as far as freedom goes....however it is very loosely shown here and I am sure that is the reason many don't see the freedom.

Since the man is your main subject here it would have been nice to have had his face a little less shadowy. Also moving him out of the center and allowing a little more "negative space" would have created some free space to it.
 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/17/2004 06:34:06 AM
Nice hippie type shot- I love the background. Maybe at sunrise or sunset there would be a better "warmth" and less snapshotty feel.
07/16/2004 09:37:28 PM
challenge not met.
07/15/2004 11:08:24 AM
What a strange man... needs a reflector to get light onto his face?
07/14/2004 04:29:04 PM
know the feeling well
07/13/2004 05:34:50 PM
I wish I was Orange Man
07/12/2004 10:06:06 PM
And this represents freedom how? I guess freedom of expression. Maybe try this at a different time of day when the light is not so harsh. Also, try different angles so you can find the one that really flies. I like the background, but can't tell if he's on a cliff. Obviously, with some work, there is some potential here, but, unfortunately, for me, for this challenge, I can't score it any higher.
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07/12/2004 06:46:03 PM
Free to be weird? Nice scene and great background. Noon-day lighting did not really help you.
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07/12/2004 03:44:26 PM
There has got to be a good story behind this one. As an image it isn't very interesting - nonday sun is the most difficult light to shoot in - makes everything look washed out. Dead center is the most difficult composition of do effectively, must have a visually strong subject because you don;t have ans much room for leading lines, negative space, balance or contrast.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
07/12/2004 03:09:26 PM
I suppose he is free ??
07/12/2004 12:41:31 PM
This apears a bit too contrasty. His distorted shadow doesn't really add much to the composition which suggests a different POV would have worked better. Despite the bright color and flowy costume, I'm finding this a rather dull composition.
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07/12/2004 03:15:23 AM
Yes, he definitely seems like a free spirit. :-) The color and clarity in this shot are really nice. I'd be tempted to crop in a bit tighter on him to give more focus to your main subject. Also, a lower angle might show more light on his face. Still, a good, fun shot.
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