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His chair remains... until mine... is vacated
His chair remains... until mine... is vacated
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Challenge: Outdoor Night Portrait (Advanced Editing VII*)
Camera: Canon EOS-550D Rebel T2i
Lens: Canon EF-S 15-85mm IS USM
Date: Nov 18, 2010
Aperture: 5.6
ISO: 1600
Shutter: 1/15
Date Uploaded: Nov 20, 2010



[Nov. 28th, 2010 07:59:58 PM]

Sometimes itís best to leave the imagination guess the story of a photo, I cannot begin to image what this lonely old lady is wondering about while sitting at night next to a vacant chair on a sidewalk of a Sidon street

Statistics
Place: 4 out of 42
Avg (all users): 6.4051
Avg (commenters): 7.8750
Avg (participants): 6.2500
Avg (non-participants): 6.4225
Views since voting: 2174
Views during voting: 439
Votes: 237
Comments: 12
Favorites: 1 (view)


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03/01/2011 12:28:10 PM
This photo really tells a story. I love it.
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12/03/2010 12:52:25 PM
And yet... by characterizing her as "lonely" are you not "imagining" what is in her mind? Perhaps she is annoyed at her friend, who went inside for more pastries 5 minutes ago and is taking her own good time?

In any event, fabulous image and a great finish. Congrats, my friend :-)

R.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/30/2010 03:00:55 PM
Nice expressiveness! If the furniture didn't appear to be made of plastic in the full-size version, I could believe this was an antique image. How would it look in sepia?
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11/28/2010 11:57:41 PM
What a poignant portrait. Well done.
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11/28/2010 04:14:11 PM
This was one of my top picks. Maybe because it reminds me of my grandmother but also because it's such a well told story. People might nitpick about the contrast and the chairs... but they probably won't notice the detail about her feet being out of her shoes. Amazing photo for me, should be in the top 3.
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11/28/2010 12:34:30 PM
A really terrific capture, but the harsh shadows make me think this is daytime.
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11/26/2010 01:05:50 PM
I like it,just a shame its not really obvious its a night shot.
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11/25/2010 05:18:11 PM
This is a wonderful photograph that evokes many different emotions. This was my pick of the challenge which I gave a 9 earlier. Well done!
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11/24/2010 06:18:32 PM
Serious emotion. Makes you wonder whp should be in the 2nd chair.
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11/24/2010 12:43:33 PM
Cool story to tell. Nice.
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11/24/2010 11:26:25 AM
Love the composition.
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11/24/2010 08:56:57 AM
my favorite by far - 9
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