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Prepared for Glory!
Prepared for Glory!
mbrutus2009


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Free Study 2011-12 (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Nikon D40
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 ED
Location: Lakeland FL
Date: Dec 25, 2011
Aperture: 4.5
ISO: 800
Shutter: 1/50
Galleries: Portraiture, Self Portrait
Date Uploaded: Dec 26, 2011

Taken by my brother after I set the camera up. "Point and shoot" is all I wanted him to do... Did a pretty good job at it so I can't complain. I got a lighting kit for Christmas so these were actually my first photos with the new kit! One light used on this one but I can't wait to use all three that came in the kit!

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Place: 144 out of 246
Avg (all users): 5.6087
Avg (commenters): 6.4000
Avg (participants): 5.6436
Avg (non-participants): 5.5135
Views since voting: 372
Views during voting: 229
Votes: 138
Comments: 7
Favorites: 1 (view)


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/05/2012 12:09:14 PM
hmm I see a scowling dude's face, a raised hand, the hilt of something...then nothing. If there's a sword there, its blade has to be visible for this image to work.
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01/03/2012 03:18:47 PM
works well in mono, good luck
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01/02/2012 02:29:06 PM
very intense face - well lit
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01/02/2012 12:51:19 PM
I think the idea is great, if you could get some light onto the sword itself perhaps thru a snoot to light the blade you would have something great here.
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01/02/2012 10:53:12 AM
...or, prepared for death.
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01/01/2012 06:51:06 PM
Very intense. I would have liked to see the sword shimmer a bit more, right now it really just blends into the background and disappears.
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01/01/2012 01:03:03 PM
I love dramatic lighting, but there has to be some sort of texture to the dark or it just looks oddly disembodied. Great intense stare
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