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Portrait
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Copyright: Yan Manarsar (yanm) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 818 W: 84 N: 1189] (10601)
Genre: People
Medium: Black & White
Date Taken: 2008-03-02
Categories: Decisive Moment, Friends/Family
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Golden moments, Friday Theme 2012/02/17 'Portraits' [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2012-02-17 1:21
Viewed: 2059
Favorites: 1 [view]
Points: 34
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
For Friday Theme "Portrait". Perhaps a little different approach of the common portrait. But hope you like it.

Note : used high iso so, lots of noise visible. Noise ware applied on PP

Rgds,

Yan

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  • chrisJ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4430 W: 637 N: 9632] (55124)
  • [2012-02-17 1:28]

Hi Yan

This is excellent. Marvellous graphism with a superb profiled view of the woman with good pp work (I can't see any noise) & excellent tonal nuances. A wonderful b&w shot. Tfs!

Bom dia Yan,
One of the best entries and a superb picture.
It is what might be called Portrait.
Cheers,
R.

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  • suzley Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1833 W: 317 N: 3045] (23928)
  • [2012-02-17 2:53]

Hello Yan.

Superb portrait, i love the minimal light used, its so effective, welldone. TFS

Stv :) Have a Good Weekend.

Hello Yan,
very artistic, nice light and great lines.
Regards Caesar

I love this!! Beautifully simple and super blacks here to make the light areas pop out! I love this one Yan!
B-)
Linda

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  • nicou Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 2777 W: 0 N: 5194] (50772)
  • [2012-02-17 7:01]

Hello

toutes mes félicitations pour ce 400ème psot et il est superbe quel portrait dans l'intimité toltale quelle compo et iamge superbe captage.

bravo et amitié

Nicou

Boa tarde Yan,

Excellent B&W portrait with wonderful contrast between lights and shadows.
Very well done and presented.

Parabéns!
Sergio

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  • fransx Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2938 W: 134 N: 7397] (41704)
  • [2012-02-17 7:49]

Hi Yan,
Perfect low key portrait with such beautiful soft highlights on the face features of this model. Nice shadows and tones.
Well done,

Francis Xavier

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  • SanD Silver Note Writer [C: 7 W: 0 N: 83] (334)
  • [2012-02-17 9:16]

I love this B&W portrait. The lighting is perfect! Her expression is neutral and beautifull, very tastefull! Well done!
SanD

Bonjour Yan,

High ISO, lots of noise, lots of noise reduction... you ended up with a nice smoothness in the image despite of the hard light which I like too. Orginial compostion. Very dramatic and very soft at the same time. I love the final effect. Excellent contribution to the theme and TFS

Alain

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  • athlon Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 155 W: 4 N: 247] (2451)
  • [2012-02-17 11:32]

Excellent tonality and good PS work.

like it.

Abid Changazi

Hi Yan..nice soft light which wraps around your subject's face perfectly. Nice work.

Roger

the best i have ssen yet, such an amazing exposure, take care
scott

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  • RSK Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1089 W: 589 N: 1943] (14753)
  • [2012-02-17 15:31]

Three thumbs up for this high impact portrait Yan,how did you direct the light? A very moody image.
TFS
Cheers

Ron

Hi, Visits to TL can be, at times, soul destroying. But every once in a while there is a bar of gold, and today I found one, wonderful, congratulations. Phil.

vraiment très belle composition et très belle gestion de la lumière minimale

Subtle and effective ... with huge visual impact. Well done.

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  • brech Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 539 W: 135 N: 1111] (3045)
  • [2012-02-18 10:36]

Yan,
A very unique and thoughtful profile portrait that very effectively use light and a dark to reveal very subtle tonality of you model.
Very Original and Well Done
LAB

Hello Yan,
My feeling about your composition is like getting a high that won't fade away... Enjoying what i am seeing here ! Deep blacks in front ( gazing into emptiness lost in thoughts ...my perceived sensation ) and behind your model's face balance out the composition superbly outlining the perfect profile of a lovely woman brillantly brought into the spotlight i shall say , her features are exposed gently/softly , executed in a skillful manner using natural ( i believe it is )illumination to unveil just enough of her so i can appreciate and admire your model's beauty .
Excellent work i acknowledge, my type of imagery , my sincere compliments .
Have a great week,
Carol

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  • Saba Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1474 W: 0 N: 4177] (21534)
  • [2012-02-20 7:38]

Hello Yan :)

The woman pretty face emerging from the black background.
The original and very showy realization in the perfect light.
The fantastic composition...congratulations!

Best wishes.
Barbara.

Excellent portrait,,,very good light!!! :)))

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