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The look


The look
Photo Information
Copyright: Megan KW (Serabi) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 118 W: 0 N: 19] (1643)
Genre: People
Medium: Black & White
Date Taken: 2005-01-23
Categories: Portrait
Camera: Nikon D70 Digital SLR, Tamron 28-200AF XR
Exposure: f/5.6, 1/160 seconds
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2006-02-27 15:26
Viewed: 3331
Points: 8
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
This is a re-post of my original picture which was in color. I decided to experiment a bit and changed its tonality. Maybe that doesn't change how people view it, but I like its new mood. Picture was taken on a beach in Barbados and the top of the girl's forehead still shows some sand. I purposely chose this tight cropping. My favorite part in this picture is the girl's eyes.
Let me know what you think!


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To mrcrow: Molten fire techniqueSerabi 2 02-28 03:54
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Yes, eyes are always the best part of a good portrait, and they always should be sharp as here. I like this tight crop, emphasised by her hair that falls vertically, that is a great detail. And sand is a lovely add on :)
Good work, TFS!
Regards,
RObert

yes its the eyes..
tried my molten fire technique in w/s..only for b/w or dark eyes

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  • eleana Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 203 W: 99 N: 93] (3502)
  • [2006-02-27 17:35]

Nice portrait, Megan, very expressive eyes and mouth here. Good idea with b/w.
TFS and best wishes,
Elena

I love the way you were able to capture such fine detail, the sand that's on the girls face, the way her eyes squint, the clarity of her dreads!

super shot megan!
-Bartek
ps. back with points tomorrow

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