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Alpha
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Copyright: Rew Shearer (rewshearer) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5496 W: 444 N: 4351] (24649)
Genre: People
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-04-24
Categories: Humorous, Friends/Family, HPP [Heavily Post-Processed], Portrait
Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC-FZ20, LEICA DC VARIO ELMARIT 1:2.8/6-72 ASPH., @ ISO 80
Exposure: f/2.8, 1/30 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Theme(s): My favorite Humoristic or Funny shots, 200 points or more!!!, Century Club (more than 100 points), 5 or more favorites, Cute Treklens Kids Pics, babys, 100 points or more, cool kids, Lens Lover's Award, Children, Alpha [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-08-11 0:53
Viewed: 8857
Favorites: 26 [view]
Points: 242
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Alpha, the daughter of my best friends Nat and Alice.

When they came to visit earlier this year I took the opportunity to try some baby portraits - and to have some fun with it! I was able to get Alpha's attention - and smile - by making silly noises (actually a Harley Davidson idling - dgdgdgdgdgdg ...) for long enough to snap this one.

NB: don't try this for real!!

See the workshop for the pre-processed original.

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ThreadThread Starter Messages Updated
To CAROL50: Alpha ...rewshearer 1 03-02 18:20
To roald: Featured Destinationrewshearer 1 01-05 16:20
To elan2004: Cheers ...rewshearer 1 01-05 16:00
To mbaqir: PS workrewshearer 1 07-24 17:24
To tinuta23: Alpha ...rewshearer 1 04-03 00:36
To Teresat: Photorewshearer 1 02-19 11:23
To HasanTer: Check the workshop ...rewshearer 3 02-10 10:42
To bluepianowaits: Points ...rewshearer 1 02-02 10:53
To Shimshams: Laughrewshearer 1 12-25 12:28
To ayniLL: Flowerrewshearer 1 12-25 12:26
To Ramdan: Scared ...rewshearer 1 12-04 22:04
To natobasso: PhotoShoprewshearer 1 10-01 00:52
To jovienaval: Notesrewshearer 1 09-29 11:36
To zeren: Hehe ...rewshearer 1 09-26 23:48
To aurora2006: Laughterrewshearer 1 09-26 20:00
To efrosini: PP workrewshearer 1 09-25 14:55
To Lapin-Cretin: Smeshnorewshearer 1 09-24 12:32
To blzbub: Not for sale!rewshearer 2 09-22 02:55
To Kalesin: The handrewshearer 1 09-09 00:04
To alwaysturk: Thanks!rewshearer 1 09-07 16:13
To mortcdz: Inspirationrewshearer 1 08-31 15:23
To anilca_31: Visitsrewshearer 1 08-28 14:00
To garg26: Idearewshearer 1 08-27 21:50
To PierreFrigon: Spare timerewshearer 1 08-24 15:27
To jonathanhart: Clonerewshearer 1 08-22 12:43
To Albatros: On the floorrewshearer 1 08-20 12:35
To salmi: Real ;)rewshearer 1 08-18 13:11
To KellEy: WS etc.rewshearer 3 08-17 13:52
To iliannak: Funnyrewshearer 1 08-16 14:08
To deanophotos: A warning ...rewshearer 1 08-16 13:10
To coasties: Competition??rewshearer 1 08-16 01:30
To boonie: Workshoprewshearer 1 08-15 17:03
To Andys: Mischiefrewshearer 1 08-15 15:07
To AJ786: Easyrewshearer 1 08-15 02:10
To ls_photography: "Don't try this at home"rewshearer 1 08-14 16:08
To tjutjut: Alpharewshearer 1 08-14 16:02
To crisgotiny: Happyrewshearer 3 08-14 12:12
To Kilted-Arab: Commercialised???rewshearer 2 08-14 06:52
To feh2006: WSrewshearer 1 08-13 15:58
To Silke: Shotrewshearer 2 08-13 13:34
To eMBeer: Light etc.rewshearer 1 08-13 13:03
To fotomek: Crazyrewshearer 1 08-13 13:00
To Jan: Lessonrewshearer 1 08-13 01:46
To andydomondon: What's the pasalubong?rewshearer 2 08-13 00:43
To Shogun: PP workrewshearer 1 08-12 13:41
To dorisday: Safety first!rewshearer 1 08-12 03:01
To rmsruidera: Salamat!rewshearer 1 08-12 02:59
To GreenBaron: Good pointrewshearer 1 08-12 02:32
To shelbeesmom: Legsrewshearer 1 08-11 22:48
To Pudipie: Delightrewshearer 1 08-11 16:44
To TheMystic: Enjoymentrewshearer 1 08-11 16:42
To c_rapp: PP workrewshearer 1 08-11 16:39
To broclay: Cheersrewshearer 1 08-11 16:37
To mcnk: PP workrewshearer 1 08-11 16:35
To gavindya: Babiesrewshearer 1 08-11 16:33
To boomcat: Alpharewshearer 1 08-11 16:31
To lilimih33: Thanks :)rewshearer 2 08-11 10:36
To eosnut: Preferred method ...rewshearer 1 08-11 02:45
To yanm: Not really :)rewshearer 1 08-11 02:42
To nainnain: le bébérewshearer 1 08-11 02:04
To twin: Expressionrewshearer 1 08-11 02:01
To ingamari: PP workrewshearer 1 08-11 01:07
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Critiques [Translate]

hi
good PP work
It looks for real :)))
inga
Tfs

Hi,

Excelent work and very funny!!!!
PERFECT.

;o)

MM

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  • twin Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 350 W: 105 N: 198] (7374)
  • [2007-08-11 1:07]
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very interesting, different and funny...
the expression of the baby took aaway my doubts... :)
beautiful work...
my congratulations

Hi Rew. Good creative one for TL. Excellent portrait, suitable for a parent's guide book! The happy face is what does it for me. Well done. Murray.

bonjour vraiment de l'humour et le bébé a l'air de rire
bonne idée, belle présentation , en plus il est tres joli ce bébé, bravo, merci du partage
edith

Hi Rew,
thats a really cute picture and a very good idea!! I love it!
TFS. LuDivine

Anne Geddes eat ya heart out :-) excellent photo Rew, well done. I like the humour, simplicity and beauty all rolled into one

Cute picture and a very good idea!! Funny I love it! Nice job!
Jorgen

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  • yanm Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 818 W: 84 N: 1189] (10601)
  • [2007-08-11 2:14]
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Awwww... did he really hang in there ? Cute and funny. Makes me laugh.

yan

Hi Rew,
Anne Geddes eat your heart out!!!
Absolutely brilliant Rew, as good PP job as I've seen. I suspected you would'nt just hang the baby up, but you fooled me as to how you did it.
Can't say much more.
Fantastic,
Pete.

very cute and well done :)

TFS

Olivier

Hello Rew!
Interesting shot, nice work!
Great colours and clarity!
Lovely perspective!
Excellent done!
Best regards!
Lili

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  • Faros Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 136 W: 13 N: 57] (24)
  • [2007-08-11 2:47]

Excellent work !
Funny situation, cute baby and good job,

Phil.

Hi Rew
very funny photo, good idea and composition
Beautiful baby model :)))
reg
Michal

hi Rew,

i love ur shot before and after of tis pic.. tell ur friend she has a cute baby girl.. the name is Alpha? hmm.. remind me of the female alpha wolf.. hehe..

tfs and hello from me..


greetings, terry

hahaha... I hope the baby still save rew....
great idea and very good lighting, I can see on hanger and in baby skin, great mood and funny artwork from you rew.

You got a very nice smile and baby expression and I know thats its not easy to shot the baby with this expression. very well done and good work.

Regards
Haldian

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  • mcnk Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 117 W: 11 N: 88] (747)
  • [2007-08-11 6:12]
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I feel truly humble when I see work like this. It is not just the subject...but the PP skills that have gone into this. How long did it take to come up with the final image Rew?
Lovely expression and you obviously engaged Alpha...totally.
TFS
Mike

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  • elmer (164)
  • [2007-08-11 6:53]

Hi Rew
Very creative and funny. Well done.

TFS

Elmer

Excellent use of post-processing to get yourself the effect you quite wanted. I like the contrast between the darkness, the baby and the aluminum coat rack.

Oh shame , she is hanging there
but she is at least smiling, she looks really cute
It is a really good workshop that you did and it is really eye catching, nicly done
very good compostion and light on the baby

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  • rater Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 196 W: 52 N: 111] (957)
  • [2007-08-11 8:21]

GREAT PHOTO!!!!!!!!! That is soo funny. Lucky you put in the WS the original photo or I might have tried it myself :D

Very original work!

r.

Nice shot, rew... very sharp.. is the baby really looking at you???;) anyway, at first glance I said to myself... Good griff!!! but when I saw the workshop, I was relaxed and the last word is Whew!!! what a PP you made... TFS my friend and happy weekend.

OMG!!! Was my first thought opening this What amazing work here!!! My heart jumped into my throat until I opened the ws. This is absolutely amazing here! LOVE IT!!! TFS
Christan

Totally funny! I hope everyone reads the note and checks the WS. I can just see some nitwits 'trying this at home' .....
She looks like she is enjoying the session! Great idea! I have to admit, sometimes I felt like doing just that at times......
Cheers
Otto

This looks like about 2 seconds before an ear piercing squeal of delight from bubs, she is obviously having more fun than anyone else at that point. Well done.
Diane

Bravo Rew!
Perfect artwork and idea
Congr,
Alina

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  • timtim Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 934 W: 105 N: 608] (10187)
  • [2007-08-11 13:14]

nice job great PP and lighting

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  • ttreen Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1317 W: 129 N: 3792] (15759)
  • [2007-08-11 13:45]

Very cute photo New....
thanks for the clear up in the WS... that leads to amazing PP work....
very original TL post.. thanks for the smile


Tricia

hello Rew !

What an original, and hilarious post ! Brilliant idea! thanks for the WS! You saved a few injuries (^_^), as you might have given few ideas to fellows members to capture their loved ones!

Model is sooooo cute !

Big Big Big Bravo!
Robert

Hi Rew :o)
Lol ! Excellent PP work ! The baby is so cute, great smile :o) I love this shot so much ! TFS
Greetings
Marylou

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  • Dany44 Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 221 W: 25 N: 162] (2370)
  • [2007-08-11 19:36]

Hi Rew. Wow, that is one funny little face my friend !!! Well done...you almost got me ;-) Cheers. Dany :-)

HAHAHA! Wonderful REW!! What a funny shot! This is SO incredible and no I would not try this at home! Really cute the way the legs are spinning for ground! I love it!
B-)
Linda

Hilarious, cute, dynamic, cool - gives me a big smile. Tahnk you, Rew! - Cheers, Cordelia :) :)

Hi Rew,
LOL...excellent idea and superb excecuted! No need for further comment it is a stunning picture. Regarding the WS: was it really necessary the mother held the baby? You only need 1/30 sec before the hook may fail :-) (just kidding about the hook)
TFS
Hans

:) Later....

whewwwww...... magnifico, you really impressed me with this funny shot Rew. The composition, creativity and the good quality of image.

Excellent job Rew,
RAMSES

Are you influenced by Michael Jackson? (only kidding)
Adorable and technically perfect. Great work, glad to see the original to see how you had done this.
Karen

Rew

OMG! ... If i were the mother you will be dead for sure heheheh.... Really it is nice PP work.

Ben

Incredible shot Rew
great work and idea
it seems real.......

ciao Sergio

impressive idea Rew! cute and funny. nicely done on the PP.
Tfs

Oggie

Hi Rew

hehe great job! nice effects! very funny indeed!
you're a very brilliant photographer rew
TFS

kelvin

:D Oh my goddess that's the cutest thing I have ever seen, seriously! I just love how incredibly convincing it looks, Alpha really looks like she is hanging off the coat hanger! The black rich background is great because it does not look like a backdrop, thus not distracting for the main subjects at all. The lighting on Alpha is perfect, she is illuminated so well, and I am glad she was in white with the white diaper (cute! :P) because that allows her to really contrast with the background as well as the brushed silver coat hanger. Excellent angle and great point of view right at eye-level with Alpha so that we can see some of the back of the shirt that's hung over the pole of the coat hanger, and incredible eye contact with this chubby little baby! The composition is just perfect, with her near the top left, and the pole at the side, and all the curving poles coming from it seem to balance well with her. Her facial expression, as well as the ears and the rolls of fat, are priceless. Excellent focus and the detail and sharpness are great. I really love how this time you had the simple frame with the subtle gradient of grays in the thin gray line (to pick up on the silver coat hanger) and then black to blend in with the background again. I seriously am trying very hard to think of something that could be improved in this....but I can't!!! Haha, TFS this one Rew!
-Lara

You almost made believe that Alpha was really hanging, whewww... good thing you did post a workshop :D.

Still, your impeccable lighting is perfect to my eyes, with complement to your cooperative and cute baby model. Because I know its not easy to shoot a baby for they sometimes moody and difficult to dictate on what you want them to do.

Thanks for sharing your idea, I may do experimental shot to my son when I come home to my country this week.

Cheers mate.
Andy

Hi Rew, very realistic piece of work. Good PP to take Alice out of the image. Well composed and lovely colour and light. TFS,
David

Many thanks for your comment on ‘Tamar Tranquillity VIII’

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  • Danert Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 453 W: 53 N: 924] (4587)
  • [2007-08-12 20:00]

Hi Rew,
A perfect shot and a great PP work .
I was happy to read your note and to see the workshop . It's so realistic .
Daniel

Funny picture and well post-process. The face expression is nice.

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  • Jan Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 451 W: 139 N: 813] (5358)
  • [2007-08-13 0:52]
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Haha, this one is great!! How creative!! And thanks for the workshop, now I know how you did this. Thanks for the lesson!

Janneke

you are crazy :) but I admit, I am laughing like a hell - that means I like it :) :) :)

WOW!! amazing shots.

HAHAHA! You crazy guy! Wonderful, funny idea and surprising way to achieve this result. My sincere congrats for this work! Apart of funny idea, the photography itself is very good with excellent light, very clear and sharp. I like the composition. And soooo sweet the baby's face expression! Wow! Wonderful shot! :-)))

WOW the baby is really cute and very funny picture I really like seeing happy faces. Great composition and very sharp image.

Hi Rew,

A very creative & unique baby portrait! Very far from the norm! (^_^) Well captured expression & sharpness!

Well done
Constantinos

Hi Rew,
This is great and very funny. Your workshop gave me some ideas. Just great, Thanks and TFS
Regards
Flemming

First Class! . . The idea, the picture, the presentation, the composition, and the lovely kid! . . Great work Rew!

Tfs,
Tjutjut

:-)) follow

I think it has all been said, Rew - Faultless, Brilliant, Superb! Copyright this with your life and sell it to a greetings-card or poster company. Awesome stuff, well done indeed!

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  • Silke Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2572 W: 237 N: 6132] (24044)
  • [2007-08-14 3:50]
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Wow!
First of all, it's a superb idea! the composition works wonderfully well, the eye contact is fabulous and your PP work is absolutely outstanding. This should win every award in the book Rew!
Fabulous work
TFS
silke
:D

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  • puffy Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1627 W: 114 N: 2985] (16653)
  • [2007-08-14 4:35]

hahahaha...how did I miss this? gosh, wonderful work you got here Rew, loving it!!! Very creative, well done my friend, is superb!!!

Thanks for sharing

cheers,
Sweety

You are always coming up with something fun or original. When I seen this at first, I was like WHAT!!!
Nice job getting the baby to smile, nice POV, crop, and great lighting.
TFS
Leanne

Hi Rew
Very creative and original idea. Excellent pre and post processing work.
Renato

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  • Andys Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 118 W: 19 N: 72] (1119)
  • [2007-08-15 13:23]
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Tremendous use of P.P work to excellent effect. This really made me laugh, she looks like a bundle of laughs, put the great pp work aside, you have done very well to capture the mischief in her face, which in the end of the day is what every good portrait photographer wants to do, (capture the personality).
Great work. TFS

This photo is SO great.
You really workshopped it well (although I was really hoping there was someone holding the baby and kind of assumed).
The black background works really well and the quote on the shirt is the perfect touch.
Well done all around!

I feel better after looking at the WS. Of all your portraits this one is my favorite. I have got to have one of those outfits for my grand daughter. Quality, Quality. Nothing else to say.

Dan

Absolutely stunning! :) Great idea and execution! :) Charming and brave model :)
TFS,
Izabela

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  • Janice Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3204 W: 262 N: 7964] (34497)
  • [2007-08-15 17:48]

Rew, I saw this when I was at Rotorua with our girl's weekend, and Dawnie wouldn't let me on the Pam's laptop!!!
Excellent - I LOVE IT.
Well done!
Janice

Hi Rew

This is an absolutely brilliant shot. In my opinion, an award winner! I would suggest that when you get the opportunity, enter it into a competition. Every element here is perfect, and Alpha is so darn cute! Congrats on the PP work, and huge congrats on the overall image. Impressive! :-)

My friend,

Alpha is an angel and you, an artist!
TFS.
Sergio

(*) tomorrow

Hi Rew. Good shot, lots of fun and quality P.P. work. Thanks for sharing.

Regards Phil.

wow ... such a great and funny shot :o)
TFS it
ili :o)

Hey Rew, Nothing that has'nt be said before, but this is just amazing. I'm going to use this pic to threaten my kids with everytime they step out of line!lol
Fantastic thought and foresight gone into this, well done mate!

Just brilliant Rew :)

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  • AJ786 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 743 W: 57 N: 1045] (6681)
  • [2007-08-17 2:18]
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Hi my friend.

A great shot. Love the posture and the eye contct. I know its not easy..hehehe...

TFS

Cheers
AJ786
:-)

Wow Rew!!!
You have so many comments already but I must add, this is just amazing, and made me laugh too! Her expression is priceless!
Thanks for sharing this one!
Best wishes
Philippa

wow
Excelent idea! Sweet baby :)
TFS
Aga

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  • salmi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 752 W: 5 N: 428] (4755)
  • [2007-08-18 4:10]
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Hello Rew,
What an excelent idea, this is amazing, for the first time I thought that is real(hahaha)...well presentation and PP work, thanks!
My favourite!
Mihaela

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  • NecipP Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 669 W: 16 N: 404] (4722)
  • [2007-08-19 13:45]

Excellent work well captured and creative setup well composed and lit. rgds Necip.

ROFLMAO!

Rew, this is brilliant!
10pts for the idea
10pts for setting
10pts for the shot
20pts for digital processing. This looks SO real.
Everything is just great

TFS
Albatros

saludos Rew

wow que hermosura y encanto te felicito

Nat

amazing idea, good job with clone tool, thanks to the photo in WS i understand how it was possible :)
funny and well done, well composed
regards
jo

Hello Rew.

Excellent image, creatively composed.
Fantastic and original.

Saludos.

LOL!!!! Excellent way to get so free time.
Excellent sharpness and details.
And a very good humor.
TFS
Pierre

Bravo - good idea:)
tfs
Regards
mz

yes this is a top shot
everything is said earlier!

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  • erdna Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 574 W: 62 N: 749] (5437)
  • [2007-08-27 7:26]

I saw again the beautiful picture of Diana but I could not take my eyes from this photograph of Alpha. A very good idea and an excellent shot! The expression on her face says it all.

Andre'

nice pp work... funny and original composition. your so creative!

tfs!

Wow what a great idea!! I really like this one very original! The colors are great!!
Congradulation!
Genevieve

So cute ,
I must admit that I cant resist visiting this pic every time I login to treklens.

Hi Rew


Deserved points, deserved visits and deserved the picture, she should have an AWARD for her.
Beautiful visual, you now surprised me, it was not of waiting for his fine work, that something would come special.
Big congratulations!!

Sérgio

Great creative technique and PP work to create a superb picture.
Thanks for sharing and for giving me some inspiration for pictures of my own
Mark

very original a very tender baby I like
excellent work

It's high composition...
very funny...
I liked it..
TFS...

:) later

EXCELLENT REW!!!
Beautiful great idea and i know how hard is to catch attention of a child..
Really great shot,
Congrats,
Maybe one thing is that that PP work could have been little bit better where the hand is..Anyways excellent!!
Regards,
JJ

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  • vtd_k Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 261 W: 0 N: 128] (1270)
  • [2007-09-19 8:47]

Hi Rew,
Very good idea for this shot.
I have done good at photoshop.
You are right. Dont try this for real!
Very interesting photo anyway.

Tfs
Vu

Spectacular - this should be a poster available worldwide, it will sell!!!
Great idea, great t-shirt logo for the little one, and a great composition within the frame - seriously it could be iconic, like the swimming baby chasing the hooked dollar bill on the Nirvana album sleeve (IMHO of course!)
TFS,
Neil.

just exellent!!! and "Smeshno" funny in Russian
great work as the others pics in your gallery
see you soon
VAL

Hi Rew,
Wonderful shot indeed , Extraordinary PP work, it looks so real.
congragulations.
TFS
cheers
Ozgur

Ho. Quel beau cliché et tellement inhabituel. Il a pas l'air plus inquiété que ca le ptit bonhomme. Bravo
Raph

Rew-- so creative, not to mention it made me laugh and laugh. Beautiful subject! Nice PP work. all best, Jeannette

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  • zeren (683)
  • [2007-09-26 22:53]
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Oooow my God!!!So cute!!!It's the most beautiful shot (that include a baby) I've ever seen....
CONGRATULATIONS!!!

Wow, how original, I love this idea!

Hi Rew,
:) Great sense of humour, although I of course never try it for real. Great PP-work, original and funny way of creativity. I like this - one of Your several masterpieces. Congrats and tfs, regards, László

hahahaha!
very effective pp n ws and you really made me laugh brother!

cheers!

very useful note!!!!

Gotta give my daughter the highest rating possible! Great photoshop work, Rew. :)

Hi Rew,
This is so cool and an Excellent PP work:)
Been busy in school this semester but this need to be complimented for a JOB well Done.Congrats Bro!
Mel

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  • flory Silver Star Critiquer [C: 23 W: 0 N: 0] (93)
  • [2007-10-31 12:44]

hi Rew,
thanks for smiles on my face;))
nice idea and pp...hanging the baby,seems that love to stay there;)
bye,Flory

Hi Rew..this is perhaps the best photo I have ever seen...great composition, pose, light and all in all very creative.

Roger

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  • nova Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2441 W: 250 N: 873] (8693)
  • [2007-11-23 19:09]

Nothing more to say or to write.Excellent portrait,funny and attractive image.Excellent composition.Bravo!
Michel

:D, :O, :X
It's funny, it's stunning, but made me scared.
My mixed 'feeling' for this wonderful idea and great PP presentation.

This is very much admired by TL friends. No wonder why Bill (trekks) suggested me to look into this shot. I had actually asked Bill's suggestion for an idea of my newborn baby shot... But rew, this idea definitely won't work for my newborn(Dec 05, 8.10am)... I don't dare to try... :X...:D.

Cheers
Ramdan

ohh my god
what happened:))
why this lovely flower is there:)
very funny picture
smiling of baby's face is very sweety
TFS
happy new year

Merry Christmas Rew and congratulations for this great work. excellent, well done

Great composition, very funny.Made me laugh out loud. Thanks
Rob :))

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  • crazy Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Note Writer [C: 128 W: 0 N: 38] (343)
  • [2007-12-25 6:27]

Dear Rew,

:) hehe this is perfect fun photo, with excelent light and colour. I love composition...
:)) good... TFS

stay well

Hi Rew,

I love it, funny, well composed and cute baby. Well deserving of the 220 points it has so far.

Cheers
Tom

Hi,
Good idea, but bad obsession for interesting take a shot.
Hoscakal.

I´m stoned. Great Idea, beautiful taken. It´s a winner photo.
Spectacular. The best.

Nice to meet you

my regards

Teresat

This one is my favourite. I have no words to describe it. Great work.

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  • hama Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 182 W: 0 N: 74] (1454)
  • [2008-04-26 9:55]

Hi Rew,
NO WORDS> YOU ARE GREAT>

GOOD LUCK.

Sarwar

Great idea Rew and excellent composition and PPW.
Perfect.
Greetings
Raimundo

Hi Rew
Nice light and composition. Is there PS work in this photo as well?

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  • Saba Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 1474 W: 0 N: 4177] (21534)
  • [2008-08-11 6:58]

Hello Rew! Fantastic effect!...beautiful child! Congratulations for idea! Greeting! Barbara

Hello Rew,
very original and funny capture,
what a happy portrait and mimic !
Regards Caesar

Congrats Rew, very cute and interesting shot. Thands for the great workshop explaining it.
John.

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  • roald Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 64 W: 57 N: 65] (773)
  • [2009-01-05 10:03]
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hi rew

i'm glad they post this one in the featured desitnation. absolutely well composed! the PP looks faultless as well. the notes & workshop was definitely useful. i guess the rest of the positive thing about it had been mentioned already.

roald

BTW, happy new year!

This is such a great shot Rew - featured today on the TL homepage!! Great to see in the workshop how you did this. Alpha looks perfectly content to be strung up on the coat rack ... and my, how she's grown since then! Again - great imagination and creativity.
Trudy

Wow Rew, incredible shot moreover an excellent editing at that , such a good idea ,seeing the ws makes me realise how it was done and for Alpha's own safety the only way to go i think , hi hi . No wonder this has made it to the top in all categories , love it!
Congratulations on this one , a keeper for sure ! Caught this one in the 'featured destinations ' main page ,
Carol

Great idea, great implementation.
Excellent picture!
Attila

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