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Copyright: Lopa Talukdar (lopa) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1077 W: 239 N: 849] (8975)
Genre: People
Medium: Black & White
Date Taken: 2007-01-07
Categories: Portrait
Exposure: f/5.0, 1/250 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Harpya´s Theme ( favorite ), 200 points or more!!!, Century Club (more than 100 points), reflections of life, Tropicana Award 2, portraits, Marylou's Favorites [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2007-06-06 10:24
Viewed: 7960
Favorites: 18 [view]
Points: 214
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!!!!!!!!Lopa wonderful portrait!Bravo!
A.

beautiful portrait here lopa :)
love the tones in this b/w
very moody and gritty...well done

added to theme

Tropicana Award

koh

Great portrait and very beautiful. Congratulations.

quelle visage expressif... superbe traitement de l'image.
Marie

Tones are very impressive! I enjoy what you did! That sepia let details so sharp! And it's strongly expressive! I like that!

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  • Shogun Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 788 W: 52 N: 418] (10434)
  • [2007-06-06 11:47]

very nice portrait Lopa. nice treatment and the lines are well seen. Nice! Tfs

Oggie

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  • milas Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2841 W: 398 N: 3076] (34114)
  • [2007-06-06 12:00]

beautiful portrait here lopa :)
love the tones in this b/w
very moody and gritty...well done
selamlar

Hi Lopa,
Wonderful portrait and lovely sepia tones.Well done.TFS.
Greetings.
H.Ayhan

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  • kojak Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 161 W: 0 N: 72] (666)
  • [2007-06-06 13:20]

What a powerfull portrait! Excellent work!
TFS,
Geert ;)

Oh yes Lopa!!!!
What a wonderful image. Great composition... a wonderful portrait!
This does soooo wel in B/W!
Great expression in the face and great details...

A good one!
Cheers,
Anneke

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  • lion Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 549 W: 64 N: 24] (5600)
  • [2007-06-06 13:51]

fantastic shot Lopa!
Great, great portrait with perfect use of color. Well done

Hi Lopa, splendid portrait with great expression, how many stories in this face! very well done, ciao Silvio

Great portrait! I love the tones and expression. Fantastic color and crop
well done,
Shelby

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  • andrei Gold Star Critiquer [C: 254 W: 1 N: 226] (1664)
  • [2007-06-06 14:22]

Lovely! Good contrast.
TFS
Andrei

Hi Lopa,
What an amazing portrait.Nice sepia tones with great details.Excellent work.TFS.
Warm regards.

hAyAti

merhaba dear lopa
wonderful black white,portrait picture.
well done.
best regards.
gürkan akçakır.

Hello Lopa!
Very nice portrait and great effect!
Beautiful tones, lovely clarity and good perspective!
Excellent done!
Lili

Hi Lopa.
WOW,what a great portrait,excellent details ,copmosition and well presented.
Regards
TFS

* Piotr *

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  • kbeall Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 513 W: 108 N: 902] (3598)
  • [2007-06-06 20:56]

Hello Lopa,
A portrait that speaks . . .
wonderful texture and color treatment as well.
All the best,
Karen

Strong and powerfull portrait. Reminds me on Sabayaschi photo The Face on Trek Earth.
Good work.

Regards Darko

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  • moody Gold Star Critiquer [C: 115 W: 1 N: 1] (51)
  • [2007-06-07 6:47]

Hi Lopa. Very nice image and great quality PP work on that. Excellent expressions and lots of details. Cheers, Moody

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  • oanna Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Silver Note Writer [C: 132 W: 14 N: 44] (941)
  • [2007-06-07 8:27]

hi lopa,i like the dreamy touch you added to the portrait,good horizontal format.it looks more like a painting and you have a model with a sharp look.

well done,oana:)

Great face, Lopa, nice expression, good ellection BG sepia, congratullations.

rintile

PL

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  • Silke Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2572 W: 237 N: 6132] (24044)
  • [2007-06-07 8:48]

WOW!
perfect comp! everything perfect!
TFS
silke

Hi Lopa, great portrait! I lik it! Well done!
Regards,Chris!

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  • jan515 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2792 W: 58 N: 4702] (20934)
  • [2007-06-07 9:13]

Hello Lopa,
Very good light and clarity. A magnificent portrait with many good details. Good caused beautiful greetings.
Janusz

Hi Lopa :o)
Just one word : WONDERFUL !!! You are an artist in portrait, so great ! Thanks for sharing :o)
Regards
Marylou

Hi Lopa,
A very strong portrait.the tonality is just excellent. Terrific view.
Regards.
Partha

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  • salmi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 752 W: 5 N: 428] (4755)
  • [2007-06-07 12:08]

Hello Lopa,
Great portrait, excelent face expression, great in sepia tones.
Well done, congrats!
Mihaela

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  • cycle Gold Star Critiquer [C: 190 W: 0 N: 3] (1873)
  • [2007-06-07 12:22]

Perfect portrait capture.
Amazing
Bravo

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  • Fisher Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1089 W: 331 N: 902] (5752)
  • [2007-06-07 12:37]

Hi Lopa,

Strong contrasts, well defined, well done on the capture.
Cheers

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  • SkyF Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1666 W: 136 N: 1263] (6138)
  • [2007-06-07 12:46]

Hi Lopa,
superp portrait, the rich tonal range looks axcelent and brings out the textur very well.
Great work in capturing the expression and emotions.
TFS..Sky

Hi Lopa,
this is truly work of art!
I've always treasured human body in this artistic way... but this portrait impresses me so much! From all points of view it's great! No need to say here about colors, light, details, framing... or others... I will just say BEAUTIFUL! and thank you for sharing it with us.

Have a lovely WE!
Ioana

Excellent shot. The expression on the man's face is wonderful.
Best wishes,
Achim

Hello Lopa,

EXCELLENT portrait. Very intense look and expression. Sharp, and well done with light. TFS

Vandana

follows

Great shot here! lots of detail Lopa! he looks like a tribal chief! Very nice in sepia! You did a great job here!
B-)
Linda

Hello Lopa,

Excllent portrait, well composed and great details and clarity, well done with great quility

TFS Kyle

very nice portrait. sharpness is very good.

Congrats

Olivier

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  • inaam Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1816 W: 39 N: 465] (4859)
  • [2007-06-08 20:26]

Such a powerful composition has been posted. The image has a dynamic feelings, perspective is multidimensional. Excellent composition Lopa, well done.

Thanks for sharing this image.

Hi Lopa,

Wow!! Very impressive portrait. Nice details and tones. TFS.

Kiran.

Great dramatic portrait Lopa...superb.

Regards Mark :)

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  • jawa Gold Star Critiquer [C: 1273 W: 0 N: 1] (12005)
  • [2007-06-09 3:55]

Hi Lopa
In one word beautiful.
Gr Jos
P**

Hello Lopa,

Great portrait and very expressive. Nicely composed, great mono tones and very detailed.
TFS,
Vassilis

Artistry of world !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
TFS
Regards
mz

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  • moli Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1398 W: 269 N: 2111] (13209)
  • [2007-06-09 18:21]

Hello Lopa.
This is amazing portrait and looks wonderful. Big job. My compliments.
Janek KLoss

Hi Lopa : I like the use of sepia tones here,well chosen.The expression on the face is very interesting because it the viewer is not certain what it is;that is what keeps me looking at this picture.....well done ..........thanks ....Roman

Very impressive portrait, superb sepia tones, excellent framing and details.

TFS,

Andreea

This is one fantastic portrait. Wonderful details and clarity. Perfect tones and great PP work!!!

Thanks for sharing Lopa,
Leanne

Hello Lopa,
Excellent portrait, I love the effect you have achieved here, did you use a special filter? Very crisp details and textures, I like the focus on the intensity in his eyes. Thanks for sharing,
Fran

Hi Lopa;great details a portrait,as if silver,good shot....
Sedrik.
:-]

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  • tracer Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 748 W: 45 N: 1650] (8284)
  • [2007-06-11 10:37]

i guess the picture says it all Lopa.
the expression as well as the PP treatment is perfect. It deserves the praise.

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  • Beger Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3311 W: 1066 N: 5188] (23042)
  • [2007-06-12 0:54]

Hi Lopa,
Fabulous portrait! The light and tones underlines perfectly the features of this old man. Fine details and beautiful textures in the turban. Very good PP work! Bravo! Annie

Bonjour,
On lit la dureté de la vie dans ce portrait très réussi.
Bonne journée.
clnaef

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  • EOSF1 Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1977 W: 301 N: 3060] (26902)
  • [2007-06-13 23:10]

Very strong portrait, very well done. Congratulations Lopa ! Thanks.

Mario

Hi Lopa, what a great portrait you show us.
Very dramatic!
Good off-center composition.
It seems like you use the clarifying tool in Paintshop Pro, which I like very much.
I like the monochromatic tones.

Take care, Yan :)
ps: many thx of your critic on "Mother" :)

hi lopa, thanks for your comments, i love the sepia effect here, this is a wonderful portrait with great expression and fantastik lines and textures, brilliant work!
thanks again,
scott

Anjhello Scoring System:
DOF - 3 POV - 3 CREATIVITY - 3 COMPOSITION - 3
LIGHTING - 3 SHARPNESS - 3 COLORS - 3

Average: 3.00

Range:
1 point: Average < 1.99
2 points: Average > 2.00

Scoring System:
1 Good 2 Better 3 Best

tfs!

hi Lopa!!
This is really fantastic portrait..
Great details and colours..
Beautiful man...
thanks..
m..

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  • pozaru Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3627 W: 881 N: 2607] (21386)
  • [2007-06-15 6:47]

wow, really impressive !
Many congrats !!!


v

Hello Lopa, really nice portrait, great work, congratulations.
Kristian

oH MY GOD!!!!
The kind of picture who give me hopes to make a great photo like it...one day.....
Simply...fantasic!!!!!
Bravo
Claude

the best :)))

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  • dbp Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 644 W: 9 N: 92] (4132)
  • [2007-06-17 13:46]

hi Lopa
amazing
very interesting
strong pic
David

Hi Lopa

That is not picture, for me it is a wonderful painting. His work here confuses me with the reality and the unreal.
Wonderful shot, the forms of his face, expression is too big.
Tones are very impressive!
Amazed with such beauty.
Congratulations

Sérgio
:)

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  • Bianca Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 101 W: 59 N: 285] (1250)
  • [2007-06-18 11:26]

Hi Lopa,

Amazing! Great colours! What a handsome, strong and powerful face! Just stunning! Excellent! What else can I say? :-) Bianca.

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  • sufi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 580 W: 7 N: 106] (1336)
  • [2007-06-19 7:26]

Merhaba Lopa, my friend...
It's a perfect and very affective portrait photograph, indeed... The light, the meaning and the details on the man's face are incredible... Your B&W choice is great... Perfect point of view and DOF too...
TFS...
Stay well..
Salim.

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  • Tomek Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1264 W: 44 N: 3160] (18766)
  • [2007-06-19 23:49]

Hello Lopa:)
I'm speechless - this portrait says it all. Stunning, perfect image.
TFS
Tom

No mere words can describe this portrait Lopa, its very beautiful to say the least. His face is so full of emotions! Thanks for sharing.
Allan

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  • AMKA Gold Star Critiquer [C: 85 W: 0 N: 0] (0)
  • [2007-06-21 7:19]

Hi Lopa :0
Hoohooohoooo....hat off from me....
Excellent touch from a pro photographer like you.
Perfect shot!.....well done my friend...
:-D
AMKA

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  • juanjo Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 435 W: 53 N: 58] (3371)
  • [2007-06-21 17:20]

hello Lopa

you have donne a magnificient portrait
it is a very stunning picture with a strong visual atraction

really wonderful

jjo

Hello Lopa,
One of the most powerful portraits I have seen. The choice of B/W here and your control of lighting places the emphasis on the hard life that this man may have led. A portrait that many have questions when viewed...
Beautiful Work...
Steve

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  • Jens Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 555 W: 53 N: 1139] (4663)
  • [2007-06-23 8:24]

Hi Lopa
Great shot, all my best compliments, well done, bravo, what can I say more, I love it.
Jens.

SPLENDID!
I can easily understand why so many people just stop by this image whiwh can't let insensible. It's a eautiful portrait!
Too bad there is no comment at all albeit the picture is talking by itself...
BRAVO!
V.

Hello Lopa ,
Fantastic use of available light, beautiful tones and sharpness. Good composition and a great pose and connection from your model.
tfs

Petar

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  • salil Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 573 W: 17 N: 295] (2116)
  • [2007-06-26 0:05]

This one is really good, Lopa. The ruggedness of age, the wrinkles turned into symbols of experience and power, nostalgia in the eyes.
Salilda

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  • Danert Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 453 W: 53 N: 924] (4587)
  • [2007-06-26 23:12]

Hello Lopa,
This is a great portrait . The vertical picture and the sepia tone was a very good idea .
Well done .
Daniel

I'm speechless. This is an awesome portrait - stiriking, sad and skillfully shot. Congrats.
Fusun

Stunning shot, really first class.
Rick

wonderfull portrait.. perfect.. dramatic and live.. b&w gives more atmosfere of drama.. i like it so much...
TFS
Marco

hello
excellent portrait and good PP work, the framing is great, excellent contrast, very well ;)
regards
jo

Amazing picture!!! You can see the pain in his face. This picture says more that a million words!!!
Very sharp and the b & w is a very good choice.
Well done
David

Ohhhhh, this is so good! His face is filled with expression, maybe hurt, hard work!

Hi Lopa,
Lovely result...perfact shot.
hey can you pls teach me how to get this kind of effect.
Amit

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  • TAY Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 65 W: 11 N: 5] (267)
  • [2007-07-03 7:54]

Lopa, it is a wonderful portrait. Very expressive face, the B&W color leaning to the sepia is very interresting choice it gives more strengh to the shot.

excellent portrait with good detail and composition. very well done. thanks for sharing.
muhammad

Stunning image

Peter

I am pretty sure I won't add anything new with my comment but his gaze is very impacting.

Hello Lopa. Portrait photography at its very best, simply wonderful. Thanks for sharing.

Regards Phil.

Stunning Image Just Stunning !

after 178 points ???
CONGRATULATION for YOU my friend...

Regards
Haldian.

i think my comment is just one word: Beautiful !!

Hi Lopa,

very impressive! I like these incredible details! B/W works well.

Compliments!

Gio

Fantastic Portrait!
Very well done,
Greetings
Raimundo

Hi lopa

Greetings from Brunei, what a fantastic picture, good sharpness, composition at its best, cropping was just perfect, an excellent POV, nice pp work too, 100 out of 100

Congrats

TFS

Cheers

Namaste

Wow
A real sort of Sandokan!

excellent
Rob

JUST BEAUTIFUL ............. !

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  • lgfoto Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 210 W: 66 N: 252] (2190)
  • [2007-12-16 13:05]

Very strong and technically excellent portrait Lopa.Marvellous work! TFS

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  • gnada Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 2538 W: 70 N: 4788] (22221)
  • [2007-12-19 13:52]

Hi Lopa...
Fantastic portrait - shot, well composed with a perfect exposure and light. Nice colors and balance...
Well done,
George

Great work !!!
Well done. Best regards, Daniel

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  • lavan Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 710 W: 2 N: 153] (4208)
  • [2008-01-04 1:02]

nice portrait
good composition and a sharp picture

Hi Lopa,
How could I missed this superb portrait? So sharp, such excellent contrast. The pose; stunning! Well everythink is already written, I watch in awe....
Hans

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  • twin Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 350 W: 105 N: 198] (7374)
  • [2008-02-03 4:07]

it is a wonderful portrait ...
love it

Hi Lopa,
WOW !!! very spectacular photo of this old man.
Great precision and details.
It looks like almost a painting.
Fabulous job.
Regards,
Stephane.

lopa
greatttttt shot.nice composition

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  • Marko Silver Note Writer [C: 4 W: 0 N: 10] (112)
  • [2008-06-01 11:36]

Hi Lopa,
I love the detail, tones and the way you have cropped the face - I think this is bold and really adds to the overall effect. Well done you.
Regards Marko.

Hello Lopa,

Brilliant one. Congratulations.

Regards,
Siddhartha

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  • AndroK Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor [C: 2110 W: 41 N: 0] (15189)
  • [2010-10-13 4:19]

Hi Lopa...
Great portrait with so great expression...
Regards...
Andrija

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