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"Can You Fix What's Broken, Dear?"

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Copyright: Linda Unger (shelbeesmom) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 4128 W: 1096 N: 12722] (58278)
Genre: People
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2012-10-06
Categories: Event, HPP [Heavily Post-Processed], Portrait
Camera: Canon 50D, Canon 24-105 mm F4 L IS USM, Hoya PL-CIR 77mm
Exposure: f/7.1, 1/50 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Theme(s): Friday Theme 2012/10/12 "Broken" [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2012-10-11 16:01
Viewed: 1646
Points: 23
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
No, I did not use a flash for this. There is a window behind me. The Bride's dress had a problem and the her mother and grandmother were trying to help. Shelby is in the BG shooting the other direction. I love this photo!
Processed in Lightroom with a special recipe.

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To parasbhalla: YES!shelbeesmom 1 10-12 07:53
To eosnut: Thanks Pete!!shelbeesmom 1 10-11 20:27
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It is a lovely moment caught Linda, granny's expression is delight.

Problem for me, is the dark frame right in front of the bride's face.

I've done a WS.


Awesome capture of this beautiful moment in life! I'm sure this is one photo that you cherish all your life and I can't blame you. Very well done, tfs.

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  • RSK Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1089 W: 589 N: 1943] (14753)
  • [2012-10-11 20:06]

Hi Linda,a good image for this weeks theme,you have certainly captured the mood,& I love grandmothers facial exspression,it says it all.



Love the light and coming from the window and thereby bringing certain glow on bride's face, Linda B-)
Perfect sharpness and well clarity with amazing contrasts in the scene.
The picture suits very well to the Friday's theme, and it is indeed well thought posting too.
I agree with Pete over the issue of frame.

Thanks for sharing!

Kind regards,

PS: Is that your daughter who is taking picture...I guess, yes?

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  • suzley Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1833 W: 317 N: 3045] (23928)
  • [2012-10-12 0:25]

Hi Linda.

I like the way you have added a wedding scenefrom last week to the theme today, no doubt a brides nightmare as she gets ready with last minute thoughts and hitches. I like this scene with many people added, it gives much interest.

I agree the picture on wall to be cloned out, its one of those things that when you are told about it, you cant help but see it all the time.

I like the mix of 2 blues and 1 white as colours in the foreground....the light is forcing itsway through adding as a special moment. tfs

stv ;o))

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  • yanm Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 818 W: 84 N: 1189] (10601)
  • [2012-10-12 2:02]

the answer is no..... i can not fix cus the one that broken is the heart... ooops...not in the wedding i guess :D

Hello Linda

I love the girl in the back with the camera. A very interesting candid image for the theme. I like the slight use of the vignette.


olá linda
I lke the scene itself. A day of joy but with a lot of stress...people seem to handle well with the situation. i like the way you handlee with light... I would like to be able.
great to see shelby it is like a very good bonus
um abraço

Hi Linda,

this is a great addition to the "broken" theme. The lighting is fantastic and the expression on the bride's as well as the grandmother's face are just priceless. Great moment!! The fact that your photographer friend is in the background makes it "real" for me. I bet when the bride looks at these pictures later, she'll always smile! :)


It's a priceless moment you captured here, Linda, and your postprocessing in Lightroom (a typical LR-touch, by the way) really fits the atmosphere. It looks funny and vintage, like good souvenirs should do.
Unlike Pete (eosnut), I do like the inclusion of the framed photo/painting. It "closes" your composition, adds to the vintage mood and the two persons represented on it echo the lined-up women on the foreground. So, as far as I'm concerned, no need to remove it from the original! ;o).
TFS & kind regards,

It is very nice, always, to have close members of your family to be able to help you when you need it, as in this case. I hope the mother and grandmother could help. Beautiful theme, composition and colors. TFS


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  • inaam Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1816 W: 39 N: 465] (4859)
  • [2012-10-13 5:07]

Dear Linda,

The luminosity is amazing this valued image. Beautifully drawn snapshot. And I liked inclusion of another lady with camera. I hope she has included you while taking picture haha. Thanks for sharing lovely moments and good contribution to the theme.

Kind Regards,

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