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a light stretch

a light stretch
Copyright ©2006, JonPaul Douglass ¤ $

for fun :)

edit : different crop per Eugene's suggestion.

Thanks! ;) jp

Photographer: JonPaul Douglass ¤ $
Folder: chuck_photography
Uploaded: 2006-Mar-21 16:36 EST
Current Rating: 8.44/9 (Weighted rating: 8.31)
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Camera: Olympus E-500
Lens: Olympus 14-45mm f3.5/5.6
Lens Adapter: None
ISO: 100
Aperture: F 4
Shutter Speed: 1/40
Focal Length: 14
Flash: No
Tripod/Monopod: No
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interesting and playful pic; wish the light were a bit brighter

dee vee HoF Win ¤ $1 at 16:51 EST on 2006-Mar-21 [Reply]

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very interesting and like the compo very much...dee vee made a good point but i think that this one could be interesting in bw...it will be for sure more graphical and whole other story but still interesting...just on the othere way...

denis grzetic HoF Win ¤1 at 17:29 EST on 2006-Mar-21 [Reply]

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Good imagination here JonPaul and even better execution....

vaggelis fragiadakis HoF Win ¤ $1 $ at 17:38 EST on 2006-Mar-21 [Reply]

:)

nice one.....and funny.....more light conditions like here for you:)))

lukas kosek ¤1 at 18:01 EST on 2006-Mar-21 [Reply]

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Deevee - I do se what you mean with the light...might work some shadow highlight action to bring out the dark areas a bit.

Denis - Hey thanx for stopping by Denis! I did try a quick b/w white...it looked good...but I liked it about the same as the color version. Might work it over more though and see. :)

Vaggelis - Yeah, this was on the walk back and I had a silly idea... would have liked a different end result, but still rather effective. Thanks!

Lukas - Hopefully I got a smile out of ya! Thanks!

cheers -JP

JonPaul Douglass ¤1 $ at 23:39 EST on 2006-Mar-21 [Reply]

Nice one

I really like this and wish there were more pictures as interesting as this one. I will try to make my own better! The light is fine for me and there is a lot to look at.

adrian tear HoF Win ¤ $ at 04:51 EST on 2006-Mar-22 [Reply]

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Perfect placement of the shadow hands. The darkness of this image is what actually makes it for me: it's the way the hands are stretching away towards the dark mystery of the trees, or something like that..... ;-)

Good shot, and proof, if you needed it, that you don't need to see a persons face to make an interesting and effective portrait.

Nice one JP!

Andy

Andy Collin HoF Win ¤ $ at 05:51 EST on 2006-Mar-22 [Reply]

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great, creative shot with beutiful light.

John Greenberg ¤ at 13:07 EST on 2006-Mar-22 [Reply]

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Fantastic light and a neat idea. Well set up by you. Like it a lot. Have you considered cropping in from the left a half to an inch or so? Keep wondering about it as I look at it. To me that side of the image looks a little heavy and not really serving an essentail aspect to the image. I think the crop may accentuate the drama in the image? Just a personal little thought in the spirit of a dhc. Like it anyway.

Eugene Donohoe HoF Win ¤1 $ at 14:25 EST on 2006-Mar-22 [Reply]

Thanks

Adrian, Andy, John and Eugene

Hey guys thanks for your feedback! I took your advice Eugene and do agree very much. I was very nsure of the quality of this one, but did like the idea. Though now with the crop I like it much more.

cheers! - JP

JonPaul Douglass ¤1 $ at 15:09 EST on 2006-Mar-22 [Reply]

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OK its a bit late but I need to say its a great shot. love the pose and lightning. don't know why but I love the shot.

michael hoefner HoF Win ¤ $1 at 06:08 EST on 2006-Mar-29 [Reply]