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I took this at the War & Peace event last year - and I'm hoping to go again this week. Thanks for looking and for any comments. I love the new radial filter in LR5 which I've used here.
Special thanks to Jenn for her UA for Running Boy.
Ann

Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Lens:EF70-200mm f/4L USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:22 Jul 2012 - 12:26 PM
Focal Length:150mm
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/25sec
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture priority
Metering Mode:Pattern
Flash:Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:Far away thoughts
Username:AnnChown AnnChown
Uploaded:17 Jul 2013 - 11:44 AM
Tags:Portraits / people, Soldier, War & peace
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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
17 Jul 2013 - 11:50 AM

Excellent portrait Ann !!

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morpheus1955
17 Jul 2013 - 11:53 AM

Outstanding portrait Ann, excellent composition and light, beautifully captured and presented

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17 Jul 2013 - 11:53 AM

Great detail Ann, love the eyesGrin
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17 Jul 2013 - 11:54 AM

Wonderful character study Ann.

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dmhuynh72
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17 Jul 2013 - 11:54 AM

excellent portrait
regards
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17 Jul 2013 - 11:57 AM

Fine portrait Ann, like your composition,
Fred.

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17 Jul 2013 - 11:59 AM

Captivity.....perhaps Ann, good portrait.
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17 Jul 2013 - 12:30 PM

Excellent portrait, very expressive face.
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17 Jul 2013 - 12:32 PM

brilliant detail ann fantastic comp and colour a stunning portrait top top shot Wink
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17 Jul 2013 - 1:08 PM

Very good portrait Ann.......Sandy

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17 Jul 2013 - 1:22 PM

Excellent portrait, beautifully processed too.
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17 Jul 2013 - 2:03 PM


Quote: Excellent portrait, very expressive face.
Effrossini

I agree...

Dave

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17 Jul 2013 - 2:15 PM

Nicely processed, great portrait, Ann.

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17 Jul 2013 - 2:16 PM

Excellent Portrait!!

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17 Jul 2013 - 2:18 PM

First class portrait. Smile


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17 Jul 2013 - 2:32 PM

Top class character study.

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17 Jul 2013 - 2:40 PM

An excellent portrait, Ann. Carol

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17 Jul 2013 - 3:17 PM

A great portrait Ann, well capturedSmile


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17 Jul 2013 - 3:28 PM

A characterful portrait, Ann. I've just watched a YouTube vid of the filter... pretty nifty.

Dave

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17 Jul 2013 - 3:35 PM

Lovely detail and good expression on his face.

What does the radial filter do Ann?
Smile

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17 Jul 2013 - 3:57 PM

[quote
What does the radial filter do Ann?
Smile
[/quote]
You can draw a circle or oval around any part of the image (in this case his head) and apply a range of processes either within the circle or without it. See the video here on how it works. Love it!

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17 Jul 2013 - 4:05 PM

Love the light Ann. Fantastic characterful portrait.

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17 Jul 2013 - 4:28 PM

Brilliant portrait image Ann
love the processing
Lillian

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17 Jul 2013 - 4:39 PM

Wonderful facial detail Ann - he does tend to blend in with the bg colours though.
Been doing what that radial filter does for years with the oval marquee tool in CaptureNX and PS CS3.Smile
Brian.

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17 Jul 2013 - 4:53 PM

A superb image - such detail!

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17 Jul 2013 - 5:26 PM

An excellent candid portrait Ann...well captured

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17 Jul 2013 - 5:48 PM

He really looks the part and your portrait is excellent: I meant to click earlier but got distracted before doing so and appending my comment.
These participants really go the extra mile to enhance the authenticity and they make super subjects.
Ronnie.

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17 Jul 2013 - 5:53 PM

Stunning portraiture, the look in the eyes is simply superb...

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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17 Jul 2013 - 6:36 PM

Thanks Ann. Smile
Interesting video. I don't use LIghtroom but having seen the video it does appear to have some great tools.

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17 Jul 2013 - 7:01 PM

A first class portrait Ann.

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17 Jul 2013 - 7:04 PM

Excellent portrait, Ann.
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17 Jul 2013 - 7:15 PM

Great title for this great portrait Ann, well done.

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17 Jul 2013 - 7:39 PM

Great portrait Ann, very nicely done indeed.

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17 Jul 2013 - 10:28 PM

An excellent character portrait.

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18 Jul 2013 - 1:05 AM

Too lifelike for comfort - what an authentic looking character with the sad look and the stubble and scars.
Very emotive image Ann.
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19 Jul 2013 - 12:03 AM

Great character study.
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20 Jul 2013 - 12:05 PM

Lovely detail and light on his face, Ann. And I really like how his eyes look in this Smile

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