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This is my 17 year old son, Adam who passed his driving test today first time, hence the title !Smile
Mixed emotions of pride and trepidation.
Comments and critique welcomed
Colin

Studio lights - F/7.1 @1/250 sec - ISO 100

EDIT: Meant to mention that I used a Lightroom preset - Creative Cold Tone for the desaturated look.Quote this post

Camera:Canon EOS 400D
Lens:Canon 18-55mm @ 55mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:From L to P
Username:colin colin
Uploaded:7 Apr 2008 - 9:22 PM
Tags:Adam, Portraits / people, Proud, Son
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Louise44
Louise44  8 United Kingdom
7 Apr 2008 - 9:27 PM

Well done Adam and well done you Colin, this is a really good portrait and I love the crop and lighting.

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Milla
Milla  6 United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2008 - 9:34 PM

I like it very much! Bautiful work with lightning, nicely composed. Congrats on the exam Smile

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User_Removed
7 Apr 2008 - 9:43 PM

excellent portrait...lighting is superb

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colin
colin  10697 forum posts Scotland5 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2008 - 9:47 PM

Thanks for the clicks and comments so far. Meant to mention that I used a Lightroom preset - Creative Cold Tone for the desaturated look.

Last Modified By colin at 7 Apr 2008 - 9:47 PM

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curlyfilm  9134 forum posts
7 Apr 2008 - 9:53 PM

cracking shot, the eyes are very well caught...

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annefromleo
7 Apr 2008 - 10:21 PM

nice work, excellent position in frame, well thought out
Anne

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ashley
ashley  10167 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2008 - 10:42 PM

nice portrait works well in B&W

Ash

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Sahyadri
Sahyadri  661 forum posts India2 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2008 - 10:57 PM

bautidul black and white ( you got a handsome son... may he drive safe !)

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colin  10697 forum posts Scotland5 Constructive Critique Points
7 Apr 2008 - 11:53 PM

Thanks for the kind words everyone.

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keithh e2 Member 1023038 forum postskeithh vcard Wallis and Futuna33 Constructive Critique Points
8 Apr 2008 - 10:36 AM

good stuff, Colin. Has a very individual tone to it.

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NevP  9853 forum posts Canada13 Constructive Critique Points
9 Apr 2008 - 6:43 AM

My kind of shot, very nice.

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jeffa
jeffa  932 forum posts United Kingdom
10 Apr 2008 - 8:52 AM

Nice shot - Jeff

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happysnappa
10 Apr 2008 - 10:21 AM

Wow - gorgeous portrait Colin. You must be so proud of your boy! Well done Adam! Get your motor runnin....................(or ur dad's!!!)

Kate

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PatrickSmith
10 Apr 2008 - 1:51 PM

Yes, great job with this one Colin. Good luck with the new driver!

Patrick

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Steinmachine
11 Apr 2008 - 10:33 PM

Great eye contact and the lighting is superb

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iainhamiltonphotography

nice lighting and a great shot

Iain

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HelenO
HelenO  746 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Apr 2008 - 7:00 AM

Great lighting and a lovely portrait. I know what you mean about the mixed emotions when they pass their test. I have a whole new set of things to worry about now our 17 year old is driving too! J

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Bolton66
Bolton66  6 England
26 Apr 2008 - 12:38 AM

Isn't growing up scary to grown ups?
(Fantastic portrait!)

S.

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colin
colin  10697 forum posts Scotland5 Constructive Critique Points
26 Apr 2008 - 1:02 AM

It sure is, Stuart. But then again, you can't wrap them in cotton wool. You just hope the foundations you've given them are robust enough.
Thanks everyone for the comments and clicks. Another RC - blush!
Colin

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