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One from the Natural History Museum. I waited until a man walked behind this exhibit of a prehistoric skull.
V2 in colour.

Thank you for passing by.
Chris Smile

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Lens:EF-S15-85mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Focal Length:31mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.4
Aperture:f/8.0
Shutter Speed:1/8sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Past Passed
Username:SlowSong SlowSong
Uploaded:29 Oct 2012 - 7:25 AM
Tags:Black & white, General, Interior, London, Museum, Portraits / people
Votes:37
Variant - TestsVariant - Tests

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AnnChown
AnnChown e2 Member 4183 forum postsAnnChown vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 7:28 AM

Oh! So well thought out Chris. Perfect for Halloween!
Ann

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64372 forum postsSlowSong vcard England28 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 7:31 AM

Oh darn it! Forgot about Halloween. I should have saved it. Grin

Last Modified By SlowSong at 29 Oct 2012 - 7:31 AM
CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 7128 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece16 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 7:35 AM

Black and white version for me, Chris, looks more ghoulish Smile Carol

LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 7:43 AM

I prefer the colour version.

Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
29 Oct 2012 - 7:54 AM

B&W for me Chris, like it nice tones well done! you could manipulate it in colour for Halloween!, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

fentiger
fentiger e2 Member 13915 forum postsfentiger vcard England22 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 7:54 AM

The mono version works best for me. Great observation.

Albert

pascalg
pascalg e2 Member 737 forum postspascalg vcard France
29 Oct 2012 - 8:24 AM

quite like colour here...

franken
franken e2 Member 113104 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 8:29 AM

Excellent work and the mono version for me.

Ken

CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 434 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 8:30 AM

I like to colour tones, although mono makes it more creepy!
Carole

mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 7408 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1001 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 9:05 AM

Excellent, and this has to be b&w. V2 is more about the tones and textures, V1 is about looking straight into the empty eyes.
But waiting for a living person to add his faint ghost to the image - that's the photographer's eye.
Moira

woolybill1
woolybill1 e2 Member 7woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 9:19 AM

As the old song says, Not lorst but gorn before . . .
Has to be the b&w for me, I find it both subtler and more direct. I might just have added a teeny touch of sepia, but that's just me.
Well thought-out and rather powerful.
Regards
Bill

cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104015 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 9:36 AM

nicely timed...mono for me - my what a big jaw...must be big enough for a cow pie!! WinkGrinGrin

Lillian
Lillian e2 Member 5Lillian vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 10:38 AM

definitely mono Chris
that really is a shot and a half!
Lillian

NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 2246 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 11:12 AM

There's a ghost in the house...........GrinGrinGrinGrin

Hop-A-Long
29 Oct 2012 - 11:39 AM

The mono version for me, I like the incorporation of the man behind. Good shot.

Andy

taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 2:25 PM

clever you-- a very fine image of this old skull. man is added interest!

TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 3:32 PM

It's amazing how these survive for so long. Good use of depth of field, Chris, which makes it really stand out from the background. Has to be the mono version for me Wink
Trev Smile

Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114500 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 6:19 PM

I bet he was an ugly beggar when he was alive....Wink

Ade

pamelajean
pamelajean Critique Team 8756 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1590 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 7:32 PM

A skull and a ghostly figure, you've brought Halloween to us early. Excellent dof and detail here.

bricurtis
bricurtis e2 Member 91899 forum postsbricurtis vcard England48 Constructive Critique Points
29 Oct 2012 - 8:24 PM

I like V2.GrinGrinGrin - grumpy!! The skull projects from the screen better in colour.

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