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Camera:Canon EOS 400D
Lens:Canon 18-55mm
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Purity
Username:kay_pink kay_pink
Uploaded:27 Jun 2008 - 1:36 AM
Tags:Black & white, Emotion, Monochrome, Portrait, Portraits / people, Sadness
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moop
moop  6 United Kingdom
27 Jun 2008 - 1:47 AM

a lovely shot indeed. sharp yet beautifully soft. excellent lighting and tones. sometimes simplicity is exactly what is needed.
great photo.
Moop?

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samsalt1
samsalt1  734 forum posts4 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2008 - 1:50 AM

Hi Kay , welcome to epz and thanks for your comment .

This is a lovely first upload, very nicely exposed, is it a self portrait ?

One little observation though is the triangular shape bottom left is a distraction and might be better cloned out in photoshop or a crop up to lose it.

Sam

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Gaz_H
Gaz_H  8150 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2008 - 2:01 AM

Very emotional shot Kay. Nicely done in monotone too.

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banehawi
banehawi Critique Team 10868 forum postsbanehawi vcard Canada2867 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2008 - 2:10 AM

I like the pose and expression, - and B&W suits the shot.

W

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Moon_Chaser
27 Jun 2008 - 4:16 AM

Fantastic shot carrying innocent expressions Smile

Rgds/Sidd

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Paddy
Paddy  11254 forum posts England8 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2008 - 6:03 AM

she has a beautiful look, you've captured this well ...

I find the light coming from the right a little harsh burning out on her back, face & causing shadow & slight burnout on her leg, this I find distracting it pulls your eye away from her soft dreamy look ...

still a beautiful work, welcome & hope to see more of your work SmilePaddy

Last Modified By Paddy at 27 Jun 2008 - 6:04 AM

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BERTRAM
BERTRAM  6 United Kingdom
27 Jun 2008 - 6:47 AM

what a pose you have done brilliantly with this image.
dave

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sandyd
sandyd  7 Scotland
27 Jun 2008 - 5:52 PM

Welcome Kay lovely shot keep em comeing

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Nick_w
Nick_w e2 Member 73878 forum postsNick_w vcard England99 Constructive Critique Points
27 Jun 2008 - 5:58 PM

Well suited to mono

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alliec
alliec  83 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2008 - 1:10 AM

Very nice indeed Smile Welcome to EPZ.

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ColinT-B
ColinT-B  838 forum posts England3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2008 - 10:45 AM

I have to echo the above comments, stunning image and well presented. Welcome to EPZ and we look forward to your next uploads.
Colin

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Ingleman
Ingleman  74 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2008 - 6:13 PM

This is a very beautiful portrait, nice tones and lighting. My observation is that I feel the knee/leg is too strong an element in the overall frame and the more I look at it, the more I feel it detracts from the main subject. I also think the blemishes on the arm could be removed by spot healing or cloning. I think it is great effort though and look forward to more...cheers Andy I

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benedict
benedict  1026 forum posts
28 Jun 2008 - 6:21 PM

Beautiful shot, am looking forward to seeing more of your work.
Welcome to epz.

Thanks for your comment,
-Benedict

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glyndwr
glyndwr  766 forum posts Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
28 Jun 2008 - 6:52 PM

Brilliant tones, contrast and crop.
Chuffed to be your your first RC.
Welcome to epz.

Robert

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hawkeye2000ad
28 Jun 2008 - 7:46 PM

a beautiful composition, nice lighting.

Rick

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TyChee
TyChee e2 Member 9187 forum postsTyChee vcard United States1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2008 - 3:49 AM

Beautiful shot.
Ty

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DaveU
DaveU e2 Member 81339 forum postsDaveU vcard England121 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2008 - 4:43 PM

Direct stare, lovely face and a pleasing composition on the diagonal. Your knee is much too big in the frame though .... lol, nothing personal but it's just a big white triangle that does detract from the shot IMO. An excellent first upload though .... you should have seen my first. Too late though I deleted it Wink

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Boagman65
Boagman65  7 Scotland1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jun 2008 - 10:06 PM

Welcome to EPZ Kay great image to start with a little burning in on the lighter areas would strengthen the shot but it's a beauty.

Andy.

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gossyboy
gossyboy  6460 forum posts United Kingdom
30 Aug 2008 - 6:37 PM

Excellent portrait.............

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liparig
liparig  10233 forum posts United States
2 Sep 2008 - 7:42 PM

this is a lovely soft portrait well done
joe

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steve_r
steve_r e2 Member 7steve_r vcard England
27 Sep 2008 - 3:28 PM

GOOD SHOT. Beautiful portrait, stunning Image.
Regards Steve.

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raadalshawi
11 Oct 2008 - 9:51 PM

Great photo..beautiful face

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Michael_Lister
28 Nov 2008 - 12:37 AM

beautiful self portrait

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