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Brand:NIKON CORPORATION
Camera:Nikon D80 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:28-300mm f/3.5-5.6 G VR
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:25 Dec 2012 - 4:01 PM
Focal Length:56mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/4.6
Aperture:f/4.8
Shutter Speed:1/30sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:No Flash
White Balance:Auto
Title:First the hand .....
Username:barbarahirst barbarahirst
Uploaded:28 Dec 2012 - 7:49 AM
Tags:General, Photo journalism.Statue. Street photography
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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8141 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 8:07 AM

A very beautiful bronze, Barbs, lot of feeling in the expression, and I like the background, well captured. Carol

Last Modified By CarolG at 28 Dec 2012 - 8:08 AM

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 8:14 AM

brilliant detail barbara wonderful textures and tones love the bg too a cracker nice one Wink
andy

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8481 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1077 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 8:36 AM

Very nicely done. I remember being fixated by the curves and reflections here, I didn't pay enough attention to the detail. Must go back.
Moira

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England210 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 8:38 AM

Like the details and tones in the figure Barbara.
Regards Richard

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
28 Dec 2012 - 8:47 AM

What a great bronze this is Barbara !! The artist sure knows his/ her craft well !!

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aniamoore
aniamoore  2 United Kingdom
28 Dec 2012 - 9:04 AM

Lower! Lower!!TongueTongueTongueTongueTongue
AniaWink

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom99 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 9:04 AM

You have captured the metallic sheen of the bronze beautifully. Makes me want to visit Clarence Dock again.

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 9:19 AM

You have caught the texture very well

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RajaSidambaram
28 Dec 2012 - 9:27 AM

A statue with life. Well captured, Barbara. - Raja.

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
28 Dec 2012 - 9:38 AM

I think this is an outstanding sculpture could be worth trying it in mono Barbara, like the idea of the brickwork behind it, love it regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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chrissie3
chrissie3  6 England
28 Dec 2012 - 9:42 AM

I agree with Leon - the background sets it off beautifully. Lovely image!

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43500 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom105 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 10:56 AM

A wonderfully sculptured piece, wonderfully captured Barbara.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41077 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 11:01 AM

A very good background and excellent fine detail, Barbara.

Dave

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 11:07 AM

Love "the Hand" and this shows us quite what a wonderful sculptor must have been responsible. Beautifully captured with superb details.

Ann

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digital_boi
28 Dec 2012 - 11:11 AM

the background sets it off nicely Barbara good detail in the bronze love the well
Brylcreemed look to the hair you could fry a pan of chips in that....how are nuts sales?

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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marktc
marktc e2 Member 448 forum postsmarktc vcard United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 11:29 AM

The bronze stands out superbly against that brick background, marvellous Barbara.

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2209 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 11:31 AM

As been said above the background sets it off nicely,
Agreat textured imageSmile
NettaSmile

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hasslebladuk
hasslebladuk e2 Member 5hasslebladuk vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 1:03 PM

The detail is truly amazing
mike

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 1:22 PM

A very expressive sculpture. And very well captured Barbara......Sandy

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Billyray
Billyray  670 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 2:55 PM

Excellent shot Barbara. I do admire the artists ability to create something so lifelike.
Ray

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 3:05 PM

Excellnt close up of this bronze. Such creaive skill has got to be appreciated and admired.
Joan.

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 6nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 6:30 PM

Great shot of the sculpture, nice bronze tones and lovely blur of the background. Excellent work!

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom74 Constructive Critique Points
28 Dec 2012 - 7:57 PM

Wonderfully crafted bronze beautifully captured.
The head looks like a young President Kennedy.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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pdcche
pdcche  4 United Kingdom
28 Dec 2012 - 11:01 PM

Great close with lovely textures and detail Babs, Peter..

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ChiliMan
ChiliMan e2 Member 8135 forum postsChiliMan vcard Singapore17 Constructive Critique Points
29 Dec 2012 - 9:08 AM

He looks so deep in thought and troubled. So very very well shot, Barbara.

Andrew

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CaroleS
CaroleS e2 Member 436 forum postsCaroleS vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
29 Dec 2012 - 9:54 AM

Well captured Barbara!
Carole

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NobbytheNobster
29 Dec 2012 - 12:46 PM

Excellent capture Barbara Smile
Regards
, Ricky

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