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took this last year as part of a club night with our old camera club, just had another play with this one i was going to throw away, what do you think?

Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:No Smoking Please
Username:madmatt madmatt
Uploaded:1 Jun 2012 - 12:47 PM
Tags:Black & white, Flash / lighting, General, Portraits / people
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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 5barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jun 2012 - 12:54 PM

intense image
love all about it
pity he was wearing braces ... but just a thought why not just black out that tny bit of checkered shirt on the right side of the screen.works with my finger

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pentaxpete
1 Jun 2012 - 12:54 PM

Excellent B&W but just a bit 'static' in the posing.

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madmatt
madmatt  3 Wales
1 Jun 2012 - 12:55 PM

Nice spot barbra, i might upload it again tomorrow with some smoke added and that cropped slightly.

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HowieR
HowieR  3 United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jun 2012 - 1:14 PM

Great detail - nice treatment
Howie

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NaturesHaven
NaturesHaven e2 Member 2246 forum postsNaturesHaven vcard England5 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jun 2012 - 1:15 PM

Terrific........such feeling........very nice tones...WinkWink

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vickyf
vickyf e2 Member 8vickyf vcard United Kingdom8 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jun 2012 - 1:25 PM

I just wish my potential throw away shots were half as good as this!

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114435 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jun 2012 - 1:29 PM

Excellent portrait image..

Ade

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Growmore
Growmore e2 Member 5Growmore vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jun 2012 - 1:32 PM

Keep it please it's a fantastic work.
Gary

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susanbarton
susanbarton e2 Member 6susanbarton vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jun 2012 - 1:34 PM

Great shot I can smell the dead tobacco!

Susan

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eyestrange
1 Jun 2012 - 1:45 PM

Excellant

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Lockhart
Lockhart  8 United States
1 Jun 2012 - 2:10 PM

Superb portrait. Excellent details. First class.

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saeidNL
saeidNL  4 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jun 2012 - 2:53 PM

Excellent and great work,
Well done,
Saeid

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jdinne
jdinne e2 Member 10jdinne vcard England
1 Jun 2012 - 3:36 PM

Think its a good job you saved it. Wonderful portrait........

Rgds

John

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digital_boi
1 Jun 2012 - 3:37 PM

full of character and fine detail well suited to mono love it

GrahamGrinGrinGrin

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lostnspace2011

Worth keeping this one Matt. It is a good portrait.

Mark

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Richsr
Richsr e2 Member 790 forum postsRichsr vcard England205 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jun 2012 - 3:50 PM

good portrait work here Matt
regards Richard

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Deep_Bhatia
1 Jun 2012 - 4:39 PM

Outstanding portrait with full of details and right expression. My UA for this. Deep

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madmatt
madmatt  3 Wales
1 Jun 2012 - 4:45 PM

thank you very much deep! that means a great deal! and thanks for all the kind comments everyone, made up to see this doing well.

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AEVANS10
AEVANS10  7 England1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Jun 2012 - 10:20 PM

Love all aspects of this striking shot. Guest Editor Award. Nice one.

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madmatt
madmatt  3 Wales
1 Jun 2012 - 10:46 PM

After missing out on my first last week I'm truly delighted to have Won a guest editors award. Thank you so much!

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Nic_WA
Nic_WA  9179 forum posts Australia2 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jun 2012 - 12:58 AM

I wouldn't be throwing it away!!

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LesF
LesF  7175 forum posts8 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jun 2012 - 6:59 AM

Superb, congrats on the EC and the other badges


LesF

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Chant57
Chant57 e2 Member 8365 forum postsChant57 vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jun 2012 - 8:13 AM

Popped back to add my congrats on the EC and GEA. Thoroughly deserved accolades for a superb portrait.
Chant

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Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 72322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jun 2012 - 8:25 AM

Well done Matt.....great tones in this.
Congrats on the awards.
Tom.

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Tynnwrlluniau
Tynnwrlluniau e2 Member 426 forum postsTynnwrlluniau vcard Wales32 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jun 2012 - 4:16 PM

Truly outstanding mono portrait. Congratulations to you Matt!
Alun

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cassiecat
cassiecat  539 forum posts England46 Constructive Critique Points
2 Jun 2012 - 4:21 PM

screams quality. congrats on the EC.lesley

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Jekaro
Jekaro e2 Member 4Jekaro vcard United Kingdom
3 Jun 2012 - 10:14 AM

Just a superb portrait, Matt, congratulations on the EC
Roy

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Outlander
Outlander  472 forum posts
3 Jun 2012 - 11:31 AM

Corker Matt, one of the best i`ve seen.congrats on the award.

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nikonhammer
3 Jun 2012 - 8:50 PM

I actually stopped what I was doing as this caught my eyes instantly at only the thumbnail. glad I looked in on this awesome portrait

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