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For Stephen Sutton, who saw more than what was staring him in the face - RIP

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We have lost not only a brave person today, but also one who saw more than his illness, and has encouraged so many by his positive attitude and efforts to help others.
It was so good to read that Stephen Sutton passed away peacefully in his sleep in the early hours of this morning, Wednesday 14th May.


Many thanks for your clicks and comments on Cleaning Windows and especially to Colleen for her much appreciated User Award SmileSmile


In response to Nathan wondering how yesterday's photo would look in B/W, I have uploaded today's image as a mono
Thanks for looking SmileSmile
Helen

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 450D
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:10 May 2014 - 4:34 PM
Focal Length:55mm
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/60sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:800
Exposure Mode:Action (High speed)
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:Auto
Title:For Stephen Sutton, who saw more than what was staring him in the face - RIP
Username:helenlinda helenlinda
Uploaded:14 May 2014 - 7:54 PM
Tags:Black & white, Patterns, Specialist / abstract, Windows
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ColleenA
ColleenA e2 Member 2201 forum postsColleenA vcard Australia3 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2014 - 8:09 PM

Stephen Sutton was an inspiration to many of us. He was brave through to the end. His charity efforts will go a long way to improve the lives of others with Cancer.
Your image works in mono but I still think the beautiful colours made the image special.

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accipiter
accipiter e2 Member 5accipiter vcard England57 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2014 - 8:13 PM

the patterns are still good but I prefer the color version. A

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dark_lord
dark_lord Critique Team 101491 forum postsdark_lord vcard England140 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2014 - 8:14 PM

I do like mono images, but in this case I do prefer the colour.

If the background were even more out of focus the suds would stand out very prominently and this work better. With the suds all in the same plane, you would be fine if you had been able to shoot at f/2.8 and still have them sharp and the background very diffuse. Either that or get back from the window and use a longer lens.

Well done for taking on board Nathan's suggestion.

Keith

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Mollycat
Mollycat e2 Member 1Mollycat vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
14 May 2014 - 9:29 PM

A lovely tribute to a brave young man Helen. As for your image, I still prefer the colour version.
Peter.

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Source
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14 May 2014 - 11:04 PM

Brilliant
- source

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2014 - 12:01 AM

Missed yesterdays upload Helen,
so had a quick look.
Good shot.
But I do prefer the colour though !!
Mick.

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Daisymaye
Daisymaye e2 Member 6Daisymaye vcard Canada9 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2014 - 2:17 AM

I'll comment first and then go check back on yesterdays. I see a little boys face on this with his tongue out pressed against the window. You know how kids do, well some anyway. And another person behind him. Interesting for sure. I like it. Now I'll go check yesterdays.

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8141 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2014 - 6:10 AM


Quote: Stephen Sutton was an inspiration to many of us. He was brave through to the end. His charity efforts will go a long way to improve the lives of others with Cancer.
Your image works in mono but I still think the beautiful colours made the image special.

I agree with Colleen, we have lost a very brave young man. Carol

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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2014 - 7:30 AM

The colour version is the one I prefer in mono it has a completely different feel.

Albert

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LynneJoyce
LynneJoyce e2 Member 6LynneJoyce vcard United Kingdom98 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2014 - 9:39 AM

This works well asa sombre tribute to a lost life.

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 4Irishkate vcard United Kingdom74 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2014 - 10:13 AM

Lovely tribute Helen.
The mono puts more emphasis on the suds
and works really well in mono.
Kate GrinGrinGrin

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2014 - 12:47 PM

A special soul. May he rest in peace and be an inspiration to us all.

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TrevBatWCC
TrevBatWCC e2 Member 6TrevBatWCC vcard England8 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2014 - 3:40 PM

Yes, a sad loss, but a fine tribute, Helen. Looks good in mono, but has to be the colour version for me too Wink
Trev Smile

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 5nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
15 May 2014 - 4:47 PM

Even better in mono, Helen.

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