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Another from a 40's weekend last year...

thanks for looking

Camera:Canon EOS 20D
Lens:Sigma 70-300 APO
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Officer
Username:backbeat backbeat
Uploaded:12 Feb 2009 - 9:20 PM
Tags:Black & white, Digitally manipulated, Portrait, Portraits / people
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jimmypaton
12 Feb 2009 - 9:21 PM

like this one
jimmy

wildatheart
12 Feb 2009 - 9:23 PM

Very emotive!

Sezz
Sezz e2 Member 9617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2009 - 9:27 PM

He looks deep in thought, like the background too Phil.

Sarah *

lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2009 - 9:33 PM

This is a truely excellent portrait.

bfgstew
bfgstew  8668 forum posts England105 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2009 - 9:50 PM

Have to echo Sarahs comment Phil.
Great nostalgic and emotive capture.
Stewart

MissPea
MissPea  7 United Kingdom
12 Feb 2009 - 9:53 PM

My god! I got a fright when i saw this....he is the absolute image of my Grandad.....everything about him. Uncanny.
Love the tones in this one...very good.
Julia

sdb
sdb  6110 forum posts United Kingdom
12 Feb 2009 - 10:01 PM

Lovely lighting - nice shot.

onebeautifulmoment

So good.. Excellent lighting for the mood love your background work too. very inspiring and humbling image
Wayne

Buffalo_Tom
Buffalo_Tom e2 Member 82322 forum postsBuffalo_Tom vcard Wales9 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2009 - 10:14 PM

Excellent light and toning.
Tom.

joseph
joseph  8 England
12 Feb 2009 - 10:40 PM

Brilliant!

Eviscera
Eviscera e2 Member 81105 forum postsEviscera vcard United Kingdom149 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2009 - 10:48 PM

evocations mate ,

all combine so well .

Dave

NevP
NevP  9853 forum posts Canada13 Constructive Critique Points
12 Feb 2009 - 11:08 PM

Superb, I wish I had taken this.

Tonyd3
Tonyd3  101009 forum posts United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
13 Feb 2009 - 12:10 AM

He looks like Commander Troutman in the Movie First Blood,B&W suits the image really well

TommyStr
TommyStr  8 Norway3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Feb 2009 - 5:07 AM

Wonderful work Phil, the mood is perfect

kitsch
kitsch  8439 forum posts United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
13 Feb 2009 - 7:23 AM

what a great shot and moody manipulation!
you have 'found' some fab stuff in your files lately Phil Smile
keep em coming!

Jo

stolzy
stolzy  83753 forum posts7 Constructive Critique Points
13 Feb 2009 - 7:32 AM

Superb portrait. Is the background real or added after - who cares!

LesF
LesF e2 Member 8177 forum postsLesF vcard 8 Constructive Critique Points
13 Feb 2009 - 8:22 AM

As said a super portrait and wonderful backdrop

LesF

SlowSong
SlowSong e2 Member 64566 forum postsSlowSong vcard England29 Constructive Critique Points
13 Feb 2009 - 9:01 AM

Great profile, and the sun shafts look sad this colour adding so much atmosphere.
Chris

Last Modified By SlowSong at 13 Feb 2009 - 9:02 AM
bliba
bliba  8 Austria2 Constructive Critique Points
13 Feb 2009 - 10:41 AM

excellent portrait work

backbeat
backbeat e2 Member 8134 forum postsbackbeat vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
13 Feb 2009 - 9:13 PM

thanks very much all, and thanks to the team for the HC!

phil

kitsch
kitsch  8439 forum posts United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
13 Feb 2009 - 9:33 PM

congrats on the HC Phil! Smile

Sezz
Sezz e2 Member 9617 forum postsSezz vcard England15 Constructive Critique Points
14 Feb 2009 - 12:36 AM

HC - wicked! My congrat's too Phil!

backbeat
backbeat e2 Member 8134 forum postsbackbeat vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
14 Feb 2009 - 8:05 PM

thanks jo and sarah

phil

Ian-Munro
Ian-Munro  6200 forum posts Wales15 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2009 - 1:01 PM

Brill.

Ian

User_Removed
16 Feb 2009 - 9:48 AM

you do some stunning work phil... this is one of the best. into my favs

di

Mjhearne
Mjhearne  7432 forum posts Scotland4 Constructive Critique Points
16 Feb 2009 - 2:06 PM

Cracking mono portrait!!

Matthew

alansdottir
16 Feb 2009 - 4:10 PM

The light on his face is just perfect; his expression, against that backdrop is very poignant.

backbeat
backbeat e2 Member 8134 forum postsbackbeat vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
16 Feb 2009 - 8:04 PM

thanks everyone, and special thanks for the award Ian, much appreciated

phil

lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
18 Feb 2009 - 10:31 AM

Another award for you. My picture of the week too.

backbeat
backbeat e2 Member 8134 forum postsbackbeat vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Feb 2009 - 10:15 PM

thanks very much John

phil

HowardA
HowardA  7231 forum posts
8 Mar 2009 - 11:12 PM

More excellent work Phil. The conversions and treatment that you've been doing show heaps of vision. Cheers.

Howard

DaveU
DaveU e2 Member 81339 forum postsDaveU vcard England121 Constructive Critique Points
18 Mar 2009 - 10:09 PM

Poignant, atmospheric, well lit and so very well post-processed Phil. No wonder it got an HC .... congrats.

jonathanbp
jonathanbp e2 Member 699 forum postsjonathanbp vcard Indonesia
18 Apr 2009 - 10:06 PM

First class mono - Jonathan

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