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Hard times

By peakimage      
Hard times at the fishermen's hut's at South Gare Redcar, taken from a series of images documenting the life and times of the local fishermen

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22 Oct 2012 12:14AM
Excellent portrait.


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capto Plus
6 5.2k 8 United Kingdom
22 Oct 2012 10:33AM
I love these 'real life' portraits. You have captured an expression that suggests he is making a strongly felt opinion.
I would love to hear your reasons for using an iso 100 giving an out of focus foreground. There could be a useful tip for the rest of us.

peakimage 5 1 United Kingdom
22 Oct 2012 10:49AM
Hi Ivor

Thanks for your comments Grin When taking a portrait like this I like to use a shallow DOF to draw the viewer to the emotion and character of my subject, what is in the forground of the image is not as important as the eyes and face of the sitter.

cats_123 Plus
14 4.8k 28 Northern Ireland
22 Oct 2012 3:22PM
excellent, gritty shot...feels a little `shadowy' in places but that doesn't detract from the subject matter Smile
6 Nov 2012 5:08PM
Fabulous portrait. I quite like the contrast in this image.

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