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By GarethRobinson  
A re-edit of an old favourite pic of my youngest son before he set of to school for a world war 2 theme day.

It was shot in my backyard and used a softbox for the light, and asked him to act as if he lost his mother during a bombing raid in ww2.

Im thinking of putting this up for display at my camera clubs exhibition in Jan next year.
Something different from the norm.
Any feed back on this much appreciated, and a better title to suit would be great, if you can think of something.
Cheers Gareth

Tags: Portraits War Kids Sad Alone Black and white Digitally manipulated Anguish Grief Acting Portraits and people

Voters: Sezz, BillyGoatGruff, Buffalo_Tom and 28 more

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Sezz Plus
13 617 15 England
19 Nov 2008 12:42PM
This is very well done and very emotive!

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BillyGoatGruff Plus
10 191 199 England
19 Nov 2008 12:45PM
Superbly done.
Buffalo_Tom Plus
11 2.3k 9 Wales
19 Nov 2008 12:48PM
Pure perfection.You should win all the comps with this one Gareth.
konu Plus
9 31 United Kingdom
19 Nov 2008 1:05PM
great shot
19 Nov 2008 2:12PM
wow very moveing shot excellent capture
19 Nov 2008 2:16PM

Superbly done.

Can't agree more. Wonderful capture!
lauraHB Plus
12 121 Ireland
19 Nov 2008 2:33PM
I just love this, its wonderful and deserves alot more attention.
19 Nov 2008 2:48PM
I like the composition, the colours...but it's the subject's face expression that seems not feels like he wants to pretend crying...hmm...but I like the picture!
19 Nov 2008 3:40PM
He looks like he's had a clip around the ear, but it's different from the norm kid shot. I Iike it! A lot!
19 Nov 2008 3:52PM
Absolutely brilliant!
19 Nov 2008 5:02PM
Brilliant processing!
fatherpie Plus
9 18 12 England
19 Nov 2008 5:04PM
Brilliant work. Great composition and processing - and what a great little actor!
AlanBW Plus
11 20 England
19 Nov 2008 5:04PM
Outstanding image, superb in all respects
cassiecat Plus
9 39 46 England
19 Nov 2008 5:31PM
This is fabulous, dave's stole my lines, as i stupidly forgot to vote earlier. Pleased to give you my award this week.Lesley
Paree Plus
12 616 3
19 Nov 2008 7:04PM
19 Nov 2008 8:13PM
A great photograph.

Warm wishes, Iain.
great shot, Brian
19 Nov 2008 11:26PM
Toffee aka Tom wow what a comment.
Much appreciated.
kitsch Plus
12 439 4 United Kingdom
20 Nov 2008 11:28PM
give the lad an oscar! lol
this is great, love the processing Smile
21 Nov 2008 4:09PM
Outstanding capture.
Excellent details,great mono.
Well done.
irone Plus
12 4
23 Dec 2008 6:30AM
great shot.yup excellent details.

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