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FEEL LIKE HAVEN...

By clicknimagine
@50, f/5.6, 1/60 shutter, iso 400, natural light mixed with a flash triggered by a radio trigger from the background at 1/64 power,


any kinds of comments and critiques are very much welcome...

Tags: Portrait Flash Feel Smoke Smoker Natural light Haven Landscape and travel Portraits and people Flash and lighting Night and low light

Voters: ChrisStyles, jeni, Imagephotographics and 151 more

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Comments


jeni Plus
8 7 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2010 1:21PM
love it!

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Wonderful - great work !

Chris
9 Aug 2010 1:23PM
Great image.
Very well done.
Ricky.
A stunning capture! Great work.

MIKEY.
9 Aug 2010 1:29PM
Lots of mood here, great image
Mavis
9 Aug 2010 1:42PM
I think this is absolutely tremendous.
Cheers
Alan
9 Aug 2010 1:54PM
Wow, excellent work.
angi
9 Aug 2010 1:56PM
This has to be a contender for Photo of the week, this is portraiture at its most outstanding.

Subject - very photogenic
Lighting - perfect,
The smoke - award winning!

A superb effort. Portraiture doesn't get much better than this!

Andrew.
9 Aug 2010 1:59PM
Thanks to Jeni/Chris/Ricky/Mikey/Mavis/Alan/Angi/Andrew, special thanks to Andrew for the UA, it is really an Honor to me, very much appreciated friends...
CarolG Plus
10 199 19 Greece
9 Aug 2010 2:05PM
Another super image, outstanding work. Carol
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
9 Aug 2010 2:30PM
Truly Awesome!..........Sandy
phil99 Plus
10 45 6 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2010 2:31PM
A super class image . Great work ....Phil
9 Aug 2010 2:33PM
Thanks to Carol/Sandy/Phil, thanks to all of you friends...
DeSilver Plus
9 13 11 England
9 Aug 2010 2:40PM
I love portraiture and this is a cracking portrait. Very, very nice indeed. Smile


David.
9 Aug 2010 2:49PM
Fantastic shot beautiful detail.Looks like a 'Condor' moment.

Des
9 Aug 2010 3:03PM
Superb.
maggie
9 Aug 2010 3:41PM
Good use of lighting. Well done.
superb , pleasure to be # 30
gareth
9 Aug 2010 4:24PM
congrats on your UA, beautifully done portrait.

regards
Yung
9 Aug 2010 4:37PM
Thanks to David/Des/Maggie/Diniz/Gareth/Yung, thanks friends...
SlowSong Plus
8 6.6k 29 England
9 Aug 2010 6:05PM
Exceptionally good work. I could look at this all day.
Chris
9 Aug 2010 7:47PM
Thanks Chris, specially for the UA, it is an Honor to me, very much appreciated, thanks to all of you too friends...
DT01 Plus
7 69
10 Aug 2010 7:03AM
excellent!
10 Aug 2010 10:00AM
Bloody excellent !
10 Aug 2010 11:03AM
Thanks to Tommons/Richard, special thanks to Richard for the UA, it is really an Honor to me, thanks to all of you friends...
ChazB Plus
11 64 3 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2010 4:36PM
I don't usually look at portraits but this is absolutely stunning. The lighting is really superb with the smoke and the pose is excellent. Extremely well taken, loads of character and atmosphere. I'm pleased to give it a GEA Smile
Charlotte
10 Aug 2010 4:39PM
WOW! Thanks Charlotte for the GEA, it is really an Honor as well as a big surprise to me, very much appreciated...
kitsch Plus
11 439 4 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2010 5:10PM
superb! such a great feeling /atmosphere about this

Jo
10 Aug 2010 5:16PM
Thanks Jo...
10 Aug 2010 7:00PM

Quote:I don't usually look at portraits but this is absolutely stunning. The lighting is really superb with the smoke and the pose is excellent. Extremely well taken, loads of character and atmosphere. I'm pleased to give it a GEA Smile
Charlotte



5 Awards so far, very well deserved and hopefully many more to come. You really should put this into a few competitions, I feel a few richly deserved prizes coming your way, this has clicked with quite a few people!

Andrew.
10 Aug 2010 7:49PM
Thanks Andrew again for your encouraging words, i will obviously do it if i get any opportunity to put it on a certain theme in any competition, today one of my images has become a finalist in an international competition called "Generation United", and i have got a mail from them today, but the result has still not been declared and hopefully according to them in this month the result will be published...
10 Aug 2010 11:30PM

Quote:today one of my images has become a finalist in an international competition called "Generation United", and i have got a mail from them today, but the result has still not been declared and hopefully according to them in this month the result will be published...


It doesn't come as a surprise at all that you are enjoying international sucess with your standard and images like this one. The very best of luck, I'm sure you'll do well, just enter everything and anything you can and you'll strike gold one day (if you haven't done so already that is!)

Andrew
11 Aug 2010 7:10AM
Thanks Andrew, i will try my best...
Best ive seen today, simply magical
11 Aug 2010 9:54AM
Thanks Graham...
11 Aug 2010 12:00PM
Excellent - the three UA and GEA awards say it all - nice one
11 Aug 2010 12:05PM
Thanks Ray...
11 Aug 2010 12:36PM

Quote:Quote:I don't usually look at portraits but this is absolutely stunning. The lighting is really superb with the smoke and the pose is excellent. Extremely well taken, loads of character and atmosphere. I'm pleased to give it a GEA
Charlotte5 Awards so far, very well deserved and hopefully many more to come. You really should put this into a few competitions, I feel a few richly deserved prizes coming your way, this has clicked with quite a few people!

Andrew.



i may not be lucky enough to get even an HC, and usually even the standard of HC has become so high that this image can not even reach there...
11 Aug 2010 2:25PM
Great tones and wonderful lighting.
11 Aug 2010 4:23PM
Thanks Andrew...
superb image, great work!
Paulo
Excellent work - meta data appreciated also.
13 Aug 2010 11:45AM
Thanks Paulo/Rob...
franfoto Plus
9 2 32 England
13 Aug 2010 4:15PM
Top class work.
Fran
14 Aug 2010 6:20AM
Thanks Fran...
14 Aug 2010 7:03AM
Andrew, Here is the link , i have got second prize...
14 Aug 2010 11:08AM
Beautiful image, full of feeling.
Caroline
14 Aug 2010 11:12AM
Thanks Caroline...
16 Aug 2010 11:41AM
WHAT A SUPERB IMAGE......Jack
16 Aug 2010 11:53AM
Thanks Jack...
imagio Plus
10 12 1 England
16 Aug 2010 2:45PM
Superb capture and love the mood you have created, definitely worth an award..

Bernie
16 Aug 2010 2:51PM
Just a simply stunning image, Rahul.
Roy
16 Aug 2010 3:14PM
Superb

Craig
16 Aug 2010 6:21PM
One word - awesome!! Portrait of the week??
Dave.
User_Removed 8 26 2 United States
16 Aug 2010 6:24PM
Stunning shot! Fantastic!
Christina
16 Aug 2010 6:38PM
The awards say it all
16 Aug 2010 6:48PM
Thanks Bernie/Roy/Craig/Dave/Christina/John, special thanks to Bernie for the UA, it is an Honor to me, very much appreciated, thanks a lot to all of you friends...
Paree Plus
11 616 3
16 Aug 2010 9:55PM
excellent image
congratulations on the awards
well deserved

paree
17 Aug 2010 5:55AM
Thanks Paree...
Richsr Plus
9 91 223 England
17 Aug 2010 11:02AM
Do like the light and smoke in this, well setup and captured.
Congrats on the GEA and user awards too.
Regards Richard
17 Aug 2010 11:09AM
Thanks Richard...
17 Aug 2010 12:31PM
Thanks friends, special thanks to Noe for the UA, it is an Honor to get it, very much appreciated friends...
paulcr Plus
12 1.5k 9 Ireland
17 Aug 2010 7:34PM
I prefer the light in this to the last one. Paul
18 Aug 2010 11:26AM
Thanks Paul...
18 Aug 2010 12:15PM
Superb image
Doc
18 Aug 2010 12:16PM
Thanks Doc...
pmorgan Plus
10 217 13 England
18 Aug 2010 12:28PM
Very special indeed!

Rgds
Paul
18 Aug 2010 12:29PM
Thanks Paul...
oll1e Plus
9 57 2 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2010 6:12PM
Wow what a wonderful image ,so pleased this has been recognised by folk on here as a class image .Well done on the awards and for posting such a great pictureSmile
18 Aug 2010 6:14PM
Thanks Andy...
18 Aug 2010 8:45PM
Amazing capture, very well done.
Shaun
19 Aug 2010 5:42AM
Thanks Shaun...
Very very good.

Carsten
19 Aug 2010 10:59AM
Thanks Carsten...
19 Aug 2010 8:52PM
Fantastic image.Well done.
danbrann Plus
12 636 17
19 Aug 2010 10:37PM
Yes a special one. Superb.
20 Aug 2010 5:29AM
Thanks Roly/Dan...
Wonderful! Brilliant image
20 Aug 2010 11:00AM
Thanks Anna...
A Booth Plus
14 11 4 United Kingdom
20 Aug 2010 4:37PM
wonderful work, colours composition atmospheric content first class.
20 Aug 2010 7:04PM
Thanks Alan...
helenlinda Plus
9 344 22 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2010 11:17AM
Well you have certainly made your mark with this one!!!!
Congratulations on its many awards
Helen
21 Aug 2010 11:18AM
Thanks Helen...
21 Aug 2010 11:36AM
A really super shot, great work.
Peter
21 Aug 2010 11:37AM
Thanks Peter...
Techno Plus
8 1.9k 8 England
21 Aug 2010 3:46PM
Class personified!
Mal
21 Aug 2010 6:08PM
Fantastic wonderful lighting and what a fabulous subject!

Susan
21 Aug 2010 6:25PM
Thanks Mal/Susan, thanks a lot to all of you friends...
22 Aug 2010 7:37PM
Excellent work Rahul, congrats on the well deserved awards,
Geoff.
22 Aug 2010 7:38PM
Thanks Geoff...
23 Aug 2010 10:06PM
Really good picture and excellent use of off camera flash. John
24 Aug 2010 3:12AM
Thanks John...
25 Aug 2010 3:10PM
a wonderful evocative image, superb detail and contrast with a masterful use of lighting... I'm not jealous... honest Smile

so cigarettes do have some uses after all lol
25 Aug 2010 3:49PM
Thanks Robb...
25 Aug 2010 5:15PM
superb portrait!
25 Aug 2010 5:19PM
Thanks Les...
User_Removed 10 10 United Kingdom
25 Aug 2010 9:57PM
cracking shot love it

kwai
jrh Plus
12 2 United Kingdom
25 Aug 2010 11:38PM
My kind of photo
26 Aug 2010 4:20AM
Thanks Kwai/James...
Fabulous image, excellent low light and subject, well done.

Christine
29 Aug 2010 2:42AM
Thanks Christine, thanks for the UA, it is an Honor to me, very much appreciated...
11 Sep 2010 9:14AM
Excellent portrait, this!!
11 Sep 2010 9:18AM
Thanks Dennis...
29 Sep 2010 11:05AM
You have done very well here recently there was an international exhibition here in Sri Lanka and I have no doubt that this image would have received an award if you had entered it Well Done
29 Sep 2010 12:40PM
Thanks Thushari...
28 Oct 2010 9:09PM
Technically superb but, above and beyond that, a masterful example of great portraiture.
29 Oct 2010 7:14PM
Thanks Robb...

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