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deviant 13 3.1k 1 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2004 3:44PM
Superb. Contrast and light are just spot on. Have to agree with you about the eyes also. He looks very alert and thoughtful.

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DavidA 13 136 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2004 3:53PM
brilliant portrait, superb lighting.
annaliese 13 421 1 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2004 4:01PM
excellent! wonderful lighting!

annaliese Smile
teddy 13 12 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2004 4:05PM
Excellent portrait, Good B/W. Ted
stevem 13 238 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2004 4:15PM
Quality work.
discreetphoton 13 3.5k 20 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2004 5:45PM
Thanks Pete! You've just made my night!
discreetphoton 13 3.5k 20 United Kingdom
20 Dec 2004 6:17PM
And thanks also to everyone else who's commented. I've dropped in on your portfolios. Good stuff. Can't comment on all the ones I like, so I've picked recent favorites. Otherwise I won't find anymore time to upload!
nanpantanman 13 24 1 England
20 Dec 2004 11:44PM
Excellent. Click.

rowdy 49 13 5 England
20 Dec 2004 11:50PM
Very nice photograph,superb lighting.

claret 13 49 England
21 Dec 2004 12:07AM
Wonderful shot. Works very well in B&W.
Big click, Iain
shane 13 7 United Kingdom
21 Dec 2004 1:00AM
Very excellent. I love the lighting, everything actually

MikeCh 13 1
21 Dec 2004 8:07AM
Love it ...Great negative space.
Wondefull light.

21 Dec 2004 11:18AM
Superb capture and great tones.
pjc 13 397 United Kingdom
21 Dec 2004 12:00PM
Lovely composition, lovel the way the lighting complements the B&W.
lyne 13 15
21 Dec 2004 1:15PM
Wonderful capture.lovely lighting.lyne
discreetphoton 13 3.5k 20 United Kingdom
22 Dec 2004 3:57AM
Thanks everybody. Glad you all liked it.

22 Dec 2004 4:56AM
Oh this is just superb, a fine portrait. K.
kaybee 13 5.5k 25 Scotland
22 Dec 2004 7:31AM
This is a great one of the Old Man - when did you take it and has he seen it?

PS Congrats on the Editors Choice
discreetphoton 13 3.5k 20 United Kingdom
22 Dec 2004 7:11PM
Thanks Dad, although I have to humbly admit that it's not quite an editor's choice, but at least it's a step in the right direction, as I have yet to score a reader's choice. I'd like to think my upload times have something to do with that, but who can say Smile

I took this the last time I was home. You were with me at the time. And no, I don't think he's seen it yet.

Mychael 12 United States
13 Jan 2005 7:10PM
Very nice pic. One wonders what he is thinking.
discreetphoton 13 3.5k 20 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2005 7:49AM
Cheers Mike!
PaulG 12 63 New Zealand
30 Jan 2005 3:06AM
Great lighting and a very good image.

Paul *click*
lostpatrol 13 19
7 Feb 2005 7:31PM
Superb portrait love the lighting and powerful compo.
artyshock 12 9
1 Mar 2005 5:47AM
I love this.
bassan 14 9
9 Mar 2005 11:40AM
This is one superb portrait, you should be proud of it.
michiels 13 6
22 Mar 2005 9:54AM
Excellent portrait man! You said you took this one in a pub, how did you manage to get this silve on black effect??
discreetphoton 13 3.5k 20 United Kingdom
27 Mar 2005 6:32PM
Thanks everyone. I'm so proud of this one, as it's so personal to me. Michiels, I spent a bit of time with this in photoshop to try and bring out the details. I must confess, I never knew it would look like this when I started, mostly I just tinker around and see what happens. Some images work better than others. I'm glad you liked this one.
2 Apr 2005 9:21AM
SUberb portrait David..
KBan 12 501 4 United Kingdom
3 Sep 2005 12:56PM
click!!!!! I hate 29s, well done!!!
xenija 14 4 Montenegro
9 Mar 2006 11:38AM
What a terrific shot this is!!
Coleslaw 12 13.4k 28 Wales
11 Dec 2009 1:11PM
Can't believe I missed this one! Superb!

Oh, just noticed the time it was uploaded....I wasn't here....LOL
discreetphoton 13 3.5k 20 United Kingdom
12 Dec 2009 5:16PM
Can't criticise you for that really, can I? Smile Cheers Cole.
porty2003 14 97 Scotland
12 Dec 2009 9:02PM
Great portrait shot,bags of character
strawman 13 22.1k 16 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2009 10:20PM
Cracking portrait, it is so animated and well lit.
discreetphoton 13 3.5k 20 United Kingdom
13 Dec 2009 10:35PM
Cheers John (both of you). Thanks very much for the user award Smile
nsutcliffe 11 90 United Kingdom
14 Dec 2009 7:14PM
An shot that will inspire all of us in the Compact Camera Group.
cabinfever 10 21 Scotland
31 Dec 2009 10:31PM
One of my all time favourite portraits. It just makes me smile to see it.
It's a beautiful capture with very sensitive post processing.
discreetphoton 13 3.5k 20 United Kingdom
3 Jan 2010 12:24PM
Thank you both very much.

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