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Paris mime artist..

By forilion  
This is a shot I took in Paris outside the a few weeks ago. The actor was a mime artist who had a group of about 50 people watching on the stairs even though it was about -2 degrees!... very cold but very magical...

I have cropped and boosted contrast in PS. Nothing more.

The shot is a little blurred (he kept moving so much!) but I think the shot worked - what do you think?

Tags: Portraits and people

Voters: noseprints, webjam, u08mcb and 7 more


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noseprints 18 576
15 Jan 2005 8:30AM
i like it. can make out enough. lovely colours and mood. a bit messy on top. i'd crop a good third. just me maybe.
webjam 17 292 11 Netherlands
15 Jan 2005 8:32AM
Agree with noseprints, a crop from the top would only strengthen the picture. The movement complements the image, it emphasises the dramatic pose. Very well done!
Jacqueline
forilion 17 116
15 Jan 2005 8:35AM
just ried cropping the shot and it does work better with some from the top off.. thanks!
Paul.
u08mcb 18 5.8k
15 Jan 2005 10:16AM
Has a slightly unsettling quality. I like it. Reminds me of a painting.
noseprints 18 576
15 Jan 2005 10:42AM
my pleasure. came back for another look!
sugarbird 18 223 South Africa
15 Jan 2005 11:33AM
Reminds me of a painting too, very good work
lol
Jill
SteveCharles 19 2.3k 18 England
15 Jan 2005 4:47PM
Works very well, agree it's very painting-like.

Steve
MacBean 17 6 Canada
15 Jan 2005 6:31PM
I think this worked extremely well. The colours, blur, cropping, expression on face etc. all works wonderfully, for me.
A magical image.
click
Grinoug
oldham 18 198 England
29 Jan 2005 10:17AM
fantastic almosr rembrandt like well taken
starstriders 17 1.6k United Kingdom
5 Feb 2005 3:04PM
Very unusual, painting-like pic. Weird and wonderful. I'd be tempted to crop a little more off the top of the frame but I like this a lot. Well shot in difficult conditions!
andmolliethedog 16 120 11 United Kingdom
16 Nov 2005 10:58PM
Deff my type of photograph..would place this in a old gothic church picture..mmmmmmmm

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