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rnixon 17 180
23 Feb 2005 4:31AM
An inspired piece of work.

Richard
covey 16 1.7k Ireland
23 Feb 2005 4:37AM
Very effective and great border.

T.
leedsgh 17 496 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2005 4:39AM
Like this alot. Got loads to look at! Brilliant viewpoint too.

Great idea... will try something similar one day! ;^) fnyar fnyar!!

Gav
xanda Plus
17 244 2 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2005 4:48AM
Works well. I think the blue is very effective and the bars (as opposed to a full border) suits the subject. Red tends to get (over?) used probably because it's the colour the human eye is most sensitive to. Blue's good. CLICK.
Pete 20 18.8k 97 England
23 Feb 2005 4:52AM
EC for the idea...you could do with being a bit neater on your colouring though!
23 Feb 2005 5:34AM
Great composition. click. Alejandro.
iansamuel 17 271 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2005 5:42AM
Nice effect. Not sure of why though, why that colour, why that guy, why do it at all. Well, who says you need a reason.
Mixpix 17 1.1k England
23 Feb 2005 5:49AM
Clever, I wouldn't have thought of matching the border to the guys jacket. click
Mick
rletham 17 890 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2005 5:51AM
A good effective use of selective colouring. This effect is so quick to learn that many people try it but use it so badly. The main reason to employ selective colouring is to bring emphasis to a part or parts of a photo. There is no confusing who the point of focus is in this picture. Simple and effective. Congratulations on your first EC.
23 Feb 2005 5:55AM
IMHO this would be improved by cropping somewhere between the hard-hat, which I think is distracting, and the white striped jacket.
Cheers
Adam
23 Feb 2005 5:58AM
Looks great
suleesia 17 176 Malaysia
23 Feb 2005 6:10AM
Brilliant & creative work, congrats!
funkeldink 17 1.6k 1 Australia
23 Feb 2005 6:28AM
this is gonna sound wierd from me .... i think the border is just a little too big ..... but .... this is brilliant and agree its worthy of an E.C .... nice one
noseprints 17 576
23 Feb 2005 6:37AM
slightly different use of sc. love the end result.
claret 17 49 England
23 Feb 2005 6:42AM
Clever work. Well done.
Click Iain
23 Feb 2005 6:42AM
Personally I think the border is too heavy, as Fred says, I also think your selective colouring could have been done better and that the crop could be more effective possibly taking off a bit on the right. K.
starstriders 17 1.6k United Kingdom
23 Feb 2005 6:47AM
I quite like this, I wasn't sure at first but you've done a good job. Original. I agree about the re-crop tho, the focal person is a bit central.
leedsgh 17 496 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2005 7:10AM
I dont understand why people are saying the selective colouring could have been done better... how?! He's coloured in the blue bit and nothing else and hasn't gone over the lines?!
imjam 17 2 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2005 9:01AM
Thanks for all the feedback everyone. The borders I doubled in size just before uploading so I agree with the comments. I also think the focal person is a bit central but this was the only section of real colour that stuck out. I also selected this person as everyone else was watching the football and this bloke was just talking to his mate. The original shot was very bland so I just tried to add a focal point, my main concern was that the grey and light blue wouldn't give a good contrast.
Thanks again
Jamie
sugarbird 17 223 South Africa
23 Feb 2005 9:37AM
I think its great, different and unusual, really excellent work
regards
Jill
gwynann 17 72 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2005 12:46PM
Excellent work, well done, click
GWYN
synaesthesia 17 389 England
23 Feb 2005 2:03PM
Could be an IBM advert off the telly.
covey 16 1.7k Ireland
23 Feb 2005 4:51PM
Congrats on the EC and on beating the OBC!.

T.
steve neil 17 597 Australia
23 Feb 2005 9:22PM
I like it too - it works! Well done Smile
23 Feb 2005 11:51PM
This was a great image to start with. I like the way you framed the two blokes chatting and so to pick one of them to highlight was a good idea. Like the angle, and the blue...but isn't that the Man City strip colour?!
Nets
bentspace 17 31
24 Feb 2005 1:18AM
Classic shot. Well doneSmile
nancyo 16 78
26 Feb 2005 2:58AM
cool idea love the frame

click nancy
frogsrcool 17 9 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2005 12:03PM
clever idea, well executed
27 Feb 2005 10:40AM
Some people really make a mess of B&W with a spot of colour. But you have done it really well. Def' worth an EC award.
Click
Sam
silvina 17 9
27 Feb 2005 6:15PM
Now a RC too.
Click N 30,
Silvi
ali graham 17 102 Scotland
23 Mar 2005 2:09AM
Really eye catching, looks like it could be an album cover.
Well excecuted.

ali
Pete 20 18.8k 97 England
8 Oct 2005 8:42AM
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mhaseman 14 608 1
23 Aug 2007 6:58PM
This is a great image. Reminds me of some of the IBM advertising in the States over the last year or so. Nice job.
Cheers, Martin
Ricky37 13 12
9 Oct 2007 6:54AM
i like that reminds me of the ibm advert !! very good indeed well done

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