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proz 13 205 United States
20 Jun 2008 6:17PM
very fine image, there is a warmth in the color shot that is really appealing. 2 great versions though.

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20 Jun 2008 6:17PM
Love it, v1 is my favourite but only just!
I love the wall/effect also
NikkiW 11 33 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2008 6:18PM
superbly done.....I like both versions
User_Removed 13 16 1 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2008 6:18PM
love the mono jo

Les_G 10 148 4 Scotland
20 Jun 2008 6:33PM
I marginally prefer the colour version, super shot.
20 Jun 2008 6:53PM
Both versions are superb. Difficult to choose between but I think the BW has the edge and shortlisted.
webjam 13 292 11 Netherlands
20 Jun 2008 7:04PM
I could not choose between the two versions....
20 Jun 2008 7:04PM
V2 he looks like he is trapped in cell. The Count of Monte Cristo comes to mind

Brilliant image and very photogenic
POOCHIE 11 21 6 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2008 7:13PM
Superb Jo .

20 Jun 2008 7:24PM
Excellent shot. Like v1 best, but like the intense colour of his eyes in v2. Tracey
The_Collector 11 4 1 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2008 7:26PM
what a corker Jo, love the light in this shot, superb processing got to be V1 for me, v2 has some strange "blooming" that detracts from the shot. Noiiiiiiiiccce.
digipix76 10 577 England
20 Jun 2008 7:38PM
Going for both...great work.

backbeat Plus
11 134 1 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2008 7:42PM
V1 almost has a religious feel to it

top class jo

jeanie Plus
13 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2008 7:49PM
V1 for me Smile Packs more punch.
rontear Plus
14 8 8 England
20 Jun 2008 7:53PM
Excellent mono portrait, full of drama Jo. Ron.
stix 12 924 87 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2008 7:56PM
great shot.
wamp 11 276 8 England
20 Jun 2008 7:58PM
The colour one has, but only by a whisker as the colour is nice and subtle Smile

MarkT 12 119 2 England
20 Jun 2008 8:10PM
V1 for me - superb work.

kaybee 13 5.4k 25 Scotland
20 Jun 2008 9:20PM
What a cracker - even his freckles match the wall
kitsch Plus
11 439 4 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2008 9:38PM
thanks very much all for comments votes etc Smile
Possum 11 148 England
20 Jun 2008 10:24PM
Love the mono. Great use of space.
User_Removed 11 19 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2008 10:30PM
excellant both versions
fauxtography 12 6.6k 36
20 Jun 2008 10:58PM
ooooh i like this! V1 has a great vibe to it, the lack of colour suits the pose and the expression, almost haunting in a way.
BrokenAir 9 20 United Kingdom
20 Jun 2008 11:14PM
Nice pic and V1 does it for me, feels very emotive, nice compostion and background texture works so well, nice one!!
shortski 11 3 1 England
21 Jun 2008 12:51AM
OOeerr-that is so brill Jo, love the space and the longing gaze...V1 just gets it over V2 but only just!....jojo
TommyStr 11 9 3 Norway
21 Jun 2008 7:53AM
Very theatrical...and extremely good
bliba Plus
11 2 Austria
21 Jun 2008 9:04AM
full of drama..great use of the space.....superb!!!
User_Removed 10 2.2k 3 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2008 11:29AM
As in Ben Drew ?
HarryStan 12 50 Australia
21 Jun 2008 2:31PM
Fab shot Jo, love the bw version
clevercloggs 13 237 2 United Arab Emirates
21 Jun 2008 4:00PM
editorial recognition cannot be far off.
superb lighting and the back ground isn't bad either.

both versions are great and have difficulty choosing which one I would prefer.

surely an image worth waiting for. Smile
redjoker 9 981 4 England
21 Jun 2008 4:12PM
mono suits it best, love the textures of the wall behind, and the light reflecting on the small hairs looks fab

21 Jun 2008 5:19PM
Very handsome. Will we be seeing any fine art male nudes?
Smile Lucy (we live in hope)
kitsch Plus
11 439 4 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2008 6:10PM
thanks everyone!
(well, sort of... Lucy lol)
Milla 9 7 2 United Kingdom
21 Jun 2008 8:48PM
Wow! Fantastic shot!
It's all about this gorgeous lighting, textures, intriguing face and expression and great crop, so either version for me.
kitsch Plus
11 439 4 United Kingdom
22 Jun 2008 10:29AM
thanks milla
and thanks Pete! Smile
HowardA 10 231
22 Jun 2008 10:35PM
B&w is striking - like an Italian sculpture.
The lighting is superb too; congrats on the HC.

kitsch Plus
11 439 4 United Kingdom
23 Jun 2008 7:51PM
thanks Smile
25 Jun 2008 10:34PM
Wowwww, awesome light and pose, love both, b&w/color!
markey075 9 93 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2008 11:31PM
fab shot
HuntedDragon 8 118 United Kingdom
7 Feb 2009 8:39AM
both go well, but V2 has more warmth or emotion (if thats the wording).

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