Views: 127 (55 Unique) 
Vote 36
Award Shortlist   

Take your photography to the next level and beyond...

  • NEWS
  • REVIEWS
  • INSPIRATION
  • COMMUNITY
  • COMPETITIONS

Why not join for free today?

Join for Free

Your total photography experience starts here


Win prizes, kudos, recognition! Enter AOP prestigious Photography Awards before 7 August

Comments


astyag 9 12
19 Jan 2009 4:49AM
That is professional! rule of third and composition, I expect this to get many attentions
Astyag

Join ePHOTOzine for free and remove these adverts.

photophantom 8 108 3 Philippines
19 Jan 2009 4:52AM
Great use of DOF Leon, great mono portrait.
Dennis
19 Jan 2009 7:36AM
A very effective use of selective focus Leon, great shot.
Alex
foggytwo 13 36 1 Scotland
19 Jan 2009 1:21PM
I like the way the main subject is in the background here Leon,the light and focus are great.
Pete.
dianah 9 24.5k 4 United Kingdom
19 Jan 2009 2:19PM
This really made me smile..it made me wonder what the brother in front had been up to ! Great shot.
Di
Bob_V 8 1 2 United States
19 Jan 2009 2:48PM
What a great use of DOF Leon, such a fantastic shot.
Bob
19 Jan 2009 6:28PM
Like the out of focus smile, good use of DOF.
Annette
Rock Plus
14 10 2 England
19 Jan 2009 6:29PM
The selective focus works very well.

Great shot.

Rock
rangerpaul 9 19 7 England
19 Jan 2009 8:14PM
Superb portrait Leon. The DOF works beautifully. I might even have gone for a square crop on this but works well as it is.
In answer to your question about the Martin Johnson interview, no, I didn't see it but over here it's taken for granted the press will focus on the negatives so I can guess how it went.
Paul
rmr 9 1 Wales
19 Jan 2009 8:37PM
super dof and expressions
mark
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
19 Jan 2009 9:30PM
Very effective use of DOF, and a beautiful portrait with good tones.
Rende
19 Jan 2009 11:21PM
one for the family album...they will appreciate this one, one day!
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2009 1:32AM
nicely taken image, good use DOF
regards
Yung
konu 8 31 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2009 4:18PM
nice expressions & good use of B/w.
microchip 9 1 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2009 8:44PM
Great selective focus makes a super Image,
Alan
20 Jan 2009 11:05PM
Eyecatcher on positioning
AnneWorner 8 620 43 United States
21 Jan 2009 2:59PM
Very well captured and composed. The use of selective focus works well here. I'm just now learning portraiture in class, and this is a case where you could actually use some fill flash to prevent those shadows under the eyes. I know, sounds nuts in bright sun, but works really well. The water helps give some reflected light, but just not enough.
Anne
21 Jan 2009 5:25PM
Thanks Wefi, I always use flash outdoors when the subject has a hat on to avoid the shadow under the eyes. In this shot however I was sitting in my entertainment room and the camera was at full zoom therefore no flash. I could actually call this "the lazy man's shot" lol
Thanks a lot for all your advise, it is so appreciated !!! I really am a true amateur and hoping to shoot that "cracker" so please continue to help out
Leon
georg Plus
11 4 South Africa
22 Jan 2009 6:56AM
Like the look on his face. Great shot.
ugly Plus
8 5 57 United Kingdom
22 Jan 2009 12:50PM
Very nice shot..
Good mono work and very nice tones ....

Great work...

Dave
Pietman 7 2 South Africa
23 Jan 2009 7:30AM
Great B&W shot.
Pieter
TyChee Plus
11 275 1 United States
23 Jan 2009 12:12PM
Excellent mono work!
Ty
24 Jan 2009 4:05AM
Nicely captured, Leon. Works very well in b&w.
Mac
24 Jan 2009 5:58AM
Excellent compo
25 Jan 2009 3:35PM
Awh..dad....I didn't do anything! While other brother smiles. A photo that makes you wonder what was going on.
ToothPilot 9 50 4 United Kingdom
27 Jan 2009 6:58PM
Nice one Leon.
Hendrik
edwood 8 3 Scotland
3 Feb 2009 6:19PM
works great in mono.

Sign In

You must be a member to leave a comment.

ePHOTOzine, the web's friendliest photography community.

Join For Free

Upload photos, chat with photographers, win prizes and much more.