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DOGSBODY 8 1.4k 30 England
23 Feb 2010 3:28PM
This has a very moody feel to it created in most part by the processing. The very tight framing of the face creates a strong image with the reflections in the goggles adding a mysterious undertone.

I always try to avoid looking at the photographer's name before I decide to vote/comment so I was surprised when I saw whose it was - perhaps I shouldn't have been. This is the first of your images that I have come across since joining the site and I hope that it is not the last.

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DiegoDesigns 10 117 6 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2010 3:31PM
Really needs to be seen large to fully appreciate all that's going on. Great tonal quality and I like the playful reflections.
NevP Plus
11 853 13 Canada
23 Feb 2010 3:38PM
This is very nice Pete, love the comp, the mystery created by the juxtaposition of unlikely elements and the ps/toning is fab. I hope this gets picked up by the guest editor.
DaveU Plus
10 1.3k 123 England
23 Feb 2010 3:50PM
Intriguing title and a suitably intriguing image to go with it Pete. And it suits the rather mystical quality of the music too. The reflection in the left spectacle lens looks a teensy bit light to my eyes, maybe run a grad across it to darken towards the edge of the image? All in all though this is a very good looking pic.
Gary_Macleod 12 159 Scotland
23 Feb 2010 4:03PM
very powerful image, has a real futuristic feel to it
gary_d 9 576 13 Wales
23 Feb 2010 4:11PM
A portrait with a difference, nice work. - gary
jools59 7 4 1 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2010 4:19PM
Good image with the subtle processing...Jools
colmar 9 42 35 Scotland
23 Feb 2010 4:30PM
The viewing of the portrait in large whilst the music plays in the bg is worth the time and effort. Can you award yourself an HC Wink Deserves it Colin
Pegon 11 78 1 England
23 Feb 2010 4:41PM
Excellent work, I like the lighting.
Pete.
TyChee Plus
11 275 1 United States
23 Feb 2010 4:46PM
Awesome work.
Ty
23 Feb 2010 4:46PM
Quality tune. Works so well with the image. Really like the processing and the reflections in his goggles. Very powerful viewed large.


Quote: I hope this gets picked up by the guest editor.


Is this a first? Not the reason, just think it's a fabulous piece of work.
23 Feb 2010 4:53PM
A stunning capture, it caught my eye from the DP< WOW!
!
Scott
User_Removed 9 485 13 England
23 Feb 2010 5:17PM
nice one Pete, like your use of layers and textures, wish i could do something like this

rgds
Dave
andy210966 9 4 119 Wales
23 Feb 2010 5:45PM
A good gritty appearance to this Pete! Like it!

Andy
Eviscera 10 1.1k 149 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2010 5:48PM
This is so in harmony , relaxed tones and ambient thought. Dreamstate! Great work.
23 Feb 2010 6:18PM
Great work Pete and really thought provoking

Mark
23 Feb 2010 6:31PM
Very beautiful work
MickyMc 9 8 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2010 7:05PM
Lips and skin tone are fabulous,
Will it get an H.C too???
Mavis
Cormy 9 3 England
23 Feb 2010 7:08PM
Looks like a cert for an EC to me !!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Cheers
Alan
Ian-Munro 9 200 15 Wales
23 Feb 2010 9:04PM
I agree this is a great image and a good idea. It opens up all sorts of concepts for reflections in the goggles.

Ian
Pete Plus
15 18.8k 96 England
23 Feb 2010 9:32PM
Blimey that was a good response. Thanks for all your really thoughtful comments...they lift me... like the music.
Also big thanks to DaveU a useful suggestion. I did a flat opacity blend...a gradient would indeed be an improvement.

Blimey and my first award...thanks very much Smile
kitsch 10 439 4 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2010 10:42PM

Quote:It opens up all sorts of concepts for reflections in the goggles.


just what i was thinking...
although that's not to take away from the image as is!
love the subtlety & mood you have created!
User_Removed 12 16 1 United Kingdom
23 Feb 2010 10:47PM
like it!

di
nice shot like the reflections in the goggles.
Mark.
Diana 10 2.0k 19 Netherlands
23 Feb 2010 11:42PM
the reflections offer a great intensity to the mood of this image (and so does the tune of course)

Like this very much

Diana
LukeParkinson 7 30 3 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2010 8:43AM
Love this one. Excellent reflections
24 Feb 2010 1:14PM
excellent work
FeatherFriend 9 38 217 England
24 Feb 2010 5:01PM
Lovely work Pete, re the track, it's amazing what atmosphere can be created with just 3 notes, sounds like G, Bb G Eb Wink, never heard the track, thanks for the link,
Geoff.
Bob_V 9 1 2 United States
26 Feb 2010 4:19PM
Excellent work Pete.
Bob
TheWanderer 7 20 2 United Kingdom
27 Feb 2010 9:21AM
Very clever.
alyismad 10 9 Wales
27 Feb 2010 12:04PM
Pete this is a stunning shot I love the processing .congrats on your first award

Steve
photophantom 8 108 3 Philippines
2 Mar 2010 6:02AM
love the toning, an intriguing portrait
Dennis
2 Mar 2010 10:48PM
Reminds me of a character from the film Dune.
-frontier
Richsr 9 91 223 England
3 Mar 2010 10:45AM
Like the reflections in the glasses and moody textures too.
Regards Richard

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