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By Wellspring  
f/1.8 1/20sec hand held
Candid portrait
Adjusted with curves in Photoshop

Tags: Portraits and people Depression girl mood dark

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Carabosse 18 41.5k 270 England
27 Dec 2008 2:20PM
As a depiction of "depression", I am not sure this quite conveys it. The hands above the head and the direct stare into space are more suggestive of someone lost in their own thoughts rather than depressed. If the person had eyes cast down and perhaps were supporting their head on their hands it would be more appropriate to the title.

As regards the photo itself, it is a decent effort - especially as you say it is a candid. I have no specific suggestions.
Wellspring 12 86 37 England
27 Dec 2008 2:24PM
Thanks for the feedback on the effectiveness of the picture/title - food for thought...
pamelajean Plus
15 1.5k 2218 United Kingdom
27 Dec 2008 4:23PM
I quite like the way the arms frame the face, and your use of light and shade.

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