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Bmarie 11 77 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2005 9:50AM
Good character shot

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chriswebb 12 893 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2005 9:53AM
A classic use of b&w for portraiture.
butzz 11 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2005 9:55AM
a brilliant b&w ,what a character...
ian
proz 12 205 United States
18 Jul 2005 9:57AM
Outstanding shot, every line on that face has a story to tell!
yellowmunky 12 127 1 Wales
18 Jul 2005 10:17AM
Thanks guys Smile
Hugo 11 649 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2005 10:22AM
Love the simplicity of the b+w with the lighting/contrast.
Coleslaw 11 13.4k 28 Wales
18 Jul 2005 10:36AM
nice shot. some parts of the pic are overexposed though. But what do i know.
(i suppose u r from wales as well?)

Cole
jeanie Plus
12 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2005 10:37AM
This is a superb b&w shot. It captures the textures and character perfectly.
Jeanie
Davidmet 11 209 1 England
18 Jul 2005 11:34AM
What a face..What a shot..Nice work.
JuliaB 11 110 2 United Kingdom
18 Jul 2005 1:01PM
great lines in his face. A little dark in his eyes - maybe, not sure. julia
Paperboat 12 2
18 Jul 2005 1:36PM
What a great character!
yellowmunky 12 127 1 Wales
18 Jul 2005 2:58PM
Cheers guys Smile

Not an easy shot, considering the 'old feck' never keeps still Smile and the sunshine was 'full-on' scorchio!

Cole, I live in wales dude. Lucky guess, or did you guess from the PF? Smile

Kind regards everyone,

Michael
jpenguin 11 66
19 Jul 2005 3:04AM
beautiful shot. quality.
J
robadsy 11 348
19 Jul 2005 3:39AM
nice one mate,

he looks like a man with a strong will, and strong opinions.

nice portrait munky. ads :o)
U4eA 12 475 England
20 Jul 2005 2:41PM
Works very well as a character study, liking the composition and the high contrast look. The blown area on his cheek is a bit of a distraction..was it over exposed in the original shot, or have you done some contrast 'twiddling' thats brought it out?

(\/)
yellowmunky 12 127 1 Wales
21 Jul 2005 2:32AM
Hi Mark. The light was an issue, as was the fidgety subject Smile. In the end, I worked with what I had, burning and dodging in PS. This is only my first edit; a second one is on the cards, and hopefully I can sort out the over exposed areas..

Ads, he(in the photo) certainly does have opinions, all of which containa combination of telling it like it is, with the odd dash of expletives Smile

Cheers guys.

Michael
robadsy 11 348
22 Jul 2005 4:00AM
cool man, yes i can just imagine!

ads :o)
PatrickSmith 11 1.2k 2 United States
25 Jul 2005 8:07AM
The work was well worth it. Nice effect and the personality really come out here.
Patrick
28 Jul 2005 2:30PM
that pose is gr8
ozimax 13
4 Aug 2005 5:20PM
Whoa this is a good one, the facial lines and expression are amazing.

Max
Paree 11 616 3
18 Jan 2006 11:02AM
this is a brilliant photo,
what a face.
and very well captured.
maureen

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