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Old Jun 19, 2012, 10:50 AM   #1
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Hi guys,

I've just finished working on this shot:



and here it is in mono:



Any feedback would be more than welcome!

Thanks,

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Old Jun 19, 2012, 11:07 AM   #2
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Wow, that's an intense look. Can't decide which version I like better. Both are well done.
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Old Jun 19, 2012, 11:55 AM   #3
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It is a terrific photo. I prefer the color -- it is clearly a real person, whereas the B&W for some reason (maybe the shininess on the bridge of the nose?) at first strikes me as a rendering more than as real photo. On this kind of shot, you want the reality to be unmistakeable. I hope that communicates...
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Old Jun 19, 2012, 5:38 PM   #4
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What critique, you post your portraits and the rest of us (at least me) try to get up to your level. Both pictures look great, the color version being my favorite of the two shots.
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Old Jun 19, 2012, 9:12 PM   #5
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Are you also ImageSpike?

http://forums.steves-digicams.com/pe...c-welcome.html
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Old Jun 20, 2012, 3:30 AM   #6
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Thanks for the comments guys.

@Calicajun - I think there is lots of room for improvement in my work so i always strive to do better. There are photographers out there who's level of ability I strive for!

...There is always a bigger fish! ;-)


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Yes, I am Imagespike! There seemed to be little activity on the Portrait Thread so I posted my work here. I also have two logins and accidentaly logged in on my old one 'longside1'.
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Just one word -- Awesome. Both r good , cant make a choice.
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Just one word -- Awesome. Both r good , cant make a choice.
thanks for the comment mainak - i'm pleased you like the images!
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Old Jun 24, 2012, 9:34 PM   #9
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He reminds me of those little heads with super detail Made by Bossons in England, that people hang on their walls.

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Old Jun 26, 2012, 3:43 AM   #10
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Thanks for the comments guys.
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