Friday, June 5, 2009

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18 comments:

  1. Does the kid have chicken pox - or that is some kind of effect? How did you get everybody moving and her staying still - it is sureal - looks like she is coming out from the Matrix :)She is surounded by shadows and it is like she is the only real person there. I had a very similar shirt when I was a kid. I wonder what happened to that shirt...

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  2. Very cute! Something you wouldn't see in North America more than likely...

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  3. ellievellie: Not chicken pox.... the story went like this... I saw her, liked the look on her face but didnt know how to bring it out in a picture because at the station it was dark. So, I blurred everyone else and kept her still through editing. Had to lighten her too much and hence the noise... it is not ideal I admit and probably with more experience I could do more. But there is something I like about the picture, although at the same time dislike it... it "feels" a little eerie to me, and she looks nervous and insecure.

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  4. The exprecion on her face is priceless. Good to know - it is just an effect. Person with so many pimples would scare the people if it is in NYC for example :) I remember when visiting Bulgaria I saw a girl recovering from chicken pox and took the kids away, because I thought - if the kids get it now - they will not let us on the airplane back to America :)Do you have an option in your programm to manualy smudge the colors. The girl is so sweet - she needs you to give her a facial and acne tratment :)

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  5. I love the dynamic mood...somehow intriguing and dramatic

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  6. Good work.
    I'm surprised at the number of foreigners you have in Zurich...

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  7. Excellent composition. The lady in focus appears to be looking upward, maybe praying a train will come soon...but it's hard to place her in context so the mind roams.

    Nicely done. Thanks much for coming by Ocala DP!

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  8. Great shot. I like how the little one is the focus of the photo.

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  9. Nice shot. I love the blurred effect, and the focus on the little girl.

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  10. Hm, I think I prefer your "sad" photos to the "happy" ones - don't know why, perhaps they give more ability to my "mind roaming" as Jacob said. Like this one.

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  11. ellievellie: Thanks for your advice on this. You were right there is more that I can do on this... and you put some good thoughts in my mind on this... much appreciated...
    Expat Traveler: Please explain?
    cornel: Thanks for the visit and thank you...
    Baron's Life: There are alot of foreigners here... contentious issue for the voters...
    Jacob: Pleasure for the visit and thanks for reciprocating
    2sweetnsaxy:Thank you
    Pietro: Thanks Pietro
    Every Photo Tells A Story: Thanks for the visit
    Martina: Me too for some reason.....

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  12. I am still working on this one... made it a little more noisy for some consistency... but not sure about it.... moving on...

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  13. shaun,
    went thru ur blog.it's wonderful.i love the story each snap tells.thats quite intelligent.this is one of ur best images.i shall be back often.

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  14. MD: Thank you for the visit.... see you back again...

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  15. Apropos noise clean-up. I used Neat Image for a while. It was great for my needs, but I've been too lazy to use it anymore. I just avoid high ISO shots :-) That is to say, I'm permanently on the ISO 80 setting because the Lumix FZ7 craps out above it.

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  16. Z WRT noise... on this one I actually liked it. It added atmosphere and I have on the odd occassion added more noise. I did unfortunatley have to use a high ISO - 1600 for this due to the low light and then had to lighten her face ontop of it... so noise was inevitable, and even "cleaning" it up a little made little difference....

    Thats the chicken: Thanks for the comment and visit.... nice name.

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