Wednesday, September 9, 2009

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11 comments:

  1. Absolutely great portrait, Sean.

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  2. What's great about this one is how the pale lights adds such depth to this brilliant shot, Sean. And smoking just always look good. All the best & safe travels, Fritsch.

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  3. Ditto here ... the paleness (not over-exposure ... you have done something to it) really makes him dreamy ... which is compounded by the slouch in his pose.

    Such a good portrait ...

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  4. Great Portrait !!Beautiful shot !! Thanks for sharing..Unseen Rajasthan

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  5. Have you ever noticed how intelligent, aware, handsome, and debonair pipe smokers are?

    Full disclosure: I do smoke a pipe. But I've never inhaled. :-)

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  6. It is simple, Watson! She got the diamond!

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  7. I love this shot but unlike others I don't actually like the paleness of it.

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  8. Funny thing about the "paleness" is that is the way it came out, and when I tried to contrast and darken it, it was in fact a little noisy. So I went the other way on it and went for the "old portrait" look. I would have cropped it oval but it did not go with the "look" of my blog... It was taken on Auto with a Powershot... with a decent zoom and 12mp so not much to work with :)

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  9. Reminds me of the author's portraits on booksleves in the 50's or 60's - *g* especially on Sartre copies. Must be the pipe.

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  10. Un certain je ne sais quoi here
    Is he British?

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