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A moment in Thought
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
A moment in Thought
A moment in Thought
I had to share this image. I have just purchased a Minolta Dimage Scan Elite 5400. I cannot believe how smooth the graduations are between shadow and highlights. It helps so much with the final image
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Adam Bolt
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    Just for the tech details. Used a Canon EOS 50 (Ellan II) with Fuji NPC 160 converted to greyscale. Natural light. Spot metered off the face
Cheers Adam

10/24/2003 8:48:26 PM

 
zcaley 
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Lovely! Love the angle and the composition.

10/24/2003 9:42:07 PM

 
Lori Ditlefsen

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Wow, this is nice for a scan! I might have to check into that scanner! Wonderful shot too. Love the angle, pose and expression.

10/24/2003 10:04:13 PM

 
Ronald Balthazor
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Nicely done, Adam!

10/25/2003 3:37:48 AM

 
Stephen Zacker
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Excellent pose and lighting!

10/25/2003 7:08:35 AM

 
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Excellent image and amazing scan, Adam!!

10/25/2003 9:23:47 AM

 
Tony Gough
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Great portrait Adam, loverly lighting and choice of B&W.

10/27/2003 2:55:14 AM

 
Adam Bolt
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Thankyou for your comments evryone. I have made some adjustments to this image now with some slight cropping off the bottom and just a tad more dodging and burning! I do love this image thou... it has a feel of the 50-60 style portraits!
Cheers Adam

11/4/2003 3:09:04 AM

 
Ronald Balthazor
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Congratulations, Adam. This should be some validation for your wedding albums.

11/17/2003 5:43:46 PM

 
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Congrats and good luck, Adam!!

11/17/2003 7:42:59 PM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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Congrats to you!!

11/18/2003 3:25:32 AM

 
Carolyn  M. Fletcher
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Luck with this Adam!!!!!!! Beautiful!!

11/18/2003 3:52:43 AM

 
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Congrats on your win, Adam!!

11/18/2003 12:52:33 PM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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One Of Your Shots Had To Win Adam!! Congrats!

11/18/2003 5:13:41 PM

 
Monika Sapek
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A beautiful portrait with a great angle, Adam! Love your choice of Black/White. Just super! Many congratulations on your Second Place Win!
Monika

11/18/2003 6:42:46 PM

 
Piper Lehman
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Adam, this is beautiful. Love the angle and pose! I have the Minolta Dimage Scan Elite F-2900, and it has been a great scanner also.

Suggestion from a woman to a man who might not notice these things: You might consider tidying up the 'bulge' on the back of her left arm with a tiny pinch in PS. Also, the girl's belly-button shadow makes her tummy look a little pudgy. This is just because of the type of material of the dress and the angle of the camera. I'll bet she would appreciate a dodge&burn job here as well.

Excellent shot though. I love the 'shimmer' of the tones and lighting.

11/19/2003 7:11:26 AM

 
Damian P. Gadal
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Well done - Congrats Adam!

11/19/2003 1:09:21 PM

 
Adam Bolt
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Thank you all again for you kind words... Monika, I'm surprised your In the fields image didnt place higher than a fianlist... it was just so beautiful and also a congrats with the autumn leaves image... Piper... how the hell are you girl! Havent sen you around this neck of the woods lately... good to see you are still here, and thanks for the tips... must get in touch with my female side "SMILE"... and Damien, I admire your work so I appreciate your comments greatly.
Thanks Adam

11/20/2003 4:34:58 AM

 
Gabriela Cunha

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congratulations!
:) gy

11/20/2003 11:07:46 AM

 
Tony Gough
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Congrats once again Adam, well done.

11/22/2003 3:24:09 PM

 
Carolyn J. Connolly
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Great Adam - and congrat's on achieving 'Second Place' with this one! Very well done... I love the expression you've captured here also!

3/19/2004 5:12:10 AM

 
Amanda Price
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Adam, I love your whole gallery! You are very talented. Congrats on your wins!

5/20/2005 2:03:59 PM

 
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