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The Line
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I'm all out of new stuff and haven't had time to shoot lately...this one is a snapshot from the summer of my son's football team - my husband wanted me to post it ;)
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Melissa Olsen
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Shahn Torontow

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Very good proportions Melissa, super choices all around, excellent shot.
Shahn
11/13/2007 9:24:01 PM

11/17/2007 3:41:41 PM

 
Liz Bullock
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This could be a magazine cover! Great image, love the black & white.

11/17/2007 4:35:47 PM

 
Amanda Chapman
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THIS IS GREAT!!!!
Glad you listened to your hubby :)
Very cool Melissa...very cool!

11/17/2007 5:09:34 PM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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FANTASTIC depth and values, Mel! What a COOL image- so well done
:)

11/17/2007 5:47:09 PM

 
Melissa Olsen
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Thanks ladies :)

11/17/2007 5:51:17 PM

 
cheryl m. phillips
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LOVE the angle! Check out the depth! WOW Melissa! Great image!!
~cheryl

11/18/2007 8:16:32 AM

 
Jennifer L. Taranto
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Glad you posted it!!! Awesome pov & comp!!! Great b&w tones!!

11/18/2007 8:19:07 AM

 
Emily E. Bem
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WOW! There is something VERY Norman Rockwell here! Excellent FEEL and crop! Love the energy ! :))))))))))))

Your honey has a GOOD eye!

11/18/2007 4:12:00 PM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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: ))))))

11/19/2007 12:09:05 PM

 
Ron Evans
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Not only do I agree with everyone else's comments but I must say that this is my favorite team portrait I've every seen. Not only is the perspective original but the entire composition still allows you to "feel" the essence of a football team. I love it!

11/21/2007 12:03:55 PM

 
Ron Evans
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Not only do I agree with everyone else's comments but I must say that this is my favorite team portrait I've ever seen. Not only is the perspective original but the entire composition still allows you to "feel" the essence of a football team. I love it!

11/21/2007 12:04:11 PM

 
Joan Kocak
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what a great shot Melissa, unique pov, just wonderful~

11/28/2007 4:49:09 PM

 

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This is perfect! Love the angle on this and the b/w brings out all those beautiful faces one by one. Nice work.

12/7/2007 4:17:47 AM

 
Lisa J. Boulden
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Fabulous perspective and pov!
Really an uplifting image!
--Lisa

12/8/2007 7:17:36 AM

 
Erin Tyler
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Congratulations on your finalist!

12/19/2007 2:21:26 PM

 
Jennifer L. Alder
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OH YEA!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
YOU Sooooo deserve this
Hugest congrats come from me, Mel
:)

12/19/2007 4:07:45 PM

 
Linda L. Ruiz
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Your husband was so right to post this one. Excellent and congrats

12/19/2007 5:15:11 PM

 
Donna LaMattino Pagakis
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This is so cool, a nicely presented image!! I love it!! Congratulations!

12/19/2007 7:02:14 PM

 
Susan M. Campbell
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A winner for sure....congrats!

12/20/2007 7:15:07 AM

 
Joan Kocak
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Melissa CONGRATS on ALL your finalists (I lost count!!!) your work is amazing!

12/21/2007 9:27:15 AM

 
Holly Hitchcock
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FABULOUS!!!! Love the comp and contrast!

12/30/2007 6:31:17 PM

 
Terrill Province
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OUTSTANDING FINALIST!!! I love football photos and this one has it all. It's just so original, which isn't easy to do and I love the B&W. This is a huge favorite for me ~ CONGRATULATIONS!!!

1/21/2008 1:02:29 PM

 
Scott A. McDaniel
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Melissa, this is awesome!

4/13/2008 4:42:47 PM

 
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