Standing up

© Paulo Carrasco

Standing up

Leanne M.E. Boyd 6/30/2003 6:34:23 AM

Paulo, this is such a simple shot, but it is so well executed that's it's Outstanding!!!!!!!!!!. I like the perspective, shadows, lighting, composition and clarity. Well done. #43074

James R. Glidewell

Paulo, I also like the perspective, lighting and shadows. However, that blurred foreground bothers me. Sometimes blur is good, like blurring the background to make a flower stand out. But in this case I think it is just distracting and the picture needs more depth of field. I'd be curious what it would look like if you stopped it down all the way and tried again. #129832

Paulo Carrasco

First of all thanks for your comments.

Regarding to the blurring: It was a personal choice. I wanted to draw the attention to the screws so I focused the middle screw and reduced the DOF but I agree it could have worked to with a big DOF.

Best regards. #129876

Gabriela Cunha

gy #129908

Paul C. Gazzanigo

This is a great "feel" shot. I think you have captured the true essence of these soldiers just before battle ...

Well done! #130412

LJ Corliss 7/7/2003 4:46:42 PM

Congrats to you :) #136304

Susana Matos 7/7/2003 6:56:03 PM

another one of your excellent photos, good luck, Su, Portugal #136684

Connie L. Carpenter 7/8/2003 4:06:41 AM

Really love the shadow and light... congratulations. #137156

Cheryl Meisel 7/8/2003 4:16:00 AM

Super nice! Congrats! Cheryl #137172

Gary H. Minish 7/8/2003 12:10:42 PM

Nicely arranged and shot! Very good use of the light and shadows, Paulo! Good luck with it! #137715

Leanne M.E. Boyd 7/8/2003 12:48:40 PM

I like this very much, Paulo. Good luck in the finals. #137748

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F/3, 1/160, 29mm

Uploaded on 6/30/2003 5:21:06 AM Photo Contest Finalist

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