Behind the Music

© Edward Siegel

Behind the Music

Monika Sapek Student 12/13/2003 10:57:44 AM

Nice portrait, Edward. I like how the girl is looking at me from behind violin. I was thinking about taking a similar portrait of my daughter, but I found it hard to do so. She’s wants to play more than pose for the photos ;-).
You did a nice job on this one.
Monika
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Roseann E. Dreasher 12/13/2003 11:13:10 AM

Great portrait!!! I love how she doesn't show much emotion which doesn't distract from the violin...both are equally appealing! : ) #293931

Edward Siegel 12/13/2003 11:24:44 AM

Thank you very much for the great comments. She is my daughter and she is my 'in house' model. You'd never know from the photo that she was constantly asking...how many more are you going to take?

Thanks again

Ed #293949

Terry R. Hatfield 12/13/2003 11:41:25 AM

Excellent Composition Edward! The f Stop Is Just Enough To Blur The Violin A Bit While Keeping The Eye Sharp!! Beautiful Model! #293965

Heather L. Jacks 12/14/2003 5:49:06 AM

Nice shot. I just uploaded one so similar. Music as the background though. I guess we are on the same wavelength. #294459

Sharon G. Maessen 12/14/2003 5:40:02 PM

Great composition. The title says it all. Good Job!!!!!!!!! #295084

Peggy Wolff 12/16/2003 7:35:37 PM

Beautiful job! I love portraits that tell something about the individual. #296723

Brenda W. LaFleur 1/15/2004 10:39:12 AM

Congrats, Ed. I knew this would be here! #333258

Terry R. Hatfield 1/15/2004 10:42:25 AM

Congrats Ed This Is Not A Suprise To Me Excellent Image Congrats On The Finalist!! #333268

Edward Siegel 1/15/2004 11:12:18 AM

Thank you everyone. I am very excited about being a finalist. It doesn't happen often, so it was very cool getting the email this morning. #333386

Peggy Wolff 1/15/2004 11:18:39 AM

Congrats Edward! I hope to see this photo continue on in the contest! #333414

Ellen Peach 1/15/2004 6:19:55 PM

Way to go, Ed.....congrats! #334330

Ellen Peach 1/16/2004 10:53:23 AM

Another congrats on your 2nd place win, Ed!!! #335789

Monika Sapek 1/16/2004 11:12:52 AM

Many congratulations on your Second Place Win, Edward!
Monika
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Peggy Wolff 1/16/2004 12:37:25 PM

Congrats Edward, I am so glad to see this here! #336050

Terry R. Hatfield 1/16/2004 2:29:55 PM

Superr Image Edward! Congrats On Your Win!! #336283

Damian P. Gadal 1/16/2004 2:32:10 PM

Cool shot - Congrats! #336287

Edward Siegel 1/16/2004 2:42:34 PM

Thank you everyone. This was quite a surprise and something that I am very happy about. My daughter is standing next to me and is quite happy too. #336299

Gisela Olsson 1/16/2004 3:19:43 PM

Stunning shot Edward! Congratulations on your win and your beautiful daughter being so patient while being your model;-)

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Francis Cailles 1/16/2004 3:34:35 PM

congratulations, Ed. Terrific work! #336342

Evy Johansen 1/16/2004 8:25:38 PM

Many Congrats on your Second Place win! #336660

Jean Papo 1/17/2004 12:28:17 AM

Congratulations, Ed, with your Second Place win for this beautiful portrait! Love the colors and the composition! #336831

Lee Ann Sahagun - Poling 1/17/2004 6:37:42 AM

Congrats! I knew this was a winner from the first time I saw it! #337020

Edward Siegel 1/17/2004 7:35:49 AM

Thank you everyone. Your responses are wonderful. Thank you for taking the time to write :) #337123

Colette M. Metcalf 1/17/2004 1:10:13 PM

Congrats, Edward!! #337515

Connie L. Carpenter 1/18/2004 8:20:31 PM

Congratulations, Ed!!! Well deserved! #339382

Jill Garl 1/22/2004 4:57:45 PM

Wonderful portrait! I really love the composition. Congratulations, awesome shot. #344161

Edward Siegel 1/23/2004 5:11:43 AM

Thank you everyone. Your responses mean a lot to me. #344594

Gary Minish 1/25/2004 10:00:27 PM

A VERY nice artistic portrait, Edward! It was a good idea and a well composed and executed shot. Congratulations on a well deserved win :-) #348216

Kenneth M. Kijewski 1/29/2004 9:03:17 AM

I love this, ED! Congrats!!! #352799

Susana Matos 2/1/2004 1:34:52 AM

This is a perfect photo and a well deserved win place! Congratulations,
Cheers from Portugal, Su #356379

Edward Siegel 2/1/2004 4:43:59 AM

Thank you Gary/Ken & Susana. I really appreciate your thoughts. #356483

Ganeshwar Prasad 2/17/2004 3:55:22 PM

Congrats Ed!!

Well deserved win! #383910

augustus gillian 3/29/2007 3:53:13 AM

good colour, contrast, composition and creativity. the eye perfectly placed. #4108102

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Description

Natural Light, 1/125, f4, Kodak Portra NC ISO 400 rated @ 320, 135mm 2.8 lens

Uploaded on 12/13/2003 10:49:21 AM

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Camera: Minolta Maxxum 7 SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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