Little Old Man

© Peggy Wolff

Little Old Man

Peggy Wolff 1/27/2004 7:18:55 AM

I took this photo a year ago, just a few days before I found BP. It was the first photo I submitted to BP. I had just gotten PS maybe a week earlier and was trying to learn some things. I wanted to learn how to make a photo part b&W and part color so I used this to make the background B&W. I never liked that version nearly as well as the original. I like the way I shot it with the monochomatic tones. So I wanted to resubmit it this way. #91682

Kristen McKain 1/27/2004 7:44:57 AM

Cute!! #350078

Charlene Bayerle 1/27/2004 7:45:09 AM

Beautiful Margaret!!!! #350079

Judith G. Secco 1/27/2004 7:45:44 AM

This is wonderful!
Judy #350081

Donna J. Taff 1/27/2004 7:48:57 AM

Great shot. The poor little fellow looks bored. #350085

Murry Grigsby 1/27/2004 7:49:58 AM

I'm so happy to see this great image again Peggy! It is such a wonderful shot and really makes me smile
ear-to-ear. Perfect props and pose!! #350086

Lori Ditlefsen 1/27/2004 7:52:59 AM

Really a nice shot Margaret. I love the outfit, pose, and lighting here. Well done. #350089

Samantha M. Andrew 1/27/2004 7:57:21 AM

Oh, this is so adorable! #350099

Peggy Wolff 1/27/2004 8:03:26 AM

Thank you so much for taking the time to comment, it means a lot to me! This is one of my favorites as well. At first it just made me laugh and I put it aside, but then it kept growing on me. Donna, he wasn't bored he was MAD. lol He was afraid of the big lights, so I told him to look at his belly, so I could hide the face. Murry, I hated to submit a photo again for the second time, so I appreciate your comment. #350112

Colleen Braun 1/27/2004 8:06:21 AM

an adorable image... #350122

Evy Johansen 1/27/2004 8:06:46 AM

Outstanding image, Margaret!!!! Love it! A winner in my book!! #350126

Sally A. Rothweiler 1/27/2004 8:16:49 AM

This shot is so wonderful! I love how you can't see his face and his shoulders are slumped! Like he just got a pink slip! Way to go! #350150

Kasia Elser 1/27/2004 8:28:33 AM

Great shot!!! #350178

Colette M. Metcalf 1/27/2004 9:43:41 AM

Just wonderful!!! #350261

Susan T. Evans 1/27/2004 11:16:18 AM

awesome shot Margaret! #350398

Karen Engelbreth 1/27/2004 11:48:33 AM

I've run out of superlatives. Just stunning! #350442

Peggy Wolff 1/27/2004 12:41:11 PM

You guys have made me day! Sally, You think like I do...in stories. lol I always thought of it as an older gentleman (maybe sales man) waiting for a train and was just tired out. But just laid off works well too. #350500

Jennifer Bixler 1/27/2004 3:02:14 PM

Love this! The texture is wonderful. #350711

Jessica Hughes 1/27/2004 7:58:03 PM

Very cute!! He looks so upset! Almost as if he has given up all hope!
Great photo! #350896

Peggy Wolff 1/28/2004 6:03:09 AM

Thank you Jessica and Jennifer. :o) Its funny, I tried to have a garage sale last fall and did not sell one thing. But I had my 16x20 of this shot out with my business cards. About 37 of the 40 people who came up wanted to know the price of this photo. I kept telling them they had to bring there own darling child or grandchild in for a photo but they were not interested in that. lol #351237

Jessica Hughes 1/28/2004 6:09:45 AM

I can see how they would want this photo! It's perfect! You would think that anyone would want a photo of their child just like this! #351248

Jean Papo 2/12/2004 2:03:18 PM

I LOVE this shot, Margaret. It is quite the winning image!! (May I ask you what is a panel reflector, how big are they, etc...) Good luck with this photo - it deserves to go far!! #373674

Peggy Wolff 2/12/2004 5:40:02 PM

Hi Jean, thank you so much! I absolutly LOVE my panel reflector. It is about 5 feet tall and maybe 2 1/2 feet wide and stands on its own. I hate fighting with trying to get reflectors to stay where I put them, so this is perfect. I got it at a trade show and I think I paid a little over $100.00 for it. #373833

Murry Grigsby 2/15/2004 1:01:16 PM

Hate to be an echo but I LOVE this shot also!! Congrats and good luck Peggy! #377993

Stephen Zacker 2/15/2004 2:04:18 PM

Congrats Margaret on a well deserved Beautiful image! #378455

Cathy Shotz 2/15/2004 2:18:17 PM

This is such a special image. Beautifully done. Congratulations. #378567

Guy D. Biechele 2/15/2004 2:28:52 PM

Congratulations. This is a wonderful image! #378640

Donna J. Taff 2/15/2004 2:43:53 PM

Congratulations on making finalist in the contest. It is a beautiful shot. #378732

Susan T. Evans 2/15/2004 5:31:01 PM

Congrats Margaret! #379293

Evy Johansen 2/15/2004 9:37:44 PM

I'm so glad to see this beautiful image as a finalist! Many congratulations, Margaret and good luck! #379767

Rita Richter 2/16/2004 12:41:05 AM

Margaret, I missed this first time around. Sorry! It is one of the best. I endorse everything others have said........Rita #380015

Jean Papo 2/16/2004 1:22:53 AM

Congratulations, Margaret! Very happy to see this here, and good luck with it!!!! Well deserved!!! #380079

Judith G. Secco 2/16/2004 6:15:03 AM

This is one fantastic image. Congratulations, Margaret and good luck
Judy #380567

Karen Engelbreth 2/16/2004 6:22:34 AM

Congratulations. This is a wonderful image, Margaret!

#380601

Gary W. Lake 2/16/2004 6:24:45 AM

Simply outstanding! Reminds me of another great children's artist! Congrats! #380614

Amy M. Parish 2/16/2004 12:26:29 PM

I really love this one!!! Congratulations on getting this in to the finals!!! #381530

Carol Brill 2/16/2004 1:18:33 PM

Congratulations and best of luck, Margaret! #381633

Peggy Wolff 2/16/2004 3:30:56 PM

Wow! Thank you so much everyone! I just got home from a romantic B&B with my hubby, so this was a fun surprise. :o) #381835

Anette Linnea Rasmussen 2/17/2004 12:39:08 AM

Congratulations Margaret - this is a winner photo!

Many regards
Anette Linnea
#382409

Peggy Wolff 2/17/2004 6:17:32 AM

Thank you Anette. :o) #382900

Susana Matos 2/17/2004 12:31:12 PM

Congratulations, great photo!
Cheers from Portugal,Su #383598

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Description

one main large light in front of him and a panel reflector on the other side.

Uploaded on 1/27/2004 7:14:48 AM

Made With

Camera: Canon A-1 35mm SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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