Environmental Portrait

© Ken Ke-Wei Pan

Environmental Portrait

Alisha May Furbish 3/26/2004 9:50:56 AM

I like this! It's very original:) And those flowers look amazing! #111011

Kasia Elser 3/26/2004 10:35:45 AM

Nice shot! #447747

Kristen McKain 3/26/2004 12:22:47 PM

Beautiful!! #447914

Ken Ke-Wei Pan 3/26/2004 12:44:33 PM

Thank you all for the great comments! I traveled in the Kansai area of Japan for 3 months by myself. I really like the country and people live there. I realized that many Japanese love photography! ... To me, communicating with the subjects and catching images with "stories" are so important to my style. #447977

Charles Dias 4/1/2004 5:41:50 AM

Great photo. I think itīs very interesting to see photos showing other photographer working.
I liked too much the way you did this photo, showing the the photographer among a pink fog of cherry tree flowers. Composition is very good, no centralized but I would prefer if you placed the photographer by the right side of the photo. #457659

Nancy Grace Chen 4/12/2004 3:52:39 AM

Creative and well-executed!! Congratulations on your finalist!


Nancy
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Alisha May Furbish 4/12/2004 8:17:18 AM

Congratulations- one of my favorites this month! #476505

Cathy Barrows 4/12/2004 1:54:16 PM

Congrats!...neat shot #477680

Monika Sapek 4/14/2004 12:00:24 PM

Great photo, Ken! Many congratulations!
Monika
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Eric Highfield 4/14/2004 2:51:29 PM

Congratulations! Really well executed piece of work, Ken! #483120

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Description

100mm/f2.8 macro lens; Fujichrome Provia 100; AP @ f2.8; flash compensation -1.5; hand held; Minolta Dimage Dual II, Photoshop. Mid February is the blooming time of "ume no hana" (plum flowers) in Osaka, Japan. I set my lens at f2.8 and selected my focus on my subject to make the blurring foreground and background. I wanted to make the whole image more 3 dimensional so I decided to use my flash at -1.5 output to light up the flowers of foreground.

Uploaded on 3/26/2004 5:38:58 AM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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