After a Hard Day

© Steve M. Harrington

After a Hard Day

Natasha M. Horsburgh 5/13/2007 2:49:00 PM

This looks amazing. what I really like about this image is all the different patterns and textures. The boys expression just perfects it. Fabulous! #654728

Steve M. Harrington 5/13/2007 6:52:41 PM

I want to thank you again for your candor, Natasha. All your points were valid and useful. I think the image has improved considerably after addressing the concerns you raised. His face is still over filtered, but I worked hard to at least balance the tones and brightness on his face. I just might enter this in the contest.
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Jenny Bosmans 5/19/2007 6:59:24 AM

I like the framing on this wonderful B&W portrait, Steve. The face might be over filtered as you say, but I think that makes it jump out...might get the Judges' attention...who knows? :) #4300473

Steve M. Harrington 5/19/2007 9:10:36 AM

Thanks, Jenny. Yeah, who knows? :) It is difficult to adequately describe the heat and traffic chaos in which this image was taken in Calcutta traffic. What struck me was the confident dignity of this young man. No words or gestures were exchanged, yet I'll never forget the experience. I had to try to salvage this image as best I could!
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Ken Jarvis 6/26/2007 3:05:54 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Steve! Great job. #4440219

Patricia A. Stalter 6/26/2007 3:11:53 PM

This really deserves a finalist! Pat #4440308

Elizabeth A. Marker 6/26/2007 3:26:08 PM

Congratulations Steve!!!! So very excited for you!!! #4440558

Steve M. Harrington 6/26/2007 3:40:29 PM

Thank you so much, Ken, Pat and Liz. I am pleasantly surprised at this finalist. I think I'd best listen to Dianna and Natasha more often! :)
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Nancy (Peaches) Harker 6/26/2007 3:48:01 PM

Congratulation's on your finalist #4440934

Dianna Hauf 6/26/2007 4:14:21 PM

Congratulations Steve!! I am so happy for you! Well deserved after all that hard work! :):) #4441303

Steve M. Harrington 6/26/2007 4:21:03 PM

Thank you, Peaches and Dianna. I share this finalist with you, Dianna, after the great suggestions you made. :)
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Mike D. Perez 6/26/2007 4:30:26 PM

Congratulations on your great Finalist, Steve! #4441463

Nikki McDonald 6/26/2007 4:54:47 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Steve. #4441709

Kay E. Mahoney 6/26/2007 5:00:03 PM

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #4441760

Mitch Spence 6/26/2007 6:24:16 PM

Hooray for you, Steve. Good stuff. #4442798

David Pratt 6/26/2007 6:28:24 PM

Hey, Steve Congratulations on this great stuff. B & W sometimes is the way to go! #4442865

Steve M. Harrington 6/26/2007 6:42:54 PM

Thank you all for your good wishes. I really appreciate them.
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Sam Britt 6/26/2007 8:10:46 PM

Congratulations on this finalist, Steve! #4444135

Brenda c. McFarland 6/26/2007 10:07:10 PM

Yeah Steve!!! Great Pose shot. #4444795

Steve M. Harrington 6/26/2007 10:09:05 PM

Thanks very much, Sam and Brenda.
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Carol Teal 6/26/2007 11:00:40 PM

Steve, what a great finalist! I saw both this one and the other and really liked both! I thought I had commented already but don't see it (unless it was on the original). Anyway, I really love this! It is perfect in B&W! #4445016

Colette M. Metcalf 6/27/2007 2:35:14 AM

Congratulations Steve!!! #4445589

Cheryl E. Molennor 6/27/2007 7:34:31 AM

Congratulations #4447727

Steve M. Harrington 6/27/2007 7:57:27 AM

I really appreciate your comments, Carol, Colette and Cheryl. Thank you.
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Description

A young man on the back of a lorry after a day of breaking rocks for gravel. Kolkata, India. This is a much revised version based on the thoughtful and valuable advice of Dianna and Natasha.



Uploaded on 5/12/2007 7:43:42 PM

Made With

Camera: Pentax Spotmatic 35mm Camera


BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist


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