The Blues

Dorothy Neumann 9/19/2004 2:03:09 AM

I like the mood conveyed in this, but I think your friend's watch is quite distracting. #170322

James P. Hildebrandt 9/19/2004 2:26:20 AM

I agree, I didn't really notice it until I was going through the pictures on the computer. Oh well, lesson learned

James #790376

Leanne M.E. Boyd 9/19/2004 5:12:32 AM

Cool shot, James! #790656

Cindy Paquette 9/19/2004 5:31:21 AM

I think your shot is very creative with those polaroid edges and the blue on your model. Love that look on her face. However, I so do agree with Dorothy, that watch is distracting!
Nice overall tho James! #790707

Emily C. Barker 9/22/2004 6:18:33 PM

Excellent shot, except I don't like the blue. I work in an ER and to me, it looks morbid. Sorry. Glad that no one else seems to have the deviated thought process! #798786

James P. Hildebrandt 9/22/2004 10:37:32 PM

That's probably the last comment I would have expected :) I never thought of it as morbid but I guess I can see it if you work in an ER. It's always interesting to see how different people view the same picture.

James #799051

Emily C. Barker 9/23/2004 9:31:33 AM

Can you post one on this comment page in real color? I really like her expression and I think it would look awesome just normal colors. #799994

Nancy Grace Chen 10/15/2004 9:42:30 PM

I think this is a great shot with lots of potential... I really like the natural expression, pose, and angle here. I think this would look great in sepia, and with some care you may even be able to clone out the watch in PS. Nevertheless, a very artistic portrait. Congrats on your finalist.

Nancy #846323

James P. Hildebrandt 10/16/2004 2:22:22 AM

Thank you Nancy, it's funny that you mentioned the sepia because that was the first thing I tried when I got it out of the camera and onto my computer. I'm a big fan of sepia but I started thinking that maybe I was using it too much so I figured I'd try something different and I added the blue. I'll attach the original uncropped shot in sepia. Also to Emily, I'm sorry but I don't have the colour version of this shot on this computer (it's on my better computer which I keep disconnected from the internet for ultimate virus protection), I'll try and upload it sometime though.

Thanks again for your comments. #846848

Emily C. Barker 10/16/2004 8:14:05 PM

James, I love the Sepia! Looks great! It has a completely different feel to it. Nice work!
Emily #849903

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F5.6 1/320s ISO200. Photoshoot of a friend, colorized in photoshop. I had made up the polaroid transfer edge in photoshop a few weeks ago and really like the look of it. Funny thing is that I didn't know what this month's theme was until I was about to upload this shot, good thing I checked before I selected the category!
Let me know what you think of the shot.


Uploaded on 9/19/2004 1:37:58 AM Photo Contest Finalist

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