Inspiration

© Brad Sharp

Inspiration

Rita Jane Smith Student 11/3/2009 1:21:35 AM

Interesting capture, Brad.. Makes me wonder what he is thinking.... #1200069

Brad Sharp 11/3/2009 1:41:29 AM

Thanks Rita,
I don't know what he was thinking about, but this picture was taken a few months before he died of cancer. He knew that it was terminal at the time of this photo. I wish I had more time to take more, but he tired quickly and was only visiting for a short period of time. #8098999

The Judges at BetterPhoto.com 12/15/2009 2:16:39 PM

great lighting, please tell us just how you did light it. #8218204

Sabrina Ryan 12/16/2009 7:19:54 PM

Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist, Brad! #8225056

Brad Sharp 12/17/2009 9:39:21 AM

Judges:
The photo was taken in my home studio. I had my dad sit in front of a black background with a single light to his front and right. I positioned him in several different poses, and asked him to just think about his life. He had been diagnosed with cancer and we knew he didn't have long to live.

He died a few months after this photo. #8226682

Brad Sharp 12/17/2009 9:40:45 AM

Thanks Sabrina #8226686

Usman M. Bajwa 12/17/2009 9:55:58 PM

WTG Brad. CONGRATZ. on getting in the Winners Circle. Seasons Greeting too!

Very sorry to hear about the demise of your father. May he rest in peace, Amen!

UB. #8228545

Dominick M. Dimacale 12/18/2009 1:23:03 AM

Congratulations Brad on your Win!!!

Dominick #8228894

Dominick M. Dimacale 12/18/2009 1:23:48 AM

My condolences to you too, I lost my Mother August this year too.


Dominick #8228895

Nancyj Hovey 12/18/2009 5:09:30 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your 2nd Place WINNER! 8o)

Photobucket #8231414


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Description

adult, black, black background, closeup, Close-up, contemplation, hand, inspiration, Life, lifestyle, look, man, old, one, people, person, portrait, room for copy, senior, silhouette, think, thinking, thought, thoughtful

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/125 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 51.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D

Uploaded on 2/21/2009 4:31:25 PM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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