Thomas

Hendrik Storme 10/23/2009 1:33:54 PM

Stunning portrait!!!! #1195779

Melissa Gurdus 10/23/2009 4:06:25 PM

Fantastic set up for a photo shoot and outstanding model with a very expressive face, Allen!! I love this story!!!

The portrait here is simply wonderful with dramatic side lighting, a terrific glint in his eyes and beautifully presented in black and white!!! #8066481

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 10/23/2009 5:13:35 PM

Wonderful portrait with super lighting, Allen!!! :-) k #8066690

Patrick Rouzes 10/23/2009 9:01:04 PM

Great story & exceptional lighting & mysterious eyes captured here, Allen! Have a great weekend,my friend! #8067189

Abdullah Al Hussayen 10/24/2009 10:17:33 PM

Output is very beautiful #8070060

Jill Odice 10/26/2009 2:04:02 PM

He looks like he should be playing the blues :-) Very handsome guy! I bet he and hios wife loved their portraits :-) #8075825

Darlene Kiener 10/26/2009 11:17:42 PM

Wonderful portrait, Allen. The lighting is fantastic. #8077278

Daniella Puente 10/27/2009 7:06:25 AM

Like a lot the conection with the camera, this photo express so much! #8078663

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 11/23/2009 10:27:26 AM

Wonderful capture, Allen! Congratulations! #8156753

Patrick Rouzes 11/23/2009 6:05:04 PM

Hey,Allen, I remember this well! CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible finalist! WTG! #8159848

Nancyj Hovey 11/23/2009 8:39:21 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving FINALIST! 8o) #8160842

JO ANN CLEVELAND 11/24/2009 7:55:56 AM

What a fabulous portrait, love it!

Congratulations Allen on your fabulous Finalist!

jo ann c. #8162882

Tamara K. Walker 11/24/2009 7:26:54 PM

CONGRATULATIONS! #8164889

Amy Jackson 11/25/2009 8:54:40 AM

Great portrait! Congratulations, Allen!!! :) #8167035

Liz Bullock 11/25/2009 9:01:19 AM

Congratulations on your great win! #8167074

Tiia Vissak 11/25/2009 9:07:35 AM

Congratulations! #8167129

Jill Odice 11/25/2009 10:26:57 AM

Congrats on your wonderful finalist! Way to go Allen! #8167492

Kelly S. Cavanaugh 11/25/2009 10:59:12 AM

Congratulations, Allen! Wonderful image! #8167598

Bill Johnson 11/25/2009 11:03:55 AM

Allan, Congrats on a wonderful portrait. #8167609

Bill Johnson 11/25/2009 11:03:55 AM

Allan, Congrats on a wonderful portrait. #8167610

Allen O. Howard 11/25/2009 12:23:30 PM

Thank you all so much.It has been a long time and your encouragement has always pushed me to the next step. I am humbled, Allen #8167758

Claudia Kuhn 11/25/2009 12:37:02 PM

Wonderful portrait Allen, congratulations on your gold winner! #8167778

Sabrina Ryan 11/25/2009 1:06:18 PM

CONGRATULATIONS, Allen! #8167834

Nancyj Hovey 11/25/2009 2:13:33 PM

C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your very deserving GOLD 2nd Place WINNER! 8o) #8168059

Hendrik Storme 11/25/2009 2:19:53 PM

Congrats on this stunning winner!!!
Well deserved,Allen!!! #8168077

Patrick Rouzes 11/25/2009 5:23:10 PM

POW! You did it Allen! CONGRATULATIONS on this incredible WINNER! WTG! #8168616

Sam Britt 11/25/2009 7:27:23 PM

Big congratulations on this second place win, Howard! #8168975

Ann Coates 11/25/2009 7:28:56 PM

Outstanding portrait and well deserving of your gold Howard. Congratulations. #8168988

Usman M. Bajwa 11/25/2009 8:31:56 PM

Big CONGRATZ on your Second Place GOLD, Allen.

UB. #8169159

Mitch Spence 11/26/2009 6:31:59 AM

Congratulations to you, Allen, on your win with this great portrait. #8170126

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 11/26/2009 5:26:44 PM

WTG on this AWESOME win, Allen!!! :-) k #8171112

Dominick M. Dimacale 11/27/2009 6:10:34 AM

Congratulations Allen on your Win (2)!!!!

Dominick #8172312

Vicki Hunt 11/30/2009 4:02:49 AM

WOW! Congrats! #8178649

Jim Kinnunen 3/26/2010 2:32:54 PM

Fantastic image, Allen...way to go!!! Congratulations!:) #8483347

Allen O. Howard 3/26/2010 2:41:23 PM

Far and few between Jim. Thank you very much. #8483419

Kerry Hill 7/24/2010 12:40:15 AM

Congratulations on this excellent portrait Allen...the tones, light and wonderful expressive face are all fantastic, well done! #8783082

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Description

Thomas lived down the street from me in Meridian, MS. His address was the same as mine but ended with lane. Mine ended with circle. Needless to say we got each others mail all the time. It's how we met and how this photoshoot occured. I had him sitting at the kitchen table. It was all natural light coming in from the glass patio door.

Exif: F Number: 4.5, Exposure Bias Value: -0.33, ExposureTime: 1/30 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 1600, FocalLength: 56.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D

Uploaded on 10/23/2009 7:30:57 AM

Made With

Camera: Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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