8th night of Hannukah

© Eric Alper

8th night of Hannukah

Dominick M. Dimacale level-addict 12/19/2009 1:21:11 AM

Lovely image here, Eric.

Dominick #1217576

Nikki McDonald level-addict 12/19/2009 6:00:08 AM

Beautiful light and expression, Eric. #8232739

Michelle Alton 12/19/2009 6:44:00 AM

Gorgeous! #8232856

Nancyj E. Hovey level-addict 1/18/2010 4:10:21 PM

on your wonderful FINALIST! 8o)

Photobucket #8307333

Nikki McDonald level-addict 1/18/2010 4:27:13 PM

Very happy to see the recognition on this, Eric -- your son will be as pleased as you, I'll bet. Congratulations on your finalist and good luck in the next round. #8307586

Eric Alper 1/18/2010 5:45:05 PM

Thank you very much Nancy and Nikki. I really appreciate it! #8308303

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict 1/18/2010 6:01:41 PM

Congratulations on your finalist, Eric, for this excellent image!

Debby #8308467

Karen Celella level-addict 1/19/2010 5:56:04 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful finalist Eric. #8311136

Shawn Jennings level-addict 1/19/2010 6:59:09 AM

Fantastic image, Eric! Congratulations on your finalist! #8311380

Eric Alper 1/19/2010 8:00:41 PM

Thanks very much Shawn, Karen and Deborah. I really appreciate it. #8313916

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This was one of a number of shots that I took of my son in front of the Menorah on the last day of Hannukah. Last year, I was inspired to take out the camera when I saw my son standing next to the menorah in the soft, warm light. I got one good shot then, but still wasn't happy with the results. On the last night, I took out my camera, adjusted the settings (high iso, lower exposure), and started shooting. I figured it would be a great example for Holiday and Color. I had a willing model. Tried a bunch of angles and poses; my wife suggested this one. Thanks for all of your comments

Exif: F Number: 4, Exposure Bias Value: -1.00, ExposureTime: 1/40 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 2000, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 32.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark II

Uploaded on 12/18/2009 8:06:08 PM

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