Standing up

© Paulo Carrasco

Standing up

Leanne M.E. Boyd June 30, 2003

Paulo, this is such a simple shot, but it is so well executed that's it's Outstanding!!!!!!!!!!. I like the perspective, shadows, lighting, composition and clarity. Well done. #43074

James R. Glidewell May 26, 2019

Paulo, I also like the perspective, lighting and shadows. However, that blurred foreground bothers me. Sometimes blur is good, like blurring the background to make a flower stand out. But in this case I think it is just distracting and the picture needs more depth of field. I'd be curious what it would look like if you stopped it down all the way and tried again. #129832

Paulo Carrasco May 26, 2019

First of all thanks for your comments.

Regarding to the blurring: It was a personal choice. I wanted to draw the attention to the screws so I focused the middle screw and reduced the DOF but I agree it could have worked to with a big DOF.

Best regards. #129876

Gabriela Cunha level-classic May 26, 2019

gy #129908

Paul C. Gazzanigo May 26, 2019

This is a great "feel" shot. I think you have captured the true essence of these soldiers just before battle ...

Well done! #130412

LJ Corliss level-classic July 07, 2003

Congrats to you :) #136304

Susana Matos July 07, 2003

another one of your excellent photos, good luck, Su, Portugal #136684

Connie L. Carpenter July 08, 2003

Really love the shadow and light... congratulations. #137156

Cheryl Meisel July 08, 2003

Super nice! Congrats! Cheryl #137172

Gary H. Minish level-deluxe July 08, 2003

Nicely arranged and shot! Very good use of the light and shadows, Paulo! Good luck with it! #137715

Leanne M.E. Boyd July 08, 2003

I like this very much, Paulo. Good luck in the finals. #137748

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F/3, 1/160, 29mm

Uploaded on June 30, 2003 Photo Contest Finalist

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