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A straw

Postby Psjunkie » Sat Jun 24, 2017 2:09 pm

All comment welcome....
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Re: A straw

Postby uuglypher » Sat Jun 24, 2017 8:54 pm

Those eyes! Beautifully focused.
They articulately deliver the message: "No talkin' while the juice lasts !"
Tones well managed!

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Re: A straw

Postby Psjunkie » Sun Jun 25, 2017 1:28 am

uuglypher wrote:Those eyes! Beautifully focused.
They articulately deliver the message: "No talkin' while the juice lasts !"
Tones well managed!

Dave
Thank you Dave, and thank you for taking time to comment....

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Re: A straw

Postby LindaShorey » Sun Jun 25, 2017 11:48 am

The close framing works really well for me. Hands to mouth to face to eyes to tangle of hair. Very engaging image I enjoyed looking at for some time.
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Re: A straw

Postby davechinn » Sun Jun 25, 2017 2:29 pm

Psjunkie wrote:All comment welcome....



Frank you have hit a home run and possibly a grand slam !!! This is such an adorable image that I can't possible think anyone would not like. For me, there is no need to go into the technical details, for this image stands on its own. From top to bottom, from left to right, everything to my eyes are right where they need to be, except framed and on the wall somewhere. Nice image all around !!!
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Re: A straw

Postby Psjunkie » Sun Jun 25, 2017 6:42 pm

LindaShorey wrote:The close framing works really well for me. Hands to mouth to face to eyes to tangle of hair. Very engaging image I enjoyed looking at for some time.
Glad you found the image to be engaging....thank you Linda..

davechinn wrote:Frank you have hit a home run and possibly a grand slam !!! This is such an adorable image that I can't possible think anyone would not like. For me, there is no need to go into the technical details, for this image stands on its own. From top to bottom, from left to right, everything to my eyes are right where they need to be, except framed and on the wall somewhere. Nice image all around !!!
Dave
Thank you Mr. Chinn for the kind words...

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Re: A straw

Postby minniev » Sun Jun 25, 2017 7:39 pm

Psjunkie wrote:All comment welcome....

I really like this casual portrait Frank, it's a kid doing what kids do, no posing or lighting, just life. You've maximized the available light and chosen the best angle. But for the rest, you've allowed her own personality to direct the image, right down to the nail polish we suspect was carefully applied by mom or grandma at the request of the princess. Nicely processed with all the tonalities preserved but still holding onto a bit of a high key look. Well done.
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Re: A straw

Postby Psjunkie » Mon Jun 26, 2017 1:03 am

minniev wrote:I really like this casual portrait Frank, it's a kid doing what kids do, no posing or lighting, just life. You've maximized the available light and chosen the best angle. But for the rest, you've allowed her own personality to direct the image, right down to the nail polish we suspect was carefully applied by mom or grandma at the request of the princess. Nicely processed with all the tonalities preserved but still holding onto a bit of a high key look. Well done.
Thank you minniev, I work hard to capture all natural expressions and know nothing about flash...although some day plan to learn.

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Re: A straw

Postby St3v3M » Mon Jun 26, 2017 2:38 am

Psjunkie wrote:All comment welcome....

I thought to crop this in about ten percent more, and it changes the image, but I like yours best! S-
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Re: A straw

Postby Psjunkie » Mon Jun 26, 2017 3:31 am

St3v3M wrote:I thought to crop this in about ten percent more, and it changes the image, but I like yours best! S-
That's fine Steve but you know your always welcome to show me your vision...


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