This girl was manning a little roadside stall selling cigarettes and other little things.
I wanted to play around with high contrast with this pic. I think the most attractive thing about this pic are the girls eyes, and I think that's brought out with the contrast. Opinions?
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flip89 (3408) 2003-12-13 23:18
Very theatrical. It reminds me of a style that was very common in the 70s ... kind of like Andy Warhol. And you're right. Those eyes draw you into the picture. Did a workshop just for fun.
clodreno (0) 2003-12-14 3:29
Very nice portrait. I like it a lot.
sabdom (0) 2003-12-14 3:39
IMHO, I think the original would have been more effective. The post processing looks more like a drawing than a photo. But yes, what you've done has brought out the eyes.
dsidwell (9771) 2003-12-17 13:46
I used to use high contrast film a lot, years ago. I'm glad I don't have to spend the money on it any more! This image shows a skilled use of negative space. The high contrast flattens the face some, but that doesn't detract from the very lovely expression.
pascalbene (1717) 2003-12-19 13:24
Unforgatable face. Unforgatable picture.
- Copyright: alex felipe (RandomCameraGuy) (3069)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Black & White
- Date Taken: 2003-02-13
- Categories: Daily Life
- Camera: Panasonic Lumix DMC-LC20, 35-105mm, Digital
- Exposure: f/2.8, 1/64 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
- Date Submitted: 2003-12-13 20:55