People - Brothers in Arms.

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  1. peskywinnets

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    My two young lads (aged 2yrs & 3yrs)...taken last weekend in Highgate Woods, North London.

    I'm not saying they're ugly, but I have to photograph them from behind! (& we had to have their pram fitted with shutters :D)

    Canon EOS350D Aperture f2.8, Shutter speed 1/320sec, ISO400.
    Sigma 80-200mm f2.8 DG, picture taken at 180mm

    Image cropped slightly, small bit of unsharp mask & desaturation, purple fringing filter to remove slight occurence on eldest's right sleeve....

    [​IMG]

    ...the photo also looks very nice in B&W Sepia with some 'mood grain' added, but hey....B&W sepia get's done to death!
     
  2. Bristol Pete

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    Great shot. Makes me want to be a Dad :) Very powerful. You must be proud. Nice one. :thumbsup:
     
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    That is an absolute corker, well done.
     
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    Ahoy!

    That is a sweet shot. Nice one.
     
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    What a great shot. Says so much without actually seeing their faces. Nice one!
     
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    I like this shot very much.:thumbsup: Sums up the Theme perfect.

    Martin
     
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    Brilliant. This has a lot of emotion, and is my fave so far.
     
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    Great photo, I like this one a lot. :thumbsup:
     
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    Fantastic, I love what the picture says :)
     
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    very nice shot. Almost has an old style postcard feel to it, or perhaps a hovis ad. Very evocative - love the post processing
     
  12. peskywinnets

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    Wow...thanks for all the favourable comments!

    Re the postcard feel - I can see what you mean, more so when it's in sepia with grain added (& cropped a little more)...

    [​IMG]

    ....like I say, I actually prefer it in Sepia (also the nice scattered pools of light are emphasised more in monotone), but I resisted the urge to submit it in Sepia as it can get over used! :boring:
     
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    lovely shot - looks excellent in sepia also!!:clap:
     
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    A cracking shot. Well done!
     
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    My favourite so far :smashin:
     
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    Such a powerful image, great shot.
     
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    Very nice shot, how long did you have to threaten them to keep still :D nicley done.
     
  18. peskywinnets

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    LOL...unfortunately, their vocabulary is too limited to threaten them verbally (unless you can think of a way of weaving 'dog', 'cat', 'juice', 'house' etc into a sinister sentence?!), but nothing that a few nails & extra strength Loctite couldn't sort! :D

    BTW I'm humbled by all your nice comments.

    And just to illustrate what a lottery photography can be, here's the only other shot I managed to take just 3 seconds (before they were off to investigate a mud pool or similar!)...

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    ....ie a bit of of lens shake, not as well composed, a tad underexposed, soft, blah blah

    Photography...what part skill, what part luck eh?!!
     
  19. Ray

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    I voted for your entry this month and would have voted for this one as well if it had been entered. Both really capture a couple of special moments.

    Well done.

    Ray
     

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