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    Kind of an old photo... ok, i admit it - i'm in an inspirational blank wich i hate... the fact that i'm uploading pictures from my archive is a sign
    Hope i will snap out of it soon

    Penny <3 Billy, my name is Sepideh, and 23 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. ThePhoenix101 100 months ago | reply


      so softly poignantly beautiful

    2. and the moon rose 100 months ago | reply

      A very powerful image. The tones and softness are great

    3. K Kay 100 months ago | reply

      This is a photograph that evokes many different feelings. One that can be used to tell stories. I love the softness to it, but I'm not sure if she's afraid of something. Very, very cool.

    4. Sergio Lubezky 100 months ago | reply

      Thank you for rating and posting in the group!

    5. Carver Images 100 months ago | reply

      Rating #1

      This photograph is nice. The subject is great, i love the angle and the lighting on the face. The crop is nice but i think it would of shown more neck and i feel as tho it should be in focus. I think if you did that it would be 10 times better. Also theres a small glare to the top left of the photo perhaps get rid of that.

      Rated 6 out of 10

    6. jbc16 100 months ago | reply

      the shot even looks like the subject is about to "snap out of it".
      interesting shot!

    7. Kanitzi Hororu 100 months ago | reply

      I agree with Jbc... it is a very interesting shot. It has the aura of those photos of silent movies in the 1920´s... well done!

      Rating #2:

      Rated 9 out of 10 in the 100 Points group.

    8. mlakner 100 months ago | reply

      Really awesome. Very similar to some of my recent ones, that I haven't uploaded yet. I actually just took one with the exact same angle on the face, and even tears in the eyes of mine, and I concluded, on mine and again on yours, that it is just a little bit too much underneath the face, too distanced from the subject. And makes the woman an object, but the yes are too distant to connect with it. She feels distant.

      Perfect color on the face, I love love the shapes in the background. Good work.

      Rating #3:

      Rated 9 out of 10 in the 100 Points group.

    9. the näyrde von göbbels [deleted] 100 months ago | reply

      the mood is good. Fab lighting, contrast, compo + expression. I like how it is not extremely sharp, like there is some "curtain" making the face softer. I was going to give you 10, but i realized my eyes are going all the time to the up left corner, i would make it all black.

      Rating #5:

      Rated 9 out of 10 in the 100 Points group.

    10. Mark Twells 100 months ago | reply

      The slightly blue tone of the B&W is ideal, and I'm drawn to the slightly soft focus effect the shot has. But the lop-sided composition (a blank to the left) and the fact that the object of his stare is lopped off the top puts me off a bit. Mind, I was looking at four portraits int he V&A in London yesterday taken by a very eminent portrait photographer (David Bailey, i think), three of which had the tops of the heads lopped off..so there you are. It also has rather limited DoF.

      So, my 'umble opinion

      Rating #6:

      Rated 5 out of 10 in the 100 Points group.

    11. leesure 100 months ago | reply

      Has an old movie feel to it. I don't like the overly soft glow and the detail in the upper left distracts.

      b>Rating #7:

      Rated 7 out of 10 in the 100 Points group.

    12. BavarIndia 100 months ago | reply

      I like the expression of the face and the composition - very dramatically, indeed an old movie feeling

      Rating #8:

      Rated 9 out of 10 in the 100 Points group.

    13. Tamara van Molken 100 months ago | reply

      excellent composition, love the way this face is in the bottom of the picture and you captured the expression very well too! However it is real pitty that this picture is not sharp. I also think it would improve when the line in the background would be really horizontal.

      Rating #9:

      Rated 7 out of 10 in the 100 Points group.

    14. mlakner 100 months ago | reply

      Oh I agree with the nayrde, and maybe suggest making just that light spot on the upper left the same color as the black surrounding it.

    15. noviKorisnik 100 months ago | reply

      Final rating in the 100 Points group is 72 Points.

      Well done!

      Please request entry and publish this photograph in the 70-79 Points group and thank you very much for participating in the 100 Points group.

    16. Saul Panzer (mostly in reality these days) 92 months ago | reply

      It is really outstanding - one of the best I have seen.
      It reminds me of an Orson Welles movie too, but even more of La Passion de Jeanne d'Arc by Carl Th. Dreyer

    17. | spoon | 92 months ago | reply

      now i have to see this movie too :) flickr is one culturelizing place, thank you Saul :) maybe i'll find even more inspiration

    18. mypixbox 74 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called pix files, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

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