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Pete the Elder

I was pleasantly surprised by the result. I thought that the lighting was bad as it was mostly flourescent predominantly coming from the top but I think the warm backligting helped. The classic Nikor 50mm from my wife's Nikon FE may have contributed to the wow factor. Despite using a crappy 8 mp Canon Rebel XT, the combination of the lens and the camera and providence all contributed to this shot.

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Comment by rob castro on March 8, 2013 at 7:08am

thanks  Noor ... that means a lot

Comment by Noor on March 7, 2013 at 8:44pm

great shot

Comment by rob castro on March 1, 2013 at 5:18pm

thanks for kind words Trish O' Donnell

Comment by Trish O' Donnell on February 26, 2013 at 5:49am
Love the detail. Great shot, congrats.
Comment by rob castro on February 25, 2013 at 7:58pm

cheers Claude B ... thanks for noticing and kind response.  I think he may have seen me but didn't really care.  The photo was cropped because I wanted to get rid of the two people he was talking to - the back of their heads didn't look photogenic (LOL).  Maybe he thought I was shooting someone or something else.

Comment by Claude B. on February 25, 2013 at 7:44pm

I like it "extremly" much.

Did he posed for you or you surprized him?

Comment by rob castro on February 15, 2013 at 9:09pm

cheers  Reg Warboys thanks for noticing

Comment by rob castro on February 15, 2013 at 9:08pm

thanks Julius Chilala ... means a lot

Comment by rob castro on February 15, 2013 at 9:08pm

cheers Rafael Fajardo so kind of you ... thanks

Comment by Reg Warboys on February 15, 2013 at 3:29am

Cracking sharp image, good lighting, he looks a strange colour, like he works in a chocolate factory.

Try croping the left side to make it a portrait mode, remove some of the distracting b/g + high lights  behind his head then you would have a WOW image

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