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    A THOUSAND Words:

    I am not going to say anything about this image. I think it is pretty much self explanatory.

    Any C&C is always appreciated.

    A THOUSAND Words:

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    Superb lighting with catchlight in baby's eyes,great story telling image.As sharp as you can get it-well done.Cropping off the bottom may result in more impact but you lose the hand.......which I'm sure you left for a reason.

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    Re: A THOUSAND Words:

    Congratulations! Beautiful image aptly titled...

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    Re: A THOUSAND Words:

    Not only self-explanatory, it's also very nice.

    The skin tones on my calibrated monitor are a bit yellow and look much nicer when adding a hint of blue to the entire image. I also agree that cropping below the woman's hand on the right would draw more attention to the three people, especially the baby.

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    Re: A THOUSAND Words:

    Lovely shot of maternal (or grand-maternal) love...

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    Re: A THOUSAND Words:

    Quote Originally Posted by siggi View Post
    the hand.......which I'm sure you left for a reason.
    Thank you Siegfried,

    A hand of protection and support.

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    Re: A THOUSAND Words:

    Quote Originally Posted by Christina S View Post
    Congratulations! Beautiful image aptly titled...
    Thank you Christina.

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    Re: A THOUSAND Words:

    Quote Originally Posted by Mike Buckley View Post
    Not only self-explanatory, it's also very nice.

    The skin tones on my calibrated monitor are a bit yellow and look much nicer when adding a hint of blue to the entire image. I also agree that cropping below the woman's hand on the right would draw more attention to the three people, especially the baby.
    Thank you Mike.
    He was a tad yellow. The light and yellow baby grow......... you know.
    No flash allowed near him for the first few weeks. Only natural light.

    Mike, cropping the hand takes away a hundred words.

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    Re: A THOUSAND Words:

    Quote Originally Posted by rpcrowe View Post
    Lovely shot of maternal (or grand-maternal) love...
    Thank you Richard,
    Mother and Grandma. You know what it is like.

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    Re: A THOUSAND Words:

    It's not just the baby that is yellow, Andre. The adults are also yellow.

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    Re: A THOUSAND Words:

    It is a very warm portrait setting: good internal communications and use of low key.

    However, my opinion is that the image does not nearly realize its full potential: I agree with Mike Buckley.

    There is a yellow cast on the entire image which is intrusive and deleterious to the overall impact and warmth of the image. Such a cast is more usually noticed and more intrusive in a low key Portrait - especially where 'baby skin' is present.

    The cast is corrected with an 82 Filter at about 10% and in a resultant A/B comparison, the difference is quite visually noticeable and also noticeably enhancing to the image.

    There is also very slight Cyan Cast: but not really noticeable nor does it really effect the impact of the Portrait, at all.

    WW

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    Re: A THOUSAND Words:

    Thank you Mike an Bill,

    I printed the image and it printed without a yellow cast.
    I am confused as I viewed the image on three different computers and I cannot see the yellow cast.

    Will check it on my Asus LED screen just to make sure.

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    Re: A THOUSAND Words:

    "Capturing the essence of the mood in that moment in time." - Absolutely!

    Philip

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    Re: A THOUSAND Words:

    Quote Originally Posted by MrB View Post
    "Capturing the essence of the mood in that moment in time." - Absolutely!

    Philip
    Much obliged, Philip.

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