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Uploaded: 03/20/08 8:52 PM GMT
Ethnic (reworked)
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Thanks to Kinglan, I reworked his beautiful portrait.
Fortunately, he sent to me the original capture in RAW format. I tried to give some softness in the B/W tones.
Hope you'll like it :-)
>Link for the original capture

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&kjh000
03/20/08 8:55 PM GMT
Wonderful rework. You made the most of this beautiful piece. Kudos!
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.KingIan
03/20/08 10:20 PM GMT
Pierre, thanks for the pointers on this one. You've definitely given it a much softer tone, easier to look at. Feel free to give me any more pointers in the future, I greatly appreciate it!
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.Jims
03/20/08 10:21 PM GMT
Very nice rework of Kinglan's poignant portrait. It's great that someone who does these National Geographic "Afghan Girl" type shots. Should edit this one. Pierre, you do these portraits so well. Great work by both of you.
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::100k_xle
03/20/08 10:51 PM GMT
Simply Beautiful !
Great Work.

E J
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::Jimbobedsel
03/20/08 11:28 PM GMT
Excellent rework. She's a beautiful girl, and the portrait is top notch, now.

Jim
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I'd rather be here, than where I'm at
.Rokh
03/21/08 4:46 AM GMT
A very beautiful portrait: both the subject and the photographic art! Well done!
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.gonedigital
03/21/08 11:07 AM GMT
A good rework Pierre
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=ppigeon
03/21/08 12:33 AM GMT
Thanks guys and thanks Kinglan for this nice portrait :-)
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-Pierre-
sharonva
03/21/08 5:14 PM GMT
Beautiful portrait...excellent combination of subject and background. The shawl is also good. The only jarring element in the photo is that oddly cabled knitted "sleeve", exposing the bare shoulder. Looks too modern, even trendy, for the photo, ditto the neckline showing below the shawl. (I'd like this photo to take me back to very early America, and I can't imagine the Ananzi using knitting needles, although I could be wrong.) All that said, the overwhelming good elements of this photograph ought to win awards and I hope it is exhibited.
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.heidlerr
03/21/08 8:27 PM GMT
Wow! Very nice portrait of this lovely lady. Good highlight and shadow tones.
Russ
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Anything that excites me for any reason, I will photograph; not searching for unusual subject matter, but making the commonplace unusual. Edward Weston
::beerbuzz888
03/21/08 10:04 PM GMT
this pic rocks. just a cool shot
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::boremachine
03/21/08 10:59 PM GMT
much much better, but the shot already is wonderful!
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.89037
03/22/08 6:37 AM GMT
superb picture!!!..and your rework is truly remarkable!..you certainty grow rich its value!..My compliments to Ian and you!
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Adriana....:)
.June
03/24/08 6:40 PM GMT
She is just gorgeous, your work is wonderful!
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Loving my new job!
vnvet68
03/25/08 10:00 PM GMT
genuine beauty!
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::mailsparky
03/26/08 3:25 PM GMT
Stunning work, Both the original composition and the re-worked version above are excellent. 10/10 to you both.

John...
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.AlatarielIdril
03/27/08 10:33 PM GMT
GORGEOUS rework! It really speaks. You've done very well with this one. Thanks for sharing. :)
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.curiousgeorge57
03/27/08 11:55 PM GMT
They say portraits are the hardest photographs to take. This one is stellar, excellent photojournalism!
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Life is far too important to be taken seriously. -Oscar Wilde
.SearwenSundarie01
03/28/08 3:59 PM GMT
wow, that is really nice. Her eyes are soulful and she is very pretty herself. i have to say, i like this version more than the original(sorry) Merely because it is softer and makes her look not so harsh. Very Nice
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=ppigeon
03/28/08 4:43 PM GMT
Kinglan's original capture in RAW format was wonderful too. Thanks!
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-Pierre-
&purmusic
03/31/08 7:58 AM GMT
Beautiful work Pierre. I like this one a lot.

A fine composition to work with, provided by Ian's eye. So, a split on the kudos. ;o)

Thanks to both of you for sharing this one with us. Love images such as this one.

^5's Ian as well.
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::moongirl
04/02/08 2:07 AM GMT
This is a great portrait, excellent rework! I really like the black and white. Thank you for sharing... carissa :D
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.Kine
04/27/08 2:52 PM GMT
i really like that.. good job!
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.Catharina1
09/28/09 8:02 PM GMT
Now that is a result.. wow! It is much more beautiful with the soft tones. Mich
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