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9th Place - Escapism by jstrong
21-FEB-2009 jstrong

9th Place - Escapism by jstrong

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COAmature 23-Feb-2009 15:52
This is great Jano. It likes like some sort of torture room. One with head down, one begging someone outside for help. I would think that the glass of wine would help. -Doug
ctfchallenge22-Feb-2009 20:23
Yes, good story and OOF setting. Well done Jano.
~Brent
ctfchallenge22-Feb-2009 17:56
Good story telling type shot Jano - it makes one wonder about what is going on in this family's life. The subject lends itself very well to being OOF. CJ
ctfchallenge22-Feb-2009 17:33
In addition to agreeing with the previous comments, I have to say that I'm impressed with how well all the elements work together, esp. your use of dark and light. Well done, Jano.
--Mary Anne
Guest 22-Feb-2009 03:47
There's a real story in this shot. Congratulations on an excellent entry. -dtallakson
Canon DSLR Challenge22-Feb-2009 02:10
Ohh... DEEP, Jano! Both are trying to escape in their own way. Lovely interpretation of it. ~Lydia
ctfchallenge22-Feb-2009 01:52
Thanks ! Although this topic really didn't peak my interest (only that we find that focus in photography is everything and that's what we strive for....) I also found it challenging to come up with a scenario that was interesting yet oof. This particular shot kept creeping into my mind so I put it to the test. I'm honored you like it. jano
Rod 22-Feb-2009 01:36
Yes this is a very blokey image. The boy in the background adds a real tension to the picy. Excellent picy.
ctfchallenge22-Feb-2009 01:18
this is excellent, and unlike what I've seen you post before. So many interesting elements and great for the challenge - Penny Street
ctfchallenge22-Feb-2009 00:59
Jano, this is really good especially since it accomplishes what most of us were trying but fell short - to provide comprehensible content in spite of, or better, enhanced by the oof component. This is great telling two kinds of "escapism". Seems candid or well staged. Works either way. -tv