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Reflecting On Life

Posted by Steve Rice (Olympia, United States) on 19 March 2009 in People & Portrait.

in the middle of the Wallace River.

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Jean-François from Les Issambres, France

quelle image pleine de calme !

19 Mar 2009 5:44am

Didier DE ZAN from somewhere, France

Beautiful photograph I like the treatment and the partial color of the person on this BW I thing it gives more power to this photograph

19 Mar 2009 5:50am

EYES WIDE SHUT from THE LIBRARY OF MY SOUL, United Kingdom

An astoundingly tranquil, serene photograph and such vibrant use of selective colouring really works, Steve

19 Mar 2009 6:14am

Mike from Lichfield, United Kingdom

A good strong image with excellent use of selective colour.

19 Mar 2009 6:36am

Allan Clark from Dunedin, New Zealand

nice shot look like a tranquil moment in time

19 Mar 2009 6:44am

rem_la from Villiers, France

superbe cette désaturation !

19 Mar 2009 6:46am

k@ from Paris, France

Love the idea he is full of colors (and hopes) when Nature's B&W - this is a good positive thing for his mind (and yours first of all :)

19 Mar 2009 7:15am

XaviH from Badalona (almost Barcelona), Andorra

Interesting desaturation. The composition is great.

19 Mar 2009 7:18am

Zing from Hamilton, New Zealand

Great processing, nice composition!

19 Mar 2009 7:34am

Marie LC from Voiron, France

J'aime beaucoup le personnage en couleur, seul point de lumière dans ce beau nb

19 Mar 2009 7:39am

fanfan from la motte servolex, France

très bien vu... belle réalisation..

19 Mar 2009 9:49am

Charles from New York, United States

Great selective coloring. Nicely captured.

19 Mar 2009 10:36am

Alivia from Saint-Etienne, France

Waouuuuuuuu, I like the red of this man in this image with selective coloring. The contrasts are strong and the picture yet soothing, happy marriage of color and B & W.

19 Mar 2009 11:04am

Anna.C from LA ROCHELLE, France

nice choice of selective colors ! I love this peaceful place, nice for a little rest and contemplation

19 Mar 2009 11:15am

Pradeep from Chennai, India

Nice shot, very interesting composition :)

19 Mar 2009 11:51am

vu@granby - Wolfgang from Granby, Québec, Canada

Very interesting through your pp work and the composition!

19 Mar 2009 12:07pm

DaveB from Exeter, United Kingdom

Nice selective colouring in this one!

19 Mar 2009 12:46pm

Daniel from Kenmare, United States

something is fishy...

19 Mar 2009 12:53pm

Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

Great processing ! I love the implications you've made with the coloring-

19 Mar 2009 1:24pm

Monte Stevens from Fort Collins, United States

This person is showing one of the main reasons I enjoyed fly-fishing so much. I could wade out in the middle of the stream and the only music I could hear would was the river's song.

19 Mar 2009 1:24pm

john4jack from Corvallis, United States

Terrific selective color. Wonderful scene.

19 Mar 2009 1:48pm

Evelyne Dubos from Le Mans, France

A great place for a break. Selective colors is a good choice but i find that it's a little to much strong & vivid... i would like to see soft colors in harmony with peacefulness of the scene... just my own taste...

19 Mar 2009 1:49pm

dogilicious from Millerstown, PA, United States

Great shot. The title really gives perspective.

19 Mar 2009 2:09pm

Hema Iyer from Bangalore, India

Such a powerful shot. Very, very nice. Love the selective color here.

19 Mar 2009 2:43pm

BoB from Milano, Italy

fantastic selective colours, nice mood

19 Mar 2009 2:46pm

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

Now that's a rare colourful mood of solitude!:-) Beautiful composition and tonality!

19 Mar 2009 3:08pm

Francesc B. from région parisienne, France

Excellent choice, the selective color... a beautiful place for meditation.

19 Mar 2009 3:18pm

beanow from Poland

Excellent capture. I like the treatment and the partial color of the person on this B&W!

19 Mar 2009 3:33pm

don from Spokane, United States

A fine use of "spot" color to give special emphasis to the person. I like the technique in this instance because of its logical and well-done use. Fine image.

19 Mar 2009 3:40pm

WABIKOJA from Shiga, Japan

Nice shooting, composition feels good and I like the toning.

19 Mar 2009 4:21pm

Peggy M. from somewhere in, France

An attractive treatment, the life on these streams it's lost in its thoughts and we in your image. Haughtiness

19 Mar 2009 5:10pm

mo.langel from Courtelary, Switzerland

Il médite!!! Beau traitement selectif! Superbe composition!

19 Mar 2009 5:43pm

peter from new york, United States

i like your choice of selective coloring here. he looks deep in thought.

19 Mar 2009 7:05pm

zOOm from Paris, France

Great work on selective colors. Works well here.

19 Mar 2009 7:34pm

Suzanne from Huntington Bch, California, United States

The selective color really makes the guy stand out. Nice capture.

19 Mar 2009 10:32pm

JJ from Jersey City, United States

And what a great place to sit and contemplate, super shot great use of selective coloring

20 Mar 2009 1:09am

Ajay from Pune, India

Great place to sit with a can of bear and have some retrospective.

20 Mar 2009 2:14am

NarB from Bruxelles, Belgium

C'est calme et serein. Great processing.

20 Mar 2009 8:04am

Stef67 from in my head, France

amazing shoot, traitement superbe ^^

20 Mar 2009 3:33pm

bluechameleon from Vancouver, Canada

The black and white tones really bring out the detail...this is superb, Steve!

21 Mar 2009 4:18am

Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

Superb image and brilliant processing!

22 Mar 2009 7:42am