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Hampstead Heath - another race for life...to raise funds for Cancer Research UK.  I couldn't take pictures the previous week, as I was running myself, so I went back to try and capture some of the messages...

http://www.raceforlife.org/

Update:28th June

Steve a fellow shutterchancer also went to a race to life, and his picture is here http://steve.shutterchance.com/photoblog/6617.htm

 

Mona 13 Jun 2006, 09:21
Great capture, also very moving/touching. Well done.

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Barbara: Thank you Mona.

E Etomi from Nigeria 13 Jun 2006, 11:14
Yup, really sweet and moving. Getting better on the conversion. Mask sent me this and it really helped.

http://www.computer-darkroom.com/tutorials/tutorial_2_1.htm
Barbara: Ta... I used the channel mixer dialogue for this pic... but not colour balance ...so this link is useful

Attah from Great Britain (UK) 13 Jun 2006, 16:40
This actually reminds me of something Inye (Ijoarts) would shoot. Really liking the B&W and works very well for me as a docu photo shot, which I suspect is something you're quite good at..
Barbara: oooh! a comparison with Inye...I'm honoured!

Poweide 13 Jun 2006, 16:51
I like this. The way the eye is drawn to the sign on the main subject's back is quite compelling. Perhaps the depth of field could have been shallower to minimise the distraction of the others because they're a bit messy (like life?) but I doubt I would have spotted this so well done.

Barbara Kalu from Great Britain (UK) 13 Jun 2006, 17:08
Thanks Poweide...yes you're so right about the DOF...I did feel as if I was snooping around taking pictures surreptitiously. I however didn't want to ask anyone, as these would then turn into conscious poses.

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Yanik from Sri Lanka 13 Jun 2006, 19:52
I think Sisila said it perfectly..Very nice
Barbara: Thanks Yanik!

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