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Bali 8 - Koala

Posted by
Stu (From Scotland | Working in Kyoto, Japan) on 13 December 2006 in People & Portrait and Portfolio.

Canon EOS Kiss X 1/250 second F/5.6 ISO 400 110 mm

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H.O from Victoria, Canada

Great shot. nice b&w image :)

13 Dec 2006 6:26am

Michelle Bialowas from Melbourne Victoria, Australia

I enjoy you careful use of selective focus.

13 Dec 2006 7:02am

Sidonie from Sydney, Australia

Took me a few seconds to find the koalas, and the discovery was a revelation in how you chose focus past the foreground.

13 Dec 2006 9:55am

Zach Siebert from Bologna, Italy

wow. DOP works very well here.

13 Dec 2006 10:40am

Ryan Yam from Quezon City, Philippines

Hey this is really interesting. At first I was wondering why it was called koalas lol.

13 Dec 2006 12:35pm

jc from Tokyo, Japan

the delayed joy in this one is great, well done!

13 Dec 2006 12:56pm

Colour blind from Tokyo, Japan

Bit of Australia in Bali huh?? Well I guess that's not all too uncommon. You've done it again with this one...it looks like a studio shot did you ask them to pose?? Haha I doubt it. I love the DOF here and it leads really well to the little girl. Nice contrast of shadows. Lovely. I would love to see another photo with the guy in full colour and focus.

13 Dec 2006 1:33pm

badala from Leiria, Portugal

Very nice composition.

13 Dec 2006 2:17pm

Duncan Galbraith from kyoto, Japan

Lovely shot Stu, as JC said the suprise far right really elevates this to a belter of a photo.

13 Dec 2006 4:51pm

Ali-G from Ottawa, Canada

Interesting choice of focus.

13 Dec 2006 7:09pm

Darren from Japan

Great. really nice shot. Like what you've done with the focus soft beginning on the guy pulling our eyes to the little girl. Nice job.

13 Dec 2006 11:17pm

Chris Sullivan from Melbourne, Australia

Firstly, the way you've set up the DOF is excellent; the way it's focussed on the young one looking on is great. Great use of black and white, excellent tone as always!

14 Dec 2006 1:13am

Craig Persel from Montreal, Canada

Well seen. Nice use of dof.

14 Dec 2006 1:11pm