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    which one?

    dear girls and boys! please help me choose the absolute best shot.
    for those interested, m8, 1.4/35, visatec litepack (two light setup)
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    Re: which one?

    I like 7 the best.

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    Quote Originally Posted by irakly View Post
    dear girls and boys! please help me choose the absolute best shot.
    for those interested, m8, 1.4/35, visatec litepack (two light setup)
    the pictures are numbered.
    http://www.shanidze.com/WebGalleries/leland-dancer/
    Great work Irakly, I love it!

    My favorite is #1, I like the dancer's pose and there's less clutter in the picture making it the strongest image of the lot for me. The balloon on the left in the other images is distracting imo.

    If you must have one with the broken piano then I'd go with no. 8. Although I like the idea of the broken down piano, I find it a weaker image, too many competing elements taking away from the purity of no 1.

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    Re: which one?

    #1. I don't like any of them with the tipped-over piano.

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    I would go for number 2. I think it has the most symmetry in her pose. 7 would be my next choice.
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    Re: which one?

    Irakly,

    Very nice work. For me it would be 9, 7 then 1. Tough cal though.

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    Irakly, for me is Nr. 2. I like her pose there the best, with the arms almost symmetrical and IMHO the ball on the bottom left adds balance to the composition. Great job overall!
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    Re: which one?

    I like #1 then #7 best

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    Re: which one?

    I think it may be #2 for me. Elements that I like are: on toes, piano upright (more plausible that she is practicing), balloon (but not sure why). Second choice is #8 which goes against what I just said but something about it pulls me in. All that being said, no matter which one you showed if you were just showing one, would be awesome. A shot I would like to hang up.

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    Great work. I like 7 then 5

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    Nr. 1
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    Re: which one?

    i like #3, as it hints at the toe pose to come, seems more introspective

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    # 7 for me. More balanced, calm and with less tension than the others. The symmetry of the dancer's pose contrasts strongly with the disorder in the room. When I first saw the images in B&W and not the last color one I thought the balloon was a ball and chain making the dancer a slave to her art........ obviously been looking at too many of your images LOL.

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    Too late for a re-shoot?

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    Re: which one?

    Quote Originally Posted by Chris C View Post
    Too late for a re-shoot?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jlm View Post
    i like #3, as it hints at the toe pose to come, seems more introspective

    I agree with this, but waited for somebody else to say it first.

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    Re: which one?

    NUMBER 3
    has the right Magic

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    Re: which one?

    #2 without a doubt, #1 is my second choice
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    #2 I like her pose in this the best.

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    Re: which one?

    HI Irakly
    Well, I like 2 for the reasons given.

    . . . but I also like 4 because the arms are not symmetrical.

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    Re: which one?

    First one is the best IMHO.
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    For me the pièce de résistance is no.8.
    It's the pic with the most strained pose of the dancer which goes well with the vehemence of the overthrown grand piano and the run-down condition of the rooms. I like, too, that to this derelict scenery some associations answer: the ballon with a bomb, the cable with an igniter cord, the crumbling rendering with a huge map, where the dancer is looking for the country she wishes a "ready for demolition" or an explosive moment.
    In this way the photo exhibits for me the highest degree of craziness united with careful composition, a mixture with a richness of interpretations and a signature feature of Irakly's work.

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    Number 1,no doubts.nice shot,Neil.

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    Re: which one?

    If you are going to pick on a democratic basis, I don't think this has helped much. Except, definitely not no. 6.

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