Halloween part 2

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Paul Heester
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Halloween part 2

Postby Paul Heester » Mon 02 Nov 2015, 21:06

Similar story to part 1 but found a kitchen knife and the torch caught its shape well. Maybe a controversial image??

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Re: Halloween part 2

Postby Peter Boughton » Mon 02 Nov 2015, 22:50

This one is missing something for me, but not entirely sure what it is.

Wondering if it's the vertical knife - did you try with different angles?

Might also be the darkness around the eyes, which worked well for the other shot, but not here - I think seeing the "right" eyes would make this scarier.
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Re: Halloween part 2

Postby davidc » Tue 03 Nov 2015, 01:40

I think it's the strongest of the three, though agree with Peter that seeing more detail in one of the eyes would help
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Re: Halloween part 2

Postby Mike Farley » Tue 03 Nov 2015, 23:22

Does there need to be something other than the knife to to connect the head and hands? It's all just looming out of the darkness and looks a bit odd to my eyes.
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Re: Halloween part 2

Postby Compsec » Sun 05 Mar 2017, 18:06

This is so good. Really intense; that smile is eerie. I don't want to see the eyes. The creases on his face leading into the sockets makes you ask, has he got any? The pale blood-pink colour enhances the pictures menace. It's very simplistic with a clear visual link. Hands>knife>face.
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Re: Halloween part 2

Postby Paul Heester » Thu 09 Mar 2017, 15:35

Thanks Chris and welcome to the forum!!

I had completely forgotten about this image but may submit this into a future competition, if only to scare the judge :D

Compsec wrote:This is so good. Really intense; that smile is eerie. I don't want to see the eyes. The creases on his face leading into the sockets makes you ask, has he got any? The pale blood-pink colour enhances the pictures menace. It's very simplistic with a clear visual link. Hands>knife>face.

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