If you love an image (whether it's yours or someone else's) and want to make sure others get a chance to see it, you can “feature” it by choosing the “Spotlight” button.
When an image is Spotlighted, it receives enhanced visibility in premium spots throughout the site. Spotlighted images are rotated through these higher-visibility positions to ensure the best opportunity for the images to be seen by JPG users.
If you see a great photo that would make a perfect entry for one of our Shoot Out photo contests but it was uploaded by another user, now you can enter that photo in the contest and, if it wins, you get to share in the contest winnings.
Like a photo editor, if you've got an eye for great work, find it and submit it to a contest. If it wins, since you staked the entry fee, you'll take home part of the prize (the rest, of course, goes to the member who shot the image).
Collections are a JPG+ feature. You must be a JPG+ member to create new collections and to add photos to collections.
Sign up for JPG+ to start using collections now!
Photo license: © All rights reserved
Two faces have I
One that laughs one that cries
One says hello one says goodbye
One does things I don't understand
Makes me feel like half a man
At night I get down on my knees and pray
Our love will make that other man go away
But he'll never say goodbye
Two faces have I
(Bruce Springsteen - Two Faces)
This is Shakeel, Munir's colleague... having known him for over 13 years, i don't remember ever seeing a frown on his face, not even once... though i've seen him in tears... but even then, there seemed to be a dominant calm on his face...
this was shot in 24x36 full frame :)
i did not crop this one, though i played with the contrasts and whites using Capture NX, which i have become a great fan of :)
my intention was to make the most of the shadows, and that is what guided me in composition :) Shakeel is a simple fellow, he'd look straight into the lens, but i was not gonna take a 'posed' shot, no way!! i just told him to pretend as though i'm not there! and the trick worked :)
the ISO was 800 and the light, i must mention, was a bit too harsh, posing a great challenge, making metering very difficult and tricky :)
thanks for reading the lengthy note :) let's see what you think of this image :)
Also by Muhammad Muhsin
Please Login or Sign Up
Login or Sign Up
Need contest credits? Get 'em here!
Payments are processed by PayPal and you will be automatically forwarded to PayPal to complete your transaction. It may take a few minutes after you complete your transaction for you contest credits to update. We will send an email to your registered email address once we have received a successful transaction from PayPal and updated you credits.
Select a Shoot Out contest credit package below.