Jide Alakija

13 Jun 2007 1,767 views
 
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photoblog image Hmmmmm....Ahhhh....bisto!
Hmmmmm....Ahhhh....bisto!|

Hmmmmm....Ahhhh....bisto!

Hmmmm.....I could just eat that camera.....Ahhhh....bisto!

Don't you just like the expression on this guys face? What does it say to you?

To me this is a typical Alakija portrait.....very dramatic.....tell me what you think.

comments (17)

  • Dotun
  • 13 Jun 2007, 00:10
lovely shot, very funny too. I will be tempted to play with the hightlights to get some more details on his white shirt, the whites there look blown out.
Jide Alakija: Yup, the whites on the shirt are blown out, for the blog I guess it doesn't matter, but thanks for pointing that out. I processed it whilst on the phone and also 5 mins before the 12am shutterchance deadline....Jide you're giving loads of excuses.....oh what the heck let's enjoy the shot!

Thanks D.
LOL. Cool expression! Very nice one smile
Jide Alakija: Thanks Tomas.
the guy is almost walking out of the frame. SHARP BOWY.
Jide Alakija: Thanks Atunbi, good understanding of light can really do wonders to a 2D picture.
I love his expression. The DOF is so intense he looks like he's about to jump out at me. Nice. Yup d white is about to affect my eyes
Jide Alakija: Sorry about the whites, I didn't think it was that big an issue. sad
  • Funke
  • 13 Jun 2007, 12:32
The bowtie just had to be crooked... The expression just wouldn't have worked any other way... You don't see something like this everyday... such intensity in the eyes, which you enhanced I'm sure! Nice one...
Jide Alakija: Shhhh....
  • Yeni
  • 13 Jun 2007, 15:06
compostion 15/10 perfect..,expression priceless
  • Leye
  • 13 Jun 2007, 15:35
Classic and priceless

Well done here alakija Man
I love that his tie is off centre....and his expression..looll...really AAH bisto
  • josef
  • 13 Jun 2007, 16:21
Very very nice portrait. Great that you didn't tell him to adjust his bowtie.. good job!
  • Suby
  • MK
  • 13 Jun 2007, 17:12
One of your best portraits without a doubt smile Awesome expression captured and very well framed. Absolutely divine, this one is a keeper for your next exhibition smile

Suby
lol...it really captured me at first but if u stare at it loooong enough it gets creepy...excellent portrait...
  • Gary
  • 13 Jun 2007, 23:23
love it, that tie askew is hilarious
  • Ovo
  • UK
  • 18 Jun 2007, 11:38
It reminds me of what I would have looked like taking a picture at his age.
  • Motun
  • London
  • 19 Jun 2007, 01:28
LOL, yea, you captured it well with the words 'he could have just gobbled up your camera!'
Very good!! smile
  • Kanyi
  • Plano
  • 7 Jul 2007, 04:28
The light hits him so well! The pic is superb!
What a smile wink

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