Everlasting

© Josh Hudson

Everlasting

Marcie A. Fowler June 15, 2005

A very unique and well done wedding portrait Josh!! I LOVE the composition and the selective coloring. What a wonderful way to capture the special day! #263559

Beverley A. Daniels June 15, 2005

Well done Josh! Love the selective colouring also!! #1472237

Kerby Pfrangle level-classic June 15, 2005

Josh

Very well done. Love your colors and details.

THe kiss is romantic. THis will be a prize photo for the bride and groom.

Kerby #1472678

Jessica McCollam June 15, 2005

FANTASTIC!!! Love the changes you have made here, Josh! I think it is a wonderful shot of the couple and love how their friends and family are in the background! :) #1473156

June 15, 2005

This is beautiful, Josh. I love this ten times better than yesterday's photo. It is breathtaking. And, you captured it beautifully with the wedding group acting "natural". I love it! I wish you could've done MY wedding! Thanks for sharing this! #1473882

Terrill Province June 15, 2005

A wonderful shot...exceptional color work on her bouquet. Obviously a photo to treasure. #1475516

Amanda Price June 17, 2005

Love the selective colouring! Leaving a hint of colour in the bridesmaid's dress was the perfect touch! Love it! #1484376

Dan Holm level-classic August 03, 2005

This is BEAUTIFUL, Josh!! Excellent selective coloring! CONGRATULATIONS on your POTD! #1670121

Susana Ms Heide August 03, 2005

A very creative take of the bridal couple with the wedding party!! CONGRATS on this fabulous POTD! #1670142

Mary N C. Taitt August 03, 2005

Strangely wonderful. Congratulations on your POTD! #1670179

Susie Peek-Swint August 03, 2005

A light-hearted capture Josh ~ congrats on potd! #1670187

Candice C. Calhoun level-deluxe August 03, 2005

Congratulations on your sensational POTD! Well done, Josh!

ccc #1670195

ronda chatelle level-classic August 03, 2005

Excellent Title! Everlasting: 1)never coming to an end; lasting forever; eternal..Congratulations on POTD- #1670337

Joy Rector August 03, 2005

congrats on your POTD #1670357

August 03, 2005

Cangrats on a great composition. Love the color selections.
Josselyne #1670432

Kimberly J. Whipps August 03, 2005

Looks like it's already been said, but great wedding photo. Very creative. Love the selective coloring. Congratulations Josh. #1670516

Leanne M.E. Boyd August 03, 2005

A Beautiful Wedding image, Josh! Congrats on your POTD! #1670721

Christy L. Densmore August 03, 2005

Beautiful use of color. A well deserved POTD #1670738

Donna Dunbar August 03, 2005

The selective coloring really works for this image, great wedding shot and congrats on POTD !!! #1670748

Virginia L. Allison August 03, 2005

Very nice Josh, love the coloring. #1670880

August 03, 2005

Your use of colorization is superb Josh... When I looked at the contrast between black and white and then to color it made a stark difference and it only whetted my appetite for more... #1670929

Laura Clay-Ballard August 03, 2005

gorgeous! congrats! #1671073

August 03, 2005

Josh,

Love the composition and use of contrasting colour selections.

The picture made me think to try new and differnt creative ideas.

Great job. #1671083

Terri L. Scribner August 03, 2005

Great job! Love the selective coloring! Congrats on you POTD! #1671124

Kathleen R. Struckle August 03, 2005

Great image! Love the selective coloring and feeling.Congrats on POTD!! #1671294

Michelle R. Kovach August 03, 2005

Congratulations on your POTD Feature! #1671350

Perry K.Y. Lee August 03, 2005

Beautiful!!! That's all I can say!!! #1671384

Lisa Clark August 03, 2005

What a treasure you created for this couple. Very impressive photography and photo editing!! Contratulations on POTD #1671437

Claudette Foote August 03, 2005

CONGRATS on this fabulous POTD! #1671500

August 03, 2005

Sorry Josh, I'm not sure if this is a case of the emperor's new clothes but this picture does not work for me. My overwhelming feeling is 'uncomfortable'. The colouration does not save an otherwise unsightly image. #1671597

August 03, 2005

Magnificent! #1671624

August 03, 2005

It sort-of works for me. Since the B&G are already mostly B&W, their colorization doen't quite make them stand-out as much.
ONE QUESTION... Is there any significance to the one bridesmade? I'm thinking cheap hollywood movie here... Did the groom used to date her?
(LOL) #1671630

August 03, 2005

Very well done. I love the little bit of color and the expressions of the people in the back are great. #1671737

Josh Hudson August 03, 2005

Thank you for all the responses (Good and Bad).

I create my images so that the subjects interact with themselves and their environment. Not everyone appreciates the loosness of this photo, but the B&G will not only have their moment, but they have captured the personalities of their family and friends forever in this photo. For me that makes this photos ring truer than a static row of statue representations of people that attended.

Those who find the image 'uncomfortable' and unsightly probably feel more comfortable with a more traditional image. They are safe soothing photos.

If you look this photo has a lot going on it it. There is the obvious layers of the B&G and the second layer of the family.

1. If you look there is the great golden triangle of the B&G creating a sense of stability in the composition-- which is further reinforced by the centering of the couple.

2. The rest of the family fills the frame, creating something to look at throughout the entire image. While they are all casually interacting to the moment, they are all vertical creating a sense of support.

3. It may not be obvious, but every character has a leading line to the center of the image.

4. The "colorization" is just giving a slight boost to the already shallow depth of field. The family can identify who is who, but the focus is always on the couple.

5. Finally, you get the sense of candor to the image with give a feeling that this is a real vice a staged moment.

It is exactly the way I would have approached this image if I were to paint it.

For those who like it, thank you. For those who don't, I would hope you would at least appreciate it. You don't have to like art or music to appreciate it. #1671925

Susan L. Vasquez August 03, 2005

Well I think it's wonderful, love the naturalness of the people looking on in the background. Great work, and congrats on the POTD #1671995

August 03, 2005

Josh,
Don't get me wrong, I appreciate it whole-heartedly, and I am sure the B&G are THRILLED with it.

What about the colorized bridesmaid?
Sister, next in line, etc? #1672001

August 03, 2005

i think its great! you put alot of thought into it! congrats on your potd! #1672136

Dr Silly level-classic August 03, 2005

Well Done. One for the B&G to hang.

Dr Silly
#1672354

Josh Hudson August 03, 2005

V,

the only ones that are slightly colorized are the B&G. The background is not totally desaturated, and the dress that one bridesmaid is wearing probably pops out more with their colors to you. #1672782

Lisa M. Austin August 03, 2005

Beautiful photograph. Congratulations. #1672866

Souha Dooly August 03, 2005

Congratulations, on your POTD!!!Great shot Josh!! #1674321

Vicki Hunt August 04, 2005

Love it! congrats on the POTD! #1674591

Theresa M. VanderStaay August 05, 2005

Congrats on POTD. Very romantic wedding picture. Love the way you edited the photo. Nice touch. #1680789

Luhut Napitupulu August 05, 2005

Wow...what a great moment you captured very well, Josh. So romantic! I like the tone of the picture, the composition and the naural expression of the people behind them...
Congrats on your POTD!
#1681328

Lori Carlson August 05, 2005

Well done, Josh!!! CONGRATULATIONS on your POTD winner! :0) #1683350

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe August 05, 2005

Beautiful image, congrats!! Very original work! #1683377

August 06, 2005

An absoluteley beautiful photo very romantic and also very arty all in one well done. Im very new to photography and just got my first serious camera (Pentax MZ second hand) and here's the stupid question "how did you do that?"

Mikey G. st helens England. #1685093


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