Fashion, in the spirit of Richard Avedon

Challenge #4 in the Mentors series. Hosted by Martin Ocando, Carlos U, Aleo Veuliah, Rick Sammon.
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Between the mid 40's and 50's, Richard Avedon was inflluential in defining fashion photography, inspiring many photographers to approach this genre with a fresh, unique perspective. His images conveyed the American view of style, beauty, and culture at that time. Avedon defied the rigid "model in studio" paradigm by shooting his subjects mostly outdoors and/or in ordinary, daily life environments. This challenge pays tribute to Richard Avedon's defining years of fashion photography (see for more information about Richard Avedon and his photography). For sample images, visit and look into the 1947-1957 Archive Collection.
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Trying a new hat ...
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How do I look with this hat? Buy or not buy?
Submitted: Monday, 20th August, 2012 19:15 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 23rd January, 2012
Focal length: 12.88 mm
Shutter speed: 1/25 sec
Aperture: F2.1
ISO: 200
Notes: Taken in colour, converted to BW
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