Flattery: Imitation

Challenge #45 in the Ways of Seeing series. Hosted by jezsik.
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"Good artists copy. Great artists steal." Most of us got where we are today through the positive influence of other photographers. Some images inspire us to create new ideas, but many are so brilliantly executed that we can't help but want to replicate them. Show us your best effort recreating a great image.
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Dancers at Backstage
by Gabeho
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Edgar Degas, one of the greatest artists in the Impressionist age. His paintings are as famous as those from Manet and Courbet. Edgar created many masterpieces paintings of the century on ballet and its dancers. This photo captured some little ballarina preparing for their perfomance at the backstage. The photo was taken under low light environment and wth high ISO and high grains to have a paints-like effect. The photo was taken with the idea coming for Edgar's paintings on ballet dancers
Submitted: Thursday, 10th June, 2010 10:35 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 21st November, 2009
Focal length: 44.4 mm
Shutter speed: 1/50 sec
Aperture: F4.8
ISO: 3200
Notes: Low light, handheld, high ISO
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