Negative space and chat

Challenge #12 in the Photo chat series. Hosted by AndrePooh, barb_s.
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Negative space : Subjects that are nicely composed against negative space backgrounds. Negative space is defined as the area of an image not occupied by shapes or forms. Not only the subject, but also the negative space should be interesting. See this google search: This is a complex challenge, please read the instructions and the and the comments first.*** Also enter a -dummy- photo as shown in the example below as a second picture. Then make comments about the compositions and arrangements and pp of the other photo's in this challenge. Eventually you can take and enter the second picture of your rearrangement of the same objects, by withdrawing the dummy photo.
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The head in the first version was on the left side, but she looked towards the center, so I would say that it was "facing inwards". Anyway, I shifted her as suggested and added a bit more background.
Submitted: Monday, 27th February, 2012 15:01 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 5th July, 2010
Focal length: 15.67 mm
Shutter speed: 1/1600 sec
Aperture: F4.5
ISO: 800
Views: 750
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