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Contest Finalist in Movember Photo Contest
People's Choice in Fine Art Portraiture Photo Contest
Contest Finalist in Fine Art Portraiture Photo Contest
Over $500 in prizes
Contest Finalist in Faces Photo Contest by Focal Press
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Peer Award
Absolute Masterpiece
PORNrasanaga LcPam carloscaetano rbdrbd83 jeanlindfors paullanderos BLAKSTEEL +87
Top Choice
mehdizavvar andredreduvenage johnanixon KHBimages Happyshooter DhruvNegi7316 amf250963 +64
Superb Composition
Free-Spirit Tanya333 davidmakinster CarlFW AnjelEyePhotos NatureinLight Tommyshot +63
Superior Skill
prekob316 embas Jsellisjr sallyG11 lizcaroopertin Gabriele69 christophlittgen +23
Exceptional Contrast
eagle44 brookeadams joshuagabbai mmunksgard CliffordPugliese philipbebbington wrogers +14
Outstanding Creativity
simongwionanruth axellemaginet Owlphoto JEAfarm RNorris saltashman aufmdeich_foto +13
Magnificent Capture
GregDavisFlorida Byronfairphotography bclumberjack Gennady chriskompst CSKphotography johnsojoski +7
All Star
AprilRoseMore brendaglen Darleen Badgrandad ditmarburlein cclaude stevelemke +6
Ryker Deb-Deb CloaknDagger talk2suemac katsandhu Albert-Serra-Photography juvyjgreen +1
One Of A Kind
MeredithAudet kjodway p_eileenbaltz pmkane DaveLoucks
Jaw Dropping
parthgupta Elohi
VIP Favorite
Great Find
Top Class Lighting
Love it

Top ClassTM

Movember Photo ContestTop 10 class
Movember Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Fine Art Portraiture Photo ContestTop 10 class
Fine Art Portraiture Photo ContestTop 10 class week 2
Fine Art Portraiture Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
ViewBug Image of the Year Photo ContestTop 30 class
ViewBug Image of the Year Photo ContestTop 30 class week 2
Adore Noir Volume 3 Photo ContestTop 10 class
Adore Noir Volume 3 Photo ContestTop 10 class week 1
Faces Photo Contest by Focal PressTop 10 class
Faces Photo Contest by Focal PressTop 10 class week 1
32 Comments | Report
AmberDopita August 13, 2014
Amazing!! Love this shot!
MichelleDohertyPhoto September 14, 2014
What character you've caught in the texture of this man's face.
Kind eyes.

sebastianmuglia PRO
sebastianmuglia September 17, 2014
Very and natural portrait! Very good
p_eileenbaltz September 17, 2014
Wow! This is a powerful photo. Congratulations on being chosen a finalist.:) Good luck.
NickBPhotoUK PRO
NickBPhotoUK September 18, 2014
Superb portrait.

Bruz PRO+
Bruz September 18, 2014
This is a great b/w portrait. It has so much character. Congrats on being a finalist.
philipbebbington September 22, 2014
Stunning piece of mono portrait work.Congrats
AlanJakarta PRO+
AlanJakarta September 25, 2014
Brilliant mono portrait & great moustache / beard. Congratulations on being the Winner.
Wilhelmina September 26, 2014
joeehlen September 26, 2014
Well done Russ a masterclass again
joeesler September 26, 2014
Congrats! Excellent shot.
parthgupta September 26, 2014
Amazing portrait mate.
Congrats on winning.
Jeanne713 PRO+
Jeanne713 September 27, 2014
Awesome photo! Congrats!!
RussElkins PRO+
RussElkins September 27, 2014
Special thanks to everyone who took the time out of their daily lives to comment and to award.
It is truly appreciated!
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justinsmith September 27, 2014
Congratulations. Superb image.
dgberry October 02, 2014
Incredible tone and rich B&W rendering. Excellent lighting and posing. Great work.
stephenmarcum October 06, 2014
This shot speaks more character then you could ever come close to with some young model. Well done.
naveenmike November 03, 2014
Stunning Picture
Christofa May 03, 2015
The texture of the skin is superb, every hair, the magic of those eyes and the wonderful depth of field presents another stunning image.
mmunksgard PRO+
mmunksgard August 20, 2015
I love the emotion in this photo... his eyes.
joeehlen December 30, 2015
Congratulations on another final Russ ....very well deserved again
RussElkins PRO+
RussElkins December 30, 2015
Thank you Joe!
MandAlta January 07, 2016
I honestly cannot stop looking at this photo! Everything about it is extraordinary!! His eyes are so compelling! Beautiful work!!
RussElkins PRO+
RussElkins January 07, 2016
Thank you!
Freeman17 January 14, 2016
Powerfull portait , with a lot of quality and emotion ¡¡¡¡ Congratulations
RussElkins PRO+
RussElkins January 14, 2016
,Thank you!
ditmarburlein January 14, 2016
Perfect , a winning photo
davidchinn PRO+
davidchinn January 15, 2016
Congratulations Russ on winning the Fine Art Portraiture Contest !!!
RussElkins PRO+
RussElkins January 15, 2016
Thank you David!
joeehlen January 15, 2016
Sorry Russ went to reply and Deleted the post....... Well done again on your Movember final.......
RussElkins PRO+
RussElkins January 15, 2016
Thanks Again Joe!
davidconnelly January 18, 2016
stunning shot, how do you get that detailed look
cara53 January 22, 2016
Great detailed shot, Congrats!
jettahlily008 PRO+
jettahlily008 February 17, 2016
Excellent Capture! :)
stephenmetcalfe February 25, 2016
Lovely, he reminds me of an ancient Paul Newman!
christiankieffer PRO+
christiankieffer January 12, 2018
Excellent bw portrait, I love this kind of photography, well done +++
MontyCraig August 10, 2020
I am enthralled by your work here with this series. It is the quality that I aspire to!