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Challenge: Free Study 2013-02 (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Street
Camera: Nikon D7000
Lens: Sigma 85mm f/1.4 for Nikon
Date: Feb 28, 2013
Date Uploaded: Feb 28, 2013

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Statistics
Place: 64 out of 205
Avg (all users): 5.9327
Avg (commenters): 8.2500
Avg (participants): 5.9306
Avg (non-participants): 5.9375
Views since voting: 415
Views during voting: 178
Votes: 104
Comments: 13
Favorites: 1 (view)


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03/12/2013 07:52:08 AM
most excellent spellbinder.
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03/12/2013 01:48:04 AM
pure synergy. lovely composition, lovely light.
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03/08/2013 08:55:46 AM
My four favorites ended up 25th, 54th, 64th and 116th! I thought this might be yours. There's that glimpse of a mystery.
03/08/2013 12:05:51 AM
This was one of my top picks of the challenge. Wonderfully done, John.

Message edited by author 2013-03-08 00:06:33.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/07/2013 11:53:24 PM
What a find. Great eye you have.

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03/07/2013 11:47:35 PM
good juxtaposition.
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03/07/2013 01:04:44 PM
Wonderfully seen and captured.
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03/06/2013 09:28:39 AM
Voted earlier coming back to comment.

The B&W tones are great. The juxtaposition of the two elements here makes an interesting visual commentary on life. The man in the backdrop has come down the stairs and has the has his hand to his head. That emotive gesture could be a sign of despair or an expression of tiredness (wiping the brow after being winded). Nonetheless he has undergone a 'decline' - climbing down the stairs. The cat on the other hand is in a relaxed state but also is in a decline. The cat's position lying on the car is facing on the decline. Perhaps the 'life' of the cat is on the decline as well with advanced years.
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03/05/2013 09:09:16 PM
And how the cat stays there is a marvel of modern physics. Perfectly balanced photograph, between the ease of the cat and the unease of the human. Even the bits of light are perfectly balanced.
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03/04/2013 09:48:28 PM
I'm torn between wanting to watch kitty slide of the roof, and figuring out why that man is holding his head....
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03/02/2013 01:36:12 PM
The cat really is going to slide off but that sad human in the BG makes this image (thanks the title) even more intriguing and beguiling. Jagar-like PP too.
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03/01/2013 09:38:46 PM
This really tells a story, a sad one at that.
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03/01/2013 06:31:20 PM
Wonderful symatry between the cat and man. The composition and light are fantastic.
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