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Heintzman & Co.
Heintzman & Co.
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Challenge: Complexity (Advanced Editing II)
Camera: Canon EOS-300D Rebel
Location: Stoney Creek Ontario, Canada
Date: Sep 26, 2004
Aperture: F3.5
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/10 sec
Galleries: Still Life
Date Uploaded: Sep 26, 2004

Scratching my head for the better part of a week over what to photograph for Complexity.
The whole while, the Heintzman upright piano sat quietly in the corner of the room.
Not a "baby grand", but interesting all the same to photograph the insides.
I literally "bounced" a sunbeam coming in the room off a white card and then off of tinfoil to get it to fall on the subject. No flash.
Cropped, brightness/contrast, screw head cloned out in top right corner, saturation adjusted, unsharp mask.

Statistics
Place: 30 out of 148
Avg (all users): 5.9686
Avg (commenters): 7.2000
Avg (participants): 5.8901
Avg (non-participants): 6.0400
Views since voting: 800
Views during voting: 322
Votes: 191
Comments: 11
Favorites: 0


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/03/2004 01:20:58 PM
Nicely done. The red band of (felt?) adds a superb compositional element. Exposure right on.
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10/02/2004 01:46:46 PM
great image
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10/02/2004 12:15:16 PM
I appreciate the hammers being shot in motion but I feel that they are distracting. I might have wrok with an angle showing more of them and no motion perhaps. Not certain. Do like the colors and the composition of the rest.
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10/02/2004 06:36:13 AM
This is a good use of the angle, with the lines disappearing into the corners of the photo.
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09/29/2004 11:28:23 PM
Very nice!
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09/29/2004 01:41:54 PM
I love this shot. the motion blur of the hammers is a great touch! Well done!
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09/29/2004 11:58:42 AM
Excellent photograph! Perfect use of shadows. The motion of the pads adds a dramatic effect. I aspire to your level.
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09/28/2004 01:32:45 AM
This is very beautiful and elegant.
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09/27/2004 09:08:43 AM
Nicely composed. I like the sense of motion from the bottom left. Well done.
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09/27/2004 07:02:05 AM
This is a really nice shot. I think it would actually be better without any of the keys moving, just as a still life. But it still came out great and works well for this challenge.
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09/27/2004 05:24:50 AM
nice image. I wonder if i would like just a LITTLE more of the image, so i can see the hammers on the piano... more than just a little snippit in the corner. I really like the focus, and colors and contrast. good job.
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