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Challenge: Wildlife (Advanced Editing II)
Camera: Nikon D70
Location: beach
Date: Sep 28, 2004
Aperture: 80/10
ISO: 200
Shutter: 10/2500
Galleries: Snapshot, Black and White
Date Uploaded: Oct 3, 2004

This is a snap shot I took of my daughter. I was taking sunset pictures when I turned around and saw her feeding the birds. They were swarming all around her and her loaf of bread…


Statistics
Place: 38 out of 160
Avg (all users): 6.2356
Avg (commenters): 7.6667
Avg (participants): 6.0100
Avg (non-participants): 6.4835
Views since voting: 929
Views during voting: 342
Votes: 191
Comments: 25
Favorites: 7 (view)


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01/02/2005 09:56:04 AM
really amazing shot.
10/24/2004 11:39:53 PM
I remember looking at this shot during the challenge and thinking something along the lines of 'this should win, but it won't'. Unfortunately it seems I was right.

Terrific tones and composition, well done.
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10/11/2004 12:31:30 PM
I really love this shot. The lines of the sand with the wideangle add a great sense of drama to an already action-packed shot. Very underrated in my opinion :)
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10/11/2004 12:24:48 AM
I should have known :) *hugs*

Great stuff as usual :) I'm gonna protest that this should have a ribbon :D
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/10/2004 11:20:53 PM
Good use of b/w. missing detail in the foreground. 9
10/10/2004 09:49:57 PM
Like this in B&W, and the composition. Only thing that bugs me is the foreground.
10/10/2004 02:25:56 PM
very nice work here
10/09/2004 05:20:48 AM
I like this shot, the choice of black and white and the pattern in the sand and sea are excellent. I would only have taken out the human. I think it distracts from the shot. Great focul point though.
10/09/2004 01:24:42 AM
I really like this artistic approach to the challenge. It may suffer the wrath of the narrow minded voters since a human is in the shot. The only thing I would change about this shot would be to frame it with a less centered horizon. Good Job.
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10/07/2004 12:25:36 AM
beautiful capture, exquisite composition. will be surprised if this doesn't ribbon.
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10/06/2004 10:58:39 AM
Good...moody...but the front ground attracts more attention then birds themself.
10/05/2004 09:25:56 PM
My highest score given. This shot to me is excellent. By having the human in the shot you've taken it from being just an ordinary snapshot, to something artistic. Very moving shot. -danny
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10/05/2004 07:29:04 PM
I like the image, but it strikes me as more of a landscape.
10/05/2004 06:57:39 PM
Not sure if I like her in the picture or not, But I do like the shot. 8
10/05/2004 12:22:52 PM
Wow! Nice shot! Has a very emotive feel to it.
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10/05/2004 08:42:10 AM
Nice shot but doesn't do it for 'wildlife'
10/04/2004 08:59:23 PM
Fantastic composition. Great use of dof. Like it in sepia.
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10/04/2004 07:22:45 PM
beautifully done. Just a great feeling!
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10/04/2004 05:13:16 PM
Lovely B&W conversionn, well done good luck 8
10/04/2004 03:20:51 PM
I like the way that your entry points out that a "natural environment" isn't necessarily one that excludes humans. Lovely image.
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10/04/2004 01:35:09 PM
Good use of B&W. I think with a different crop showing less beach I would have liked the shot better. Still a great shot.

Good Job.
10/04/2004 01:10:02 PM
I like this, I can feel the spray, here the gulls. Neat perspective
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10/04/2004 02:36:54 AM
Ground rushing beneath my feet, reeling towards these birds in flight, towards the water and the light.

To photograph a feeling such as this. Fantastic.

10.
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10/04/2004 12:33:59 AM
Beautiful! I really love the tone and composition. (10)

Good luck...
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10/04/2004 12:33:35 AM
Well... This photo is 'best of show' for sure, in my humble opinion. The foreground texture of this shot really makes it work well for me. The human element and that interaction with the wildlife adds an extra punch for me as well... great work :)
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