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Challenge: Abstract: Black and White II (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: 2015 Challenges
Camera: Nikon D7100
Lens: Sigma 50mm f/1.4 EX DG HSM Autofocus Lens
Location: Chateau Snaffles
Date: Nov 29, 2015
Aperture: f.9
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/100
Date Uploaded: Nov 29, 2015

Hmmm...a hungry-looking, piscine-like leaf in the burnpile sprouting a mouthful of spiky little bits of hoarfrost. Couldn't resist.

shot RAW, basic global adjustments in PS, then NIK for the fancy crap

post-challenge: Woohoo! Both a TT (by the skin of my teeth, hehe) and a red from Posty. Things don't get much better esp for a Friday :-)

Statistics
Place: 9 out of 65
Avg (all users): 6.0702
Avg (commenters): 8.4000
Avg (participants): 6.1724
Avg (non-participants): 5.9643
Views since voting: 259
Views during voting: 104
Votes: 57
Comments: 8
Favorites: 0


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12/12/2015 10:56:02 AM
Love the textures in this, congratulations on your top 10.
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12/11/2015 02:25:27 PM
the glare and glaze of winter. it IS brutal. grats.
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12/11/2015 01:13:38 PM
Greetings from the Critique Club, Susan!

I should have known not to click for an image just after an abstract challenge, Ha! They're not "my thing".

I gave this a five during voting, so I'm not sure that I'm the best person to critique this for you. Or... maybe I am because... everyone else loved it!
I couldn't figure out the hoarfrost... I thought they were like a prisoner scratching the days, too.

The large, upper left triangle has nothing of interest in it (to me)... so it's almost like negative space to me. Then, when I got to the subject, I still wasn't excited. And, it all seems horribly over sharpened to me.

I do love the veins in the leaves on the right. They're quite lovely.



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 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/10/2015 10:40:08 PM
you captured something secretly brutal

I'm hanging this in my fantasy art gallery

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12/10/2015 10:12:40 PM
Plucked from the everyday by a photographer with a good eye. Intricate, well-composed and suggestive. The great detail lends intimacy to this almost other-worldly scene and, along with the uncertainty of shape and form, approaches abstraction from two directions. Also, both muscular and delicate.
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12/06/2015 06:47:22 PM
Ha! I didn't like this at all until I clicked it open. Then I LOLd. Well done. Good choices.
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12/04/2015 04:41:14 PM
Some fascinating textures.
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12/04/2015 10:48:51 AM
I cover the title for it takes my mind from the scenario that popped into my mind. To me is more like the painful scratching of days of a prisoner
An interesting shot
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