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Over The Top (berenyi) And down the slide
Over The Top (berenyi) And down the slide
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Challenge: Deja Vu (Advanced Editing III)
Camera: Fujifilm FinePix S3000
Location: Hamilton New Zealand
Date: Dec 19, 2004
Galleries: Nature, Portraiture
Date Uploaded: Dec 19, 2004

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Statistics
Place: 5 out of 106
Avg (all users): 7.0291
Avg (commenters): 7.8571
Avg (participants): 6.7887
Avg (non-participants): 7.1556
Views since voting: 3437
Views during voting: 367
Votes: 206
Comments: 22
Favorites: 14 (view)


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05/13/2008 07:41:19 PM
Excellent.....
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03/07/2008 02:40:02 PM
Sally - what a wonderful photo. Very very nice.
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08/26/2005 06:14:11 PM
I'm adding this to my favourites also.
I love this type of shot
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08/03/2005 04:37:42 PM
Beautiful picture! Wonderful comp, color and everything else! I think I'll add it to my favorites!
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08/02/2005 09:14:47 AM
Hey there Sally......Beautiful composition, colours, dof and focus on this shot. Congrats on being accepted for the Nationals and the best of luck. This is already a winner to me, it's a great shot!!
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08/02/2005 03:38:52 AM
How did you get such a "black" backgroun????
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01/01/2005 08:18:54 PM
This is absolutely delightful! The subtle coloring, angle and quality of the lighting, composition. I'm almost speechless, and my friends will tell you that's quite an accomplishment *grin*

My one suggestion would be to dodge the stem to black right where it touches the edge of the frame. Not very thickly, just enough to place a thin line of black there to stop the viewers eye from following the stem out of the frame. The black 'break' will force the eye to stop, and the proceed back down to the flower, where yo want it to be.

I certainly hope you have this one up for sale.

Kudos.
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12/27/2004 09:51:06 AM
Sally: My congratulations on this little masterpiece. A top 5 speaks of your talents.
 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/26/2004 04:38:15 PM
Professional rendition and a great wall hanger. The delicate form and shades are very well captured. Bumping up.
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12/24/2004 04:47:38 AM
Very cool, great job
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12/23/2004 08:15:29 PM
Very sweet. I wish the top of the bud weren't quite so bright, I'd like a trace of detail there. Similarly, the back of the shell could use a tad more separation.
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12/23/2004 05:51:47 PM
I see this as a ribbon winner all the way. Incredible lighting, great composition, focus, tones, and even the border adds to the effect. Awesome shot! My only 10.
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12/23/2004 04:54:53 AM
Congrats on an amazing capture! It looks as if the snail is melting with the plant.. very cool :) I also love your creativity with this shot. However, I think that the background might take away some attention from the snail & plant, maybe a more solid background would have worked better, or simply just a little darker tone, otherwise I think it's perfect. GJ!
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12/23/2004 02:19:39 AM
Simply beautiful.
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12/21/2004 10:22:03 AM
A nice reinterpretation of "Over the Top" -- it continues the story nicely. I really like your lighting, it has a lot of "pop" but in comparison with the other, it seems that the backlighting and use of negative space is what helped create the sucess of the original. However, your image stands nicely on its own. Lovely texture and detail in this image!
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12/20/2004 07:52:26 PM
very clear , great lighting 7
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12/20/2004 03:43:21 PM
Beautiful image, wonderfully lit. I'd never seen the original, either, so thanks for pointing that out to me.
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12/20/2004 03:24:19 PM
While the "pose" isn't as impactful as the original, this is still beautifully shot. Nice.
12/20/2004 07:53:36 AM
This is a beautiful shot that more than does the original justice. It might look better if the background were solid black, rather than having slight splotches of blue, but, regardless, it's still an excellent photo. Really nice job!
12/20/2004 03:15:49 AM
Well done.
12/20/2004 01:46:30 AM
beautiful 10
12/20/2004 01:17:52 AM
Great composition!! Colours, dof, lighting, b/ground and OMG I even really like the border!! Awesome!


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