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Sedona Reds and Greens
Sedona Reds and Greens
jcwoods1


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Complementary Colors V (Basic Editing)
Camera: Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D
Lens: Konica Minolta AF D 28-100mm f/3.5-5.6
Location: Sedona, AZ, USA
Date: Nov 4, 2010
Aperture: f/8
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/80 sec
Galleries: Landscape
Date Uploaded: Nov 5, 2010

Taken while vacationing in Sedona, AZ. Taken from an overlook on Schnebly Hill Road. Editted with GIMP. Played with levels, saturation, and unsharp mask.

Statistics
Place: 50 out of 100
Avg (all users): 5.3284
Avg (commenters): 5.7500
Avg (participants): 5.2917
Avg (non-participants): 5.3397
Views since voting: 639
Views during voting: 317
Votes: 204
Comments: 5
Favorites: 0


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11/23/2010 10:27:33 PM
Greetings from the Critique Club...

This is a fairly nice landscape shot and the colors provided allow it to meet the challenge in its own way for sure. The composition is acceptable and there isn't really anything 'wrong' with the image as it stands. As far as the challenge is concerned, I think there are two specific parts of this image that kept it from scoring above a midline score.

1) The concept of complementary colors is not 'slap you in the face' strong with this photograph. The photo does fit the challenge, but not with the strength required to have an above average finish.

2) The landscape itself is beautiful, but there isn't really a stand-out strong point that makes it a very powerful landscape image. One of your commenters used the term 'flat' and I think that fits this image very well. The time of day and/or weather conditions didn't lend themselves to strength in contrast for some reason.

Good luck in the future :)
 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/13/2010 07:59:24 PM
Beautiful scenic
11/11/2010 12:53:17 PM
Seems a little flat to me. Like though.
11/10/2010 07:07:28 PM
A BEAUTIFUL photo. I envy you for the beauty of where you live.
11/10/2010 08:25:41 AM
I love this scene. It is truly gorgeous at sunset.


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