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Challenge: Art of 2011 (Advanced Editing VII*)
Collection: challenges 2012
Camera: Canon EOS-7D
Lens: Sigma 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 DC OS for Canon
Location: Gauteng, South Africa
Date: Jan 16, 2011
Aperture: F6.3
ISO: 3200
Shutter: 1/125 sec
Date Uploaded: Mar 14, 2012

The same light as my "Best of 2011" entry. Photo taken one hour later.

I hope the similarity between the two shots doesn't hurt me. If I had known this challenge was coming I would have saved the other photo and used something else for "Best of 2011".

Place: 117 out of 241
Avg (all users): 5.6842
Avg (commenters): 6.7778
Avg (participants): 5.6489
Avg (non-participants): 5.7692
Views since voting: 231
Views during voting: 261
Votes: 133
Comments: 11
Favorites: 0

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/21/2012 05:59:45 PM
Lovely modern abstract.
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03/21/2012 04:28:05 PM
I don't know what this is, but I love the boldness of the orange sphere in the darker, less defined background. A very nice geometric abstract. In my top 10.
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03/20/2012 03:45:20 PM
lovely abstract
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03/19/2012 11:26:41 AM
Very interesting. I like your title... making the viewer stop and think.

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03/17/2012 11:10:06 PM
was this really a sunset??? No...it couldn't be...but what a brilliant capture
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03/17/2012 03:43:35 PM
Voted earlier coming back to comment now.

An interesting composition of shapes and color to convey a mood or feeling. Love the bright and bold orange ball; it DOES make me think of the sun. It just pops off the black backdrop. The slice of freeform that contains green can make one think about nature and trees, but because the main shape invokes imagery of the sky I see the green ripples as an aurora borealis. One small critique - I think the large border takes a little away from the appeal of the image. The orange thin line calls attention away from your main subject - I feel that orange ball should shine alone in the composition.
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03/17/2012 02:30:15 PM
I see this large, bordered or framed just like this, hanging in a modern office. This is ART, high level. Should score well.
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03/17/2012 08:54:38 AM
such a different and unique shot. love the abstract feel to it. the only thing that I don't like is the line that goes through the bottom of the picture.
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03/16/2012 10:35:30 AM
I really like the composition, but I'm not crazy about the internal red border -- it's distracting.
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03/15/2012 07:14:30 AM
Appeals to me
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03/15/2012 12:26:01 AM

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