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Think outside the box!
Think outside the box!

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Challenge: Clichés and Sayings II (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-450D Rebel XSi
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Location: Guelph, ON, Canada
Date: Oct 9, 2012
Aperture: 22.0
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/80
Date Uploaded: Oct 9, 2012

The image that I have of the concept was to instigate the viewer to feel the cliché. That is, my intention was for the image to portray a situation where the cliché would naturally be used. In this way, the image represents an idea limited, restricted and trapped by the box. The light of the bulb doesn't reach the extent that it should because of the limitations imposed by the box. This image speaks to me in many levels about the cliché and it fundamental meaning and it push me to exclaim Think outside the box!

I am aware that is not a great image and not very original since is a direct translation of the cliché, but I like the idea and the representation.

Would have preferred more detail on the cardboard and on the inscription of the bulb. Also, after submission I notice that depending on the monitor there are some artifacts appearing around the high intensity region of the bulb.

Place: 53 out of 105
Avg (all users): 5.4683
Avg (commenters): 7.1667
Avg (participants): 5.3774
Avg (non-participants): 5.5342
Views since voting: 316
Views during voting: 241
Votes: 126
Comments: 8
Favorites: 1 (view)

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10/18/2012 11:07:31 AM
Thanks for the votes, comments and favorite (my first one).
 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/16/2012 09:30:23 PM
What a bright idea :)
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10/16/2012 10:55:04 AM
good phrase.
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10/16/2012 10:10:52 AM
well done
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10/15/2012 11:18:27 PM
good work
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10/12/2012 10:14:53 PM
The cliche is outside the box but the light bulb which represents an idea is inside the box. Maybe you are saying that you SHOULD be thinking outside. Not clear enough for me to score higher than 5. Sorry.
10/11/2012 03:14:55 PM
Like the idea. Seems a little too dark, for my liking, at least.
Still, I like the saying and great portrayal.
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10/10/2012 01:59:20 PM
Never did a bare bulb look so beautiful. Just love the pp'g
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