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Poetry  Let Your Imagination Fly
Poetry Let Your Imagination Fly

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Challenge: The Arts (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-5D Mark II
Lens: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro
Location: Home Studio
Date: Jan 9, 2013
Aperture: f/11
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/160
Galleries: Still Life
Date Uploaded: Jan 9, 2013

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After I had this ready I thought it was a little sparse, so I rebuilt the set, but with a handwritten poem in the background. Wasn't happy, so I changed the setup, but wasn't able to reproduce the lighting due to the shorter distance of the background. Took another try a day later and finally sat there with 7 processed images from 4 shoots - about 15 hours of work overall. Decided to stay with the first one (this).

Post challenge: obviously wrong decision, LOL.

Place: 20 out of 73
Avg (all users): 5.8596
Avg (commenters): 7.5000
Avg (participants): 5.5135
Avg (non-participants): 6.0260
Views since voting: 700
Views during voting: 240
Votes: 114
Comments: 7
Favorites: 0

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01/22/2013 03:01:52 AM
The lighting is perfect and you've had a nice idea. With a written background it would score much better.
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01/22/2013 01:27:11 AM
I like the back lighting. Do they now allow watermarks in challenge submissions?
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/20/2013 11:29:02 PM
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01/20/2013 03:51:16 AM
Great idea... Hats off...
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01/18/2013 08:44:02 PM
nice concept.
The plain background and center of page compoisition are not very interesting, made even more mundane by the square conposition, which will usualy reduce the energy of an image.
It's well lit and the texture on the pencil is very nice.
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01/18/2013 03:24:21 PM
Simple and cute. Great textures and I love how the lighting adds depth the the background.
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01/14/2013 07:22:30 PM
Ok...nice photo but, really doesn't say anything to me. It's just a nicely photographed pencil with a nice title. (Don't worry...commenting only)

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