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Cliff dweller
Cliff dweller
Dennisheckman


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Negative Space VI (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X
Lens: Canon TS-E 24mm II
Location: Eldorado Springs State Park, CO
Date: Nov 9, 2013
Aperture: f/6.7
ISO: 800
Shutter: 1/125
Date Uploaded: Nov 8, 2013

This was taken at Eldorado Springs State Park CO. This particular route face is named the "Bastelle Crack" This climber was on belay from above. His two other climbing partners were stationed just a few feet above him. I realize there could have been a more dynamic position, but during this shot sequence, I had this very annoying guy talking to me about some stupid boulder in the creek that he wanted me to take picture of him climbing, so I missed a couple good opportunities on this shot. I agreed to take a couple shots of this other guy with his camera so my Karma is still good to go.

Statistics
Place: 7 out of 99
Avg (all users): 6.2917
Avg (commenters): 7.2500
Avg (participants): 6.1667
Avg (non-participants): 6.4524
Views since voting: 892
Views during voting: 176
Votes: 96
Comments: 13
Favorites: 0


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11/18/2013 05:50:01 AM
Cool shot Dennis. TS24? mmmm I am green
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/17/2013 11:41:51 PM
brave man... i hadn't expected something like this for the challenge
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11/17/2013 09:31:45 PM
Front page material right there. Fantastic!
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11/17/2013 12:32:07 PM
The rock texture/color is a dream.
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11/17/2013 10:29:19 AM
Wonderful scene, great capture.
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11/16/2013 10:54:43 PM
Great shot. If this was blown up to a 20 x 24 you'd really connect with this shot. The smaller image just doesn't do it justice. (not voting)
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11/16/2013 09:51:01 PM
for me, what saves this photo is the wonderful textures and colors and shapes in the rock face. it's like waves of negative space.
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11/13/2013 03:47:31 PM
Nice. The climber almost blends in, but has enough color to make him noticeable.

No vote. I don't vote on challenges that I enter.
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11/12/2013 02:20:39 PM
Details: Use the surrounding space of your subject to create the wow of the photograph.

Excellent. An amazing shot that fits VERY well.

I'd have liked a bit more saturation on the climber, and maybe some large radius sharpening, just to give him a bit more pop and separate him from the rock (which he matches a bit too well)
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11/12/2013 02:06:46 PM
Great negative space, although the subject blends in some.
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11/12/2013 12:21:30 AM
Nice to see a climbing photo, but I'd like to see a more dynamic positioning instead of a climber rapelling. The bands in the cliff, however, are very nice.
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11/11/2013 11:21:31 PM
Lost in the camouflage. Definitely DMC.
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11/11/2013 04:45:23 PM
Lovely colours and nice details. Go for it Dennis! - only commenting
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