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Challenge: Wildlife (Advanced Editing II)
Camera: Nikon D70
Location: London
Date: Oct 2, 2004
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/125
Galleries: Abstract, Animals
Date Uploaded: Oct 3, 2004

Cropping, levels, saturation and sharpening.

Place: 144 out of 160
Avg (all users): 4.5873
Avg (commenters): 5.7500
Avg (participants): 4.3438
Avg (non-participants): 4.8387
Views since voting: 943
Views during voting: 318
Votes: 189
Comments: 11
Favorites: 0

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/08/2004 06:36:20 PM
Nice color and interesting, but for me, has a "wallpapery" feel to it. Would love to have seen more of the giraffe's "personality"!
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10/07/2004 08:22:37 PM
A bit more of the giraffe and some context/background would have made this a considerably stronger challenge entry.
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10/06/2004 11:31:21 PM
this would probably be more interesting to me if the focus was a little sharper. i also don't think the border does anything for the presentation.
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10/06/2004 07:34:49 AM
Focuse and colors could wish better but idea is nice of showing texture.
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10/05/2004 03:32:07 PM
Great abstract idea but I don't think the colours are rich enough to do it full justice.
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10/04/2004 08:55:28 PM
Unusual perspective of a Giraffe, well done. The frame compliments it.
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10/04/2004 04:30:13 PM
I being with a haiku:
Oh mighty tower
Melting with the burning grass
And bespotted paths

and now a faiku:
the shifting chroma
from the lens or the wobbles
begs for black and white

and now a paiku:
the dancing pattern
moves like sun-dappled water
hiding in shadow

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10/04/2004 03:42:43 PM
Very cool! I like this a lot, a nice design with great composition! The only thing is its a tad bright on my monitor, and maybe a bit blurry. 8
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10/04/2004 02:08:20 PM
Interesting texture but it says nothing about its environment to me.

Interesting take on the challenge.

Good luck.
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10/04/2004 01:25:01 PM
Interesting perspective. The image seems flat. I'm trying to think of how you could have given it more oomph but I have a brain cramp right now. Stay tuned ... Jacko.
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10/04/2004 12:47:20 PM
Nicely composed and producted shot. The border holds the shot together well, and good choice of just b&w for the border not colours. The black parts of the spots look a little pale. I think I'd increase the contrast or levels a ltitle. The shot looks a little soft - I think I'd try using a little (more) sharpening. With the texture as it is I'd imagine it would be hard to see any negative effect of the sharpening. Overall interesting idea and pretty well produced.
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