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Challenge: Wildlife (Advanced Editing II)
Collection: Challenges
Camera: Canon PowerShot Pro1
Location: San Diego Wild Animal Park
Date: Oct 3, 2004
Aperture: F/3.5
ISO: 50
Shutter: 1/1250 sec.
Galleries: Nature, Animals
Date Uploaded: Oct 3, 2004

Giraffe feeding area at the Wild Animal Park.

Monopod, Center Weighted metering.

1/1250 Sec., F/3.5 @ 34mm + x1.5 Teleconverter.

Cropped and levels with Digital Image Pro 10.

Place: 31 out of 160
Avg (all users): 6.2708
Avg (commenters): 8.9000
Avg (participants): 6.0500
Avg (non-participants): 6.5109
Views since voting: 1163
Views during voting: 331
Votes: 192
Comments: 14
Favorites: 1 (view)

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06/26/2008 12:39:30 AM
The look on the face of the baby Giriffe, is just priceless.....
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/10/2004 09:33:52 PM
A really cute photo. Nice crop, a richness of color in the giraffes, and a DOF that invites the eye to examine the giraffes. Good choice of title, too.
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10/10/2004 12:15:00 AM
Beautiful capture, love the colors!
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10/09/2004 11:23:20 PM
Absolutelt stunning, simple as that.
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10/06/2004 11:28:48 AM
I think this is an awesome picture. I love the detail of the skin and the fur, and the framing and the juxtaposition of the tall giraffe and the shorter giraffe... You're one of my picks for the top three. I hope you do very well in this competition. :)
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10/05/2004 03:49:47 PM
Good shot and a good title.
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10/05/2004 12:13:25 PM
I love this picture! The contrast between the giraffe's and the background make them almost jump out at you! It is just a tadd too "mid-day bright", but it is a great shot anyway!!!
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10/05/2004 12:21:49 AM
This is just the sweetest wildlife photograph I have ever seen! I can actually see the Mother Giraffe's lips moving. "When you are older you can cross the river alone." Real Disney like. Love the muted colors, great dof. Nothing distracts from the subjects, and their conversation. Great title!
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10/04/2004 04:24:38 PM
Nice shot and cute title. I like the composition alot with the dof you used, the giraffes standout but you get a good sense of their habitat.
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10/04/2004 11:08:25 AM
Excellent composition and I do love the lighting. Congrats on an excellent capture.
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10/04/2004 11:01:03 AM
Wow! Great title and wonderful composition. Pat yourself on the back you deserve it. -10-
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10/04/2004 06:39:55 AM
I can see they are in their natural environment and it is a great photo.
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10/04/2004 12:55:24 AM
Very nice photograph and I like the title you attached to it. Good job, hope you do well in this challenge.
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10/04/2004 12:24:18 AM
Amazing. Definitely my favorite so far. Gorgeous. Lighting, Clarity, Emotion, DOF....not much more to say.
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