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do you believe in magic
do you believe in magic
jmritz


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Challenge: Art of 2013 (Advanced Editing VII*)
Collection: 2014 challenge
Camera: Fujifilm FinePix JX520
Date: Jul 4, 2013
Aperture: F/8
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/1400 sec.
Date Uploaded: Feb 24, 2014

Jury Results for Art 2013

Statistics
Place: 130 out of 165
Avg (all users): 5.3524
Avg (commenters): 7.8000
Avg (participants): 5.3924
Avg (non-participants): 5.2308
Views since voting: 322
Views during voting: 331
Votes: 105
Comments: 11
Favorites: 0


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03/15/2014 11:59:44 PM
and time travel.
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03/10/2014 10:08:38 AM
From my jury duty...

'This was my other top two choice and it is a completely different kettle of fish. Whilst 'Soporificity' is more immersive then expansive, 'do you believe in magic' (no question mark i note - of course not) is immersive then it pulls another trick. It might drag you in and give you a chair but that chair isn't really there and you end up looking around all confused. It's a photograph about memory - fleetingly improvised. At first look the photograph is confused, it takes you a moment or two to get balanced but then you zone in on the child and the childhood dreams and memories tug. A happy, sun lit day. But then there is another moment of confusion - that sharp white line cuts vertically down; like the dividing line in a film strip and another moment goes by before you realise that you are sat in a car or on a bike. Watching. The voyeurism that is inherent in photography shifts into consciousness and it's really quite icky. What's that about? From innocence to something that feels a bit wrong in the matter of milliseconds. That tonal, and emotional, shift in this photograph is what makes it so wonderfully great. It wrong foots you; makes you think about memories, makes you think about sunlight and then, makes you think about photography and makes you think about yourself.'
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03/09/2014 11:39:27 PM
One of the best - congratulations on the jury recognition.
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03/09/2014 10:04:44 PM
I love The Line... it centers the magic! Congrats on the deserved jury bling.
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03/07/2014 11:48:35 AM
Wonderful photograph. The white line down the middle is so wrong it just has to be right. Love the sense of looking in through the blur to a time in the past. I have grown to love that white line.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/06/2014 11:20:40 PM
Lovely.
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03/06/2014 04:36:42 PM
I do now.
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03/06/2014 08:39:14 AM
my kind of magic... and a breath of fresh air.
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03/02/2014 11:38:23 AM
Yes I do.
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03/01/2014 11:15:48 PM
So nice that you found a time machine and popped back with this for us. Both hope and hopeless reside here.
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02/28/2014 06:07:12 PM
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