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Challenge: Symmetry V (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-5D Mark III
Lens: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
Date: May 11, 2014
Aperture: 5.6
ISO: 800
Shutter: 1/200
Date Uploaded: May 11, 2014

[May. 15th, 2014 03:04:08 PM]

This was one of my ideas for the first symmetry challenge as well. I'm glad I waited, as I had more time to let this churn in the back of my mind, and thus think about what would make it great.

What I thought about is the background color. White is boring. Black is boring. Orange-yellow is fun/bright/interesting. :)

The perspective was pretty much set in stone as soon as I through about the idea, so after punch a hold in the construction paper, I lined up my camera (hand held) and shot. I used a flash, pointed exactly backwards, to help evenly light the scene (I didn't want shows throwing off the symmetry).

I was a bit worried about the uneven highlights on the top vs bottom metal, and also the slight variations in the position of the metal. But after a few days of voting, looks like voters are letting that slide :)

Place: 8 out of 62
Avg (all users): 6.4462
Avg (commenters): 7.8000
Avg (participants): 6.4194
Avg (non-participants): 6.4706
Views since voting: 652
Views during voting: 127
Votes: 65
Comments: 6
Favorites: 1 (view)

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
05/16/2014 05:51:20 PM
Interesting. Stock photo-ish, but different nonetheless.
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05/16/2014 04:02:49 PM
Startlingly bold op-art image. It's alive! No, wait, it's my eyes going blooey.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
05/15/2014 01:38:31 PM
This is very striking. I love how the center sharpness fades to a lovely blur.
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05/13/2014 10:21:16 AM
Really digging this. Nice!!
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05/13/2014 09:39:44 AM
This is so cool
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05/12/2014 01:07:07 AM
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