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 Whoa, Black Betty (bam-ba-lam)
Whoa, Black Betty (bam-ba-lam)
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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Loud (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Location: Fountain Inn
Date: Jun 8, 2015
Aperture: 4.0
ISO: 6400
Shutter: 1/40
Date Uploaded: Jun 9, 2015

Yep this is what I came up with for Loud! Fender is loud too... I hope I did well enough to score better than my usual shots this year. I am super excited about the settings in this camera that I have not used flash and I try to keep the light natural. My son nicknamed his guitar (Black Betty hence the title here)

Statistics
Place: 49 out of 64
Avg (all users): 4.7727
Avg (commenters): 5.7500
Avg (participants): 4.7586
Avg (non-participants): 4.7797
Views since voting: 123
Views during voting: 144
Votes: 88
Comments: 5
Favorites: 0


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06/26/2015 04:14:24 PM
Hello from the critique club...

I definitely like the subject matter. I this was a great idea for "LOUD" everything about it screams loud. The biggest problem that I see is the background. There's little distinction between his shirt and the background and also the guitar and the background. I think that had a very negative impact on your score. This might have been avoided by using a different light setup or even a slightly lighter backdrop. (not white) I don't think white would have worked here either. There also seems to be some blur. That can sometimes be caused by a lighting issue or ISO. Good composition and good idea though. Happy shooting.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/16/2015 07:27:36 PM
I don't know who/what "Black Betty" is but that big box in the foreground signifies plenty of power. Tone down that glare on the guitar and you have a good one going here.
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06/15/2015 12:07:47 PM
Needs a bigger amp and a Les Paul. ;)
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06/15/2015 02:14:40 AM
Jammn away too :-0)
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06/10/2015 11:04:26 AM
Kickin out the jams.
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