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Challenge: Book It! : the LevT Street Challenge (Advanced Editing VII*)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Fujifilm FinePix X100S
Location: Newton NJ
Date: Oct 25, 2015
Aperture: 16
ISO: 400
Shutter: 900
Date Uploaded: Oct 27, 2015

Windy Brow pick your own. these tired pickers drag themselves home. cropped square. calculations to b/w on the red and green channels, overlay.

Place: 44 out of 53
Avg (all users): 4.6237
Avg (commenters): 7.6667
Avg (participants): 4.7188
Avg (non-participants): 4.5738
Views since voting: 496
Views during voting: 168
Votes: 93
Comments: 9
Favorites: 3 (view)

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07/25/2016 02:35:12 PM
The alien, cleverly disguised as an old barn, waited patiently. Just a few more hypnotic steps before he could reel in his helpless breakfast.

Maybe my favorite of your subconscious creations.
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12/09/2015 07:25:47 PM

So, the task that has befallen me is to critique, of all people, the legendary Pothumous.

Considering your style, and well known skill, lets dispense with most of the technicals. You certainly do not need help with exposure and other basics.

What I see in this image: I like the trio trudging into the frame. However if there were less tilt to the frame, perhaps their effort would be more pronounced. I like the play of light and shadow. But the buildings are a little bit bright for me as they have lost detail, or if there had been a bit of softer focus, then the bright buildings could have worked a little better for my taste. I like the leading line of the hose. It draws my eye back in, when it tries to wander. I might consider cropping the partial building off the left. I don't fe l like it is really part of the story. As is, there is plenty of food for the imagination here. Very nice work.
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11/05/2015 09:00:48 AM
Just saw this. Wow! Love the white barn, dark shadow, serpentine hose and most of all the characters from " invasion of the body snatchers". Glad John was on the ball and gave it a blue.
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11/04/2015 08:18:10 PM
Don, congratulation on the bling. You got a 7 from me. The bold shapes and delicate winding hose held my interest. Mixed reactions on the slight lean left. Doesn't hurt but does it help? I appreciate your choices which run counter to DPC convention.
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11/04/2015 09:25:43 AM
I don't know what I like more about this photograph. The youngsters walking like penitents, the shadow, the composition, the slight blur that is more like a steam, the waving line of a hose that is superfluous…I probably love mostly that it's something I could never do. Especially the processing. After a period of doing all kinds of layers and more elaborate processing a photograph like yours is a true moment of "respiro"
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11/04/2015 08:47:49 AM
Glad this got top bill!! I'd actually love to have this hanging on my wall.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/03/2015 10:49:59 PM
SO good. Every pixel in this works for me.
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11/03/2015 06:45:34 AM
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10/31/2015 01:53:38 AM
The 3 boys marched through the bright sun back towards the greenhouse. "I'd rather be back at school", moaned Mark.
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