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Windswept Pastures
Windswept Pastures
Tarbini


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Challenge: Perspective (Classic Editing)
Camera: Sony DSC-F717
Location: Altamont Pass, California
Date: Feb 3, 2003
Aperture: 5.6
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/500
Galleries: Landscape, Rural
Date Uploaded: Feb 9, 2003

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Place: 6 out of 94
Avg (all users): 7.0000
Avg (commenters): 7.8947
Avg (participants): 6.7286
Avg (non-participants): 7.5429
Views since voting: 2121
Votes: 105
Comments: 21
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04/09/2003 01:27:47 PM
A GREAT shot.



After considerable straining to find something remotely critical to say... I would probably consider cropping a lil off the sky, horizontally and for a more assymmetric composition.
02/19/2003 03:48:07 PM
Greetings from the Critique Club :)

Hi Tarbini...

This is a beautiful landscape shot... As I stated in my earlier comment, I believe the colors here are extraordinary... great work with that for sure :) I believe that you may have intended your 'perspective' in this shot to be the livestock giving perspective to the size of the windmills... That works VERY well here. I can't really offer you any suggestions for improvement at all... I wouldn't have changed anything about the photo...

Great shot! Keep up the good work :)


John Setzler


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/16/2003 11:01:02 PM
This is beautiful! Very rich colors. The tilted horizon is great. The cattle is what makes the picture for me, as it adds an element of uniqueness to your shot. I know that for the challenge you're not allowed to do spot-editing, but maybe for the future printing services at DPC, you could remove that pole that is standing next to the fourth windmill (left-to-right). Good luck in the challenge!
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02/16/2003 11:18:35 AM
Brilliant colors on this one. I love the composition, the subject matter....wish the sky was a tad more vivid, as is the grass....9
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02/16/2003 12:53:36 AM
Good shot, but I don't see perspective used. Maybe go around to the bottom of the hill and shoot up along the line of these magnificent structures? Get closer or use a long lense.
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02/15/2003 09:40:34 AM
Very nice colours and lovely composition. It's hard to see how a lot of people think wind farms are visual pollution!
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02/13/2003 08:04:21 PM
WOW! Very postcard-ish. IMHO, the best of the challenge and my only 10. Color is outstanding! Framing is very good. Focus - very sharp. I like the cows meandering in the frame with their shadows. The windmills on the top of the hill, very, very nice! Nice contrasts. Did I say this was a 10? Swash
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02/13/2003 06:38:09 PM
I like the contrast between the sky and the white windmills, and the green pasture. nice depth in the photo, and the cattle add a sense of scale and distance. the way the hill is sloped down and to the right adds movement and interest, and I like how it is doesn't cut the photo in half, even diagonally. Nice clarity. Job well done!

edit: My daughters critique (9 yrs old): It's colorful, and interesting. I like how the windmills are arranged, and slope down along the hill. I also like the cows.
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02/13/2003 03:57:43 PM
lovely, unreal/ surreal colour feel to it. It's jus too green and verdant
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02/13/2003 01:42:55 PM
Good subject matter - nice shot.
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02/12/2003 10:37:23 PM
Beautiful, serene, really nice shot, good luck.
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02/12/2003 01:24:34 PM
Beautiful colors and wonderful composition. I like how the cows help to give some idea how big the windmills really are. Nice work.
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02/12/2003 10:20:10 AM
Great shot! Excellent colors!
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02/11/2003 10:05:59 PM
Beautiful. I love the green grass and blue sky. It really makes the windmills stand out. Very nice composition. Next time tell that white cow to get out of the picture!!
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02/10/2003 08:59:48 PM
beautiful!
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02/10/2003 06:57:45 PM
What a gorgeous photo. I totaly love the colours. The blue and green are breath taking. Having the wind miils and the cows in the shot works well. Great shot. A well deserved 10. Jacko.
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02/10/2003 06:54:43 PM
Nice shot, good eye.
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02/10/2003 06:47:16 PM
I would buy this print.Great shot.
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02/10/2003 05:46:10 PM
Beautiful!!
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02/10/2003 12:39:12 PM
Nice contrasting scene, could have been framed involving a little less sky.
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02/10/2003 11:54:05 AM
This is a great landscape shot.. I really love the color saturation in this image. I don' think that 'perspective' plays a really large role here, but it's a great photo none-the-less... = 9 - setzler
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