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Stroke!
Stroke!
Gordon


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Rhythm (Classic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-D60
Location: Austin, Tx
Date: Feb 15, 2003
Aperture: f/4.0
ISO: 800
Shutter: 1/250sec
Galleries: Abstract, Sports
Date Uploaded: Feb 15, 2003

Rowers on Town Lake, Austin, Tx. Converted to greyscale and quadtoned.

Statistics
Place: 9 out of 79
Avg (all users): 6.7273
Avg (commenters): 7.4545
Avg (participants): 6.5238
Avg (non-participants): 7.0833
Views since voting: 1587
Votes: 99
Comments: 12
Favorites: 1 (view)


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02/25/2003 09:59:17 PM
CRITIQUE CLUB!

There's really not much here for me to say. This is a well-done image, perfect in black and white, btw, and really makes me miss my crew days at IU.

My main irk is in the framing -- I'm not sure why the person on the left got cropped out (or just left out of the shot), but it does seem somewhat abrupt and leaves his oars out hanging. I would also like to see this with a little bit more of a severe contrast to see if the waterbreaks could be more like whitecaps and generally make the boat separated from the water more. Did that make sense?

Lovely photo. I can't wait to shoot outside again.

Rob
 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/22/2003 07:35:44 PM
Good use of diagonals and the expression of motion is save by the water effects at the and of the rowing thingies. Good B&W.
02/22/2003 07:24:14 AM
Good capture of the action while maintaining a good composition, and it shows rhythm very well.
02/20/2003 12:22:51 PM
I would have prefered you not crop out the last rower. Also, framing the composition to show where they are going (as opposed to where they have been) would have worked better.
02/19/2003 11:10:16 AM
excellent shot... this shot works for 'rhythm' in more ways that one... the repepating patterns and the implied motion both support the topic very well... the contrast with the black and white is also nice :) i can't really offer any improvement here... i think, maybe a horizontal mirror of this shot would be effective also... great work :) - setzler
02/19/2003 08:24:23 AM
One of my top 2 picks this week. Everything about your picture is excellent, Focus, placement, satisfies the theme, interest, choice of black and white. Great job.
02/19/2003 12:16:59 AM
Great angle and I like the B/W. I wish the rower on the left wasn't cut out though.
02/18/2003 09:49:43 PM
Great capture. Fits the challenge very well and I like the B&W. 8
02/18/2003 10:23:04 AM
Great shot, wonderful perspective. Shot from a bridge? Nice image...
02/17/2003 04:40:20 PM
Pretty b&w.
02/17/2003 03:44:39 PM
beautiful shot! great tones, angle... great for stock too LOL
excellent rhythm.
02/17/2003 12:52:09 AM
oh i like this one. very nice shot . . .


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