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Lunchtime @ Buckey's
3rd PlaceLunchtime @ Buckey's

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Challenge: Ghost Town (Standard Editing)
Collection: 2021
Camera: Samsung Galaxy S21, S21+, S21 Ultra
Date: Jul 23, 2021
Date Uploaded: Jul 30, 2021

A place we stopped at on vacation for lunch. There were some people eating here but they were all to the right of what's captured here (including my family). I'm sitting at the end of the table looking to my left.

Considered cropping this to show just the room to the right, but I like the surprise element that the extra room adds to the story.

Editing notes before I forget:
Perspective adjustment
Nik CEP4 Midnight
Nik CEP4 BW Conversion
Soften brush to remove jaggies on some chairs.
Dodge brush in upper corner to remove some vignette (from phone case in wide mode - need to fix this case!).

Place: 3 out of 16
Avg (all users): 6.1852
Avg (participants): 6.2222
Avg (non-participants): 6.1667
Views since voting: 284
Views during voting: 78
Votes: 27
Comments: 3
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08/12/2021 01:36:53 PM
Beautiful image and coloration.
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08/09/2021 10:11:22 AM
I agree that adding the room to the left was a good choice. The right part of the photo was nice enough, but the fact that the left was so different, different warmth, particularly, draws your eye to it and does intensify the feeling of emptiness. If you were going for pretty -- just the right part. But when you're going for the ghost town/empty feeling, it adds quite a bit to the story.

Congrats on the ribbon!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
08/06/2021 12:51:25 AM
The area to the left is distracting
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