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Challenge: Best of 2004 (Advanced Editing III*)
Camera: Minolta DiMAGE A1
Location: BWCA
Date: Aug 5, 2004
Aperture: f11
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/250
Galleries: Landscape, Nature
Date Uploaded: Jan 3, 2005

levels adjustment. Cloned out 2 disracting spots in the water. Taken in the Boudary Waters Canoe Area in northern minnesota.

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Place: 304 out of 530
Avg (all users): 5.4985
Avg (commenters): 5.7000
Avg (participants): 5.4427
Avg (non-participants): 5.6795
Views since voting: 671
Views during voting: 485
Votes: 331
Comments: 11
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/30/2005 09:12:39 PM
Nice picture, but ithink a scene like this would have worked better with a landscape orientation rather than the portrait orinetation used here.
01/30/2005 07:25:22 PM
A beautiful place for sure ... I'm curious if you tried this same shot without the canoe?
01/26/2005 08:29:32 PM
Nicely composed shot without over-saturation. A touch of image compression image quality loss, but that the way it goes sometimes huh?
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01/24/2005 04:46:01 AM
NIce scene, though the boat is a bit distracting, and it might have worked better without the yellow leaves in the top right.
01/23/2005 12:59:15 PM
oh, how i'd rather be there than here! this looks like an incredible place to shoot, one that will offer endless possibilities. i am curious, though, at what you wanted to convey with this image? the canoe would make a nice subject, but it is not positioned to really be the subject. the background is gorgeous, but doesn't really support the subject. it's obvious that you have decent equipment and good processing software. maybe you just need to work on composing images that really grab viewers attention and give them reason to pause and stay? if you aren't getting the comments and scores you want out of this challenge, please don't take it personally. just consider it a good starting point for the rest of the year. just keep on shooting and submitting, and i am quite sure you will get where you want to be! good luck with this and the challenges yet to come!
01/21/2005 12:29:18 PM
Very nice scene but overturned canoe is cluttering up the place.
01/21/2005 02:33:59 AM
I think the canoe adds a lot to this photo
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01/18/2005 03:07:51 PM
Focus seems to have caught the tree right in the foreground (top right), wereas it would have been better to see the focus on the tree beside the canoe. Still a very nice composition and relaxing feel to it.
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01/17/2005 01:13:41 PM
very tranquil, a very nice shot.well done
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01/16/2005 05:42:34 PM
I would crop just a little off the bottom and rotate so the horizon is level.
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01/16/2005 05:37:19 PM
Very nice. Looks like the perfect place to relax. :-)
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