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Challenge: Old and New (Basic Editing III)
Camera: Nikon Coolpix 8800
Location: room
Date: Jan 21, 2005
Galleries: Portraiture
Date Uploaded: Jan 21, 2005

Our great-grandmother was born 1910. She feels well and now too.

Place: 61 out of 245
Avg (all users): 5.5136
Avg (commenters): 6.8571
Avg (participants): 5.2358
Avg (non-participants): 5.6702
Views since voting: 871
Views during voting: 376
Votes: 294
Comments: 9
Favorites: 1 (view)

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02/06/2005 11:57:31 AM
I really like this photograph & am surprised that it didn't do better in the challenge. Perhaps a slightly different angle would have done better, but still one of my favourites due to the content.
 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/31/2005 07:22:47 PM
Nice picture
01/30/2005 03:29:23 PM
01/27/2005 04:31:27 PM
The colorless image of the grandmother makes this composition all the more meaningful, I like it a lot
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01/27/2005 12:18:38 PM
At first, I found the monitor a bit distracting, and then I realized that was likely a second "old and new" aspect of the picture--the old photo on the computer screen. I think the three elements in the photo (the old woman, the child and the monitor) make it difficult to find the right elements to emphasize. I find my eyes pulled towards the monitor buttons instead of the child, for instance. I wonder if there would have been some other way of conveying the fact the photo was on a monitor but de-emphasizing the monitor portion so that the two people in the picture have focus?
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01/26/2005 06:56:03 PM
Cool way to present your idea, the monitor looks slightly tilted to me but grandma look straight ....anyway I like it.
01/26/2005 05:42:09 AM
Wish it was her in the flesh and not on a screen.
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01/26/2005 01:31:45 AM
i like the angle of this, depicts the challenge well
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01/26/2005 12:39:31 AM
Good photo

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