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Say it with flowers
Say it with flowers

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Challenge: Billboard (Advanced Editing IV)
Camera: Canon EOS-20D
Lens: Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II
Location: Kitchen
Date: Feb 27, 2005
Aperture: F/16
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/250th
Galleries: Still Life, Floral
Date Uploaded: Feb 27, 2005

Shot at the same time as my light on white entry, but I thought it wasn't light enough!

Three glass flowers sitting in a neat 'fractured' glass vase.

Taken on a white bit of paper sitting over some chairs on a small table.

Two flashes lighting the paper, and a third with a snoot lighting the flowers...

Place: 112 out of 148
Avg (all users): 5.0332
Avg (commenters): 6.4286
Avg (participants): 4.8764
Avg (non-participants): 5.1475
Views since voting: 813
Views during voting: 345
Votes: 211
Comments: 8
Favorites: 0

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/04/2005 10:37:35 PM
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03/04/2005 09:33:02 PM
Colors are vibrant, well placed in the field, nice focus. I didn't care for the glass flowers, but as I sit here and look at the photo.. I'm bumping it up.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
03/04/2005 02:14:40 PM
I would have liked this better if the flowers had been real, nevertheless, I like the light off the glass and the colours
  Photographer found comment helpful.
03/03/2005 05:59:32 PM
My evaluation method of this challenge is as follows:
1. Did you catch my eye while I was driving by? Yes
2. If I didn't catch the text while I was driving, did you intrigue me enough to look for this billboard again? No
3. Did you sell your stuff to me? No
4. Extra thoughts: This photo has no interest to me. The glass flowers don't "say" anything to me.
The photo is nice but that is all I can say about it. I don't think that it serves it's purpose as a billboard.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
03/03/2005 03:06:03 PM
Good billboard features. Simple, easy to «read», effective. But real flowers would have been much more effective, in my humble opinion.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
03/03/2005 06:04:47 AM
ok, i am voting this challenge in 2 passes. in this pass, you will get a partial comment and a score. then i will come back to comment again. if you have any problem whatsoever with this comment, pm me and let me know. otherwise, take it with a grain of salt...i'm not trying to be a know-it-all, i'm just explaining where i'm coming from in voting this challenge. and, if this comment is NOT helpful (of if you think i'm full of $#!+), don't mark it helpful.

billboards are a science unto themselves. a lot of research has gone into determining just how much information a person can digest and retain in specific time spans. they use this information to develop formulas for determining the number of words and letters to use on billboards, as well as their sizes. they also determine the size and number of visual elements to include.

the graphics/photograph on a billboard are designed to get the point across in a moment. on the road, a driver will have less time with a billboard than a voter will give your image. this is a key element in the challenge: composing a shot that will get its point across quickly and succintly. along those lines, a strong composition will probably have few details and make strong use of negative space.
nice idea for a billboard. love the colors and composition. this looks like it would get your message across, even at 80 mph! really hope this does well for you. good luck!
  Photographer found comment helpful.
03/01/2005 12:25:32 PM
I'd rather see real flowers in an advertisement for them. Nice composition though.
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02/28/2005 08:10:51 AM
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