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Thousand Yard Stare
Thousand Yard Stare
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Challenge: Surrealism (Basic Editing III)
Camera: Canon EOS-300D Rebel
Location: Home
Date: Mar 6, 2005
Aperture: 6.3
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/60
Galleries: Abstract, Black and White
Date Uploaded: Mar 6, 2005

Loosely inspired by the film "The Ring"

Took photo of myself, printed it off, cut out eyes. Girlfriend held them up in front of her face.

Cropped, levels, channel mixer, brightness/contrast. Recropped, resized. Added border.

Noise was left in intentionally.

Statistics
Place: 30 out of 271
Avg (all users): 6.0815
Avg (commenters): 7.8462
Avg (participants): 6.0374
Avg (non-participants): 6.1004
Views since voting: 1624
Views during voting: 584
Votes: 356
Comments: 15
Favorites: 5 (view)


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/15/2005 06:03:52 PM
Haunting shot...for real. Very simple but there is a lot to look at. Goooood job. Ten.
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03/14/2005 08:21:12 PM
I LOVE THIS! 10
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03/13/2005 11:24:28 PM
Direct and interesting. Bumping up.
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03/13/2005 05:51:32 PM
Interesting.
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03/13/2005 02:27:51 PM
way odd and surreal -- one of my favorites this challenge (quite disturbing!)
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03/10/2005 09:52:01 PM
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Message edited by author 2005-04-08 23:45:30.
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03/10/2005 09:33:36 PM
Good idea, and nicely composed. A slightly better lighting would've saved the 'paper over face' effect which partially ruins the feel. The frame is nice and really encloses the shot. NIce Black and White. 6
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03/10/2005 12:51:17 PM
perfect. 10
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03/09/2005 08:13:19 PM
excellent image!
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03/09/2005 04:06:24 PM
creepy in a good way. nice sharp B&W
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03/09/2005 06:58:03 AM
Great idea and nice execution! It works better with this not completely straight band.
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03/09/2005 03:23:14 AM
Good work. I liked it.
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03/09/2005 01:33:57 AM
Whoa...'Eye Candy'
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03/09/2005 01:07:44 AM
very captivating..
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03/09/2005 12:19:45 AM
10. Adding to favorites.
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