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Surreal Tree
Surreal Tree
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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Surrealism (Basic Editing III)
Camera: Nikon D70
Location: State Highway 1, Taupo, NZ
Date: Mar 2, 2005
Aperture: f13
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/640
Galleries: Abstract, Landscape
Date Uploaded: Mar 8, 2005

Taken when the sun was burning through the fog behind the tree.

I almost didn't submit this shot because of it's composition and some sensor spots. But I had someone tell me it was "surreal" and thought why not.

EXIF:
ExposureTime : 1/640Sec
FNumber : F13.0
ExposureProgram : Program Normal
DateTimeOriginal : 2005:03:02 08:19:00
ComponentConfiguration : YCbCr
CompressedBitsPerPixel : 4/1 (bit/pixel)
ExposureBiasValue : EV-0.7
MaxApertureValue : F3.5
MeteringMode : Division
LightSource : Unidentified
Flash : Not fired
FocalLength : 18.00(mm)

Statistics
Place: 25 out of 271
Avg (all users): 6.1776
Avg (commenters): 7.6000
Avg (participants): 5.7434
Avg (non-participants): 6.3715
Views since voting: 1235
Views during voting: 512
Votes: 366
Comments: 19
Favorites: 1 (view)


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/15/2005 07:08:06 PM
This is so powerful and haunting at the same time. It's my favorite by far. A perfect 10
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03/15/2005 04:30:21 PM
cool
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03/15/2005 02:02:37 PM
Wow, that's awesome!
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03/15/2005 01:11:56 PM
Very unique. I really love what you've done here. 10
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03/15/2005 01:07:49 PM
how imposing! well done!
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03/15/2005 12:33:06 PM
The best of the non-setup shots IMO. 8
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03/14/2005 10:17:27 PM
nice photo, looks completely real (not surreal). I'll give it a 2
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03/13/2005 04:02:50 PM
WOW that is a vary nice image,
I really like the fog arond the tree and the crisp black part in the center add allot
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03/11/2005 02:04:44 PM
very pretty...mystical....9
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03/11/2005 01:37:57 PM
very nice effect...
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03/10/2005 07:11:17 PM
Wow-esque. Colours could've been a lot sharper and bright. I would've wished for a better composition of the tree. Perharps a reshoot could correct the angle slightly. not surrealism tho. 5
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03/10/2005 06:28:35 PM
I love this
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03/10/2005 12:39:01 PM
beautiful
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03/10/2005 03:56:02 AM
phenomenal....10
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03/09/2005 08:01:58 PM
Nice lighting effects. You get the sense that you're having a dream or just entered an alternative reality - or surreality. Good job.
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03/09/2005 07:08:34 AM
A winner. Definitely. (10)
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03/09/2005 05:21:59 AM
Cool light streaks! This is a really interesting image and a nice shot for this challenge.
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03/09/2005 03:14:14 AM
Good foggy photo. The rays and tones are well caugt
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03/09/2005 12:31:48 AM
Too real - I see the same effect soaking in my hot spring every morning. 3 cause its pretty.
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