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Challenge: Bored (Basic Editing III)
Camera: Olympus C-740UZ
Location: my room
Date: Mar 19, 2005
ISO: 100
Shutter: 0.0769231 s
Galleries: Abstract, Macro
Date Uploaded: Mar 19, 2005

my first contribution, i hope i got the rules right, the camera date wasn't set right(it is now)greetings.

Place: 127 out of 257
Avg (all users): 4.7722
Avg (commenters): 4.7273
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Avg (non-participants): 5.0122
Views since voting: 706
Views during voting: 394
Votes: 259
Comments: 13
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04/05/2005 03:07:44 PM
The word focus was just made up, and i used the "O" as an focus point because everybody would have used the "F".i just got a new camera, the Canon 350D 8Mp (a.k.a. the Rebel-Xt?) wich i really like, so i hope to submit more photos in the near future, this site is really cool i enjoy it very much, Greetings from Holland
 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/29/2005 05:42:20 PM
I'm sorry, but, this photo does not depict boredom to me. That aside, I like your picture. Nice contrast.
03/27/2005 01:51:55 AM
Represents boredom? That game can get intense!
03/26/2005 02:22:05 PM
nice work,,,maybe a little out of focus at very beginning, good use DOF....7
03/26/2005 02:18:21 PM
You appear to be missing two tiles--with "e" and "d" you'd get 3 more points and a 50 point bonus for playing a seven letter word. :-)

The lighting is interesting--really renders the subject well. Limited DOF seems to play to your subject, but I'm not sure why you chose the "o" over the "f". Then there's the question of what kind of "board" or "bored" you were going for..... As I love Scrabble and play it with interest, I find your image's statement puzzling.
03/26/2005 12:36:26 PM
Nice. Took me a second to "focus" on the board meaning
03/24/2005 05:53:32 PM
focus is on the wrong letter (o vs. f)
03/24/2005 04:36:09 PM
Clever! Would also work very well in the Stock Photography challenge. (Bet you're already sick of that comment!) Only quibble is the way the edge of the stand fits into the lower left corner of the frame - doesn't sit right for me.
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03/24/2005 02:37:55 PM
nice selective focus
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03/24/2005 01:15:36 PM
why focus on the O and not the F allowing the eye to follow the image better? perhaps i'm missing the point you're trying to make..
03/23/2005 08:19:39 PM
not too bored looking
03/23/2005 10:03:41 AM
Yes and more people on here need to do just that.
03/23/2005 03:03:42 AM
This one would have been great in "Lines", but bored hmmm...

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