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Challenge: Color (Classic Editing)
Camera: Canon PowerShot S200
Location: The Collection Garage, Coral Gables FL
Date: Apr 6, 2003
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/40
Galleries: Sports, Performance
Date Uploaded: Apr 6, 2003

I went to the Collection hoping to get a nice picture of “Ferrari Red,” but they were closed. Luckily I went to the back and a lady was pulling her Audio into the Collection’s service garage, in which, this yellow Ferrari 360 Challenge car was beckoning my lens. I walked up to the garage and the guard sternly asked what I was doing in there, I said “I have an assignment to take photos of ‘color,’ and that yellow Ferrari is exactly what I was looking for,” he chuckled and gladly and let me shoot…

Statistics
Place: 185 out of 295
Avg (all users): 4.9393
Avg (commenters): 5.4286
Avg (participants): 4.9214
Avg (non-participants): 4.9730
Views since voting: 931
Votes: 214
Comments: 14
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/12/2003 08:13:11 PM
That would be "velocita italiana", I think.. Anyhow, nice picture. I like your cropping.
04/11/2003 12:27:34 PM
The reflection on the windshield keeps this from being absolutely classic. I wish the roof was in here, even if the frong and back ends are not. 8
04/10/2003 10:36:30 PM
Someone was lucky enough to get so close to an awesome car! definately meets the color challenge, composition is very good however I just wish the focus were a bit sharper so I could score even higher. Would love to know what race this was in!
  Photographer found comment helpful.
04/10/2003 08:55:38 AM
Ah a racing fan! A nice crispy yellow there, the crop is also very good, I like it.
04/09/2003 10:35:15 PM
Great color. Great car. Great subject for this photo
04/09/2003 11:06:26 AM
I'll take one of those.
04/08/2003 06:26:23 PM
Cool
04/08/2003 02:05:42 PM
nice job nice use of color
04/08/2003 01:54:26 PM
This car has a nice body. The color stands out.
04/08/2003 01:48:36 PM
nice photo. good job.
04/08/2003 11:42:39 AM
I like your choice of subject for this photo and I think color is definitely the primary element here. I do, however, think that the composition isn’t as strong as it could be. I find myself wondering why you cropped this picture the way you did. It shows too much to be an abstract but it leaves me wanting to see more as a picture of a car. I would either crop it a lot tighter or show a lot more if it were my picture. The other things might use a little work are the hot-spots and focus. Overall the picture appears to be somewhat soft, maybe a little USM might fix this. The hot-spots on the car take away from the picture for me, I know they are difficult to avoid but you might be able to get rid of them by slightly underexposing and then lightening the picture up in post processing. Also if a flash was used it might help to try ambient light, though this doesn’t always solve the problem. I gave this one a 4.

Greg
  Photographer found comment helpful.
04/07/2003 02:15:57 PM
Sweet looking wheels.
04/07/2003 01:05:32 PM
nice idea, good clear image
04/07/2003 10:31:50 AM
nice iamge


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