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Challenge: Shoes (Basic Editing III)
Camera: Casio Exilim EX-Z4
Location: Germany
Date: Aug 30, 2005
Aperture: F/2,6
Shutter: 1/800
Galleries: Fashion, Macro
Date Uploaded: Aug 30, 2005

It's floating!

Statistics
Place: 325 out of 465
Avg (all users): 4.6431
Avg (commenters): 5.6364
Avg (participants): 4.6284
Avg (non-participants): 4.6593
Views since voting: 577
Views during voting: 390
Votes: 283
Comments: 15
Favorites: 0


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09/07/2005 05:02:31 AM
thanks all of you for your comments, the background was surely a problem, thanks for pointing that out!

yeah "Eurêka" is the greek word for "I found" and is what Archimedes said when he found out about objects floating in water, in fact it's said he was taking a bath and that when he found out he went running nude on the streets shouting that he found

from wikipedia [ //en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Archimedes ]
He is reputed [...] to have discovered the principles of density and buoyancy, also known as Archimedes' principle, while taking a bath (thereupon taking to the streets naked calling "eureka" - "I have found it!"); and to have invented the irrigation device known as Archimedes' screw.

Message edited by author 2005-09-07 05:03:14.
 Comments Made During the Challenge
09/06/2005 08:06:20 PM
I'm not sure why you entitled it as you did... is it because your shoes have (finally) learned to walk on water? The second shoe detracts some and perhaps a longer dof would have been helpful.
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09/06/2005 07:26:06 PM
its a unique shot but why the exctement
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09/04/2005 03:56:39 PM
very orginal placement.
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09/03/2005 10:13:56 PM
Eureka!!

Cool shot! Good luck ;-)
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09/03/2005 07:44:59 AM
i like the coloring and water reflection, but the white object in background is distracting
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09/02/2005 11:14:32 PM
amazing shot, great concept... but the object in the backgroud is very distracting and takes away from the otherwise flawless shot
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09/02/2005 04:50:45 PM
I'm not sure what message you are trying to convey.
09/02/2005 10:52:28 AM
Archimedes' principle? Nice try!
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09/02/2005 06:27:04 AM
What's this??????
09/02/2005 03:49:21 AM
Impressed with the light, composition and colouration of the shot, the background probably lets it down and leaves it with a middle score I'm afraid
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09/01/2005 03:15:32 AM
Wow I like this picture, I like the colors that are used in this picture. I especially like the metallic blue for the shoe! Good luck in this challenge.
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08/31/2005 08:48:36 PM
Heehee... very nice. Careful w/the background, though. The white box in corner just doesn't go.
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08/31/2005 08:23:20 PM
I ike hoe the shoe is in the lily pond and I like the color.
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08/31/2005 01:11:46 PM
Great idea, but I found that opening? in the background a little distracting - maybe its just me, but my eyes kept going to that background everytime I glanced at the shoe.
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