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Challenge: Perspective II (Basic Editing III)
Camera: Fujifilm FinePix S304
Location: MDINA, MALTA
Date: Sep 8, 2005
Aperture: f/2.8
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/200
Galleries: Architecture
Date Uploaded: Sep 12, 2005

My first ever photograph to be shown on this Site taken, as the name implies, at The Silent City of Mdina in Malta. For those of you who are not familiar with the island, Malta is situated in the middle of the Mediterranean with some 450,000 inhabitants most of which earn their living from the tourism industry. As photo enthusiasts my friend Ronald and myself normally spend the early hours of every Saturday morning strolling around our little island shooting photos in the various unique locations Malta has to offer. The Silent City was taken last Thursday (a public holiday) after the decision to participate in this challenge.

Place: 143 out of 544
Avg (all users): 5.6437
Avg (commenters): 6.7500
Avg (participants): 5.6875
Avg (non-participants): 5.5897
Views since voting: 1000
Views during voting: 333
Votes: 261
Comments: 11
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09/24/2005 10:00:53 PM
*Critique Club*

If this is your first photo, great job! I am glad your were able to share this, it is an amazing area that I haven't seen before. This is a great entry. The lighting is lovely, the highlights are just a little too strong. I love the composition, as well as the overall feel the photo gives the viewer. The colors are very nice and soothing, I am glad you did not do a black and white, I like the warm colors. I think it was a very strong image for the perspective challenge, and it probably would have just placed higher based on the highlight. I defiantly want to congratulate you on your first entry, that is always the hardest one. I look forward to seeing more entries!
 Comments Made During the Challenge
09/20/2005 12:57:46 AM
Love these old town images
09/18/2005 02:28:36 AM
I like the emptiness this portrays. The only nitpick is the blown highlights. Still, a strong entry. 7
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09/17/2005 01:15:57 AM
cropped a bit to tight to me.
09/16/2005 10:52:08 PM
Nice clean image with lots of good perspective. Good Job!
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09/16/2005 12:11:04 PM
Beautiful, this should place pretty high. Good luck 8
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09/16/2005 05:40:44 AM
Now this is a nice one !! Good Location
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09/16/2005 04:16:48 AM
Beautiful picture - try again on a cloudy day
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09/15/2005 08:18:23 PM
Awesome colorization, those windows are pretty tight.
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09/15/2005 01:54:21 PM
beautiful! sorry about the blown highlights, I like the texture on the wall... gives a really nice feeling
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09/15/2005 04:46:19 AM
nice architecture and interesting perspective
only the overexposed part on the left is a little distracting
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