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September in Seattle
September in Seattle
ttreit


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Your Corner of the World II (Advanced Editing IV)
Camera: Canon EOS-20D
Lens: Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
Location: Safeco Field
Date: Sep 29, 2005
Aperture: 2.8
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/80
Galleries: Humorous, Sports
Date Uploaded: Sep 29, 2005

Mostly I just think it's funny that all the people in the shot are reading and not watching the game.

Shot this the first day I took out my new camera after getting unexpectdly invited to an M's game. I had a few other Seattle shots that would have worked, but the humor in this one won me over.

I felt like it met the "corner" challenge on several levels. For anyone who's ever followed Seattle sports this will have more meaning...we're used to losing, but we'll still go to games even if we don't actually watch them. :)

Cleaned up the section sign a little bit and adjusted levels. Otherwise pretty much right out of the camera.

Statistics
Place: 175 out of 299
Avg (all users): 5.3684
Avg (commenters): 7.3333
Avg (participants): 5.3786
Avg (non-participants): 5.3529
Views since voting: 556
Views during voting: 247
Votes: 171
Comments: 9
Favorites: 0


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/07/2005 01:55:49 PM
Nice "artistic" approach here.
Concentrating on the handrail and letting the shallow DOF turn the spectators into background interest is a complete reversal of what you would normally expect to see. It works well in my opinion as it is an unusual and fresh approach.
Don`t know how it will fare with the DPC voters though..but I hope they are kind to you.
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10/06/2005 12:11:52 PM
Great interpretation of the challenge and a beautiful photo! I'm not a sports fan, but you are really telling a story here, well done!
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10/05/2005 06:04:43 PM
this is a great shot...wonderful interpretation of the challenge. i hope the advertising in the background worked and you shot this with a nikon :P
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10/05/2005 12:54:33 PM
Very nice photo! I like the DOF alot...you've captured a great image of America's Pastime!
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10/04/2005 10:35:01 PM
Nicely done. Simple but effective. BOL 7
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10/04/2005 06:02:19 PM
this is nice. shallow DOF is really effective here. colours could be a tad punchier (just my taste).
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10/04/2005 04:52:30 PM
Is 347 really the most important subject in this photo?
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10/03/2005 02:35:18 PM
No fooling??? My corner is section 112!
10/03/2005 12:37:18 PM
I find the spectators distracting. I think greater DOF or a different angle would have worked better.
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