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Challenge: Shadows (Classic Editing)
Camera: Nikon Coolpix 5000
Location: My living room
Date: Jun 11, 2002
Aperture: 7.2
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/8
Galleries: Emotive, Still Life
Date Uploaded: Jun 12, 2002

Just playing with macro on my new camera, so not very imaginative - I'm a bit new to all this. Taken on coffee table with my son holding a torch for lighting, not exactly technical. Would have liked to have taken out a few gltches such as the white spot on the forehead and the white mark just below the cheek etc, but the rules say I can't, so it's as is out of the camera.

Statistics
Place: 22 out of 138
Avg (all users): 5.9692
Avg (commenters): 7.3500
Avg (participants): 5.9712
Avg (non-participants): 5.9675
Views since voting: 1057
Votes: 227
Comments: 23
Favorites: 3 (view)


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06/25/2002 09:51:00 AM
With the notable exception of the two comments made by morons - thanks to everyone who took the time to comment! I am new to this site, new to photography and new to digital with a new camera. I really didn't think this would place so high.

For anyone intersted in seeing the subject for what it really is go to this link:

//homepage.ntlworld.com/lamedos/DPC/Shadows/shadows.html
06/24/2002 11:35:00 PM
I had no idea this was a macro! I thought it was a huge statue in a museum setting with perfect lighting provided. I had given you a 7...to me, effort counts a lot plus you tricked me into thinking I was seeing something grand and perfect...raise my 7 in your average to a 9. I'm going to go snack on some crow now. : P
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/23/2002 06:02:00 PM
Great shadows, very interesting.
06/23/2002 03:29:00 AM
This is cool
06/21/2002 06:30:00 PM
Nice .. .although a little overexposed in places.
06/20/2002 04:19:00 PM
Very nice! I think this is one of the more artistic entries this week.. Is this a statue of some sort? I like the shadows and the contrasts here... great shot! - jmsetzler
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06/19/2002 08:01:00 PM
Cool statue, took a second look before I caught on. Really nice for the most part, minor nit: cheek and upper arm are washed out.
Photo 9 Creativity 7 Shadows 9 total 9
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06/19/2002 11:41:00 AM
so cold
06/19/2002 06:57:00 AM
Very nice. I guess that's a sculpture, but the way it's photographed it looks strangely living. I can almost imagine her breathing! When elements are in shadow, we use our imagination more I suppose. Well done :) I feel like giving this 10.
06/19/2002 12:02:00 AM
Almost thought it was a real person when I first saw the photo. Nice contrast, and lighting.
06/18/2002 09:01:00 PM
superb...
06/18/2002 08:41:00 PM
This must be some sort of statue. This picture makes me want to know more.
06/18/2002 04:54:00 PM
Good use of strong shadows. Does it meet the challenge, well maybe.Ok
06/18/2002 10:51:00 AM
Nice composition and framing, but statue shots like this don't appeal to me all that much.
06/18/2002 01:20:00 AM
N/A
06/17/2002 10:30:00 PM
Nice photo. I would have been more impressed if you could come up with a shot of similar quality with real people. I do like this but it falls into my 'of course it's gonna look great with that for a subject' category. I still gave you a good score...but it could have been higher.
06/17/2002 10:22:00 PM
Outstanding shot. Well done with shadows and highlight on model. B&W concept works well with this mood.
06/17/2002 06:06:00 PM
Too dark in lower left quadrant.
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06/17/2002 04:33:00 PM
In this case, the use of grain and very high contrast are used with good effect. Well done!
06/17/2002 02:46:00 PM
Interesting effect, which makes this one of the more unusual photos and a good entry.
06/17/2002 12:10:00 PM
Nice picture, good lighting."8". Dogman :-)
06/17/2002 10:52:00 AM
person looks metalic. neat effect


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