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Challenge: Industrial (Basic Editing III)
Camera: Nikon D70s
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G IF-ED
Location: Kaposvar, Hungary
Date: Nov 23, 2005
Aperture: f/6,3
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/60 s
Date Uploaded: Nov 29, 2005

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Statistics
Place: 47 out of 223
Avg (all users): 5.8308
Avg (commenters): 6.3571
Avg (participants): 5.4565
Avg (non-participants): 6.0287
Views since voting: 685
Views during voting: 330
Votes: 266
Comments: 16
Favorites: 1 (view)


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12/09/2005 11:10:06 PM
Greetings from the Critique Club! :)

Composition
This image has several interesting compositional features. Obviously the circles are dominant. The fact that one of the circles is "cut off" seems a little bit distracting and weakens the image a bit. You've chosen a good perspective from which to emphasize the "tunnel" idea.

Background
There is very little visible background in the shot, but I suspect you've made a wise decision to crop out some distracting elements.

Camera Work
The depth of field seems to be fairly deep, which is surprising at the f/6.3 setting you used. It's difficult to determine your lighting setup, due to the saturation you've emphasized, but the shot seems to be lit well. Exposure is perhaps a bit dark, but I believe you may have done that intentionally to use the colors the way you have.

Post Processing
The shot appears to be the recipient of some fairly heavy saturation boost and a good bit of sharpening. To me, this yields a fairly "artsy" look while strongly emphasizing the industrial qualities of the subject.

My Impressions and Opinions
This photo doesn't really tell me a story, and it isn't clear what it is. I would almost call this a shape based abstract. You've scored well, and many viewers comment that they like the shot. That in itself is a strong indication of its appeal. You've used colors and shape to catch and hold the viewer's eye, and that is a good success story.

Congratulations and thanks for your submission!

nards656
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/06/2005 08:07:02 PM
nice idea, however it looks a bit oversharpened and the colors appear oversaturated as well.
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12/05/2005 10:39:04 PM
different..I like it...
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12/05/2005 04:58:36 PM
Nice shot, I have taken several shots of similar subject matter. You may want to try cropping so you just have the metal in the picture no background, alot of times it creates an interesting abstract composition.
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12/04/2005 11:40:40 PM
What a great use of color and composition
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12/02/2005 12:29:34 PM
Great shapes and colors.
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12/02/2005 10:15:16 AM
Nice modernistic feel I think if it was shot closer up a bit sharper and had some of that wonderful texture popping out at the viewer this could have been ribbon material. Good luck
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12/01/2005 04:02:09 PM
I like the subject and it's abstract/geometric qualities. Perhaps a closer viewpoint or a tighter crop would make this photo stronger.
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12/01/2005 02:25:55 PM
nice shot beautiful colors.
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12/01/2005 08:08:28 AM
Great colours! Maybe a little tightly cropped.
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12/01/2005 07:24:48 AM
interesting shot of some unique materials. meets the challenge well. the colors look a little oversaturated to me and I wish the bottom left hole wasn't cropped off so much.
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12/01/2005 01:15:38 AM
captured the strong metallic colors very well and I like the composition
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11/30/2005 06:37:06 PM
4 - Good potential, good colors. Criticism; needs symmetry and better cropping.
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11/30/2005 01:02:18 PM
The obviously enhanced saturation works out well here. I like this. Good find!
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11/30/2005 12:39:29 PM
I think the abstract color in this photo is beautiful but tighter cropping would intensify it.
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11/30/2005 11:02:52 AM
cool but oversaturated to the point of being painful to look at!
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