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Challenge: Free Study IX (Advanced Editing IV)
Camera: Canon EOS-300D Rebel
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
Location: Pueblo West, CO
Date: Nov 26, 2005
Aperture: 4.5
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/15
Galleries: Nature, Animals
Date Uploaded: Nov 30, 2005

cloned out small city lights

Place: 170 out of 519
Avg (all users): 5.8207
Avg (commenters): 7.0833
Avg (participants): 5.7500
Avg (non-participants): 6.0128
Views since voting: 809
Views during voting: 410
Votes: 290
Comments: 19
Favorites: 2 (view)

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02/08/2007 02:59:43 PM
Love This Picture!
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12/08/2005 10:14:36 PM
You most definitely got ripped off on this ranking.
Would love to own a print of this.
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12/08/2005 05:28:12 PM
Hey Maceo, You were robbed. Should have been much higher. Nice cowboys. Van
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12/08/2005 02:49:45 PM
Nice, and under-rated. The second cowboy adds to the wide-sky effect.
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12/08/2005 11:22:18 AM
Maybe it's because I'm a Texan but this shot really stood out to me. I thought it would place higher.
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12/08/2005 10:11:34 AM
There's no way this placed where it did. I love the dark, I love the shadows. Man - you were robbed.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/07/2005 11:44:35 PM
This is really cool. I'd almost like to see even less of the light in the sunset so that it didn't pull my eye away from the silhouettes.
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12/07/2005 10:15:28 PM
this could have used a bit more post processing to really make the image zing. a little shadow/highlight filter, and little work with hue-sat. it's a great base image, but it could go a lot further.
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12/07/2005 03:46:18 PM
I would have liked to have seen more silhouetting of the horses. Not much, but just enough to see their outline. The picture is very dark, and they are lost in the picture.
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12/05/2005 09:57:24 AM
I really like this image. Your timing was almost perfect! I'll blame mother nature for not giving you just a touch more color in sky from departing sun. Hope this makes it near the top Good luck !!
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12/04/2005 10:51:57 PM
Really nice silhouette shot.
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12/04/2005 03:10:24 PM
An image that invokes the aesthetic spirit deep in us. Dramatic and fluid to hold the viewers attention. Bumping up. This is so good it gets the final bump.
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12/03/2005 05:14:16 AM
Lower angle would have earnt this a 8+ from me...7
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12/02/2005 07:31:47 PM
This is a very nice picture, I really like it, but I think competition is tough - good luck!
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12/02/2005 06:52:59 PM
Only thing I can say is that if there had been just a little more light, this would have popped even better. Well done!
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12/02/2005 10:16:20 AM
An eye grabbing silhouette. The colors are great. The convergence of clouds and sunset frames the main subject perfectly with the additional horseman adding another dimension to your image. As the lighting changes by the minute with sunsets and sunrises you picked a great shot from several you must have had.
Good luck with this sunset/silhouette study. -10-
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12/01/2005 07:19:43 AM
I have a
12/01/2005 12:23:06 AM
This is terrific. Looks like an ad for Texas or Arizona travel. The hint or orange amidst the grays and blues is stunning. I like the silhouettes. This has subtle impact but the wow factor nonetheless. 9
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12/01/2005 12:13:02 AM
Very beautiful! I love the dark silhouettes of the cowboys on horseback. Captures the mood of being on the trail to ride home as the sun sets. The cowboys are coming home after a long day spend on the range is the feel I get from this. I do have one suggestion that this image might have a stronger impact if you just cropped the image to show just the one cowboy on the right. Two reasons: this would play into the imagery of the lone cowboy out on the range AND the second cowboy's horse is not as visible as the one on the right ( with the darkened scene it appears that the horse has not head - in other words we deduce that he is sitting on a horse because we clearly see the one on the right but it is not as clearly defined as that one. Nonetheless nice capture!
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