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Alone with autophobia
Alone with autophobia
MQuinn


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Phobia (Basic Editing III)
Camera: Olympus E-500 EVOLT
Lens: Olympus 14-45mm f/3.5-5.6 Zuiko Digital ED
Location: Highway bridge
Date: Dec 20, 2005
Aperture: 3.5
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/2 sec
Galleries: Emotive
Date Uploaded: Dec 20, 2005

Autophobia-fear of being all alone.
Very little done in photoshop:
(Auto-levels, color, Sharpen) croped, rotated, save for web.

Statistics
Place: 90 out of 144
Avg (all users): 4.9252
Avg (commenters): 6.6000
Avg (participants): 4.8136
Avg (non-participants): 4.9532
Views since voting: 882
Views during voting: 410
Votes: 294
Comments: 11
Favorites: 0


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AuthorThread
01/03/2006 10:34:52 AM
Greetings from the Critique club. After viewing your photo and trying to decide what I like and what I think could be better here are my conclusions. I think that you have portrayed a fear to the viewer well through parts of your photo. The subject against the fence alone at night portrays that very well. It sets a mood and the lighting is well done perhaps a single light on the subject could have helped. I think that the cars are a bit distracting and take away from the "alone" theme. Had the cars not been in the photo I think it would have done a better job of portraying the feeling of being truly alone. Rules of thirds are pretty well followed, however choosing a different spot without the top post of the fence going off view could have helped. Perhaps cropped the fence top post off so all you can see is the fence across the screen. The shot is a little dark, I think that perhaps the lights on the cars may have messed with exposure a little. Overall I think you did a pretty good job, and am kind of surprised that it didnt score a little higher. Good luck.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/27/2005 04:01:26 PM
Good interpretation of challenge topic
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12/26/2005 01:49:32 PM
thats is a great shot
i like it alot
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12/25/2005 08:43:25 PM
I like this shot and I love Night photography but I think this needed to be exposed just a bit longer. This looks like about a 200th of a second, maybe 1 second would have brought out the sky a bit more. Keep up the good work.
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12/24/2005 02:23:12 PM
Good idea.
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12/24/2005 11:42:52 AM
Merry Christmas
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12/24/2005 09:33:49 AM
Great job! I love the crop of the fence. And with this pic you could also participate in the Pattern challenge!
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12/23/2005 10:30:28 AM
nice.
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12/21/2005 08:32:55 PM
I think this shot is a bit too dark to convey all the feelings.
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12/21/2005 05:30:50 PM
Interesting idea of juxtaposing auto and autophobia. Better exposure of the person would help, and I think that the fence doesn't help.
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12/21/2005 03:59:25 PM
Just doesn't convey "alone" with all those cars down there. Fence doesn't do it for me.
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