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Here's Grampa!
Here's Grampa!
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Challenge: Oops! II (Basic Editing III)
Camera: Canon EOS-300D Rebel
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
Location: La Salle, Manitoba
Date: Dec 26, 2005
Aperture: 5.6
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/100
Galleries: Candid, Action
Date Uploaded: Dec 26, 2005

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Statistics
Place: 46 out of 100
Avg (all users): 5.1306
Avg (commenters): 7.0000
Avg (participants): 5.0625
Avg (non-participants): 5.1394
Views since voting: 743
Views during voting: 636
Votes: 421
Comments: 8
Favorites: 0


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01/07/2006 11:55:19 AM
Greetings from the Critique Club

I always enjoy action shots because they are sometimes so difficult to get. You have good color and excellent composition in this shot. I really like how the subject matter fills the frame with no extraneous material to get in the way.

This image certainly fits the challenge, but didn't get a really great score.

The one thing I would suggest is to make something in your image tack-sharp. As it is, everything is just a bit fuzzy. The motion blur on grandpa's legs works perfectly, but the sled and/or the snow should be really sharp. One way to accomplish this - with that nice camera of yours - is to shoot in burst mode; one or more of the resulting images is likely to be sharp. (at least it works for me.LOL)Another way to try for sharpness is to bracket your shots.

You have a good sense of composition in this and your other shots. A little more practice, and you'll be up there with the best of 'em.

Alice
 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/03/2006 11:14:48 PM
This is the first honest shot I have seen on the challenge. Good work and I hope Grampa got the hang of it.
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01/03/2006 09:07:20 PM
I can identify with this somehow!!
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01/02/2006 08:27:55 PM
Hehe, looks like fun! Nice shot :)
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01/01/2006 11:51:01 PM
One of the few photos that makes me think of "oops." Well done as far as that goes. I like his smiling expression.
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12/31/2005 04:12:11 AM
That happened to my b-n-l, and Oops! is not the word that came out of his mouth. ;)
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12/30/2005 10:17:43 PM
The posture doesn't look like he has fallen off the board.There is appropriate motion blur, though, and the exposure is good.
12/29/2005 12:03:34 AM
Nice shot, excellent
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