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Challenge: Comfort (Basic Editing III)
Camera: Canon EOS-20D
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
Location: Saylorville Lake, Polk City, Iowa
Date: Feb 24, 2006
Aperture: 8
ISO: 200
Shutter: 5
Galleries: Landscape, Architecture
Date Uploaded: Feb 24, 2006

Fisrt Time Entry.

adjusted raw: Exposure, Saturation, contrast.
Post: more saturation, USM, Noise Ninja, resize, saveforweb.

Place: 39 out of 253
Avg (all users): 5.7227
Avg (commenters): 6.3000
Avg (participants): 5.4625
Avg (non-participants): 5.8714
Views since voting: 735
Views during voting: 342
Votes: 220
Comments: 16
Favorites: 1 (view)

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06/18/2006 02:41:18 AM
The balance of the photos is excellent, almost perfect. The bottom right is something that could perhaps be punched up with curves and or levels, it's slightly distracting. The bridge and the sky are excellent, I find sometimes after taking a shot that it would be nice to take another crack at the framing as cropping doesn't always allow what you would like. A very confidant and well executed photo overall though, Good job!

I would recommend the 50mm 1.8 prime as perhaps the next lens to purchase for your kit, You will get tremendous sharpness out of it and it would be ideal for stuff like portaits or fixed objects etc. It is about $100 and far sharper than the kit lens. On the cheap one of the best and most rewarding lenses to buy. ("jay" was taken with this lens if you check my profile)

Best Regards,


Message edited by author 2006-06-18 02:45:17.
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03/08/2006 01:41:37 PM
Welcome. I like the cool blue. Good luck.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/07/2006 04:11:12 PM
a very nice study in blue
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03/07/2006 03:57:11 PM
Very nicely done. Kudos!
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03/07/2006 02:48:19 PM
So Peaceful
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03/07/2006 12:09:14 PM
This is so mesmerizing for some reason! I really like it! Maybe because of the whole, "rule of thirds". Don't know if you realized you did that...but, that's probably why this whole composition is so perfect! Very well done!
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03/06/2006 02:06:31 PM
A bittersweet moment.
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03/05/2006 02:18:08 PM
great picture! 10
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03/05/2006 01:15:12 AM
One of the best entries I've seen thus far.
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03/04/2006 09:17:17 AM
wow gorgeous
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03/04/2006 12:55:20 AM
This is nice...
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03/03/2006 09:31:06 PM
Nice image
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03/02/2006 07:19:48 AM
Successfully shooting into the sun ... very nice. Not sure how comforting I think it ios but I am not judging too much on that fact for this challenge. In other words you could have built this bridge , supplying your family with millions of dollars :) ... that yould be comforting!
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03/01/2006 02:35:30 PM
Good pic, but not very good use of theme.
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03/01/2006 07:11:33 AM
can't see how this fits the challenge although as a photo it's OK
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03/01/2006 01:32:49 AM
try a different angle

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