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AnnaP


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Challenge: Square Crop (Advanced Editing IV)
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
Location: Gladsaxefortet
Date: Mar 5, 2006
Aperture: 11
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/250
Galleries: Animals
Date Uploaded: Mar 5, 2006

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Statistics
Place: 198 out of 369
Avg (all users): 5.4048
Avg (commenters): 5.3333
Avg (participants): 5.2632
Avg (non-participants): 5.6494
Views since voting: 596
Views during voting: 278
Votes: 210
Comments: 11
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03/16/2006 11:47:09 PM
Greetings from the Critique Club Anna,

Cool Border collies! I have two myself.

You received some really good comments on this that I feel offer you a lot of insight. The brick wall and the framing alone would make for a really good shot alone, and the dogs playing in the snow would also make for a good shot. With both in the same shot they are competing for attention and overwhelm the viewer. When I look at the photo I see the brick wall, and then it’s like “hey there are two dogs down there too.” One or the other would be better for me.

Technical wise, the snow is very over exposed. Shooting a photo with part snow and part not snow is difficult. Also, the photo is not really sharp and could use a little tweeking of the colors.

Hope you find this helpful. Good luck on future challenges!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/12/2006 10:41:08 PM
I love the abstract quality of the wall/door, combined with the iconic positions of the dogs. 10.
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03/12/2006 08:10:24 PM
The massive brick wall overwhelms the dogs. You really have two pictures here.
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03/11/2006 02:30:09 PM
nice. love the composition and action.
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03/08/2006 08:42:55 PM
My eye is drawn much more to the red wall than to the subjects.
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03/07/2006 09:33:39 PM
While there may be too many elements fighting for attention, it fits the challenge theme well.
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03/07/2006 01:10:11 PM
too contrasty, i just can't look at this picture for very long, i don't like it at all
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03/06/2006 10:40:14 PM
A real fun shot, but the snow is totally blown out.
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03/06/2006 06:00:46 PM
the red brick really stands out!
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03/06/2006 03:34:40 PM
I like the lines and colors in the background behind the dogs. There seems to be a slight blue halo around the dogs. Is that from sharpening maybe. I like the dogs being included in the frame.
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03/06/2006 12:08:13 PM
Looks like they are having fun!
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