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Challenge: Jump (Advanced Editing IV)
Collection: People
Camera: Canon EOS-300D Rebel
Lens: Canon EF 28-105mm f/4-5.6 II USM
Location: Castle Park
Date: Apr 6, 2006
Galleries: Urban, Action
Date Uploaded: Apr 6, 2006

Gotta thank Dan here for hurling himself around! It's him that makes the shot.

Statistics
Place: 5 out of 151
Avg (all users): 6.9267
Avg (commenters): 7.7857
Avg (participants): 6.6957
Avg (non-participants): 7.0574
Views since voting: 3755
Views during voting: 376
Votes: 191
Comments: 26
Favorites: 10 (view)


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09/23/2007 08:37:19 AM
Really striking image - great pp work
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05/05/2006 01:40:29 PM
how did you do the colors, was this a post process...PM me please : )
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04/21/2006 11:19:08 AM
Warm regards from the Critique Club!

Great shot Ben. I happen to like selective desat quite a bit, so you are not really going to hear anything negative from me on that. In fact, this is a seriously good time to use that technique - the trees add some clutter aound his legs that are much more muted with this technique, so good usage in my book.

I like the composition - he is getting some serious air, and the optical illusion is that he is actually jumping higher than a tree from the angle you chose. The structure on the left adds something as well to the image, I think with the selective desat you can get away with something that would otherwise potentially look cluttered, but instead adds interesting textures when desaturated and add to the shot.

I don't really have a lot of suggestions on what I would do differently with this shot. Perhaps the only thing I would try is a lower angle, to add even more visual impact in terms of adding suggested height to the jump. Well done Ben. I always enjoy your work.

Rich.
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04/19/2006 10:43:30 PM
One of my favorites for this challenge because here the action and the desat fit each other so well. Outstanding work. Congratulations on your top 5 finish.
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04/17/2006 09:30:25 PM
Originally posted by langdon:

Great image, great finish! Score 1 for team SMITE!

I'd rather have a 10 if you don't mind :P
04/17/2006 12:15:48 PM
I think its not only Dan. . .the extremely talented photographer is the one that made Dan look so amazing :)

Congratulations on such an amazing photo and finish!!
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04/17/2006 05:06:02 AM
this was one of my favs. awesome editing
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04/17/2006 03:41:11 AM
Excellent capture Ben. Deserved a ribbon imho. Great work

Mike
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04/17/2006 12:18:51 AM
Great image, great finish! Score 1 for team SMITE!
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04/17/2006 12:06:54 AM
GO TEAM SMITE!!!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/16/2006 10:34:00 PM
Done with great artistic taste. The desat works very well against the gothic background. Bump.
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04/16/2006 06:57:23 PM
Great selective desat. Congrats on your ribbon! This is definitely top tier in this challenge!
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04/16/2006 02:46:39 PM
Very creative choice to keep the subject in color and BW the rest. One of my favorites! Well done!
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04/16/2006 11:58:16 AM
Some flaws at the right hand, you should have used a softer brush there. 8.
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04/15/2006 01:31:18 AM
I love the clarity of this picture and the fact that only the subject is in color. Very interesting photograph... intriguing background.
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04/13/2006 05:34:18 PM
Great picture to desaturated, nice work
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04/13/2006 12:17:03 PM
One of my top pics. Great color and good feeling of a high unabandoned jump.
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04/12/2006 10:03:34 PM
The lack of an obvious launching point fot the figure creates great tension! It's hard to say what's happening to this guy... is he jumping up, coming down, or being blasted by an angry and vengeful God for some terrible misdeed? I do seem to see some awkward transitioning between the color and b/w areas, especially around the hands, though it's hard to tell at this resolution. Overall, I like it a lot.
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04/12/2006 02:54:04 AM
A successful image. The B/W treatment gives it a harsh contrasting feel. Well done. It certainly grabs the attention.
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04/11/2006 05:49:39 PM
gorgeous... i love everything about it - a 10!
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04/10/2006 03:54:19 PM
This is a very nice composition.
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04/10/2006 12:27:31 PM
cool selective desaturation...
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04/10/2006 08:59:57 AM
konador?
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04/10/2006 06:52:58 AM
Nice (10)
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04/10/2006 01:00:23 AM
nice!
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04/10/2006 12:33:20 AM
wow! stunning editing and great shot
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