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Challenge: Seasonal Shots (Classic Editing)
Collection: misc
Camera: Canon PowerShot G3
Location: Turner Field, Atlanta, GA
Date: Aug 16, 2003
Aperture: F4.0
ISO: -
Shutter: 1/250
Galleries: Snapshot, Sports
Date Uploaded: Aug 17, 2003

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Statistics
Place: 72 out of 257
Avg (all users): 5.6429
Avg (commenters): 7.0667
Avg (participants): 5.6117
Avg (non-participants): 5.6774
Views since voting: 1290
Votes: 196
Comments: 18
Favorites: 0


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08/27/2003 04:09:06 PM
I saw this photo due to Mavrik's post in the forums. I did not vote this challenge as I was on vacation.

This is an excellent shot. The colors and quality are vibrant. The dof works well to show proper depth, and the position of the boy to the man tells many stories, and creates a leading line from the boy to the man.

A shot you should be proud of!
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08/27/2003 12:09:37 AM
UGH

You should be more more more than happy with this shot. It's a 10. Stupid voters. Five 1's - dumbasses.

*grrrrowl*

M

Message edited by author 2003-08-27 00:57:51.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
08/26/2003 10:49:24 PM
One of my Favorites this Challenge-- 10
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08/26/2003 10:42:00 PM
Wouldn't this shot have been SUPERcool if the player in the background was the same as the kid in the foreground?! Excellent composition and timing - I really love this photo. The areas of concrete by the hand are overexposed (too much) but otherwise this is superb.
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08/26/2003 06:18:40 PM
i like it, it tells a story of sorts, i give it an 8
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08/26/2003 05:58:40 AM
technically this is a good, clean shot IMO. i like the dof. you could crop some to get rid of his leg maybe. fits the topic. i'm not a sports fan, but i can appreciate the kid at least. 6
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08/24/2003 10:38:05 AM
the concept is excellent, the composition is great, nice colours too. and the best thing here is the story...congrats. 9
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08/23/2003 03:22:55 PM
You should have gotten a picture with sheffield in the background *that* would have been cool.
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08/22/2003 02:11:29 PM
Beautiful shot. Composition is pretty good. Wished you didn't cut off the knee of the kid. Depth of field is great, seems like I'm at the game myself. Good job.
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08/22/2003 01:10:36 PM
Good choice to leave the player out of focus, keeping the center of interest on the boy. I can certainly imagine what he must be dreaming!
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08/22/2003 12:22:10 PM
good shot, but not very exciting.... comes off a little dull
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08/20/2003 09:17:06 PM
Lighting and focus is good. It's a good photo but doesn't really bring out any emotions.
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08/20/2003 04:31:02 PM
If they had the same number on this shot would have been PERFECT. Love the colors!
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08/20/2003 12:25:59 PM
you could improve your cropping..
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08/20/2003 11:59:48 AM
This is really terrific. The young fan, the grown player ... it's both emotionally striking and visually lovely. You wouldn't think you could get this much expression from the back, but it's there. Really nice.
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08/20/2003 06:16:20 AM
And we will always be :D
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08/20/2003 05:33:22 AM
I love the composition of this shot. Good luck.
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08/20/2003 12:57:34 AM
I wonder if this would have been better if both people were in focus or if the focus was on the player in the field with the foreground soft. Not a bad shot though and definitely meets the challenge.
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