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Challenge: Take Two (Advanced Editing IV*)
Camera: Fujifilm FinePix S5600Z
Location: Home
Date: Jun 3, 2006
Aperture: 3.2
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/150
Galleries: Action, Food and Drink
Date Uploaded: Jun 4, 2006

A more 'hi-key' attempt, with the bullet a few asked for!

Statistics
Place: 86 out of 161
Avg (all users): 5.8176
Avg (commenters): 6.0000
Avg (participants): 5.3636
Avg (non-participants): 6.1398
Views since voting: 969
Views during voting: 310
Votes: 159
Comments: 14
Favorites: 0


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06/18/2006 07:28:55 PM
Hi from the critique club

First impressions
I really like this shot .. but my preference was the first one ... it left more to the imagination .. and teased the mind a little more.

Subject
This meets the challenge, head on ... and streaming away.

Composition
The composition is good, the use of the bullet on the thirds line in excellent ... the words going up the inside of the vertical thirds is excellent.

Technicals
This is very high key .. and for that it works .. I know you have taken on the comments recieved .. and it shows that your orginal worked extremely well .. and sometimes on executing the changes suggested ... it no longer works as well.

The picture has very good focus ... and great motion capture ... there is not as much fluid as the first shot .. and I think this makes a different.

Improving
Stick to the original ... it was great ... it is hard to replicate and get better scores .. unless you are replicating a low scorer in the first place.

Final word
You did great .. took on the comments .. and really made a go of it ... good work .. keep it up.

If you have any comments on this critique feel free to PM me.

Kari
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06/13/2006 12:40:10 AM
D A N G! Fantastic... Love to see your how to.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/12/2006 11:46:27 PM
Good shot - literally too! Curious to find out how you got this, marking as a favorite.
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06/10/2006 02:32:42 PM
Very impressive take. It bothers me that the bullet is cut off.
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06/10/2006 12:22:21 AM
Very artistic.
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06/09/2006 01:33:42 PM
too bad the tip is cropped off, high lights are blown too much IMO, great idea.
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06/08/2006 06:22:51 PM
Interesting picture, but it seems over contrasted slightly .... I can't believe the actual capture it is amazing.
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06/08/2006 12:55:32 AM
the crop is too tight. it would have been a better shot if we could see all of the bullet.
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06/07/2006 07:42:32 AM
cropped way to tight IMO
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06/06/2006 03:47:30 PM
noway! please explain some details on how you did this!
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06/06/2006 09:04:24 AM
wow...haven't seen the original, but this looks fantastic and I hope you do well with this, good luck
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06/06/2006 03:20:06 AM
Boy, how many shots did it take to get this one? I'm glad it was coke you were wasting. Cool indeed. Should've used a black background though.
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06/06/2006 12:26:18 AM
I like the idea, parts of the can seem possibly over worked (toward the top of the can there are spots of magenta). If there would've been anyway to get more soda/liquid coming out of the can that might've added to it just a little to draw you into the picture more. just my two cents
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06/06/2006 12:13:44 AM
Stephen! this is a worthy re-take.
at least this time round I know how you did it :)
good work.
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