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Challenge: Texture (Classic Editing)
Camera: Canon PowerShot S30
Location: Naples, Florida
Date: Jul 20, 2002
Galleries: Still Life, Black and White
Date Uploaded: Jul 20, 2002

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Statistics
Place: 60 out of 218
Avg (all users): 5.6412
Avg (commenters): 7.5217
Avg (participants): 5.6387
Avg (non-participants): 5.6449
Views since voting: 1194
Votes: 262
Comments: 23
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/27/2002 08:24:00 PM
good detail in the hair. nice range of tones. this is a graphic closeup study that works quite well. im assuming you shot on a dark background. the upper right sort of has a gap. bonus pts if you shot this picture in place on someone's head ;) .. mag 99
07/26/2002 08:08:00 PM
nice texture on the hair.
07/25/2002 05:52:00 PM
This is interesting texture :) I think a little tighter crop to remove the empty space at the upper right and lower left corner could be a minor improvement... good work :) = 8 - jmsetzler
07/25/2002 01:37:00 PM
nice job, i like that its in black and white because it gives better focus to the texture
07/25/2002 07:55:00 AM
what a wonderful hair picture. A good idea to have it in b/w because I think it would have lost something had it been in colour. You'd be busy looking at hair to notice its texture!
07/24/2002 02:56:00 PM
Great way to take an ordinary subject and make better, technically excellent, well composed and great variety of texture, beautiful use of black and white....10..hokie
07/24/2002 09:07:00 AM

Composition5
Originality6
Technical Aspects5
Meets Challenge8
Total Score6

For those that are just learning, like me.

Composition: Scoring in this area is based on basic composition of a picture and includes the rule of thirds, balance, cropping, and curved and diagonal lines. Subject matter that does not lend itself to the picture or otherwise unwanted is also considered here.

Originality: Scoring in this area is based on pictures or concepts that I have seen, as well as how much effort you have invested in the picture. Usually a little something that sets it aside from a snapshot. Does it make me want to come back for another look? You know things like that.

Technical Aspects: Focus, exposure, lighting, and other special effects (done by the camera), and post processing are all considered in this category.

Meets Challenge: This is based on my interpretation of if you, have/have not, met the challenge. This is fairly simple but quite important for this site.

There are many sites that can give you assistance in achieving better skills in photography, but I think the best way to learn is to take pictures and show them to other people. Believe me when it is a good one you will know it.

Good luck!

Autool
07/23/2002 09:59:00 PM
Braiding was a good idea; it kept it from just being hair. At first, I wanted it in color, but the more I look at it like this, the more I like it -- it leaves something to the imagination. karmat
07/23/2002 07:04:00 PM
Human hair... one of my favorite textures. I love to stroke it and play with it.
07/23/2002 11:56:00 AM
Tactile!
07/23/2002 09:13:00 AM
Black & White is a good choice for this type photograph
07/23/2002 07:47:00 AM
very good, high definition and I'd say the close-up here works a lot better for texture than the mixed hair braid shot in the challenge. 7 beegee
07/23/2002 02:33:00 AM
nice shadows and contrast
07/23/2002 01:45:00 AM
wow!
07/22/2002 10:55:00 PM
Great shot... Solid 10
07/22/2002 07:46:00 PM
Your highlights are a little blown out.
07/22/2002 06:43:00 PM
fits the challenge well. good in B&W
07/22/2002 03:16:00 PM
beautiful text, great highlights. I like the diagonal slant to the braid. 10
07/22/2002 02:26:00 PM
i like it..good lighting.
07/22/2002 12:51:00 PM
great light, contrast is extrodinary
07/22/2002 10:16:00 AM
Very nice....love the tones, composition. Kee
07/22/2002 01:54:00 AM
Love how sharp everything is. I like this img
07/22/2002 01:32:00 AM
I was thinking we'd see a hair photo. It's the first thing that came to my mind for this week. GREAT photo. You did this so well ! 9 = shiiizzzam


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