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alexvolo


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Challenge: Perspective III (Basic Editing III)
Camera: Fujifilm FinePix S9500
Location: Egypt
Date: Jul 8, 2006
Galleries: Landscape, Transportation
Date Uploaded: Jul 10, 2006

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Statistics
Place: 69 out of 379
Avg (all users): 5.9598
Avg (commenters): 7.5000
Avg (participants): 5.7901
Avg (non-participants): 6.0763
Views since voting: 940
Views during voting: 282
Votes: 199
Comments: 8
Favorites: 1 (view)


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07/18/2006 09:36:23 PM
Looks like how Mars might look if it was inhabited. Really nice color on this one, and I love the haze. Makes it look very unearthly.
07/16/2006 06:05:17 PM
one of the better ones seen so far. well done
07/16/2006 10:52:55 AM
Wow, cool location. I wish more of the front of the road was in the composition but nicely done.
07/16/2006 04:33:45 AM
Did you take it from the car through the window? If so I think it would be better to pull over and step out to take it. A bit of more details would have rocked; and more contrast. Good colours to work with.
07/15/2006 08:03:06 AM
I like this, it's interesting how the line of pylons, which can be the bane of many a decent picture, actually seem to add to this one.
07/14/2006 02:30:10 PM
9 :) a stark view. an empty road. powerlines. signs of life but none to be seen.
07/14/2006 01:49:39 PM
Yay! What a visual feast, having all those butt ugly electric poles there, who put them there, the board of aesthetics? Sorry, I just hate telephone and electric poles, hehe :P Shot is nice, very infinity and beyond.
07/13/2006 03:40:39 PM
Meets Challenge: 1/1
Lighting: 1/2
Focus: 2/2
Creativity: 2/2
Aesthetics: 2/3

Another great photo. I really love the overall feel of this photo, it's almost post-apocalyptic in feeling. Desolate, no one in sight, the rocks and such on the right in the foreground look like rubble.

I didn't know quite where to deduct a point here, but the saturation seems a bit rich to me, so I took it from lighting and I couldn't justify to myself taking it from aesthetics. It's only right in the foreground, the stones and dirt and such seem too saturated. I quite like it that way, but thought I should mention it.

I love the hazy look in the distance. I see a lot of photos where they try to fix the haze, but I think this looks so much better. It creates a real mood and feeling of everything being infinitely out of reach. I also like the way the road is portrayed, I'm glad you took this where you did rather than further ahead. Like you just went over a hill, creating a feeling of hope as though there will be something in the distance, but no, there's nothing. Just more road, and nothing but rock as far as the eye can see.

I think there might be a town of some kind in the distance I can sort of see, but overall if doesn't affect it. Very nice shot.


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