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Gimme a buck's worth!
Gimme a buck's worth!
RickDN


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Nostalgia (Classic Editing)
Camera: Sony Mavica FD-71
Location: Hwy 17, New Ulm, MN
Date: Sep 7, 2003
Aperture: not avail
ISO: not avail
Shutter: not avail
Galleries: Vintage, Rural
Date Uploaded: Sep 7, 2003

Wishing I had a much better camera!
Shot in sepia effect mode at camera's maximum 640x480 mode. In PaintShop, I only rotated, cropped, and bumped the Gamma. One step of 'sharpen'.

Statistics
Place: 60 out of 250
Avg (all users): 5.5261
Avg (commenters): 6.8333
Avg (participants): 5.4314
Avg (non-participants): 5.6147
Views since voting: 1076
Votes: 211
Comments: 13
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
09/16/2003 11:44:21 PM
Beautiful shot. I wish that it had more depth of field. The pump blends in with the building in the background. More contrast may help. The angle of the shot gives it a lot of interest. Nice potential for really great shadows to make the subject pop out of the picture.
A little tweaking would definitely make this a great postcard or greeting card.
09/15/2003 11:45:59 PM
Nice idea, nice title. I'd love to go back to the day before a buck was only a half gallon! :-) Good choice for this challenge...
09/13/2003 08:51:33 PM
Good capture.
09/12/2003 04:43:53 AM
very good.
09/11/2003 04:11:27 PM
This is a great shot, certainly nostalgic. Taking your focal point off-center a little bit might have added a even more interest to the photo. Nice sepia and I like the fact that there are no clouds in the sky to detract from the pumps. Nicely done.
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09/11/2003 12:27:59 AM
Excellent, composition, subject and use of sepia makes it so authentic looking.
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09/10/2003 10:42:14 PM
Nice photo, personally I would have cropped a little bit more of the concrete away, I like the sepia tones also.
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09/10/2003 01:52:13 PM
Would have liked it better in color, but title makes the picture stand out.
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09/10/2003 11:25:00 AM
Good idea for the challenge. I think the shot would be even better if the subject (gas pumps) were mooved to either of the side thirds of the frame.
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09/10/2003 01:51:39 AM
Very well composed, nice content.

The photograph is lacking in contrast.
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09/10/2003 01:46:10 AM
Really meets the challenge well. I think if you'd moved a bit to the right and made the sign more visible it would have been a better shot.
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09/10/2003 12:34:30 AM
nice shot. like the shadows...
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