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Refractory girl
Refractory girl
manolo


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Texture (Classic Editing)
Camera: Canon PowerShot S40
Location: Huelva, Spain
Date: Jul 20, 2002
Aperture: 7,1
ISO: 50
Shutter: 1/10
Date Uploaded: Jul 21, 2002

A ceramic work of my friend Elo, an artist.

Statistics
Place: 134 out of 218
Avg (all users): 5.0276
Avg (commenters): 6.6667
Avg (participants): 5.0260
Avg (non-participants): 5.0300
Views since voting: 662
Votes: 254
Comments: 15
Favorites: 0


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/26/2002 12:54:00 PM
The shot is pretty well taken, but I just noticed the statue has "hair". The hair is on the dark side (hard to see dark). Focal range is amazing (except maybe the thumb). Personal conflict: Site rules talk about "other's art", but I like taking photos of statues, I've rewritten this comment ten times and still sounds like whining about an issue I am conflicted on. 6 Swash
07/26/2002 12:40:00 PM
The black bg blends a little too much with the top of the figure, in comparison to the awesome contrast it creates at the bottom. Texture 3 Personal Impression 3 6 nards656
07/25/2002 05:48:00 PM
very nice composition on this piece... this is definitely an interesting piece of artwork. I have no real complaints about this one... the hand in the lower right is slightly out of focus, but I don't think it's creating any problems in this image... good shot :) = 8 - jmsetzler
07/25/2002 04:53:00 AM
I think this should have been named "A face only a mother could love". lol
I like the lighting and color, an all around good picture.

Lighting-8
Color-10
Cropping-7
Portrait- 1 (Joking!)
Overall-8

Nswenson0
07/24/2002 08:59:00 PM
Lovely statute. Good detail!
07/24/2002 03:27:00 PM
Interesting. I like the lighting in this.
07/24/2002 02:52:00 PM

Composition7
Originality7
Technical Aspects7
Meets Challenge8
Total Score7

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
07/24/2002 02:23:00 PM
I like the way you have framed this, and the focus you have used. I think somehow showing the head more, simply because it is so intriguing. karmat
07/23/2002 02:17:00 PM
wow that is kind of scary
07/23/2002 11:47:00 AM
interesting sculpture- kinda freaky, but a lot of texture. good lighting and composition. i give it an B+!
07/23/2002 11:18:00 AM
good composition and color choice
07/23/2002 07:05:00 AM
Nails are too dark and don't making enough impact on the image. Maybe different angle - from the top?
07/23/2002 04:33:00 AM
nice lighting
07/22/2002 01:56:00 PM
That's a cool looking statue. I love what apears to be nails for hair.
07/22/2002 10:00:00 AM
Good texture, good color, good shot. Kee


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