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Zen Garden
Zen Garden

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Challenge: Zen Photography (Advanced Editing IV)
Camera: Nikon D70
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G IF-ED
Location: California
Date: Jul 30, 2006
Aperture: f 6.3
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/160
Galleries: Water, Floral
Date Uploaded: Jul 30, 2006


Place: 201 out of 329
Avg (all users): 5.3769
Avg (commenters): 5.0000
Avg (participants): 5.2718
Avg (non-participants): 5.4896
Views since voting: 529
Views during voting: 273
Votes: 199
Comments: 9
Favorites: 0

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
08/05/2006 12:46:49 AM
I grew a garden
but I did not have the heart
to bury the seeds
08/04/2006 09:51:37 PM
Simple and calm, but a bit off as far as color to me with the dull gray background.
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08/04/2006 03:53:36 AM
A very pretty photo, meets challenge perfectly. Minimal subject, minimal color. Great job from the 'Great Job Baggie'!
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08/03/2006 02:29:39 AM
Love the flower and the composition, but not keen on the grey background.....
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08/02/2006 07:40:39 AM
I like the composition but feel the colours of the flower could do with a boost and a large spot of sensor dust on the right could be removed (if I am being picky!) :o)7
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08/01/2006 07:46:09 PM
i like the minimalism in this one. color composition is very nice.
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08/01/2006 10:05:07 AM
Is that sensor dirt at the far lower right?
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07/31/2006 10:52:50 PM
clone the dust
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07/31/2006 09:10:32 PM
I think the essense of this is zennish with the negative space and floating flower. I don't however like the background color at all. With the paleness of the flower (pale purple and white) the background feels very washed out and dirty which competes with the serenity the composition of the image is portraying. The lighting is good, the focus looks a bit soft around the flower edges. I gave a 5
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