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Challenge: Transportation II (Basic Editing III)
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
Location: Düsseldorf, Germany
Date: Aug 7, 2006
Aperture: f/22
ISO: 100
Shutter: 10 sec
Galleries: Urban, Transportation
Date Uploaded: Aug 8, 2006

changed white balance, pushed contrast and saturation, applied slight amount of shadows/highlights, levels. rotated, cropped, resized, applied USM, framed, saved for web.
Had little time and less ideas. took 3 shots of arriving, standing and leaving subway train within 60 seconds. tried 8 or 10 different approaches to enhance the pictures. Still hope this will at least hit my personal average.
Well, it did.

Place: 51 out of 283
Avg (all users): 5.9310
Avg (commenters): 7.1667
Avg (participants): 5.7237
Avg (non-participants): 6.0321
Views since voting: 839
Views during voting: 322
Votes: 232
Comments: 13
Favorites: 0

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09/12/2006 04:13:57 AM
This is a real n ice urban picture. I liket the tilt, colors and movement in this! It makes the tube looking great!
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08/16/2006 01:46:45 PM
this is underrated...it belongs in top 20...a very dramatic and creative angle and image..
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08/16/2006 11:14:01 AM
a 9 for me. 52 is a bit of a low placement, I feel. I like the xproc look, and your willingness to play with contrasts.
PS I LOVE the green. Why do people feel that everything is supposed to fit into the "normal" spectral range all the freaking time?

Message edited by author 2006-08-16 11:14:41.
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08/16/2006 10:49:39 AM
This is a cool shot, the only one I gave a 10 in this challenge (although I only voted for 1/4 of the entries). The squarish crop works well with the perspective leading into the middle of the frame. The tilt works well, too. The off-colours are actually an essential part of being in a subway, so don't listen to them telling you to adjust colours.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
08/14/2006 06:05:34 PM
Turn down the green a bit.
08/14/2006 08:56:43 AM
I love the angle in this shot and the movement of the train is great
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08/14/2006 01:12:16 AM
Wonderful green and light
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08/13/2006 07:55:11 PM
great timing and lighting
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08/11/2006 10:31:21 PM
Nice shot... I think you should of give a bit more angle to this...

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08/11/2006 08:11:21 PM
Don't see anything wrong and it's very creative. 10
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08/11/2006 05:30:05 PM
By itself, this is an awesome shot! Just find it's more about lines & lights than the idea of transportation - at least the way the image jumps out at me at first glance (the transportation bit seeps in as an afterthought). Still, love everything about it - so 8!
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08/09/2006 07:39:35 PM
Nice effect.
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08/09/2006 06:02:40 PM
i like the colors.
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