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Challenge: Texture (Classic Editing)
Camera: Olympus E-10
Location: Plano, TX
Date: Jul 21, 2002
Aperture: f6.3
ISO: 80
Shutter: 1/250 sec
Date Uploaded: Jul 21, 2002

Fire hydrant in Downtown Plano.

Statistics
Place: 99 out of 218
Avg (all users): 5.2419
Avg (commenters): 6.9000
Avg (participants): 5.2848
Avg (non-participants): 5.1753
Views since voting: 717
Votes: 248
Comments: 10
Favorites: 0


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/27/2002 04:59:00 PM
interesting texture... i like the blue and the way the shadows play in this image... good work :) = 8 - jmsetzler
07/26/2002 03:25:00 PM
Besides the glare from the flash, this is a well taken photo. Texture is clearly portrayed, no problem. Eye pleasing, no, not mine. Rust is a great texture, widely used in this challenge, but lacks eye candy value. I am sorry, but I just can't give a top score for something that doesn't make me have happy eyes. 6 Swash
07/24/2002 11:21:00 PM
Nicely captured.
07/24/2002 04:41:00 PM

Composition8
Originality7
Technical Aspects5
Meets Challenge7
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
07/23/2002 04:14:00 AM
like this composition
07/23/2002 12:53:00 AM
very interesting arbitrary subject matter, very cool!
07/22/2002 04:19:00 PM
Good job finding texture in something that most people take for granted. This poor thing looks like it has had a rough history, and your picture does a good job illustrating that. The abstract angle makes this picture more interesting, and gives us more texture in the frame to view.
07/22/2002 03:45:00 PM
Wonderful blue.......nice work. Kee
07/22/2002 02:32:00 PM
Ug that glare. Other than that this is GREAT!.
07/22/2002 08:39:00 AM
Nice picture of a fire hydrant! Your probably windering how I got that 5 sided plug is the give away.


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