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Welcome To Mississippi!
Welcome To Mississippi!
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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Postcard II (Advanced Editing V*)
Camera: Canon EOS-20D
Lens: Tamron SP AF 28-75mm f/2.8 XR Di for Canon
Location: Vicksburg, MS
Date: Nov 18, 2006
Aperture: f/6.3
ISO: 100
Shutter: 30 sec
Galleries: Architecture, Transportation
Date Uploaded: Nov 19, 2006

This is a shot of the Mississippi River Bridge(s) in Vicksburg, MS. As you can probably tell, the old bridge is on the right. In this shot, I am looking toward the Louisiana side.

Very minimal changes to this image.

- Convert from RAW
- Adjust white balance
- Cloned out 2 tree branches along the bottom
- Curves
- Smart Sharpen
- Shadow/Highlight
- Save for web

Statistics
Place: 93 out of 266
Avg (all users): 6.0150
Avg (commenters): 7.3636
Avg (participants): 5.7426
Avg (non-participants): 6.2929
Views since voting: 783
Views during voting: 328
Votes: 200
Comments: 13
Favorites: 1 (view)


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/25/2006 01:36:33 AM
This is beautiful!
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11/24/2006 11:31:06 PM
Interesting parallel and contrasting bridges, lovely colors, great sharpness and detail, smooth river. I'll have to check back for the exposure details. It's wonderful, I love it, and I hope that it does well.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/23/2006 03:19:30 AM
I realy like the softness of the night colors here.....
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11/22/2006 02:51:46 PM
I really like this one
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11/21/2006 08:50:47 PM
The negative space at the top is just calling out for some text to make this more postcard-like! A lovely shot... it's amazing how moving cars over a bridge can look so serene when it's a long exposure!
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11/21/2006 05:58:55 PM
nice colors ! depending on which side of the bed you wake up on can help make a decision on which bridge to take across the water !
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11/20/2006 11:19:06 PM
Nice colors, and I like the black/white contrast between the bridges.
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11/20/2006 07:42:09 PM
IF I didn't live in MS I MIGHT believe this shot..no way is the muddy MS this blue...lol..I do like the steel/silver bridge on left. Overall image seems over saturated. gl 6
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11/20/2006 05:06:48 PM
One of my favorites. Simply beautiful lighting and creative idea. 9.
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11/20/2006 10:07:56 AM
Great capture - but some text would have made it better
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11/20/2006 01:40:45 AM
The best think about Mississippi is I-10 East :-) j/k... love the shot
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11/20/2006 01:30:24 AM
Great leading lines. I'd like to see some more color in that sky, but controlling nature is tough.
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11/20/2006 12:32:11 AM
Beautiful. The water looks like glass, I really like the colored lights, and the contrast of the light bridge vs. the dark one. I'm betting this will be in the top. 9
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