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Mr. Fisherman and his lucky fly.
Mr. Fisherman and his lucky fly.

Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Perspective IV (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
Location: my bedroom
Date: Nov 21, 2006
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/200
Galleries: Black and White, Studio
Date Uploaded: Nov 21, 2006

I had my brother wear my old fly fishing vest and hold my rod and one of my flys. I lit it with a shoot through umbrella from the upper left. The focal length was 25 mm.
Lets hope this does better than my last perspective entry in which i recieved a 4.9 on.

Place: 70 out of 319
Avg (all users): 6.0592
Avg (commenters): 7.6667
Avg (participants): 5.8537
Avg (non-participants): 6.2529
Views since voting: 684
Views during voting: 240
Votes: 169
Comments: 13
Favorites: 0

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11/29/2006 11:09:33 AM
I think this is my overall favourite from the challenge. Much under appreciated. Keep up the good work.

Message edited by author 2006-11-29 11:28:14.
 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/28/2006 11:22:17 PM
hand should be held differently so the fingertips aren't blurred
11/28/2006 09:24:02 PM
Good picture, great perspective, I love how sharp the fly is, it just draws your eye into the image, very good job.
11/26/2006 10:51:02 AM
Nice...it has interest, balanced tones and mets the challenge.
11/26/2006 01:36:45 AM
Damn. I wish we had mountains streams and lakes here. I miss fly fishing. 10.
11/25/2006 09:12:05 PM
Very nice composition and focus point. 8.
11/24/2006 10:01:41 AM
the fly is nice and sharp, but partly obscuard by the fingars, my dad was a keen fly fisherman, and his fly collection was very colourfull, that element is lost in b&w, personaly I would have cropped the top of the frame level with the bottom of the top pockets, making it les distracting.
11/24/2006 08:33:01 AM
Great DOF. I love this image - it's interesting. Perfect in b&w. Beautifully done. 8 ***** Nevermind - back to bump you to 9.
11/23/2006 03:09:57 PM
6 - Like the concept. Wish the focal area was a little wider (or else more to the fore - reducing the focus on the forearm as well) to include the fingers a little more, even if they were still oof, but the fly was more in focus, and more visible. A slight variation in composition too, perhaps bringing a little more space into the left of frame, not sure. The b&w works well, as would likely any other toning. The character/'story' is good. A more refined crop as well, especially at bottom. Good use of perspective.
11/22/2006 07:10:46 PM
lovely photo
11/22/2006 07:56:32 AM
great shot. I ready to try the streamer now.
11/22/2006 02:29:43 AM
Oh yeah, i like. Contrast is wicked.
11/22/2006 02:03:07 AM
nice clarity and dof...well done

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