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Challenge: Famous Last Words (Basic Editing)
Collection: 2006/2007 - CHALLENGES
Camera: Canon EOS-400D Rebel XTi
Lens: Tamron AF 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di II for Canon
Location: road near where i live
Date: Nov 28, 2006
Aperture: f/18
ISO: 800
Shutter: 1/200
Galleries: Emotive, Travel
Date Uploaded: Nov 28, 2006

curves, hue & sat, colour balance, resize, sharpen, border, save 4 web ... i think the photo says it all ... and i intentionally made this image dull and lifeless to go with the subject ...

Place: 72 out of 112
Avg (all users): 5.5695
Avg (commenters): 6.3750
Avg (participants): 5.0794
Avg (non-participants): 5.7026
Views since voting: 907
Views during voting: 509
Votes: 295
Comments: 10
Favorites: 0

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12/06/2006 05:14:23 AM
You have captured a very powerful and emotive image here Roz. The desat works very well to emphasise the message it portrays. Well done.
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12/06/2006 12:19:03 AM
in answer to ' . substr('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21.gif', strrpos('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21.gif', '/') + 1) . ' glad2badad .... yes it really happened ...

Message edited by author 2006-12-31 23:08:38.
 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/05/2006 12:54:18 PM
Is that what really happened, or did you just happen across this roadside marker? Bummer either way for the kid.
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12/04/2006 11:39:46 AM
You capture a lot of feelings in this picture, with an issue that is widely at large. Its just a pitty that these are the last words of so many. I really like this, 10/10
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12/02/2006 01:03:16 AM
this photo has a strong message...i like photo's that actually impart something to think about. Your intoxicated title adds a bit of uncomfortable humor to the message...i'm curious if that was your intent.
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11/30/2006 12:37:24 AM
Seen this all too often.....I hope it wasn't a friend or loved one of yours.
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11/30/2006 12:15:58 AM
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11/29/2006 05:18:27 PM
That's very sad... but a good message to all of us!
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11/29/2006 02:38:50 PM
Sad fact these days.
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11/29/2006 12:50:32 AM
Thanks for finding a way to show this - it was one of my concepts, but I couldn't figure out how to shoot it.
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