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"It's better to burn out than to fade away"
"It's better to burn out than to fade away"
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Challenge: Famous Last Words (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-5D
Lens: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro
Location: Studio
Date: Nov 28, 2006
Aperture: 13
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/200
Galleries: Macro
Date Uploaded: Nov 28, 2006

Kurt Cobains last words. well words from his suicide note. as soon as I read the challenge title I wanted to do this, but then after reading the thread I didnt know if literal last words would be ok. i asked in the thread and it seemed it was. glad I didnt get too hammered with DNMC votes.

Statistics
Place: 4 out of 112
Avg (all users): 6.8656
Avg (commenters): 7.9000
Avg (participants): 6.3443
Avg (non-participants): 6.9959
Views since voting: 4957
Views during voting: 505
Votes: 305
Comments: 48
Favorites: 8 (view)


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01/24/2007 12:52:56 AM
congratulations on your second ribbon :D

well deserved :)
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12/11/2006 07:29:24 PM
Very nicely done. I love that the match still has a partial red tip. Congratulations on 4th!
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12/08/2006 11:53:54 PM
Brilliant! Congratulations on your 4th place.
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12/07/2006 06:54:59 PM
Originally posted by lynnesite:

Neil Young: Rust Never Sleeps, isn't that the writer of the line? Congrats in any event, super good. How many trees died for this one? Just kidding. The perfect moment, perfectly captured.


lol. yes it's originally from a neil young song. and I only used 6 matches! and of course as is always the case. this shot was from the first one. lol
12/07/2006 05:41:38 AM
You caught the moment here most excellently. Great challenge entry, congrats on a very well deserved 4th place.
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12/07/2006 01:34:56 AM
What a capture! Congrats on your top 4 finish :)
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12/06/2006 10:30:23 PM
Neil Young: Rust Never Sleeps, isn't that the writer of the line? Congrats in any event, super good. How many trees died for this one? Just kidding. The perfect moment, perfectly captured.
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12/06/2006 06:41:57 PM
one for the gipper good job.
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12/06/2006 06:30:48 PM
excellent job crystal... looks awesome!!!
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12/06/2006 10:48:52 AM
Congrats on your 4th place entry! Awesome shot and well deserved!!! :)
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12/06/2006 09:49:59 AM
and it wasn't a "suicide note" mearly a note stating his retirement from the music industry, the last part of hte note was forged by Good ol' Courtney Love. he was murdered!
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12/06/2006 07:38:30 AM
Congrats ! Imo this one really would have deserved a ribbon ...

Well done !
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12/06/2006 07:23:01 AM
Absolutely beautiful capture. Couldn't have been done better.
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12/06/2006 07:20:15 AM
fabulous shot. congrats on top 5
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12/06/2006 07:18:42 AM
Sweeeet Shot!!!! Congrats on 4th place!!! Awesome score!!!!
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12/06/2006 06:23:51 AM
Oh no... 4th place! Too bad you missed your next ribbon :( Anyway you got a nice honorable mention :) Great shot Crystal! Your next ribbon will come. Congrats to 4th.
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12/06/2006 04:37:57 AM
Excellent image here Crystal, and I am just so pleased it did so well for you sweet girl..... So close, and really deserved to ribbon IMO.....
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12/06/2006 03:18:44 AM
awesome work ! congratz!
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12/06/2006 12:58:04 AM
Great shot, very nice finish! You've been kickin' butt lately! (And you've so passed me by on average, too, by the way..) Keep cruisin'!
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12/06/2006 12:23:00 AM
Looking at the top 3 photos you were way underrated. Congrats for the honorable mention.
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12/06/2006 12:15:00 AM
I should have known. :-D I thought about that quote. You did an awesome job of it! Top 5 rockin!
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12/06/2006 12:13:58 AM
Congrats, Crystal! Great shot, great score, great placement.
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12/06/2006 12:12:01 AM
Nice score, Crystal. Too bad ya just missed it. :(
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/05/2006 11:35:11 PM
beautiful technicals. it is just another match though.
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12/05/2006 05:08:07 PM
woah cool mid-burn picture, not sure what the title means as far as "famous last words" but its an awsome picture, id love a print. 8
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12/05/2006 01:29:14 PM
Noice!

The math could have maby been placed with respect to the rule of thirds but it looks excellent the way it is 7!
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12/04/2006 09:47:33 PM
Good work - looks like a winner.
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12/04/2006 11:42:29 AM
WOW!
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12/04/2006 10:28:04 AM
Nice macro! Great focus and textures. Hope you didn't toast your lens!
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12/03/2006 07:20:17 PM
Texture is great.
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12/01/2006 02:37:36 PM
Great macro and timing to get the match partially burnt. Excellent saturation and finishing with the border too.
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12/01/2006 12:54:12 PM
great macro, fire in the background is cool. at the top of my list
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12/01/2006 11:09:26 AM
nicely done
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11/30/2006 11:03:34 PM
Great image. Not really sure if I'd call those "famous last words" but great image.
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11/30/2006 07:40:18 PM
Outstanding. I've never seen such a close, perfectley focused match shot, this is wonderful.
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11/30/2006 07:35:56 PM
Cool..
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11/30/2006 06:39:45 PM
Great colors, texture, concept and composition.
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11/30/2006 08:34:56 AM
It's a terrific shot, but I don't feel that it goes with the theme very well.
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11/30/2006 12:39:41 AM
VERY nice! Exceptionally nice capture.
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11/29/2006 10:35:35 PM
how many matches did you go thru to get this?
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11/29/2006 02:06:12 PM
Grreat timing and feel!
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11/29/2006 01:23:40 PM
Wow. This must have taken quite a few attempts. I love the shape of the flames
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11/29/2006 12:17:52 PM
Loved it! 10! :-)
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11/29/2006 12:04:26 PM
Awesome shot
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11/29/2006 08:38:11 AM
Ay, there's always such a great inspiration in each challenge, and this one shows just that.
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11/29/2006 04:39:51 AM
nicely done. Sure to be popular
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11/29/2006 02:57:32 AM
Great quote - The Kurgan from Highlander right? Not only that but a fantastic shot too go with it: 10
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11/29/2006 12:41:32 AM
Kurt Cobain :) :) :) :)
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