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Indirect Flight
Indirect Flight
ShannonLee


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Diagonal (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 II
Location: san diego, ca
Date: Nov 28, 2006
Aperture: 6.3
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/400
Galleries: Candid, Animals
Date Uploaded: Nov 28, 2006

just steps away from my house :) oh what a lovely life it is!

crop> increase saturation> increase highlights slightly> unsharp mask with high threshold> adjust levels

:)

Statistics
Place: 259 out of 345
Avg (all users): 4.9840
Avg (commenters): 5.1429
Avg (participants): 4.8202
Avg (non-participants): 5.1327
Views since voting: 540
Views during voting: 248
Votes: 187
Comments: 8
Favorites: 0


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12/06/2006 02:03:59 AM
Didn't know this was you Shannon, I'm one of the 3 10's.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/03/2006 10:11:24 PM
Personally, I think this missed the point of the challenge entirely...
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12/03/2006 05:52:22 PM
I generally don't like these tilted shots but this one works well. The bird really adds a nice effect to it. 7
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12/01/2006 10:24:59 AM
A tilted horizon is not wrong per se, but I believe it should be used carefully and for a specific purpose, for example to increase drama, to compliment an unusual perpsective, or to compliment at theme such as abstract shapes. In this case, to me, it brings nothing and indeed detracts from the viewing experience. Perhaps if the fishing rod had been held at a digonal angle that would have become perpendicular it might have helped tie the photo together. For this reason I have only given a 3, but I do hope you took some 'straight' shots as well as this is otherwise a super scene.
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11/30/2006 06:06:57 PM
Gorgeous color and I like the composition. Very nicely done. Back to bump you up to 8.
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11/29/2006 07:02:55 PM
Tilted camera / artificial diagonal.
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11/29/2006 01:39:37 PM
Plus: Dual diagonals, colors, composition
Minus: Woah color noise on rocks, artifical/cam diagonal
Score: 6
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11/29/2006 10:38:38 AM
it's interesting to note how the fishing poles seem to be leading those clouds in the background. cool shot, love the bird. . .i just wonder if it would be better without the extreme tilt.
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