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Lucky to be Alive

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Challenge: Life II (Basic Editing)
Collection: Challenges
Camera: Canon EOS-400D Rebel XTi
Location: Lilesville, North Carolina
Date: Dec 4, 2006
Date Uploaded: Dec 5, 2006

My husband was in a car accident on Saturday afternoon. This is what was left of his poor car. Thank GOD he is ok. It could have been much worse. He IS lucky to be alive.

Post challenge: I totally forgot to sharpen this image...not that it would have helped the score! haha. I knew it wasn't a great shot...but it was really meaningful to me, since my husband was SO lucky not to be hurt. One second of time could have made this accident a lot worse. So for me, this shot celebrates HIS life. :)

Place: 134 out of 163
Avg (all users): 4.8288
Avg (commenters): 5.0000
Avg (participants): 4.6667
Avg (non-participants): 4.8889
Views since voting: 615
Views during voting: 320
Votes: 222
Comments: 9
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01/10/2007 12:18:05 AM
Hey Hey!
Teammate Rooster here!

This was a risky shot & I'm glad you took it! Screw the score, creatively this was a great shot.
Some quick thoughts:
THe colours are deep here & contrast very well. I'm really feelin' it. I also love the title. Very appropriate. The crop is nice as well. The focus seems a bit off tho & I think USM would have kicked this shot up.
Good stuff dude!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/12/2006 02:59:58 PM
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12/07/2006 06:15:03 PM
Hope this wasnt you. Looks pretty scary. Seems a bit soft on the focus but a strong image none the less.
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12/07/2006 03:51:14 AM
Glad you're ok.
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12/07/2006 02:40:03 AM
Nasty. Intersting crop
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12/06/2006 12:32:35 PM
Some great colours, lighting is not helping the subject though
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12/06/2006 11:00:02 AM
How does this CELEBRATE life?
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12/06/2006 07:07:59 AM
i think you should have posted this under the death challenge
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12/06/2006 01:38:46 AM
That's a nice new perspective! The blue looks a bit oversaturated thoughl
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