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A Basket of Mums
A Basket of Mums
SharonS


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Challenge: Still Life (Classic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-300D Rebel
Location: Home
Date: Nov 4, 2003
Aperture: f/5
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/4 sec
Galleries: Still Life, Black and White
Date Uploaded: Nov 4, 2003

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Statistics
Place: 41 out of 326
Avg (all users): 5.9692
Avg (commenters): 7.9000
Avg (participants): 6.0597
Avg (non-participants): 5.8387
Views since voting: 945
Votes: 227
Comments: 15
Favorites: 0


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12/10/2003 06:40:29 PM
Very pretty! Good use of black & white. Good job!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/11/2003 05:32:50 PM
Nicely composed with good use of background materials - DOF throws them out of focus enough not to distract from main subject but not so much as to lose recognition. A solid traditional subject matter. I like the more casual touch of the two loose flowers and petals. Not sure about black and white though I appreciate that in colour the balance between foreground and background may not have been maintained.
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11/11/2003 02:56:18 PM
nice! love the composition. good dof and lighting. great focus. the sepia, really gives the mums an interesting feel.
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11/11/2003 04:19:24 AM
I'd be hypocritical if i didn't say that i don't like centerpiece pictures. You definitely get my vote because of the black and white film. It captures so much. For instance, the delicate flowers, the fragility of you subject, contrasts beautifully with the grain of the wood and the books in the background. these are three subjects that were meant to be together.
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11/10/2003 12:48:55 PM
I love this photo! It is such a clean, clear, and wonderful shot. I really like the black and white you chose for this. Such a nice subject choice, I can't find anything about this photo that I don't like..good job! 10 from me for this...congrats!
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11/08/2003 10:50:14 PM
this is very well done, like the overall shot, the books in the BG the texture contrasts, the monotone.....I do not mind the two flowers on the table but the two petals to the right look like you just forget to remove them before shooting....otherwise this is quite fine.
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11/06/2003 10:50:08 AM
very nice. nice choice in picking black & white. lovely
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11/06/2003 01:22:09 AM
Interesting bg, however it does compete because of it. Almost steals the show.
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11/05/2003 09:57:21 PM
This is Fabulous! I like your choice to make it a dark sepia. The focus is very pleasing, it is very sharp, I like the blury books in the backgroud. The book are an interesting choice for background with the flowers. The lighting is cool too, how the flowers cast there own shadow on themselves. Very good setup and composion, good job 7 :)
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11/05/2003 04:13:14 PM
Very sharp, and good use of background.
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11/05/2003 11:31:39 AM
Beautiful still life. The color tone and DOF work great for this photo. Nicely done !
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11/05/2003 09:57:44 AM
I think this makes a nice black and white :)
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11/05/2003 09:42:20 AM
my favorite part's the two detached petals on the right, did you put them there on purpose?
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11/05/2003 09:23:31 AM
Very nice, I wonder how it would look in color. I think it would stand out even better ..... still an 8
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11/05/2003 03:57:31 AM
Beautiful flower arrangement, I like the background too..
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