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Too Fine a Point
Too Fine a Point
welcher


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Pencil (Classic Editing)
Camera: Canon PowerShot S40
Location: North Carolina
Date: Aug 14, 2002
Aperture: 4.9
ISO: Auto
Shutter: 1/15
Date Uploaded: Aug 18, 2002

Let's try this limited DOF thing again. Sooner or later folks have gotta start liking it!

Statistics
Place: 51 out of 185
Avg (all users): 5.7659
Avg (commenters): 7.3571
Avg (participants): 5.7879
Avg (non-participants): 5.7417
Views since voting: 726
Votes: 252
Comments: 16
Favorites: 0


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08/26/2002 09:59:00 AM
i liked the limited DOF alot as well as the extremely bright exposure :)
 Comments Made During the Challenge
08/25/2002 10:55:00 PM
simple..and very nicely done in it's simplicity. 9
08/23/2002 10:55:00 PM
good composition and lighting...i wish the entire pencil had been in focus though
08/22/2002 09:35:00 PM
One of the few I've seen where the shallow depth of field works in its favour. well done.
08/22/2002 09:01:00 AM
Composition: Subject Placement, Cropping, Background7,
Technical: Focus, Exposure, Lighting, Processing5,
Challenge: Does your entry meet it?10,
Appeal: Is it Interesting, Motivating, Etc.? 5,
Total Averaged Rating7. Autool
08/22/2002 02:10:00 AM
clean, well composed shot. very nice. (6) ~mcmurma
08/21/2002 01:00:00 AM
You definately got your point across. (I'm sure you haven't heard that before LOL) Great shot of the clear point and the soft focus going back to the eraser works very nicely. The lighting is great and I like how the pencil and shavings look like they are the only thing in the world. Your title reminds me of a song from TMBG that says "not to put too fine a point on it, you're the only bee in my bonnet..." Love that song...wonder what happened to that CD. Anyway, I can see this as an ad or a poster with "What's your point?" Written in the space at the top. Great job and good luck in the challenge.
08/20/2002 06:27:00 PM
I like the simplicity and starkness...good contrast
08/20/2002 03:28:00 PM
Great perspective and depth.
08/20/2002 02:46:00 PM
Wonderfully executed photo. Simple and straight to the point (haha no pun intended - or could have been the title) The angle, layout/composition is great for this photo. I like the varied shadows under the point. Good choice of focus. Very nice photo 10
Ruthann
08/20/2002 08:59:00 AM
contrast and sharpness (no pun intended) are superb. Nicely, simply and elegantly done!
08/20/2002 06:23:00 AM
I think this is lovely - clean, wonderful use of white space, and I think the DOF is exactly right. Nothing I would change.
8, Kavey
08/19/2002 09:08:00 PM
good clean shot. I like it.
08/19/2002 06:39:00 PM
NICE DOF, good job. Bravo! Cheers to you. Score 8 ~Kee
08/19/2002 02:14:00 PM
Simply wonderful.
08/19/2002 01:14:00 AM
great "DOF" lol... very nice shot, lighting, ect... 9
I may bump it up to ten later in the week, this is the first photo Im judging and Im impressed


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