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shed door

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Challenge: Childhood Without Children (Classic Editing)
Camera: Sony DSC-F707
Location: liverpool, england
Date: Aug 21, 2002
Aperture: f2.2
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/125s
Galleries: Landscape, Still Life
Date Uploaded: Aug 22, 2002


Place: 71 out of 172
Avg (all users): 5.2798
Avg (commenters): 6.9737
Avg (participants): 5.2742
Avg (non-participants): 5.2857
Views since voting: 1127
Votes: 243
Comments: 42
Favorites: 5 (view)

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09/02/2002 04:21:00 AM
Phew! Reading through these comments is one bumpy ride. Thanks to all for taking the time.
09/02/2002 03:43:00 AM
I agree. This should have scored much higher, it's a beautiful image and veryr well executed. I can only assume people marked it down because they couldn't see a connection to childhood.
09/02/2002 02:57:00 AM
This is such a fine image... It should have scored much higher.
 Comments Made During the Challenge
09/01/2002 11:01:00 PM
I don't see a clear connection to the challenge here.
09/01/2002 06:22:00 PM
Beautiful picture but off the subject.
09/01/2002 11:46:00 AM
Very nice picture ... I do not want to say it's not related, or it does not fit the challenge ... every childhood can be depicted. It's not 'obvious' to me but anyway the picture is great. 8. Lionel
09/01/2002 09:27:00 AM
Composition: Subject Placement, Cropping, Background7,
Technical: Focus, Exposure, Lighting, Processing7,
Challenge: Does your entry meet it?4,
Appeal: Is it Interesting, Motivating, Etc.? 6,
Total Averaged Rating6. Autool
09/01/2002 02:05:00 AM
Someplace you weren't allowed to go as a child? This is a truely beautiful photo. I love the reflections of the green (grass?) and the blue sky in the door. angle is great and lighting is good. You did a wonderful job of getting the left side of the door parallel with the left of the frame. great job and good luck in the challenge.
08/31/2002 05:32:00 AM
Lovely sheen and reflection on the door - nice verticals and interesting collection of padlocks.
7, Kavey
08/30/2002 06:59:00 PM
I like the picture - just no real clear on the relevance to the challenge topic - sorry!
08/30/2002 05:27:00 PM
Hmmmm - I wonder what's behind this very much-locked shed door? I wonder if I can pick the lock? Unusual reflective color makes this a very interesting picture.
08/30/2002 10:18:00 AM
I'm not sure what the childhood connection is, but this is a beautiful photo.
08/29/2002 01:43:00 PM
Like the reflections a lot. Not so sure about the framing. Nice light though. 7 - floyd
08/29/2002 10:30:00 AM
Incredible photo. I love this! The lines, sheen, reflection, composition are awesome. Weak on the topic though....sorry. 8 Lisa
08/29/2002 06:47:00 AM
The lighting and compositional aspects of this shot are great and it has a foreboding atmosphere. It creates a great sense of evoked childlike curiosity what's locked in the shed? Is it a dead body? Or could it be a fierce rat? Superb idea if I'm on the ball of course and well executed. (10)
08/29/2002 03:02:00 AM
i wasn't aware the dreded shed door could look so deceivingly good. Very well done. =9 syamjonimi ;'-D
08/29/2002 02:07:00 AM
Very nice composition. THe color reflections work very well for me. This is one of my top picks this week.
08/29/2002 01:33:00 AM
I can understand how SOME moinority of people would recognise this as part of a traumatic childhood, but as a photograph it does NOT tell that story in any way. Therefore, I cannot see how this meets the challenge. 1 Jak
08/28/2002 05:47:00 PM
i luv this pic - the color is beautiful and the hieght of the shot is perfect - low enough to make you think and realize it's a child's height but not overstated to blow you away with "you're a kid stupid" what a thoughtful pic! 9
08/28/2002 01:06:00 PM
Powerful colors and message. karmat
08/28/2002 11:24:00 AM
great shot and composition..is this the woodshed?
08/28/2002 09:48:00 AM
Good shot, not so sure how topic-worthy it is.
08/28/2002 06:29:00 AM
Great light!
08/28/2002 03:43:00 AM
This is a fantastic shot, but I had a hard time relating it to the challenge... I'm assuming that either it refers to a childhood locked in a shed, or a child's curiousity as to what is in the shed... Great image none the less...
08/28/2002 01:22:00 AM
beautiful i mean beautiful photo. doesnt invoke childhood, i have to subtract points
08/27/2002 04:52:00 PM
This is a very nice photo. I love the way the green and blue reflections play off the black paint. I'm glad this didn't go black and white, even though it probably looks good that way too :) Kids are fascinated with things and places that they don't have access to. This is an excellent representation of that as well... I wonder if you took any closeup photos of that old lock? That lock carries quite a bit of intrigue for me on its own... great shot = 9 - jmsetzler
08/27/2002 11:17:00 AM
I love this photograph. The reflections are great and I really understand how it meets the challenge. Good work. BAMartin
08/27/2002 10:42:00 AM
very nice. cool reflections. great colors. 8
08/27/2002 01:57:00 AM
Wow now that is a really neat picture. The colors of the reflection look really intense and the darkness on the rightside of the shed gives the picture a scary feeling but balances with the green. Good job. 9.
08/27/2002 12:51:00 AM
this is so cool. the reflections in the door are just awesome. the challenge connection seems a bit weak, but hey, i like the shot a lot. (revised 8/29. kept coming back to this one, my favorite this week. raising score to 10) (10) ~mcmurma
08/26/2002 11:56:00 PM
I'm not altogether sure how this relates to childhood? Was this shed used for playing or was it used to lock up the kids when they behaved badly? I don't know and it doesn't really matter all that much to me. It's a good image. The composition is all right; colors are beautiful. Prelim: 7 Journey Final score: 8 Journey
08/26/2002 09:34:00 PM
Sorry, this shot contains NOTHING that suggests the challenge theme. Excellent shot of a DOOR though.
08/26/2002 09:31:00 PM
Um... are the children locked inside?
08/26/2002 09:17:00 PM
Were you peeking into my childhood? Definitely had some grand times in the forbidden shed and in the pear tree right above it where we ate unripe pears until sick to our stomachs and were inevitably found out by our body's betrayal of our secret rendezvous. Funny how parents seem to know everything.

I LOVE the reflection of the grass and sky on the door. The texture on the door adds interest. I only wish the focus on the lock was less soft. There's a tutorial on unsharpen mask that I learned a lot from that might help in this case, unless the softness was intentional. 8 for now, will review again. just-married
08/26/2002 08:03:00 PM
ok, this is a really nice picture with all the colors reflected on the door, but childhood?? i dont know.
08/26/2002 07:56:00 PM
I like the picture, the colors are very cool. I don't really know what it has to do with childhood... but I like it anyway.
08/26/2002 06:27:00 PM
excellant shot and editing
08/26/2002 06:20:00 PM
Mmm..looks like dad hid his dangerous stuff behind this door right ?
Nice sharp picture, like the reflection on the door!
Makes me curious what is behind that, well-locked, door. So it's an intriguing picture.
08/26/2002 04:35:00 PM
Very nice photo ... but the link to childhood is not obvious to me.
08/26/2002 04:03:00 PM
Beautiful photo! I don't see the connection to "childhood" as clearly as some of the other submissions, but this one still gets high marks. 9.
08/26/2002 02:11:00 PM
Great shot! Iike the colors, both the black (dark green?) of the door itself, and the lighter colors reflected it in. I love cracked paint and the feeling of "old," emphasized by the old-fashioned padlock.
08/26/2002 12:30:00 PM
It's a good photograph but I don't know what it has to do with childhood... maybe someone has spent a lot of time playing in the shed????? :) I guess i can see it, certainly NOT a depressing photo (the light and color wouldn't mean he was LOCKED in it). So i'll give the originality as 7 and technical as 8, rounded up to an 8 points.

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