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Challenge: Bicycles (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-400D Rebel XTi
Lens: Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II
Location: Reykarvik, Iceland
Date: Apr 6, 2007
Aperture: f/7.1
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/80
Date Uploaded: Apr 6, 2007

I went with my son down to Reykjarvik city center this morning, in order to feed the birds. When we got there these two bikes were lying in the pond and I decided to shoot them.

On editing:
Healing brush on some sensor/lens dust, Selective color, Hue/Saturation, Curves, Color Balance and Sharpen.

This will be my first entry to DPChallenge, and I must say that I don't expect much. I just want to try this challenge system.

Statistics
Place: 74 out of 174
Avg (all users): 5.5275
Avg (commenters): 6.4444
Avg (participants): 5.1129
Avg (non-participants): 5.6923
Views since voting: 566
Views during voting: 299
Votes: 218
Comments: 11
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/17/2007 10:32:53 PM
very cool concept. the angle is a little funky though.
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04/17/2007 11:30:30 AM
I kinda like the composition. The basket is definitely a focus point. And the concept of bicycles submerged in water is eerie.
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04/15/2007 03:46:15 PM
i've seen scenes like this before. people thats trashing theyr stuff into the river. makes me sad. so sad.
04/13/2007 05:10:38 PM
Reminds me of the time I used to watch the Bicycle boat with my granny in the Amsterdam Canals. They pulled a couple of hundred bicycles from the water, amazing. Nice compo, thete is perhaps a tad too much blue/purple in the tone (too cool whitebalance).
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04/12/2007 04:22:17 PM
there seems to be more stuff down there. good choice to show your object
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04/12/2007 11:04:38 AM
cool. i like how you executed this idea. its obvious enough to be able to tell its in water, but its more subtle. good job.
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04/11/2007 12:29:09 PM
Awesome old bike...so sad that it's submerged.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
04/11/2007 11:58:48 AM
Nice composition and lighting.
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04/11/2007 11:10:36 AM
Whats with all these submerged bikes? (nothing against you)
04/11/2007 10:04:55 AM
There's something not working for me in this picture... maybe a different perspective would have made this more interesting
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04/11/2007 08:08:12 AM
This is the best i have seen so far!
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