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Challenge: Shapes (Advanced Editing I*)
Camera: Canon PowerShot G5
Location: My kitchen
Date: Dec 7, 2003
Aperture: F/2.5
ISO: 50
Shutter: 1/1000
Galleries: Macro, Action
Date Uploaded: Dec 7, 2003

I threw those dice about 60 times and I ended up choosing this one because the red dice were in focus, and it just worked out best. Shot under 1000 watt halogen lights

Statistics
Place: 9 out of 125
Avg (all users): 6.5442
Avg (commenters): 7.7647
Avg (participants): 6.1084
Avg (non-participants): 7.1094
Views since voting: 2174
Votes: 147
Comments: 21
Favorites: 2 (view)


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12/21/2003 12:22:41 PM
Good fast action capture. Good saturation on the reds. The background clutter is distracting but an excellent effort
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12/15/2003 10:29:36 PM
Great stop-action shot. I like the way the dice seem to bounce. Great lighting and detail on the textures of the dice themselves and the table.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/14/2003 08:36:50 PM
Good stop action and choice of the red dice, standing out from the white ones--
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12/13/2003 11:08:35 PM
A techical standout. Perfect DoF, framing. Nice use of selective color. Would have worked well for simplicity as well, IMO
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12/12/2003 02:39:23 AM
great idea - and even better execution. nice work.
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12/10/2003 06:24:18 PM
Mybe just a tad too much noise in the shot. I do love how you stopped the action and your use of selective coloring. Good stuff.
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12/09/2003 10:09:25 PM
great clarity, looking forward to seeing your camera. moving shapes! 9.
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12/09/2003 06:22:49 PM
7.
12/09/2003 03:27:02 PM
Wondeful shot! I can't imagine how long it must have taken to get this one right. Composition is excellent. Could be a tad brighter and less grainy, but thats a lot to ask considering the film and shutter speeds you must have been using.
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12/09/2003 03:12:41 PM
Too bad you couldn't get two sixes!
12/09/2003 10:53:38 AM
I like it. great capture of the movemetn. a little bit noisy ;-)
Biliana
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12/09/2003 12:59:54 AM
Great Shot I thought of doing that but I would never be able to do it that good
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12/09/2003 12:28:29 AM
Very cool action shot. I LOVE the red and black colors and the composition is fantastic! I don't think the pic fully fits the challenge of "shapes" since it doesn't focus on just part of one dice, but it's a great shot anyway. :) Also, you should have used NeatImage or something to smooth out the red. Good job.
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12/08/2003 06:42:03 PM
a bit grainy
nice stoppage - and the different color dice
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12/08/2003 05:05:44 PM
Great capture and use of colour!
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12/08/2003 01:40:28 PM
This is really a great shot. I'm interested in reading your technique when the challenge is over. Great stopped motion work. 9
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12/08/2003 11:53:54 AM
Great capture of movement, nice use of colour and DOF. Can't quite decide whether composition works for me - it doesn't feel balanced but that kind of goes with the idea of the movement of the dice...
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12/08/2003 04:39:24 AM
Very nice indeed. You've caught the motion perfectly, and I actually rather like the grain.
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12/08/2003 01:58:59 AM
nice capture of the action
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12/08/2003 01:10:32 AM
the texture of the dice seems a little oversharpened and the focus is a tad soft.

great use of color with desaturation, and the action is very nice.

nice use of lighting, though i find myself distracted a little by the contents in the backround.
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12/08/2003 12:41:28 AM
I really like this, the dice in motion puts interest in this shot, the red dice with the plain black and white was also a good choice, good focus and vivid colors 9
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