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Challenge: Childhood Without Children (Classic Editing)
Camera: Olympus C-700UZ
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana
Date: Aug 25, 2002
Aperture: 1:2.8
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/30s
Date Uploaded: Aug 25, 2002

I was going to do a playground but I figured there were going to be alot of those so I opted for my nephew's pet hamster.

Statistics
Place: 162 out of 172
Avg (all users): 3.9174
Avg (commenters): 3.6875
Avg (participants): 3.8790
Avg (non-participants): 3.9576
Views since voting: 812
Votes: 242
Comments: 17
Favorites: 0


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09/02/2002 01:50:00 AM
This is amazing my photo went from 3.3 to 3.9, I would be rich by now if it was a stock!
And for those who critiziced for having childrens' hands in the picture: they were midgets ok MIDGETS I tell you. Thanks very much for a couple of positive comments, one word of praise overshadows a thousand criticisms.
 Comments Made During the Challenge
09/01/2002 07:54:00 PM
Pets are the best. Even hamsters I guess. 6.
09/01/2002 01:27:00 PM
Looks like we have some childrens hands in this photo. However, since the challenge didn't specify childrens body parts, I have to assume that it meets the challenge. I would think they also meant no childrens body parts, but since it isn't specified I have to give you benefit of the doubt. The angle and lighting are good. The little hamster definately depicts an aspect of childhood. Good luck in the challenge.
09/01/2002 09:27:00 AM
Composition: Subject Placement, Cropping, Background7,
Technical: Focus, Exposure, Lighting, Processing7,
Challenge: Does your entry meet it?0,
Appeal: Is it Interesting, Motivating, Etc.? 6,
Total Averaged Rating5. Autool
08/30/2002 05:19:00 PM
That's really sweet. Children just love cute little animals like this. I can sense the awe....Congrats on a nice shot.
08/29/2002 11:44:00 PM
This does not appear to mett the spirit of the challenge, as there appear to be children's hands in the photograph.
08/29/2002 01:06:00 PM
i think this violates the spirit of the challenge. this clearly has children in it, whereas the challenge specifically stated not to. as a photo, it's ok. good positioning, but it's cluttered and the light is harsh (flash).
08/28/2002 11:11:00 PM
Sorry, but for me, even having a "part" of a child in your picture is not within the spirit of the challenge. Cute shot though! lhall
08/28/2002 05:58:00 PM
I'm sorry, but the challenge clearly said "without children". :-(
08/27/2002 11:31:00 AM
Nice idea. I'd like a closer crop and maybe rearrangement of the extra hands so that pretty much the whole background was flesh rather than the blue cloth.
Kavey
08/26/2002 11:19:00 PM
I see children's hands!
08/26/2002 10:44:00 PM
There are not supposed to be children in the photo, no? Those look like children's hands to me!
08/26/2002 08:52:00 PM
You're hearing it a lot huh? I decided ultimately that this was in the SPIRIT OF THE CHALLENGE despite the children's hands. (Perhaps they're adults, but if so, it's just not obvious enough)
08/26/2002 03:18:00 PM
Doesn't meet the challenge, this picture could not have been made without the children that stick their hands in the image. Nice picture though.
08/26/2002 11:50:00 AM
I like the idea however the challenge states without children and even though this is just the childs hands...I feel it didn't meet the challenge
08/26/2002 03:21:00 AM
I like the idea of this picture. It captures curiosity, and the desire to touch and experience things which is so much a part of childhood, and an adult guiding, showing them.
08/26/2002 12:55:00 AM
This is an interesting photo, but I'm not sure that it qualifies for the challenge... Kids, in my opinion, includes parts of kids too :( - jmsetzler


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