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Challenge: Rule of Thirds III (Basic Editing)
Collection: Challenges 2007
Camera: Canon EOS-30D
Lens: Canon EF-S 10-22mm f/3.5-4.5 USM
Location: Cologne, Germany
Date: Apr 21, 2007
Aperture: f/5.6
ISO: 160
Shutter: 1/320
Date Uploaded: Apr 24, 2007

Train station at Cologne.

Autolevels, autocolor, brightness/contrast, crop, resize.

Statistics
Place: 330 out of 380
Avg (all users): 4.7532
Avg (commenters): 2.0000
Avg (participants): 4.4658
Avg (non-participants): 5.0000
Views since voting: 671
Views during voting: 243
Votes: 158
Comments: 16
Favorites: 1 (view)


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02/24/2013 06:35:00 PM
I like your collection of silhouettes and red squares. For a rule of thirds challenge it probably wasn't what voters were looking for.
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05/12/2007 10:26:07 AM
another shot that makes me want to come and explore.
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05/04/2007 12:21:36 PM
Nice slice of life shot, good silhouettes. Curious about those numbers in the windows - I wonder what they are for (general question, not "why do you have them in the shot")?
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05/03/2007 08:35:32 PM
You have so many interesting things to photograph! I like the silhouettes. This turned out very well considering it looks like it must have been pretty bright outside.
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05/03/2007 05:59:28 PM
Deb, I like the image: the colors, patterns, contrast. My eye doesn't find anything to rest on, though. It seems to lack a focal point.
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05/03/2007 01:31:34 PM
I am not sure what people were looking at saying this didn't follow rule of thirds. Maybe people are interpreting the rule to apply only in the vertical direction?!

I gave this a 7 for clearly meeting challenge (in both horiz and vertical, by the way) but that I didn't find it a 'wow' photo that could have bumped it up to 8...
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05/03/2007 10:37:09 AM
Looks like a quiet time for a train station. I would love to visit Europe sometime and travel on the trains
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05/02/2007 11:24:25 AM
Rule of thirds, but not rule of thirds. Don't think too much outside the box. :) Really though, it fits the challenge nicely. People harp too much on the horizontal. Generally if a photo "feels" right, then it is following the Rule of Thirds. The composition works well. I think I might have preferred the people to be pure silhouettes in this case, but an excellent entry.
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05/02/2007 08:51:03 AM
You know, this shot is sooooooo Rule of thirds that you could put a grid over it and it would probably line up perfectly. Welcome to the land of suck.
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05/02/2007 08:42:12 AM
Man, those commenter's were harsh with the scores!! I clearly see the thirds, but then I'm not a ruler type of person. Lovely composition, interesting subject, very well done. What more do they want??? Don't give in Deb. You have a wonderful style.
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05/02/2007 02:48:06 AM
Bah on the score - it might not have met the challenge well enough for people, but it's a cool shot on its own. :)
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05/02/2007 12:24:08 AM
thought this might be yours somehow, may be i recognized the station or i start to recognize your style :) very nice composition with these silhouettes and colours around them.
i gave this an 8 but i think i didn't finish my 20% in this challenge :(
seeing the avg score you got i feel quite bad that i didn't pass the 20 % :(

Message edited by author 2007-05-02 00:27:04.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/27/2007 10:39:56 PM
Great image. Not sure the division into thirds is convincing, but the idea is there.
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04/27/2007 11:56:00 AM
This is an Interesting shot. I like the big contrast and aslo the numbers on the window.
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04/25/2007 05:49:02 PM
i like this, nice silhouettes.
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04/25/2007 12:52:04 AM
Gasp! centered composition on the rule of thirds challenge!
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