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Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me?
Why Hast Thou Forsaken Me?
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Challenge: Why (Basic Editing)
Collection: Challenge Entries
Camera: Olympus C-70 / C-7000 Zoom
Location: Pittsburgh, Pa.
Date: Jun 4, 2007
Aperture: F/8
ISO: 80
Shutter: 1/1000
Galleries: Sky, Emotive
Date Uploaded: Jun 5, 2007

On the heels of the Religion challenge, I'm hoping folks aren't too tired of crucifixes (crucifi?). This should have been my Religion entry, but I think this creatively fits the Why theme as well, so I'm hoping it's judged on its own merits.

In PSP XI:
HSL for boosted saturation and a richer blue
Levels to silhouette Jesus
Curves to make the clouds interesting
A fairly conservative USM to avoid halos

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/12/2007 08:48:20 PM
I very much like the silhouette and the sun; might have cropped out more of the clouds on the right side to direct more attention to the statue.
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06/09/2007 11:40:29 AM
Love what you did with the sun here. Could represent heavenly light - or a crown of thorns. I also like that you chose to shoot this from the side and not the front as is typical. I'm not sure how I feel about the direct centering... but it's interesting.
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06/08/2007 05:09:07 AM
The top of the picture is too bright, or the bottom is too dark. I also think the image should be moved a little to the right. Just my opinions though

I am not a good photographer, I do not claim to be better than anyone, any criticism is meant to be constructive criticism......
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06/06/2007 12:47:09 PM
nice sky
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06/06/2007 10:41:21 AM
great shot. where is this?
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