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The Blanton Arches
The Blanton Arches
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Challenge: Street Photography II (Advanced Editing V)
Camera: Nikon D70s
Lens: Nikon AF Zoom-Nikkor 28-105mm f/3.5-4.5D
Location: Austin, TX
Date: Jul 25, 2007
Galleries: Candid, Black and White
Date Uploaded: Jul 27, 2007

outside the Blanton Museum on a rainy day.

rotated a bit
cropped
convert to grayscale
cloned out debris from road
slight blur of background
heavy curves
dodge and burn
smart sharpen
neat image
added a bit of gaussian noise
resized
added borders
saved for web

Statistics
Place: 106 out of 215
Avg (all users): 5.6012
Avg (commenters): 6.6667
Avg (participants): 5.5714
Avg (non-participants): 5.6329
Views since voting: 519
Views during voting: 271
Votes: 163
Comments: 11
Favorites: 0


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08/06/2007 12:23:51 AM
An OK finish, should have ended higher up than this. I assume that you got hurt partially by the 'not a street' gang. Very nice presentation of the rain we've had tons of.

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
08/05/2007 09:36:13 PM
Great shot, like the leading lines and the hidden woman, my only suggestion would be that you need to brighten this a tad and bump up the contrast just a bit.
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08/04/2007 11:58:45 AM
half a woman got into your beautiful shot!
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08/03/2007 09:59:20 PM
Should have rotated it slightly to the left. There is a slight tilt to everything
08/03/2007 12:31:22 PM
Nice job seems like she's trying to avoid being in image. psart
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08/03/2007 09:24:11 AM
I loved the photo, but think the photo could have more meaning if title should reflect something about the woman in the photo.
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08/02/2007 04:54:19 AM
good tonal range, repetion of patern good, variety with girl even better, black and white conversion good. great work
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08/01/2007 01:14:10 PM
Black & White works really good here, well done.
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07/30/2007 12:45:27 PM
Nice capture - Nice tones but the awkward angle is a little distracting
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07/30/2007 10:27:26 AM
Lovely architecture and the person half appearing (and I am guessing from the pose on a mobile phone) gives it great context. Super continuation of the pathway in the open space beyong the arches. Good B&W conversion although to me the horizontal seems slightly off on the shot which is a tad distracting. This could well be the way the arches/pathway are shaped (and if it is I apologise) but if you look at the rear most arch it looks somewhat askew
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07/30/2007 01:35:55 AM
You have made some very interesting compositional decisions here. I do not know if they work for me but I appreciate them nonetheless.
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