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"San Francisco, We Come in Peace"
"San Francisco, We Come in Peace"
Blue Moon


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Challenge: Street Photography II (Advanced Editing V)
Camera: Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Location: Embarcadero St, San Francisco
Date: Jul 27, 2007
Aperture: 4.5
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/1250
Galleries: Landscape, Black and White
Date Uploaded: Jul 27, 2007

eh, not too happy with this, but at least it has a good sence of scale. Spent about an hour in the city with my camera stuck out the window snapping shots as my friend drove. It's ok I guess. I like the fact that the people in it are just like, "Whatever" to these giant sculptures. I like the super-grainy look to it, but I'm afraid that people who aren't familiar to typical street photography will score this down because of it. I guess we'll see.

:::After Challenge:::
UGH! What a horrible placement. I am disgusted, mostly at myself for expecting people to expect grain and black and white...ya know considering that my last street photography entry placed 21st and was black and white and grainy. Oh well, whatever...never assume things, that's the moral of the story :(

Statistics
Place: 193 out of 215
Avg (all users): 4.9162
Avg (commenters): 5.7500
Avg (participants): 5.0000
Avg (non-participants): 4.8313
Views since voting: 613
Views during voting: 312
Votes: 167
Comments: 8
Favorites: 0


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08/24/2007 01:04:30 PM
Great perspective on this shot, makes the "aliens" look as large as the bridge - it really does have a 50's sci-fi feel to it.
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08/09/2007 07:42:13 PM
I thought this was a terrific shot. Love the sense of scale, the little touches, and the overall composition of the frame.
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08/07/2007 05:47:58 PM
Love this shot. No surprise if a Oobie nomination is made on this one.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
08/03/2007 12:08:13 PM
What the ???? How'd you do that. To funny lol psart
08/02/2007 11:05:58 AM
Composition: Subject Placement, Cropping, good,
Technical: Focus, Exposure: a bit soft
Appeal: the whole pic istoo noisy for me
Total Averaged Rating
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07/31/2007 08:05:09 PM
I see this all the time when I go to Giants games, a little noisy perhaps but still interesting to me.
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07/31/2007 03:15:06 AM
Great subject but the framing is very distracting and the graininess is distracting too. This is a good location to go back to I think.
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07/30/2007 06:09:42 PM
Hello There! I love the title to this shot, very cute & creative. The grain is a bit distracting tho it follows the creative flow of the pic, i think. Good luck!
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