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Challenge: Free Study 2007-08 (Expert Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
Location: South Florida
Date: Aug 20, 2007
Aperture: f11
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/250
Galleries: Landscape, Seascapes
Date Uploaded: Aug 31, 2007


Place: 416 out of 503
Avg (all users): 5.1800
Avg (commenters): 5.8000
Avg (participants): 5.1495
Avg (non-participants): 5.2558
Views since voting: 555
Views during voting: 196
Votes: 150
Comments: 5
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
09/05/2007 02:24:55 PM
Nice sense of solitude.
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09/03/2007 04:44:49 AM
nice composition, looks a bit flat
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09/02/2007 01:04:45 PM
Looks nice and peaceful. Its like I can almost feel the heat of the sun and hear the water. I like it.
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09/02/2007 02:05:59 AM
Nice shot - Like the tones - Nice summery feel to this and I like the composition. I think some more saturation in the sky could have added some more drama.
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09/01/2007 10:17:23 PM
Ah Lighthouse Point! First off this is a good picture but there are several things you can do to boost the visual appeal into the above average or exceptional category. Using a higher aperature (6.1 or greater)and lower ISO (50-100) will give better details in the ripples of the waves. Second, portions of the palm trees and the top middle section of the lighthouse is too dark to make out any details - again that could be corrected with higher aperature and lower ISO but be careful with shutter settings. You might want to bracket to see which would be the best shutter speed & aperature setting combo will give you the finer details as well as a more evenly exposed shot. Lastly there needs to be more to the image than just the lighthouse to give it an extra visual boost - a boat going by or ship or mayhap this could be taken at sunset with some beautiful sky colors. Hmmmm, I don't know if the posts are still there but sometimes the pelicans roost on them. Another suggestion is if you could get into a position that has a pelican sitting on a post in the lower right portion and the lighthouse in the backdrop you could get a very beautiful shot. Focusing on the pelican and setting the aperature to an 8 with a low ISO for better detail should get you a wonderfully dynamic depth of field.
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