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Challenge: Shallow DOF (Advanced Editing I)
Camera: Nikon Coolpix 5700
Location: home
Date: Feb 8, 2004
Aperture: f3.4
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/15
Galleries: Abstract, Macro
Date Uploaded: Feb 8, 2004

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Statistics
Place: 160 out of 174
Avg (all users): 4.4332
Avg (commenters): 3.8333
Avg (participants): 4.2162
Avg (non-participants): 4.7500
Views since voting: 881
Votes: 187
Comments: 15
Favorites: 0


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/15/2004 12:28:20 PM
Sorry but it is way too much photoshopped for me.
02/15/2004 02:12:15 AM
Way over processed...nice idea though, a feeling of art:) 7
  Photographer found comment helpful.
02/14/2004 09:34:01 PM
Nice composition but the pins in the back look really wierd to me for some reason, though you could be going for a more abstract feel in which case it works.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
02/14/2004 12:20:10 AM
This shot pushes the boundaries of photographic integrity IMHO therefore I can not give it a very high score...
TC
02/12/2004 11:55:20 PM
A bit too much post processing for my tastes
02/12/2004 03:06:45 AM
This is an effect I don't find very appealing. It looks like this image might be fairly interesting and a good subject for the challenge. Unfortunately I can't get by my dislike of the effect to give the photograph the score it may deserve.
02/11/2004 10:45:33 PM
even though i don't particuliarly care for the shot i do feel it is a good photo and good example of shallow dof....just can't get excited about push pins
  Photographer found comment helpful.
02/11/2004 12:00:22 AM
My immediate assumption would be you have used this effect to cover up something bad about the photo as this effect is certainly not that interesting to look at in my opinion.
02/10/2004 11:11:48 PM
I don't know what you did with the pins in the background, maybe you should have left them the "natural" way they are. They look too manipulated.
02/10/2004 09:50:50 PM
it's not quite appealing to me. It's a great idea. but needs more clarity on the front pin.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
02/10/2004 08:30:37 AM
The front Push Pin looks great it is just the other ones look out of place or fake....
  Photographer found comment helpful.
02/09/2004 11:16:34 PM
Honestly, I don't think this will do stellar here, but I love it and can say confidently it belongs in a portfolio. The unusual blurring of the background tacks is a great idea.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
02/09/2004 06:22:21 PM
The shallow depth of field works here, but the lighting seems to be creating something that doesn't appeal to me visually.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
02/09/2004 07:18:16 AM
seems like sharpening has made the out-of-focus pins unrealistic, edges too sharp for objects out of focus. Also the metal would be nice to see.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
02/09/2004 02:47:53 AM
Great affect! The foreground and background pins are in a great contrast of focus.
  Photographer found comment helpful.


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