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Challenge: What is this Pencil? (Basic Editing)
Camera: Sony DSC-H2
Date: Oct 14, 2007
Galleries: Still Life
Date Uploaded: Oct 16, 2007

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I was pretty confused what to do with pencil? I tried many ideas but at last decided to work on this. I don't know how much it will be appreciated or criticized but I must admit that it was very hard work & even after that it's not even close to the original image.

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Place: 35 out of 112
Avg (all users): 5.6953
Avg (commenters): 6.6364
Avg (participants): 5.4091
Avg (non-participants): 5.7840
Views since voting: 949
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Votes: 279
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/23/2007 04:16:42 PM
Very nice. Love how the red really stands out. I wish the hands were in focus throughout -- the oof bottom right is a bit distracting.
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10/22/2007 01:52:46 PM
Reminds me of using a Bic pen as a rocketship when I was bored in class. If the subject was "what is this pen?", THEN I would have had an entry for this one.
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10/21/2007 08:26:09 PM
now that is talent...it takes an thought into creating unique photos like this...nicely done :)
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10/21/2007 07:37:37 PM
Still a pencil. You can point with your finger and it would still be your finger. Know what I mean? Just because you're using it to point, doesn't mean it's being communicated as anything other than a pencil. It's doing something, not being something.
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10/20/2007 04:28:31 AM
Good inventive idea.
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10/20/2007 02:10:23 AM
Clever use, great detail... very nice shot 7
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10/18/2007 12:20:27 PM
Nice alignment of the tip with the bright spot on the globe. Very Star Trek!
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10/18/2007 03:43:14 AM
See there, just to the left of the pencil tip, the navel of the man in the moon. Cool shot. I am hoping this moon is a screen shot on your computer and not your being too close to the moon.
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10/17/2007 09:53:23 PM
I like the image overall, but I have trouble seeing the pencil as communicating itself as something other than a pencil like the challenge rules said.
10/17/2007 02:57:26 PM
Wow, the same cool, bookmark pencil!! So Halloween-like. I love your creative use of a pencil. Your composition and DOF are perfect, as is the wonderful lighting and detail. Plus,,,clean nails are a big plus! Very clever image. 8 from me.
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10/17/2007 10:01:55 AM
Earth link
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