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Challenge: Street Smarts (Basic Editing)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Nikon Coolpix L10
Location: chez lui
Date: Nov 18, 2007
Aperture: 2.8
ISO: 64
Shutter: 1/30
Galleries: Humorous
Date Uploaded: Nov 20, 2007

Not shot for the challenge - was trying out my gorillapod - so it might have been set up better, but it looked like entries were needed... Nor I am I a fan of ersatz models, but in a recent bout of senility I acquired Buster who assures me he is entirely self taught. Also, his face did not show up well in front of sheet music.
Tiny crop at top (to get rid of more books on the piano - am I in the right challenge?), convert to greyscale, beef up red and green component, increase contrast.

Statistics
Place: 55 out of 61
Avg (all users): 4.2593
Avg (commenters): 3.4000
Avg (participants): 3.6667
Avg (non-participants): 4.2994
Views since voting: 1429
Views during voting: 365
Votes: 189
Comments: 8
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02/19/2009 01:06:25 AM
It certainly is a compelling thumbnail! :D
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11/28/2007 03:30:12 PM
Isn't that how most dogs learn? By sight, sound, and smell lol. I do love this in black and white - the lighting seems quite appropriate. I think it's cute!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/24/2007 06:26:05 PM
No street smart here
11/24/2007 12:41:26 AM
Nice idea-and a dalmation can pull it off with the spots. Wouldn't a human be more effective here? I see a wrinkly "wise" old man...
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11/23/2007 12:36:17 PM
But many Dalmatians are deaf... Is that an intentional irony? :)
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11/22/2007 07:08:53 AM
?
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11/21/2007 02:02:56 PM
sorry i just don't get how it meets the challenge
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11/21/2007 12:27:09 AM
I don't think this has anything to do with "street smarts". I think it probably would have worked better for the "book smarts" challenge.
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