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Mike_Adams


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Long Exposure III (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-40D
Lens: Canon EF 28-135mm F/3.5-5.6 IS USM
Location: Duke University Chapel, Durham, NC
Date: Dec 18, 2007
Aperture: F8.0
ISO: 100
Shutter: 6 sec.
Galleries: Architecture
Date Uploaded: Dec 18, 2007

Well, we will see how this will do. I am sure some folks won't like the appearance that the chapel is tilting away from the camera. I do know this, but I love the look this provides and while I will gladly take comments to that end I love the way it looks. That being said I will always take tons of critical comments that will help me get better.

Ok, shot with a 6 second shutter speed at F8 at 100 ISO. I used mirror lockup and a two second delay on the shutter release since I don't have a remote or cable release.
PP was very very simple. Crop, sharpen, and save for web.

Statistics
Place: 59 out of 158
Avg (all users): 5.9144
Avg (commenters): 7.0000
Avg (participants): 5.7308
Avg (non-participants): 5.9706
Views since voting: 866
Views during voting: 343
Votes: 222
Comments: 12
Favorites: 0


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01/25/2008 11:40:21 AM
Really cool shot, very nice lighting on the building, really unique building, and i really love the perspective.
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12/29/2007 01:21:23 AM
This is an excellent night shot. Subject, exposure and composition are all very "right" IMHO.
I lived near Durham, at Gardner, for a while a long time ago. It's a pretty area of the country.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/23/2007 11:00:07 PM
Wow! That is majestic.
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12/23/2007 09:13:49 PM
The gold and gray in the stonework really makes this picture for me. Nice!
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12/23/2007 01:14:22 PM
Perfect exposure
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12/22/2007 05:46:25 PM
Very nice. The lighting on this is awesome showing a lot of teh detail in building. Also the colors in the brick are very nice and not oversaturated. Nice shot.
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12/21/2007 04:46:49 PM
Cool.
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12/21/2007 11:26:52 AM
Great details, perfect long exposure! 9.
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12/20/2007 09:08:24 PM
has a gothic feel!!
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12/20/2007 01:15:21 PM
24 seconds? Nice composition. Like the brick coulor. Good luck & happy holidays. -8-
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12/20/2007 03:07:30 AM
Nicely done. I like the "studio" effect created by the darkness
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12/19/2007 03:47:02 AM
I like this shot... shows detail that you wouldn't have gotten during the day, or with a normal night shot.
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