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Challenge: Free Study 2008-01 (Advanced Editing VI ("Time Lapse"))
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon EOS-20D
Lens: Tokina AF 12-24mm f/4.0 AT-X Pro DX
Location: Santa Cruz, ca
Date: Jan 13, 2008
Date Uploaded: Jan 12, 2008

Not sure why the title. Guess for some reason it makes me think of the soldiers rushing the cliffs at Normandy-many of whom were left in the surf. Go stand on the sand of Omaha beach and feel their presence.

The lighthouse doesn't really add to the picture IMO, but removing it felt like a major element deletion. My sensor was a mess, so the sky required some cloning, healing, and gaus blur. Still not happy with the blue area but I'm done trying to fix it.

Beach, water, blur, sunset colors, DPC. Has potential.

Place: 18 out of 428
Avg (all users): 6.6735
Avg (commenters): 7.8571
Avg (participants): 6.5714
Avg (non-participants): 6.8776
Views since voting: 2156
Views during voting: 259
Votes: 147
Comments: 9
Favorites: 1 (view)

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02/08/2008 01:25:15 PM
I actually really like the lighthouse. I'm glad you kept it because IMO it gives the picture another element and detail.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/06/2008 11:00:10 PM
Love the contrast, the colors, & the composition.
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02/06/2008 03:34:27 PM
Love the bright colors with the sharp silhouettes of the posts!
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02/05/2008 03:06:56 PM
cool - the lighting makes the lighthouse and town buildings appear to be almost just a mirage
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02/04/2008 01:27:17 PM
OMG, beautiful! 10.
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02/03/2008 07:33:46 PM
Beautiful shot. Lovely colours, and nice simplistic look.
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02/03/2008 04:32:31 PM
Exquisite colors, this is so beautiful I wish I could be there!
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02/02/2008 04:39:39 PM
The clarity and compostion are excellent overall.
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02/02/2008 04:54:10 AM
well composed, but way oversaturated
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