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The Fallen
The Fallen
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Challenge: Free Study 2008-03 (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Nikon D300
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II
Location: Washington, DC (Vietnam Veterans' Memorial
Date: Mar 21, 2008
Aperture: f/6.7
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/350
Galleries: Cityscape, Emotive
Date Uploaded: Mar 31, 2008

Vietnam Veterans' Memorial, Washington, DC. Initially, I was annoyed that this group of guys was walking towards me, ruining the shot. Then I realized that they *were* the shot.

Statistics
Place: 115 out of 500
Avg (all users): 6.0662
Avg (commenters): 8.5000
Avg (participants): 5.8455
Avg (non-participants): 6.6585
Views since voting: 834
Views during voting: 260
Votes: 151
Comments: 12
Favorites: 3 (view)


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05/07/2008 09:19:06 PM
677021.jpgPostLuminous Award Nominee!

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04/13/2008 08:43:05 AM
I just love this one! Going in to my fav!
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04/11/2008 12:59:48 PM
I thought this was done so well. I love how you used the reflection to enhance the mood.
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04/11/2008 02:46:54 AM
So much more than meets the eye.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/07/2008 11:20:29 AM
Very compelling image, nice job!
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04/07/2008 12:58:45 AM
Interesting light on a well known, touching subject matter. Can't give this less than a 9. Partially for being a touching image, partially for the way you've captured the tonal range - dark areas showing light lettering, light area showing dark lettering - a tricky principle than the casual viewer may not grasp at a quick glance. 9
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04/06/2008 05:43:34 PM
very nice.
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04/05/2008 01:21:06 PM
You captured the lighting and reflections perfectly. Excellent shot and a tribute to those names on the wall.
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04/05/2008 09:14:27 AM
great shot. bonus points because one of the names under the light has my last name. (no relation that i know of)
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04/05/2008 01:57:55 AM
This is an amazing capture, my father served in Vietnam so this hits close to home. I love the reflection of the walkway leading to the Washington Monument. The tones are perfect and composition of the reflection really pulls you in.

Well done, I hope this dose well for you in this challenge, this is a wall hanger without a doubt.

10.
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04/03/2008 10:15:24 PM
Love it!
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04/01/2008 11:51:34 AM
Not much you can say here, sobering and somber, but respectfully done.
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