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CorySmith


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Challenge: ABC...LMN...XYZ (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark III
Lens: Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
Location: Atlantic Beach, NC
Date: May 9, 2008
Aperture: 7.1
ISO: 250
Shutter: 1/25
Galleries: Advertisement, Transportation
Date Uploaded: May 10, 2008

Took many many many shots to get this, and about 7 passes over the bridge.
editing steps include converting from RAW, cloning out dead bugs on the car, sticker on windshield, curves, USM on sky, then again on the car at a different radius. and duplicate layer and set to overlay and opacity at 37%

Statistics
Place: 69 out of 194
Avg (all users): 5.9934
Avg (commenters): 7.0833
Avg (participants): 5.7179
Avg (non-participants): 6.2877
Views since voting: 900
Views during voting: 281
Votes: 151
Comments: 12
Favorites: 0


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
05/18/2008 02:25:18 AM
Nice complimentry colors, and the movement blur is done well, but the clouds need more depth imho. Love the lighting on the driver.
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05/17/2008 12:15:23 AM
I'm not sure I get the connection between your title and photo, but it does follow the alphabet. I do like the bright color of the car against the sky.
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05/16/2008 01:59:26 PM
I like your picture, nice colors
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05/15/2008 11:14:59 PM
this is cool, great color. clouds are great
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05/15/2008 07:57:08 PM
Vibrant yellow really makes the shot against the menacing sky.
Great sense of speed.
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05/14/2008 03:50:38 AM
Composition: 8 - Technical: 7 - Creativity: 7 - Appeal: 8 - Challenge: 6 - Overall Calculated Average Score: 7
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05/13/2008 10:17:03 AM
I understand this. I get the question. I hope that it is universally understood, but I doubt it. I expect many would see this shot as an advertizement for high powered, large displacement, sporty cars. This is a very powerful image and a powerful question, but I am not sure the image and question are obviously linked. ... that is just one man's opinion.

I really like how you caught the reflection of the headlights and the contrast between the sky and car in both color and intensity is great.

I really like this image.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
05/12/2008 09:38:27 PM
Nice photo. Title feels a little shoehorned, which on this challeges kinds of counts against you.
05/12/2008 06:11:52 PM
Nice photo except for the black blotch of a plate on the bumper
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05/12/2008 09:04:11 AM
Could be a car ad. well done.
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05/12/2008 08:28:14 AM
Lovely dynamic image. Nice blur and a good sharp car.
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05/12/2008 02:15:14 AM
This has great movement and the yellow against the blue sky is great. be interested to know how you took this one.
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