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Together on the Road of Life
Together on the Road of Life
levyj413


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Partners (Advanced Editing VII*)
Collection: People
Camera: Nikon D200
Lens: Nikon AF Zoom-Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 VR DG IF-ED
Location: Berma Road Trail, MD
Date: Jun 1, 2008
Aperture: 4
ISO: 640
Shutter: 1/125s
Galleries: Candid, Children
Date Uploaded: Jun 1, 2008

These are four of my Girl Scouts (I co-lead my daughter's troop). This was the end of a challenging hike, and it was nice to walk down this flat road.

They had gotten maybe 50 yards ahead of us, so I stopped and grabbed this shot, thinking of other nice images I've seen of people walking away from the camera.

For the final look, I was going for the dramatically shallow DOF Larus gets with his F/1.2 images.

Editing: enhanced the shallow DOF a bit in editing, cloned out some branches lying in the road, darkened the background, and cropped to make the road a more important part of the story.

Statistics
Place: 16 out of 155
Avg (all users): 6.3380
Avg (commenters): 7.8750
Avg (participants): 6.0192
Avg (non-participants): 6.4410
Views since voting: 1409
Views during voting: 313
Votes: 213
Comments: 13
Favorites: 0


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AuthorThread
06/11/2008 11:30:07 AM
My top pick for the challenge with a 10. I thought the composition was right on the money, and the image theme perfect for the challenge. Nicely done!
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06/11/2008 06:21:28 AM
Nice finish, Jeffrey! Great work!
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06/11/2008 06:01:44 AM
I really loved this and thought it would be right up there...good work in any case Jeffrey
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06/11/2008 12:09:46 AM
congrats jeff, nice score, and another month of slaughtering me, nice shot man, keep it up.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/10/2008 11:19:45 PM
Reminds me of walking home from the bus stop. Nice shot.
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06/09/2008 09:19:09 AM
Good shot nice use of space
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06/08/2008 03:40:32 AM
This is really lovely...nice colour saturation, excellent depth of field and composition...you can almost hear the conversations...8
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06/07/2008 08:35:43 PM
Careful, looks like it could be a gang. :)

Really cute, beautiful setting.
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06/06/2008 05:35:29 PM
I love this shot. What a great moment! Well exposed, nice use of color and contrast. Composition works well to show them headed down the road and off into the future. My favorite of the challenge!
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06/05/2008 09:20:11 AM
I really like the colors and the perfect line of the girls. Nice.
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06/04/2008 02:53:39 PM
Lovely.
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06/04/2008 12:50:57 PM
nice shot, has a 'stand by me' feel to it. Good location.
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06/04/2008 10:06:05 AM
This is cute its like a little grls club or something nice focus.
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