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Challenge: Partners (Advanced Editing VII*)
Camera: Nikon D2H
Lens: Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6 EX DC HSM for Nikon
Location: NYC
Date: Jun 3, 2008
Aperture: 4.5
ISO: 500
Shutter: 1/80
Date Uploaded: Jun 3, 2008

Taken at a protest rally for Sean Bell, a man killed by nyc police when they mistook him for having a weapon.

Blurred & darkened the edges to put the focus on Sharpton, the speaker. I rather like this shot for the energy that i think it has but it will likely tank.

Post-Challenge:

Wow, was this shot really that bad?

Statistics
Place: 137 out of 155
Avg (all users): 4.5784
Avg (commenters): 5.2727
Avg (participants): 4.1176
Avg (non-participants): 4.7320
Views since voting: 590
Views during voting: 316
Votes: 204
Comments: 13
Favorites: 0


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/10/2008 11:17:31 PM
Could have been a little more in focus.
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06/09/2008 09:17:39 PM
Nice idea
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06/08/2008 11:02:52 PM
Really nice shot, I like the wider angle that shows the photographers and crowd.
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06/07/2008 05:26:48 PM
I normally despise anything that glorifies today's politics but this really depicts the ambush of unnecessary attention quite literally.
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06/06/2008 05:07:44 PM
It's fun to see the chaos in the foreground. It adds to your message about the role the media plays in politics.
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06/06/2008 04:50:11 PM
the title reflects a good concept but, unfortunately, the image is not interesting at all
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06/05/2008 01:18:08 PM
Now there's a perfect case of "mutually beneficial"! Emphasis on "mutually", as in excluding Joe Public. You got me reaching for my soap box, head full of angles on that particular topic, but this is not the place for it.
The picture captures the hectical hysteria of a rally very well.
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06/05/2008 09:56:53 AM
the subject is too small, the forground is too out of foucus.
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06/04/2008 11:55:58 PM
Nice photojournalistic type shot, 6
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06/04/2008 02:20:59 PM
Weird distortions on the faces. The speaker's head looks like a drop-in!
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06/04/2008 12:55:08 PM
Everything is to blurry in this picture. It has potential though.
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06/04/2008 08:03:41 AM
Definitely... Nice shot of loony Sharpton.
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06/04/2008 06:44:00 AM
I'm not sure if this is a partnership or an adversarial relationship, but its good journalism. Now -2 points because its Al Sharpton.... kidding :)
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