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Challenge: Weathered (Basic Editing)
Camera: Olympus E-510
Lens: Olympus 40-150mm f/4.0-5.6 ED Zuiko Digital Zoom
Location: Caladesi Island, Florida
Date: Jul 6, 2008
Aperture: f/4.7
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/125
Galleries: Vintage, Textures
Date Uploaded: Jul 8, 2008

This is a picture of my grandmother's hands next to her necklace; when her husband died, she had his wedding ring and class ring melted down to create that necklace, which she wears every day.

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Place: 10 out of 267
Avg (all users): 6.4270
Avg (commenters): 7.7500
Avg (participants): 6.4493
Avg (non-participants): 6.4128
Views since voting: 1990
Views during voting: 272
Votes: 178
Comments: 11
Favorites: 1 (view)

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08/12/2008 01:48:43 PM
I love this picture.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/15/2008 11:46:20 PM
very powerful image. love it.
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07/14/2008 11:35:35 PM
This is beautifully done.
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07/14/2008 04:07:00 PM
Incredible shot. One of my favourites in this challenge.
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07/13/2008 02:18:27 AM
i think it would've added something if the jewelry on the table was also in focus
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07/12/2008 10:46:08 PM
Great subject, appropriate lighting. A bit of increase in sharpness and contrast would have made this great shot a greater one.
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07/11/2008 09:24:35 PM
absolutely beautiful...IMO I would have liked a bit more light on the top of her hand...doesn't change my score though...fabulous shot
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07/11/2008 07:04:25 AM
what is there to say? 7
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07/10/2008 03:07:35 PM
Most certainly is..
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07/09/2008 06:24:13 PM
That's the best symbolic picture I've seen in this challenge. Beautifully done too.
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07/09/2008 08:51:59 AM
I think of this more as aged than weathered but I'm not going to quibble over semantics. What hurts it is the OOF necklace to the left. I would have left that out of the image. The hands are wonderful.
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