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Challenge: The Road Less Traveled (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-400D Rebel XTi
Lens: Canon EF 75-300mm f/4.0-5.6 III
Location: At the Turquoise Teapot here in Taos, New Mexico
Date: Aug 24, 2008
Aperture: F/4.5
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/320 sec
Galleries: Macro, Floral
Date Uploaded: Aug 24, 2008

a bumblebees road to nectar for us all

Statistics
Place: 121 out of 127
Avg (all users): 3.6895
Avg (commenters): 3.5714
Avg (participants): 3.4444
Avg (non-participants): 3.7377
Views since voting: 762
Views during voting: 402
Votes: 219
Comments: 16
Favorites: 0


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09/05/2008 01:59:08 AM
it has nice tones, seems to be lacking sharpness. Also you should try and use the full 640 pixels and 150 kb space for challenges. Here is a little tutorial. Welcome to DPC.
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09/04/2008 07:06:04 AM
Not a bad pic but I have to agree that it looks like you were simply hijacking MaryO's incredible image from Purple. Though it's OK to be inspired by ribbon winners (dirty job but someone has to do it :-) as you've learned, voters look unfavourably upon apparent attempts at plagiarism.
 Comments Made During the Challenge
09/02/2008 12:20:56 PM
Does the term 'shoehorn' come to mind?
09/01/2008 10:57:13 PM
Beautiful photo, no road.
09/01/2008 04:01:12 PM
You must be kidding...
08/31/2008 12:55:54 AM
Gets away from the task
08/30/2008 05:11:09 PM
cool image ' . substr('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21_F.gif', strrpos('//www.dpchallenge.com/images/user_icon/21_F.gif', '/') + 1) . ' newmexicomtngirl hope you do well
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08/30/2008 03:14:18 PM
Hmmm? ' . substr('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_challenge/0-999/907/120/710673.jpg', strrpos('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_challenge/0-999/907/120/710673.jpg', '/') + 1) . '
08/29/2008 01:15:30 PM
Grainy and indistinct. To be honest, my impression is that you were trying to duplicate the look of red winner from last weeks purple challenge. That's probably just coincidence,however. Unfortunately, I don't see a real road nor do I see a metaphor for choices on the road of life.
08/28/2008 10:42:04 PM
Lovely color but it doesn't seem to be focused enough. I think it is stretching to connect this to the challenge.
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08/28/2008 08:34:53 PM
I cannot see how this meets the challenge. Even with the Title, I cannot make the connection.
So, ignoring that now. To me, the image looks soft, I don't like the lighting, and the crop, with the top of the pink cut out, also doesn't work for me.
08/28/2008 12:16:32 PM
hmmm..will be interesting to see the final tally of this one
08/28/2008 06:09:42 AM
Probably well traveled..
08/28/2008 12:53:01 AM
I'm having a hard time seeing a literal or figurative role this flower has with "highway." Plus, I'm not too keen on it being an almost identical but flipped image of MaryO's ribbon winner.
08/27/2008 05:47:19 PM
I fail to see the connection to the challenge except for the title
08/27/2008 11:47:21 AM
love the picture but don't see how it fits the theme


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