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Challenge: Bummer! (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-5D
Lens: Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM
Location: USA
Date: Sep 23, 2008
Aperture: F4
ISO: 800
Shutter: 1/125s
Galleries: Black and White
Date Uploaded: Sep 23, 2008

[Sep. 25th, 2008 11:51:35 AM]

09/25 - Day and a half into voting and it looks like things are settling down to 6.5 rather than rising up to 7. 6.6 currently.

post: Thanks for the ribbon and comments! This shot did a slow bleed all week long. 6.4 winning a ribbon... who would have guessed.

Statistics
Place: 2 out of 114
Avg (all users): 6.4857
Avg (commenters): 7.9231
Avg (participants): 6.3077
Avg (non-participants): 6.5263
Views since voting: 5412
Views during voting: 361
Votes: 210
Comments: 48
Favorites: 10 (view)


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02/18/2009 11:47:33 AM
Your black & white photos have such real emotion in them, it's great
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10/11/2008 06:00:25 AM
So happy to see this on the home page. Cpngratulations. Great shot and a well deserved ribbon.
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10/07/2008 10:24:06 AM
So sad.. It makes me feel bad for my grandpa for some odd reason.
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10/06/2008 03:46:20 PM
I love this photo so much. Photos like this that show such fabulous scale and perspective always move me. Congratulations. If ever a photo deserved a ribbon, in my opinion, this is it :)

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10/05/2008 09:49:30 AM
well done, very effective composition...
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10/03/2008 10:04:19 PM
Yeah man! Great grab, very powerful. Congrats!
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10/02/2008 12:54:18 PM
Congrats on this shot. Very well composed and I'm sad just looking at the man.
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10/02/2008 11:41:05 AM
Congrats on the ribbon, I love this one.
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10/02/2008 10:57:51 AM
Congrats on the Ribbon!
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10/01/2008 11:11:34 PM
Hey congrats on your ribbon. To ribbon with a candid is not so common an affair.
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10/01/2008 10:37:48 PM
Lost in thought. Well deserved; congrats!
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10/01/2008 06:02:20 PM
Let's hear it for low-scoring ribboners - just means it was hard to come up with a good image. :) Congrats on an evocative concept and interesting execution.
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10/01/2008 02:59:49 PM
Yes, that's really, really good. Congrats!
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10/01/2008 09:31:52 AM
Great image Eric!! Congrats on your ribbon.
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10/01/2008 08:09:56 AM
Very amazing picture great sharpness and color great photography
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10/01/2008 07:14:53 AM
Was this a candid shot or did you have him sit there? It's a really good shot either way but just curious..

Congrats on the yellow it's well deserved.
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10/01/2008 07:06:55 AM
Damn, RG...when did you go and become a photographer? 'Grats on another ribbon to add to your collection. This is a strong image.
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10/01/2008 06:33:10 AM
Congratulations Eric on your yellow ribbon win !!! Gooo Team :)
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10/01/2008 05:14:58 AM
Excellent image, love the proportions. Congrats on your ribbon with this wonderfully emotive picture.
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10/01/2008 04:31:52 AM
Excellent..... and I think the voters got the results right in this challenge.....
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10/01/2008 03:53:56 AM
Very good emotive shot, the isolation of the subject comes very nicely. I like the way the columns break the tones.
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10/01/2008 03:12:54 AM
Congrats on another one - you're on a roll ! Loved this image... very thoughtful composition. This definitely has that rare "i can't stop looking at it, because the story says so much" quality.

ps. i'll never get used to calling you violinist ;O)
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10/01/2008 02:41:29 AM
well done and congratulations
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10/01/2008 02:11:28 AM
This is really excellent. Delighted to see it earned you a ribbon - much deserved. Congrats!
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10/01/2008 02:11:19 AM
Congratulations on your ribbon! Very powerful emotive image.
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10/01/2008 01:49:56 AM
Amazing shot. And even better theme. My vote was a 9.
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10/01/2008 12:48:13 AM
Holy crap!! Congratulations!!! I would be dancing all over my living room :)
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10/01/2008 12:46:43 AM
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stark and sad and touching--exceptionally well done
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10/01/2008 12:42:59 AM
Devastated when I first saw this. Congratulations on your top placing.
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10/01/2008 12:39:55 AM
Gravitas. Something to put on the wall for quite a while, and even then I may not have the words for this.
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10/01/2008 12:38:49 AM
Wooo Hoooo!!!! Congratulations on a very well-deserved Ribbon!!!!
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10/01/2008 12:14:05 AM
Very touching. Great use of space to show the emptyness. congrats on the ribbon.
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10/01/2008 12:07:17 AM
Congratulations on your yellow ribbon :-)
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10/01/2008 12:05:38 AM
Wowee! Nice finish! Congrats fellow US Eq Team member!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
09/30/2008 10:31:48 AM
very powerful photo
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09/30/2008 10:16:16 AM
aww so sad....great bw though and great capture
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09/28/2008 01:31:31 PM
Great shot. Lots of emotion
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09/28/2008 09:20:32 AM
Nice emotive shot. Well composed and B&W was a must. Back to bump you up to 8.
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09/27/2008 05:53:52 AM
Beautiful composition.
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09/26/2008 05:03:02 PM
Excellent composition and mood.
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09/26/2008 03:13:04 PM
My favourite of the challenge so far. Excellent.
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09/26/2008 10:34:59 AM
Very emotive photo... somewhat depressing in its own way... Nicely done :)
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09/26/2008 04:55:25 AM
I don't like your photo, BUMMER!. Not really. Hope he was not a banker as well. === 8
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09/25/2008 02:52:40 PM
This stands out amongst the sillier interpretations of Bummer, it actually makes me very sad. Great job with this.
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09/25/2008 02:48:31 PM
:-)
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09/24/2008 11:07:19 AM
Damn!
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09/24/2008 08:23:36 AM
Thats really sad and I want to go and give him a hug!
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09/24/2008 12:36:30 AM
Beautiful.
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