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Challenge: Money II (Basic Editing)
Collection: 2008
Camera: Canon EOS-400D Rebel XTi
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
Location: Springfield, MO
Date: Oct 27, 2008
Aperture: f8
ISO: 400
Shutter: 2.0s
Galleries: Black and White
Date Uploaded: Oct 27, 2008

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Place: 81 out of 119
Avg (all users): 4.8571
Avg (commenters): 5.2222
Avg (participants): 4.7955
Avg (non-participants): 4.8768
Views since voting: 494
Views during voting: 261
Votes: 182
Comments: 11
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11/08/2008 10:24:04 AM
I like the use of low key here as it is a change (no pun intended lol!), but found my eye roaming around the shot a little too much; needs more of a focal point, maybe one coin tilted up and strongly lit. Still, refreshing to see low key used to drive home the idea of dark economic times.
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11/05/2008 12:41:22 PM
I like the symbolism of the money going dark... and I love low key shots.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/04/2008 08:31:55 PM
I like the low key approach. It's not used nearly as often as high key. A nice "change".
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11/01/2008 10:11:58 AM
good lighting, concept a little vague.
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10/31/2008 09:38:18 PM
Meets Challenge:2
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10/31/2008 02:55:10 PM
The composition isn't very strong, but I love way you've used the lighting to create dramatic highlights and contrasts.
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10/30/2008 10:52:21 AM
it *almost* looks oversharpened. Otherwise, I like the lighting and composition.
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10/29/2008 09:05:19 PM
Seems a little dark but nice shot
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10/29/2008 07:45:03 PM
needs a little more light...
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10/29/2008 01:19:33 PM
I don't know why u made the image dark with high contrast, I don't like it too much
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10/29/2008 11:04:44 AM
Too dark for my tastes. Perhaps that is the point? I do like the lighting and think that the edge of the coins are, for the most part, highlighted well against the black background.
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