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Challenge: Money II (Basic Editing)
Collection: Food
Camera: Canon EOS-300D Rebel
Lens: Canon EF 70-200mm f/4.0L USM
Location: Canton, NC
Date: Oct 28, 2008
Aperture: 4.0
ISO: 100
Shutter: unk
Galleries: Still Life, Food and Drink
Date Uploaded: Oct 28, 2008

A reshoot from an earlier money challenge.

It scored 5.7ish then, with only a couple of "I don't get it" remarks.

This time, almost 5 years later (wow!), I am fully expecting a lot more comments of that nature and a full point lower. I do not expect this to go over 4.8.

For those that "don't get it" --
People used to barter for what they needed. In rural areas (especially around here), eggs were a common commodity, and in a sense "money" for those that didn't have any.

Place: 67 out of 119
Avg (all users): 5.1319
Avg (commenters): 6.0000
Avg (participants): 4.8684
Avg (non-participants): 5.2014
Views since voting: 728
Views during voting: 276
Votes: 182
Comments: 8
Favorites: 1 (view)

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02/02/2009 08:54:59 PM
Originally posted by Claya:

Sorry but I think this image is a pretty far stretch to communicate "bartering" or really anything having to do with money. Just MHO.

There was a time not too many decades ago when during the great depression people bartered with what ever they had. A basket of eggs for a gallon of milk was a darn welcome sight. JMHO.

It's a very nice photo and it certainly meets the challenge.
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11/05/2008 06:59:24 AM
Great lighting, I love that you took a different look at money, it's refreshing.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/31/2008 09:44:14 PM
Meets Challenge:2
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10/31/2008 02:54:37 PM
Nice crisp clean set-up.
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10/29/2008 05:03:20 PM
Sorry but I think this image is a pretty far stretch to communicate "bartering" or really anything having to do with money. Just MHO.
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10/29/2008 10:54:54 AM
Great lighting and I like the position of the subject.
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10/29/2008 07:52:47 AM
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10/29/2008 12:27:38 AM
Haven't you heard that you shouldn't put all your eggs in one basket....? Sorry, the joke had to be made, hehe. Perfect focus and great lighting, doesn't say money to me without the title but it's a really good quality shot.
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