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Jelly Fish
Jelly Fish
mgarsteck


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Fill Flash (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-400D Rebel XTi
Lens: Canon EF 28-70mm f/3.5-4.5
Location: Mt. Pleasant SC
Date: Dec 7, 2008
Aperture: 5.6
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/15
Date Uploaded: Dec 7, 2008

An empty glass of sweet tea shot with a flash on.
Sharpened, convert to greyscale, apply gausian blur.

Statistics
Place: 70 out of 79
Avg (all users): 4.7430
Avg (commenters): 4.6667
Avg (participants): 4.5625
Avg (non-participants): 4.7747
Views since voting: 770
Views during voting: 352
Votes: 214
Comments: 5
Favorites: 0


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AuthorThread
12/22/2008 10:13:05 PM
Greetings from the critique club...

If it weren't for your description, I wouldn't have been able to guess what this was. A very interesting abstract photograph. This might have done well in the "Abstact Macro" challenge.

The main room for improvement is not the photograph itself, but how the photograph relates to the challenge. For a "fill flash" challenge, most viewers are expecting to see a dominant light source with the use of a secondary (fill flash) light source to fill in the darker areas. This is difficult to discern in your photograph since we cannot see either of the light sources. I believe this is the main reason your photograph did not score higher.

If you need any clarification on any of my comments, please feel free to pm me. It might take some time for me to get back to you.
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12/17/2008 12:31:09 AM
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intriguing abstract
  Photographer found comment helpful.
 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/15/2008 03:51:04 PM
Somehow it takes quite a while to understand the subject .. the black and white doesnt help either ..
  Photographer found comment helpful.
12/12/2008 03:27:58 PM
Unusual and interesting picture
  Photographer found comment helpful.
12/10/2008 09:33:45 PM
this shot would have been perfect for 'puzzle macro' ...
  Photographer found comment helpful.


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