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Challenge: Unlucky (Basic Editing)
Camera: Nikon D700
Lens: Nikon AF-S Micro-Nikkor 60mm f/2.8G ED
Location: Tennoji Zoo
Date: Jan 6, 2009
Aperture: f2.8
ISO: 500
Shutter: 1/40 Sec
Galleries: Emotive, Animals
Date Uploaded: Jan 6, 2009

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I'm happy to receive my first ribbon, and even happier it's a blue. Momo is a wonderful orangutan who is always friendly when I visit her just 5 minutes from my place.

Statistics
Place: 1 out of 70
Avg (all users): 6.4481
Avg (commenters): 7.5625
Avg (participants): 6.4211
Avg (non-participants): 6.4540
Views since voting: 6624
Views during voting: 395
Votes: 212
Comments: 39
Favorites: 8 (view)


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11/28/2009 10:44:33 AM
Man, just looking through your shots, this one is awesome! Well done on the ribbon!
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01/20/2009 07:26:00 AM
Originally posted by OmanOtter:

Originally posted by HawkeyeLonewolf:

Great photo, DNMC however.


How the hell can he say this is DNMC??? WTF?!!


Envy ;)
01/19/2009 11:38:10 AM
Originally posted by HawkeyeLonewolf:

Great photo, DNMC however.


How the hell can he say this is DNMC??? WTF?!!
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01/17/2009 03:48:27 AM
great light, works very well for the mood of the shot. Congrats on your ribbon!
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01/16/2009 08:54:50 AM
touching....
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01/15/2009 10:18:10 PM
Very emotive shot here..... well done..... love shez
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01/15/2009 08:03:09 PM
Congrats on the blue. Truly an amazing shot
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01/14/2009 10:54:13 PM
absolutely breathtaking.. fantastic image with an extremely emotional feel to it
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01/14/2009 10:06:39 PM
You scored this in the back of the net. It is an amazing shot. You should be more than proud of yourself. Outstanding from every singe aspect. I am in awe. Well done!
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01/14/2009 12:26:56 PM
I know what you mean. I think the same thing whenever I see the sad, empty eyes of some of the animals in captivity. Beautiful work! Congratulations on winning first place with this.
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01/14/2009 12:22:12 PM
Beautiful image, very emotive. Huge congrats on your first ribbon, Jason.
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01/14/2009 12:03:14 PM
Congrats on your first ribbon!! I love the emotion of this image.
Great job.
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01/14/2009 08:39:52 AM
Nice job!
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01/14/2009 06:03:29 AM
I cannot for the life of me believe that was your first ribbon Jason...and with 6.4, has to be some kind of record. I bet you had no clue this was going to happen. A superb image and one for the favourites folder...congrats
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01/14/2009 05:16:35 AM
Congrats on your 1st, it is an excellent shot & fabulously processed
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01/14/2009 03:54:34 AM
Congrats on your first ribbon :D
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01/14/2009 03:05:15 AM
Long time coming!! Well done.
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01/14/2009 03:00:49 AM
Lovely shot...bravo.
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01/14/2009 02:28:20 AM
fantastic image .. so emotive and so excellent ..
congrats on your ribbon .. well deserved .. :)
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01/14/2009 01:40:28 AM
Congratulations Jason on your first ribbon. I'm sure there are many more in your future. Great photo. You did a great job of finding something uniquely different to submit for this challenge that totally meets the definition of unlucky, from the point of view of the orangutan. It would truly be unlucky to be captured and not in the wild for her I would think.

All the best to you and yours.

MAX!
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01/14/2009 01:26:54 AM
Nice shot. Such emotion!
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01/14/2009 12:27:58 AM
Great photo, DNMC however.
01/14/2009 12:18:23 AM
congrats, time to go into your profile and draw a line through a couple of your goals.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/13/2009 08:49:16 PM
This is an awesome photo. Lighting and animals expression make it look so authentic. 10
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01/13/2009 11:56:32 AM
My favorite in this challenge. Hope this wins ;)

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01/12/2009 10:21:50 PM
Great job. My pick for the blue. Great comp and perfect lighting.10
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01/11/2009 08:14:28 AM
I think this shot is in a league of its own in this challenge. 10.
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01/09/2009 10:49:50 AM
It's a very interesting photo, however, it doesn't tell the story too well. I expect the orang utan to be inside a steel cage because your photo title is "Captured". I do like the exposure and the mood of the creature. Well done.
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01/08/2009 06:59:15 PM
Beautiful shot. Great lighting.
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01/08/2009 05:25:07 PM
Sad and at the sime time endearing.
The image is a bit grainy, but it works.
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01/07/2009 04:46:07 PM
Images like this make me feel quite sad. Yes, he is unlucky.

Your image works well in this challenge and doesn't need a title to make it work. Subtle exposure adds to the melancholy. I don't know if eye contact would add or detract from the emotion.
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01/07/2009 01:27:40 PM
Gorgeous image. He looks so sad...
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01/07/2009 12:55:38 PM
Great lighting and emotion
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01/07/2009 10:43:07 AM
Great capture! Have you tried a border on this photo?
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01/07/2009 06:43:32 AM
Awww :(

Good conception.
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01/07/2009 05:56:54 AM
Huge dilemma: I actually love everything about this shot, it's visually stunning and very well captured - congratulations. Shame you would submit it under a theme that doesn't suit it at all; there's nothing unlucky behind the shot, the mood or even the concept. In fact, we can't even tell he's in captivity. It would've been such a great entry under "free study! (and my vote would've been a lot higher). Brilliant shot though :)
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01/07/2009 02:48:15 AM
This is just so sad. What an amazing capture. The light is sensational.
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01/07/2009 12:54:45 AM
Poor fella. It sure would be unlucky to spend your days in captivity. Nicely 'captured' shot but a little lacking in contrast.
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01/07/2009 12:52:52 AM
Lovely picture!!
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