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Challenge: Gas Stations (Basic Editing)
Camera: Nikon Coolpix L5
Location: Decatur, Texas
Date: Feb 15, 2009
Aperture: F3.6
ISO: 50
Shutter: 1/324
Galleries: Advertisement, Transportation
Date Uploaded: Feb 17, 2009

My first entry EVER! I did it all by myself, with some advice from uncle Steve. (He wanted me to put a shoehorn in the picture.)

It was very hard, but I am still VERY VERY pround of it.

Statistics
Place: 53 out of 135
Avg (all users): 5.4170
Avg (commenters): 6.5000
Avg (participants): 5.3729
Avg (non-participants): 5.4300
Views since voting: 744
Views during voting: 377
Votes: 259
Comments: 7
Favorites: 0


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04/14/2009 03:33:15 AM
And proud you should be.
This is a nice shot with great focus, interesting composition and rich colours, well done.
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02/25/2009 12:43:33 AM
Congrats on your first entry placing in the top half of the challenge!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/24/2009 09:32:23 PM
No vote, comment only. However, you get the same nitpicky comment I would give if I didn't know whose entry it was. (I did warn you to wear a thick skin on this site, didn't I?)

Nice strong perspective, great detail, and I like the strong clouds. It may be a bit too centered, but that's just a personal preference.
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02/21/2009 10:29:43 AM
like the colors they stand out...
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02/20/2009 03:10:39 PM
I found simililar sigm near Longview TX and almost entered. Your shot is nice.
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02/20/2009 12:07:31 PM
nice shot
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02/19/2009 08:35:49 AM
Ah, Le Mighty Texaco. Cool shot, great colors, beautiful sky (I'm jealous, we're in the middle of another winter storm here and the schools are closed again today...). I can't say exactly what it is about this, but I enjoy it.
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