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Challenge: Hidden Gem -- 1,000th Challenge! (Advanced Editing VII*)
Camera: Nikon D50
Location: St. Maartin
Date: Jan 17, 2006
Aperture: f/6.9
ISO: 50
Shutter: 1/222
Date Uploaded: Mar 9, 2009

This was taken mid day, bright sun. Thought it was an interesting shot.

Statistics
Place: 921 out of 1129
Avg (all users): 4.9531
Avg (commenters): 5.2250
Avg (participants): 4.8644
Avg (non-participants): 5.4545
Views since voting: 380
Views during voting: 668
Votes: 512
Comments: 43
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03/17/2009 09:41:33 PM
Nice soft hues and POI. 7
03/17/2009 04:27:30 PM
I don't think this is bad but I do think it's lacking "wow" factor. Lovely weather.
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03/17/2009 11:51:14 AM
Lovely tranquil scene.
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03/17/2009 09:00:36 AM
The composition here is good, but there are a few small things that could improve this photo. The horizon is a little tilted, and the colours could use a little more pop.
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03/16/2009 11:20:36 PM
Nice use of parallelism between side of boat and jetty. Nice colors (boat, sea, sky).
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03/16/2009 02:43:25 PM
Good shot. A little more vibrance would help the score.
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03/16/2009 04:07:12 AM
cool capture
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03/16/2009 02:14:48 AM
Nice composition. Horizon looks a little skewed.
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03/15/2009 06:41:45 PM
I feel like a little editing would bring out the color here more. A nice shot though.
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03/15/2009 12:30:33 PM
a little tighter crop might have been good here
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03/15/2009 12:00:23 PM
A pretty scene but it looks a bit washed out. Your horizon is also tilted, that's an easy fix.
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03/15/2009 06:10:41 AM
I dont know about this , maybe if the boat was alone on the pic...

;D brano
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03/15/2009 01:19:29 AM
I see what you were trying to attempt here, but the picture just comes across as very bland.
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03/15/2009 01:06:05 AM
the lighting is not too flaterring and your horizon is definitely tilted.
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03/14/2009 10:22:17 PM
i like how both the wall and boat point out and lead the eye that way
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03/14/2009 05:11:18 PM
Very peaceful looking. Feels tilted to the right, though.
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03/14/2009 08:10:05 AM
Nice color combination of the red boat and blue sea.
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03/14/2009 02:09:48 AM
Great perspective, nice colors and composition.
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03/13/2009 06:02:58 PM
Pleasant place to just hang around.
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03/13/2009 05:17:07 PM
a bit too soft and bright, would look better in the morning probably. i find the rope at the bottom and tilted horizon distracting
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03/13/2009 01:08:38 PM
Good colors and a nice one point perspective.
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03/13/2009 12:28:31 PM
I think this shot would be great with morning or evening light.
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03/13/2009 11:42:24 AM
looks like a nice summery scene
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03/13/2009 08:10:05 AM
I like the way the rocks serve as leading lines to your boat ... It may benefit from a slight boost in contrast and saturation
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03/13/2009 03:09:47 AM
Looks like my boat is ready for me. Nice photo, good placement of the boat.
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03/12/2009 06:12:53 PM
Nice potential, but tilted horizons drive me nuts.
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03/12/2009 03:35:18 PM
a bit harsh light
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03/12/2009 10:53:53 AM
Nice shot, makes me want to go sailing.
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03/12/2009 09:53:17 AM
Nice colors.
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03/12/2009 12:50:35 AM
Gary bobbed on the water, tied to this spot near the breakwater, itching to go. It wasn't very long ago that he would be out on a day like this, floating in the great blue sea, enjoying the sun and the waves and the dolphins lazily bumping him now and then playfully.

It wasn't very long ago that the old man would take him out and fill his holding tank full of fish or lay back and snooze in the lazy afternoon sun. It wasn't very long ago.

But now, he sat here. He sat here and wondered why the old man didn't come. He sat here and thought about his empty holding tank and felt the scratch of the sand on his hull and a sad thought began to creep up on him.

What if the old man never returned? What if he was doomed to remain here, rotting in this shallow spot, never feeling the waves and the rush of wind and seeing the playful dolphins, or hearing the snores as the old man slept?

He bobbed in the water, and the day passed, and still the old man didn't come.

What if?
03/11/2009 11:24:56 PM
This is OK.. nothing spectacular
03/11/2009 05:58:28 PM
I like the multiple lines that lead your eye around the shot. I would have tweaked the horizon though on this one.
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03/11/2009 05:23:52 PM
Love the parallel between the boat and the rocks; colors are lovely.
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03/11/2009 01:37:28 PM
the light makes the shot a little flat, also i would crop the bottom of the picture more. a little above the water line.
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03/11/2009 12:14:14 PM
Sigh, I would love to be there..
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03/11/2009 09:59:01 AM
The horizon is tilted and needs more punch in editing but a very pretty scene.
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03/11/2009 08:43:20 AM
The horizon looks very tilted.
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03/11/2009 07:57:59 AM
Nice composition and natural colours. Strong rule of thirds with the horizon and I like the rock wall leading line to that horizon. Light is a bit ordinary, you would have a superior sky if the photo could have been taken later in the day, (this looks around 10AM or 2PM?) Best of luck. 8
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03/11/2009 05:03:12 AM
lacks of impact, horizon is tilted - sorry, not more than a touristic snapshot.
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03/11/2009 04:45:25 AM
Light and bright, a memory of the sunshine.
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03/11/2009 03:58:05 AM
nice boosting the colors might have helped a tad more
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03/11/2009 12:53:39 AM
this would be just a great shot if you had "bumped" your curves/levels just a touch more...personally I like photos that have more "ton/contrast" in them
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03/11/2009 12:18:51 AM
Lovely photo. Seems like this was taken mid day. What I like is the light is killing anything. Seems as though you had good control over it. Like how the water changes color, the boat is a nice subject, placed well and like how the rocks seperate the boat from the rest of the view. Also, the clouds look great. Nicely captured. 7
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