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"Everyone set? Good, no stopping until we get to grandma's"
"Everyone set? Good, no stopping until we get to grandma's"

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Challenge: Remember Those? (Basic Editing)
Collection: 2009 Challenges
Camera: Canon EOS-40D
Location: Williamsburg, VA
Date: Mar 13, 2009
Aperture: 3.5
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/6
Date Uploaded: Mar 17, 2009

My neighbors all thought I was crazy, because I was out kneeling in a mud puddle in the rain. Some drove by 3 times!

Place: 28 out of 169
Avg (all users): 5.8864
Avg (commenters): 8.0000
Avg (participants): 5.7937
Avg (non-participants): 5.9236
Views since voting: 1281
Views during voting: 351
Votes: 220
Comments: 12
Favorites: 5 (view)

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09/04/2009 01:08:53 AM
this made me laugh when i read your comments ..
its such a great idea and photo too .. funny how even the most reserved of us will conquer those awkward feelings to get THAT shot .. !!!..:)
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03/28/2009 02:10:10 AM
This is great! I love a mini-story in a single photo. To be honest, I am not sure if the photo works for the challenge without the title, but the challenge is over and I do love this story.

Nicely done. :)
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/24/2009 07:33:56 PM
oh how sad and so well put together
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03/22/2009 09:19:54 AM
uh oh.....someone's not going to be a very happy camper when they realize this is gone. :)
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03/21/2009 12:51:14 PM
The best part of this photo is that it tells a complete story even without the title. Fantastic job. The focus on the bear with the car almost out of the frame makes it all click. 10
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03/20/2009 09:17:30 PM
very nice...great idea, good compostion
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03/20/2009 04:26:43 PM
Liked the pathos of Bear with face down in the water, plus the car receding in the background. Did you try having the bear sit up and look longingly at the departing car, or at the viewer?
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03/19/2009 08:03:38 PM
Awwww, that's sad. well thought out and executed shot.
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03/19/2009 02:58:17 PM
Nice composition and well said story. 8
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03/19/2009 12:38:39 AM
Someone will be backing up.
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03/18/2009 03:02:34 PM
This should place. I love this photo. Perfect for the challenge.
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03/18/2009 03:53:07 AM
And you are going to have tears
Great idea for this one. Like what you have tried to achieve.
However, as the car is a major element in this photo, I think it is too far in the corner. it needed to be, both horizontally and vertically, closer to the centre (actually, closer to the thirds line really) This then would have made it the second focal point for the photo, rather than being right in the corner........
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