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Challenge: Free Study 2009-04 (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Nikon D200
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G IF-ED
Location: Cloisters, NY
Date: Apr 10, 2009
Aperture: F 13
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/80
Galleries: Cityscape, Urban
Date Uploaded: Apr 30, 2009


The Cloisters, New York City.

Place: 402 out of 435
Avg (all users): 4.7279
Avg (commenters): 4.0000
Avg (participants): 4.5842
Avg (non-participants): 5.1429
Views since voting: 605
Views during voting: 222
Votes: 136
Comments: 7
Favorites: 0

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05/08/2009 12:44:03 AM
Dang. I forgot to leave one of my comments about excessive JPEG compression. I can correct that oversight now, however. (You don't get off that easy!) There are a ton of compression artifacts visible on and around the edges of the building. Your tiny file size of 37K reflect gobs of compression being used. When you save, always adjust JPEG compression so that your file size is as large as possible, but within the challenge limit. (200k for this one)

Added: It figures that the one time I overlook excessive compression, everybody else noticed it and commented on it!

Message edited by author 2009-05-08 00:45:42.
 Comments Made During the Challenge
05/05/2009 02:19:14 PM
Looks like an old print. Nice. Not sure everyone will like it, though.
05/03/2009 07:57:57 PM
Sadly I think something has happened in your size conversion, its pixelated badly - otherwise it would have been a beautiful shot with lovely tones
05/03/2009 05:30:22 PM
Woulda, coulda, shoulda. This image would have been a top contender from both a technical and artistic standpoint if only it had been more sharply focused or if a different filter effect, such as the use of gauze or Vaseline on the lens to create a more "gothic" effect had been used. An image that could have been a contender if more creativity had been used in composition.
05/02/2009 06:54:34 AM
Interesting shot although very pixelated on my monitor.
05/01/2009 07:41:49 AM
Needs more detailed focus.
05/01/2009 12:03:32 AM

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