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Sunrise in Duquesa
Sunrise in Duquesa
Larry109


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Free Study 2009-05 (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-400D Rebel XTi
Lens: Canon EF 70-300mm f/4.0-5.6 IS USM
Location: Duquesa, Spain
Date: May 20, 2009
Aperture: f/32
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/125 Sec
Galleries: Sky, Landscape
Date Uploaded: May 27, 2009

Couldn't sleep so thought the time was better spent taking some pictures of the sun rise. Thought that it was going to be a waste of time due to the clouds until this shot appeared.

All I have done is add an orange filter over the original, as mine hasn't arrived yet.

Statistics
Place: 393 out of 434
Avg (all users): 4.8529
Avg (commenters): 5.5000
Avg (participants): 4.7900
Avg (non-participants): 5.0278
Views since voting: 643
Views during voting: 219
Votes: 136
Comments: 4
Favorites: 0


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06/13/2009 11:14:28 AM
Greetings from the Critique Club

Amazing rays peeking from behind the clouds. It's always nice to be able to capture light like this.

As far as entering this in the free study, it is lacking a real subject. Yes, I get the subject is the clouds and sun, but there is not enough there to hold the voters attention. In a free study particularly you really need to be able to WOW the voters and sadly this does not really do that.

Not sure there is much you could have done from a technical point of view, I believe the main reason it didn't break a 5 was due to the subject matter.
 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/07/2009 02:02:49 AM
nice rays, but looks a little out of focus
  Photographer found comment helpful.
06/02/2009 09:02:30 PM
excellent sepia photo...very well done
  Photographer found comment helpful.
06/02/2009 08:30:54 PM
Very nice sky shot... a touch of color might have helped a bit.


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