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sweet death
sweet death

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Challenge: Death II (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-450D Rebel XSi
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Location: cambodia
Date: Jul 22, 2009
Aperture: 10
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/160
Date Uploaded: Jul 22, 2009

i came across this dead pig while coming back from the fisherman village in Kampot province, Cambodia. I just stood there looking at this dead pig and it looked so serene and peaceful as if listening to some symphony...

Place: 43 out of 85
Avg (all users): 5.1067
Avg (commenters): 5.8889
Avg (participants): 4.5714
Avg (non-participants): 5.2295
Views since voting: 644
Views during voting: 297
Votes: 150
Comments: 13
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08/20/2009 02:31:01 AM
thanks JulietNN and others for Ur comments,

to make it clear it is a 'dead pig' as i ve mentioned in the description, as lot of people are confused about.

i clicked it as it was...and i din added any thing to it...

and julien i didn't crop it cos the whole thing gives it a 'death bed' kinda feel...and that's what i wanted to capture.

this is from my sereis called death.

i appreciate ur views and crtique.



and surely i ll put more.
08/05/2009 10:56:53 AM
HI from the CC Club,

This is an amazing shot, reminds me of something i have seen before, just not sure where or what.

I love the tones and colours you have going on here. The pig is sublime, not sure what the other white things are, they sort of look like eyeballs gone wrong.

I am presuming that you laid the cloth on the pig, if you did it really makes this image surreal and full of impact. It almost seems like it is being tucked into bed.

The only thing i would change in this shot is a closer crop, make a tube with your hand and look through it and you will see a closer crop that sometimes works and sometimes doesn't.

Even though the pig is dead or very fast asleep, i do get a sense of peace from this shot.

I am certainly looking forward to see a LOT more work from you, this is a stunning image

Message edited by author 2009-08-05 10:58:34.
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08/05/2009 12:16:08 AM
btw, I just want you to know that I loved this and that's why I put that strange blue image on it.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
08/04/2009 11:09:50 PM
What... the ... hell ... is ... it?

I dunno, Joe Bob, but it's got a ribbon on it.

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08/04/2009 09:08:05 PM
it's hard to tell what's going on, but i like that it's up to my imagination.
07/30/2009 11:10:47 PM
I had a hard time determining what is in the image
07/30/2009 12:58:57 PM
It is a well done well composed photo of something. I just don't know what that thing is.
07/30/2009 03:15:34 AM
OK maybe I am just tired, but what is this?? I love the colors of it but not sure what I am looking at?
07/30/2009 01:20:25 AM
I like the processing, but it also seems to make the photo hard to make out. Still a good take on the challenge. 7
07/29/2009 06:53:58 PM
What is this...?
07/29/2009 03:11:35 PM
Very interesting.
07/29/2009 03:01:18 PM
Lovely picture, but what is it?
07/29/2009 07:03:49 AM
Is it a dead puppy? What is that thig at the top? Can't figure it out, sorry.

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