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Challenge: Waiting (Basic Editing I)
Camera: Nikon D70
Location: Webster, NY
Date: Jun 8, 2004
Aperture: f/5.6
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/8 sec
Galleries: Emotive, Animals
Date Uploaded: Jun 8, 2004

This is my dog Java. Our two pups always run to the window which looks out on our driveway when we leave. The looks on their face are the most guilt-inspiring expressions imaginable. When I saw the waiting challenge I knew this had to be my submission. It's not going to win, but it was a challenge for me to capture it.

Used a Nikkor 75-300mm zoom from a tripod to get the right feel. Minor editing in GIMP included cropping, usm (0.5,150%,0), and levels tweaking. The rest of the details are below.

Equipment Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D70
Camera Software: Ver.1.01
Maximum Lens Aperture: f/4.0
Sensing Method: One-Chip Color Area
Color Filter Array Pattern: 824
Focal Length (35mm Equiv): 105 mm

Image-Specific Properties:

Image Orientation: Top, Left-Hand
Horizontal Resolution: 300 dpi
Vertical Resolution: 300 dpi
Image Created: 2004:06:07 18:22:45
Exposure Time: 1/8 sec
F-Number: f/5.6
Exposure Program: Manual
Exposure Bias: -0.7 EV
Metering Mode: Pattern
Light Source: Unknown
Flash: No Flash
Focal Length: 70.00 mm
Color Space Information: sRGB
Image Width: 3008
Image Height: 2000
Rendering: Normal
Exposure Mode: Manual
White Balance: Auto
Scene Capture Type: Standard
Gain Control: None
Contrast: Hard
Saturation: Normal
Sharpness: Normal
Subject Distance Range: Unknown

Statistics
Place: 87 out of 309
Avg (all users): 5.2857
Avg (commenters): 5.8000
Avg (participants): 5.1056
Avg (non-participants): 5.4621
Views since voting: 705
Votes: 287
Comments: 6
Favorites: 0


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/13/2004 01:20:15 PM
I would have liked to see the full frame of the window, to look like a painting.
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06/11/2004 07:00:05 PM
I would have moved the plants down, and framed just the dog in the window. The grass doesn't add much to the image here (dog looking out window).
  Photographer found comment helpful.
06/11/2004 03:36:03 PM
Excellent job on this!!
06/10/2004 03:13:26 AM
Extra points for the look on that face ;)
06/09/2004 11:45:56 AM
interesting
06/09/2004 02:06:45 AM
the colors are nice, but could be much stronger. I don't really like the way you cropped it. I would have either put the whole window on it, or crop just an inch above the dogs head.
  Photographer found comment helpful.


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