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Challenge: Twisted II (Basic Editing)
Collection: 2009 - Challenges
Camera: Nikon D80
Lens: Vivitar MF Macro 55mm 1:2:8 f/2.8 for Nikon
Location: Apopka, FL
Date: Sep 28, 2009
Aperture: f/5.6
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/2 sec.
Galleries: Black and White, Macro
Date Uploaded: Sep 28, 2009

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Didn't realize I could edit those spots out until during the challenge...lesson learned

Place: 31 out of 155
Avg (all users): 5.9379
Avg (commenters): 6.2500
Avg (participants): 5.5217
Avg (non-participants): 6.1043
Views since voting: 664
Views during voting: 251
Votes: 161
Comments: 7
Favorites: 0

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10/07/2009 02:17:55 AM
You have chosen a good subject for a technical study, and have photographed the drill bits well - excellent rendition of the texture of the brushed metal. A separation of the bits would, I feel have made for a stronger composition though.
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10/07/2009 12:36:26 AM
I think we need to add drillbits to the DPC cliche list. Nice going, Janine. This got a 7 from me.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/03/2009 02:57:13 PM
Sharp and clean, Excellent Contrast.
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10/02/2009 09:24:48 PM
I like this picture. The lighting and B&W makes it an interesting shot.
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10/02/2009 01:24:44 PM
Drill bits were on my list of items to consider. I hadn't thought of putting them on a mirror. That's an interesting choice that works ok (be better if the mirror was clean - sorry, couldn't resist). Something about this still doesn't present optimally I'm afraid. Maybe with some space between the drill bits, or only three and have the variance in lenght a little more pronounced? As is, they clump together somewhat. JMO of course. Good luck in the challenge.
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10/01/2009 09:55:19 AM
*not voting as I'm in this challenge-just commenting since I've seen requests for comments in the challenge thread*

Overall this shot is very nice. I like the composition, color(or lack there of) and clarity. I think that all the sensor dust and those white spots on the BG really take away from the beauty of this shot though.
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09/30/2009 11:37:19 AM
very nice shot with good B&W conversion. You are allowed to clone out sensor dust in basic remember.
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