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Challenge: Free Study 2009-10 (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: 2009
Camera: Nikon D90
Lens: Tamron AF 18-270mm F/3,5-6,3 Di II VC LD Aspherical [IF] macro for Nikon
Location: Santa Barbara
Date: Oct 31, 2009
Date Uploaded: Oct 31, 2009

Shot on a hazy afternoon in Santa Barbara. Submitted about an hour before the challenged ended, this is strictly straight out of camera, with only a border added. I'm incredibly flattered that this placed in the top 25%, with such extraordinary submissions!! Thank you all for the wonderful comments.

Statistics
Place: 100 out of 403
Avg (all users): 6.1386
Avg (commenters): 8.0000
Avg (participants): 6.0417
Avg (non-participants): 6.3913
Views since voting: 527
Views during voting: 263
Votes: 166
Comments: 7
Favorites: 1 (view)


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11/08/2009 03:20:31 PM
Don't laugh, but when I saw this I though he/she had a watering can and was tending to the plants around the lifeguard house... Really quite idyllic! And congrats on a new #2 on your top row, too.
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11/08/2009 09:22:18 AM
Oh I love this. I have a soft spot for those lifeguard stands - my dad was a lifeguard at Huntington Beach back in the late 30's and early 40's. Some of the same ones are still there. (sigh) Thanks for a bit of nostalgia.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/06/2009 11:54:03 PM
7 - Very nice. I like the silhouettes. Undecided on your red border, especially with your title, but it grows on you and does complement the image, especially the right side of it. Perhaps a little less of the foreground as that seems to compete for center stage too much with the lines and silhouettes and color.
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11/06/2009 08:19:16 PM
I like the use of the haze here to give the image a soft look. Great warm morning colours, the single figure looks like he's getting ready for the day.

Just read the title, but I choose to stick with my start of the day interpretation :)
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11/02/2009 11:34:21 PM
Wow. Perfect. 10 and a fave
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11/01/2009 10:48:04 AM
Stunning shot.
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11/01/2009 08:54:03 AM
Great high-key silhouette. Lovely sunset!......8
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