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Sitting in the Abbey
Sitting in the Abbey

Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Centered Composition IV (Basic Editing)
Camera: Pentax K10D
Lens: Pentax DA 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AF
Location: Glastonbury Abbey
Date: Nov 14, 2009
Aperture: F8
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/4
Galleries: Self Portrait
Date Uploaded: Nov 17, 2009

Taken at Glastonbury Abbey while waiting for the carnival

processed using Gimp 2.6.7

Place: 65 out of 199
Avg (all users): 5.6696
Avg (commenters): 7.1429
Avg (participants): 5.7105
Avg (non-participants): 5.6494
Views since voting: 650
Views during voting: 318
Votes: 230
Comments: 10
Favorites: 0

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11/27/2009 11:03:29 PM
This photo scored unbelievably low. I honestly thought this would place quite high.
 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/23/2009 10:29:17 PM
I like the building/structure that you are using...to me it add interest to the picture
11/22/2009 09:27:22 AM
This is very striking. I'd love to tell you why, but I'm not entirely sure. But it definitely works. (Drive-by commenting only.)
11/21/2009 05:09:18 PM
A strong image . It is interesting how the red on his gloves draws the viewers eye into the center of the image
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/21/2009 04:47:11 PM
The individual square panes of the windows are echoed by the larger squares of the abbey building and in turn are echoed by the squares of the sidewalk. This can also be said of the archways in the window and building. There is the predominant colour of the greys which are also reflected in the man's hair and in his jacket collar. Great lines in this and great reinforcing patterns because of that harmony.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/20/2009 07:35:41 PM
gorgeous capture! 10
11/20/2009 05:36:43 PM
I wish you had desaturated the color of his gloves : ) They break up the otherwise wonderful mood you've created!
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/20/2009 07:20:12 AM
Looks a bit of a snapshot, and underexposed. Maybe with fill light, or a flash would work better.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/19/2009 04:44:19 PM
This is a great shot, I love the use of natural light. Texture on the windows is amazing! 7

Reason why I didn't vote this higher : This needs to be straightened just a tad bit.. it would help the shot a lot! Also while this is probably not posed, a beautiful model at the same location would have made this shot a definite 10!
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/18/2009 09:55:10 PM
I really like this. It doesn't have the wow factor but the shot was executed so perfectly. 8

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