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Challenge: Pieces of the Human Form (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: aminals
Camera: Canon EOS-40D
Lens: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro
Date: Jan 27, 2010
Date Uploaded: Jan 25, 2010

Just an incidental shot from the animal shelter. The dog is a Newfoundland and she is very old, confused, maybe partly blind... but this was a good day for her - she was going to a foster home. The vignette felt right because the poor old girl is in such a fog. The hands model is a kind person who donates tons of his time to the animals and has an excellent rapport with them.

Place: 80 out of 109
Avg (all users): 5.0520
Avg (commenters): 6.0000
Avg (participants): 5.0741
Avg (non-participants): 5.0420
Views since voting: 553
Views during voting: 305
Votes: 173
Comments: 4
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02/10/2010 03:53:51 PM
Awww - I'm so glad to hear that someone will take her in, even tho she is old. The older ones don't often get that chance. I think I'd actually like to see this without the vignette, although it does put more focus on the man's hands. Great story - hope she finds a home!
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02/08/2010 10:45:32 AM
I'm so happy to hear she was going to a foster home! (as opposed to what I was thinking)
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/07/2010 12:03:36 PM
This is a nice shot but I do think the vignette ruins your shot.
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02/01/2010 01:45:36 PM
this image gives me the feeling that something just isn't right :-( makes me wonder what's about to happen to this dog? the title tells me it's something being done out of kindness and love for the animal; the hand on the leash makes me think these two are old frineds - IMO you've done an excellent job with this and you've evoked alot of emotion
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