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Shadow Dancing
Wishingdove


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Challenge: Shadows VI (Basic Editing)
Camera: Olympus SP-570 UZ
Location: Las Vegas, NV
Date: Mar 7, 2010
Aperture: 4.3
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/3
Galleries: Black and White, Floral
Date Uploaded: Mar 9, 2010

Used a white backdrop. Used natural light near a window for my lighting. Minimal editing. Used a soft focus editing tool on my camera. I purposely, left the shadows lighter than on the origional photograph. Because, the flowers were so delicate and b & w photos seem to be more dramatic, I decided to lighten the picture up just a bit for that purpose. To make the photo delicate.

Statistics
Place: 114 out of 139
Avg (all users): 4.3586
Avg (commenters): 5.8333
Avg (participants): 4.0962
Avg (non-participants): 4.4521
Views since voting: 752
Views during voting: 286
Votes: 198
Comments: 10
Favorites: 0


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AuthorThread
03/17/2010 12:52:33 AM
I've also gotten nailed by the "not prominent enough" votes. A good entry in spite of all the low votes penalizing you for that aspect.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/16/2010 07:23:17 PM
For a Shadows challenge I think the emphasis should be more on the shadow... and if I saw this image outside of the challenge, I would not remark on the shadow ... as it's barely there. Sorry. But, it's just one person's opinion.
03/16/2010 03:08:48 PM
The photo is probably too deep for me.
03/16/2010 06:55:18 AM
It took me a second to grab the shadows out of the background! They're very fine and dainty.

I'm liking the composition but I can't decide if the leaf in the corner is helping or distracting. I also can't decide if the flowers have grain or if they're just fuzzy.
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03/14/2010 09:31:43 PM
Very subtle shadows, but shadows, nonetheless. I find the subtlety to be part of the charm of this one.
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03/14/2010 03:29:56 PM
very pretty
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03/14/2010 07:25:40 AM
Nice pic...I am sure you are getting hit hard on your shadows....I am sure people are telling you that they are not prominent enough.
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03/12/2010 07:24:53 AM
I really like the softness of the shadows. Nice grainy feel.
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03/11/2010 08:40:31 AM
Too much flower, not enough shadow
03/10/2010 06:03:03 AM
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