DPChallenge: A Digital Photography Contest You are not logged in. (log in or register
Challenge Entries

You are viewing 1st place.
Portfolio Images
This image is not part of a public portfolio.
A Peaceful Place
1st PlaceA Peaceful Place

Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Zen Photography III (Advanced Editing VII*)
Camera: Nikon D50
Lens: Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6 EX DC HSM for Nikon
Date: Apr 16, 2010
Aperture: 8
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/200
Galleries: Infrared
Date Uploaded: Apr 16, 2010

oooh yeah. that feels good ;)

to give a few more details about the photo..

It's an IR shot taken at Montreal's botanical gardens (inside the Chinese gardens), a favourite place of mine to go, relax, and take some nice photos. For anyone living in Montreal or visiting anytime soon, the gardens (exterior) are free until mid-May, and given the early spring we had all flowers are in bloom, the ducks are out, and photographic opportunities are everywhere!

Place: 1 out of 405
Avg (all users): 6.9491
Avg (commenters): 7.5000
Avg (participants): 6.9134
Avg (non-participants): 7.0000
Views since voting: 15729
Views during voting: 420
Votes: 216
Comments: 46
Favorites: 39 (view)

Please log in or register to add your comments!

05/04/2010 10:12:21 AM
Lovely colour rendition. I like how it's not an overall sepia, but seems to be greyer/blacker in the dark tones.
05/01/2010 04:28:31 PM
Congratulation for the Blue, very well deserved, and thanks for the tip about the place, deserve a visit for sure .. very well done
05/01/2010 10:07:45 AM
This is so beautiful! Congrats!
05/01/2010 01:38:46 AM
Awesome shot, Damian! Happy to see this finish first!
04/30/2010 10:41:32 PM
The goose makes this. WOnderfuL!
04/30/2010 12:00:00 AM
04/29/2010 07:31:49 PM
Congratulations m8. You did a fine job with this capture. What I particually find interesting of the PP is how you split toned the shot. Pretty cool.
04/29/2010 06:53:32 PM
Beautiful scene and beautiful IR processing! Congrats on your Blue!
04/29/2010 04:38:42 PM
04/29/2010 04:07:33 PM
Very beautiful...congrats.
04/29/2010 09:34:30 AM
Very nice work
04/29/2010 07:52:59 AM
Very artful and lovely. Well done and congratulations!
04/28/2010 11:19:59 PM
Congrats....Awesome work!
04/28/2010 01:09:06 PM
Stunning, really stunning. Many congrats on the blue, Damian. Excellent work.
04/28/2010 09:09:41 AM
Damian, congrats! Well deserved!
04/28/2010 05:50:43 AM
04/28/2010 03:57:02 AM
OUCH! great shot deserves the blue man, stunning!
04/28/2010 02:50:29 AM
Absolutely brilliant image and PP - Thought this would score much higher, but congrats on the blue anyway
04/28/2010 02:37:22 AM
Beautiful photo, love the colors
04/28/2010 02:25:51 AM
Woop! Go team, great stuff mate.
04/28/2010 02:22:39 AM
oops.. put my photo comment in here..

Message edited by author 2010-04-28 02:23:54.
04/28/2010 01:51:13 AM
So well deserved. Just a stunning image all around. Congrats.
04/28/2010 01:44:51 AM
this image is a true fairy tale
04/28/2010 01:40:49 AM
told you those ducks would rock the house!
04/28/2010 01:32:51 AM
Great shot, great result :)
04/28/2010 01:19:41 AM
Beautiful!!! Congrats!!!
04/28/2010 12:43:57 AM
Congrats!!! Go team Aperture! :D
04/28/2010 12:35:26 AM
04/28/2010 12:34:15 AM
Congratulations Damian!
04/28/2010 12:16:39 AM
Congratulations... stunning photo & wonderful processing :)
04/28/2010 12:05:31 AM
Amazing pic. Congratz...
04/28/2010 12:05:02 AM
Congrats. thought this would do well, it was one of my faves:)
 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/27/2010 10:23:09 PM
NIce balances colors.Almost perfect stillness, even with the goose. Great shot.
04/24/2010 10:58:14 AM
peaceful, would love to see the color version 6
04/23/2010 07:43:44 PM
Beautiful- love to know where this photograph was taken
04/23/2010 09:47:56 AM
Great pictures!!!
04/22/2010 10:54:11 PM
really like what you have done with the post processing it look really good., I would have taken some time to remove the leaves in the bottom right of frame.
04/22/2010 09:06:47 PM
04/22/2010 03:13:56 PM
I marked this down because of the mixing of b&w and sepia, which I found unnecessary and clashing.
04/21/2010 01:18:32 PM
very nicely done
04/21/2010 11:16:18 AM
nice treatment
04/21/2010 11:06:17 AM
..and a beautiful photo! I really like this and it does indeed seem a peaceful place.
04/21/2010 08:49:39 AM
WOW that's just about the prettiest landscape. I love the gray to brown duotone. Gorgeous.
04/21/2010 04:03:36 AM
good one,,,,,
04/21/2010 03:06:28 AM
04/21/2010 01:17:10 AM

Home - Challenges - Community - League - Photos - Cameras - Lenses - Learn - Prints! - Help - Terms of Use - Privacy - Top ^
DPChallenge, and website content and design, Copyright © 2001-2021 Challenging Technologies, LLC.
All digital photo copyrights belong to the photographers and may not be used without permission.
Proudly hosted by Sargasso Networks. Current Server Time: 09/16/2021 06:28:41 PM EDT.