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Happily Ever After
Happily Ever After

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Challenge: June Free Study (Advanced Editing II)
Camera: Panasonic DMC-FZ10
Location: Glastonbury Festival
Date: Jun 27, 2004
Aperture: F3.7
ISO: 50
Shutter: 1/500
Galleries: Sky, Emotive
Date Uploaded: Jun 30, 2004

Taken at the end of the Glastonbury Festival. I grabbed this couple who were walking past and asked them to pose for me so I could capture their silhouettes.

Place: 71 out of 384
Avg (all users): 6.0714
Avg (commenters): 7.2222
Avg (participants): 6.0065
Avg (non-participants): 6.2500
Views since voting: 933
Views during voting: 258
Votes: 210
Comments: 12
Favorites: 0

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07/11/2004 05:52:10 AM
Cool photo, one of the few 10's I gave, What kinda person gives this a 1 or 2
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07/08/2004 01:00:45 AM
Greetings from the Critque Club!

Your framing is spectacular. The couple is rule of thirds, the flag poles are all ragged and leading down to your subjects. The colors you captured are gorgeous.

Perfect. The people are perfect silohets, the texture on the ground is a nice touch. (someone said they'd have preferred no detail in the foreground, while that is usually good, I really think it works well for your photo.)

Your technique is flawless.

I'm sure you messed around with levels etc or something similar. You did nicely, not only are the results gorgeous, but it doesn't have that overly-processed look. Whatever you did, it definately looks good in this photo.

I wouldn't change a thing. Excellent capture, excellent submission. This challenge had some stiff competition, so your 82% percentile finish is well earned.

Look forward to future submissions.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/07/2004 10:11:45 PM
Wonderful sky and a very effectice silhouette. I really like the red highlights on the ground - but dislike the white line in the border. Colors are absolutely perfect.
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07/07/2004 03:38:24 AM
Beautiful colors! It's hard to make out exactly what this is, and the silhouette of the "flag"(?) coming out of the man is not very attractive.
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07/06/2004 10:05:56 PM
Very nice comp. Nice colors. Enjoyed. 8
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07/04/2004 06:33:31 PM
Good portrayal of emotion. With the slight silhouettes of flags and the strangely shaped poles, it leads me to believe that there was some struggle or hardship before the happy ending. Regardless, the picture tells a story and is very well done.
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07/02/2004 04:56:23 PM
Beautiful photograph, but two small complaints. I wish the foreground were entirely black. And I would have preferred your subjects to be just a tad farther apart to better accentuate their forms, perhaps even quite a bit farther apart and holding hands or something.
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07/01/2004 05:26:20 PM
Postcard Postcard! (or print) Beautifull colors! (not a realy helpfull comment is it?, but after 200 of them I get a bit silly) 8
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07/01/2004 11:59:56 AM
Beautiful shot, love the silhouttes. Beautiful vibrant colors. 10
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07/01/2004 10:23:02 AM
This is outstanding. Love the tones and the sparkle in the water. The frame works well too. Good job. :)
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07/01/2004 07:27:53 AM
beautiful image
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07/01/2004 07:26:31 AM
well exacuted but naff
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