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Challenge: Black and White Landscape (Basic Editing*)
Camera: Nikon D300
Lens: Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6 EX DC HSM for Nikon
Date: Apr 23, 2010
Galleries: Landscape, Black and White
Date Uploaded: Apr 25, 2010


Place: 132 out of 382
Avg (all users): 5.6987
Avg (commenters): 7.2857
Avg (participants): 5.7222
Avg (non-participants): 5.6458
Views since voting: 918
Views during voting: 266
Votes: 156
Comments: 14
Favorites: 0

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07/07/2012 12:57:22 AM
this should be the music for a lot of your landscapes
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12/09/2010 01:35:17 AM
How could this not have done well!!!???? Stunning.
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12/08/2010 11:02:51 PM
For what its worth, I voted this shot a 7. Its been awhile and I don't remember my impressions at the time, but I can tell you that I think this is an awesome shot. I am a huge fan of landscapes and wide angles (I own the same sigma lense) and to me this really is an underrated photo...
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12/06/2010 11:32:49 PM
This is great. I love the sense of depth that you are conveying here.
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08/08/2010 10:19:31 PM
A few of your B&W landscapes caught my eye, but I'm going to start here down in the 5.5 range which allows for a picture that has great promise, but didn't quite make it. The sky in this one, of course, is awesome. I'm guessing you are way down near the 10mm end of your lens. Your processing is well done, although I wonder if you couldn't have tweaked just a bit more contrast out of your lower clouds. The feature that lets you down is not having a foreground or, really, any subject. Some pics can get away with that, or the sky itself is the subject, but here our eye needs something more. This is a potential limitation of shooting so wide. Any subject is going to have to either be really close to you or be really big.
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05/03/2010 02:48:02 AM
way underrated. beautiful shot!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
05/01/2010 11:21:04 PM
(30/38) I feel drawn right into it. This is beautiful.
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05/01/2010 03:38:48 PM
like the sky and the sense of depth
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04/30/2010 06:53:49 AM
well done - the clouds pull us in
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04/29/2010 12:57:51 AM
Dramatic sky. Well captured and processed.
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04/27/2010 07:48:40 AM
simple and grand. 7
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04/26/2010 05:45:36 PM
Wow, that sky is fantastic!! Just amazing!
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04/26/2010 01:24:41 AM
Big sky! Stunning. Front page.
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04/26/2010 01:21:34 AM
Very well titled! Definitely expansive and lovely in B&W. Do I see windmills in the distance? (Trying to figure what the little white posts are between cloud and ground.)
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