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Skyshow 2004 - Charlotte, NC
Skyshow 2004 - Charlotte, NC
zmaerd


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Challenge: Advertisement Revisited (Basic Editing I)
Camera: Sony Mavica CD300
Location: Charlotte, NC
Date: Jul 4, 2004
Aperture: f/5
ISO: 100
Shutter: 3
Galleries: Cityscape, Urban
Date Uploaded: Jul 6, 2004

Taken in Charlotte, NC on July 4th at the annual Skyshow 2004, Charlotte North Carolina's Official Independence Day Celebration. This shot was taken about 20 minutes prior to the fireworks show. Post shot adjustments include, cropping, level adjustments, and unsharp mask. All comments & critiques welcomed...

Statistics
Place: 47 out of 218
Avg (all users): 5.6221
Avg (commenters): 7.6923
Avg (participants): 5.5481
Avg (non-participants): 5.6615
Views since voting: 1589
Views during voting: 419
Votes: 299
Comments: 14
Favorites: 3 (view)


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/13/2004 11:07:29 PM
Well this photo makes me sick! LOL I also went to this and took some fireworks shots, but nothing near as beautiful as this! I love it.. 10
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07/13/2004 08:42:49 PM
Very cool, great shot.
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07/13/2004 06:58:59 PM
That would make a great ad for the Skyshow. Great colors, looks very festive.
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07/13/2004 11:24:34 AM
Nice night shot of Charlotte. Was the foreground included just to meet the challenge? Would have looked a lot better cropped just below the "skyline" buildings.
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07/10/2004 11:28:48 AM
nice photo.....I lived in Charlotte for 20 years.....Charlotte has really grown and changed....you captured the excitement of the place really nice....I like the lighting of the people down below, and the buildings up top.
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07/09/2004 12:47:30 AM
Great Shot. The clear contrast of the people with the clearness of the buildings behind, realy add to this photo. Great Job.
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07/08/2004 08:23:14 PM
Very nice shot. looks like the place that I would like to visit.
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07/08/2004 01:40:58 PM
I know its hard with longer shutter speeds, but the buildings look a bit out of focus.
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07/08/2004 12:17:43 PM
I have a feeling this will not do well although it is an advertisment. I gove you a Home town 9 though...
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07/07/2004 10:40:26 PM
Looks like quite a party! Nice one.
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07/07/2004 10:13:05 PM
Seems more like a cityscape shot than an ad for the event. Beautiful night shot though.
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07/07/2004 09:29:28 PM
There is a lot going on in this photo. I assume you are advertising the event on the bottom of the photo? There is great detail, and while the photo might draw someone to come to the city based upon the backdrop, the event itself seems like the secondary subject of this photo. I would give this a 7.
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07/07/2004 02:52:15 PM
Great job! You can cut off the bottom half and have a nice cityscape as well. (10)
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07/07/2004 06:47:10 AM
This is a really neat nightscape, right time and place always counts for something!
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