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Drilling for stars
Drilling for stars

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Challenge: Free Study 2010-09 (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Challenges Landscape
Camera: Canon EOS-5D Mark II
Lens: Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM
Location: Australia
Date: Sep 21, 2010
Aperture: 5.6
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1024 seconds
Galleries: Sky, Landscape
Date Uploaded: Sep 21, 2010

I shot this for a client....hence the drilling rigs. Taken about 9-30pm on a dark night. Using painting with light techniques.

Place: 106 out of 296
Avg (all users): 5.8550
Avg (commenters): 6.4000
Avg (participants): 5.8125
Avg (non-participants): 5.9714
Views since voting: 955
Views during voting: 208
Votes: 131
Comments: 7
Favorites: 0

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10/15/2010 10:02:00 AM
Nice shot Judi! I'm happy to see that you are getting out and about again and recovering from your fall.
The way you backlit parts of the rig and truck with flash, and painted the foreground for this make the shot for me. That takes a lot of skill and a dash of good fortune to get it just right. The WB is perfect in this too.
The Watson people should be very happy with this one.
The star trails somehow remind me about you being dizzy for a while after the accident.
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10/08/2010 03:40:43 PM
This should have done better, why would someone give it a 1!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/07/2010 10:12:14 PM
Good try. 5
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10/07/2010 09:43:57 PM
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10/05/2010 03:51:42 PM
The star are nice...and deserved to be above something more interesting than two trucks...
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10/03/2010 07:53:18 PM
Great exposure. Very well done!
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10/01/2010 08:54:00 AM
technically very well done picture. The subject isn't very interesting though. 6
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