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Harsh
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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Mid-Day Sun (Basic Editing)
Collection: Places
Camera: Nikon D700
Lens: Sigma 100-300mm F/4.0 EX IF HSM for Nikon
Location: Lorton, VA
Date: Oct 22, 2010
Aperture: f/8
ISO: 320
Shutter: 1/1000
Galleries: Architecture, Black and White
Date Uploaded: Oct 23, 2010

Seems like an appropriate subject for harsh light, especially with the brightness of the stone surrounding the gate on the outside and the dark shadows inside. This prison is abandoned; the image looking into what was an exercise yard, heavily walled and decorated with guard towers.

Had the 2x teleconverter on (was mostly shooting flora at the time).

PP - rotated, cropped, duotone, increased contrast, resized, sharpened, added border.

Statistics
Place: 25 out of 94
Avg (all users): 5.8930
Avg (commenters): 6.4286
Avg (participants): 5.8605
Avg (non-participants): 5.9028
Views since voting: 645
Views during voting: 291
Votes: 187
Comments: 7
Favorites: 0


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/01/2010 11:06:04 PM
Love the B&W. Really like the frame work here as well.
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11/01/2010 06:35:47 PM
5.5
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11/01/2010 04:01:50 PM
i like it
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10/29/2010 09:44:44 PM
Great combination of light and scene. Very cool framing, and the high key black and white was a good choice.
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10/28/2010 12:01:06 PM
Very harsh midday lighting indeed on the wall. But i think the challenge suggest that we not only show midday light, but how we overcame it as well. Compensating exposure for the very bright wall is one way to show that you were trying to beat the harsh midday sunlight, but that wasn't done here.

The lower left side of the margin was off by a few pixels.
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10/27/2010 12:59:20 PM
and Harsh WORKS HERE!!!!
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10/27/2010 05:39:59 AM
Nicely composed and good B&W.
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